Dynamic Variation:

Locals’ Guide to Breweries with Great Food

Not only does Grand Rapids have a plethora of breweries, but many of these breweries offer tasty meals to pair with their award-winning brews. We asked locals what breweries they recommend for savory…

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Quintessential Beers that Make Grand Rapids Special

There’s no doubt that Grand Rapids is known for its award-winning craft beer. While many cities across the United States have burgeoning beer scenes, only Grand Rapids has been voted “Beer City, USA”…

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Grand Rapids Craft Breweries

Grand Rapids was named Beer City USA in 2012 and 2013, thanks to our booming craft brewery industry. You can raise a pint of local beer in a variety of diverse environments around town. Grand Rapids…

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Hard Ciders

Already internationally acclaimed for its craft beers, Grand Rapids is now earning recognition for its fast-growing production of hard ciders. Quality ciders start with quality apples, and we have one…

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Breweries with Great Outdoor Spaces

Summer, fall, winter, or spring — no matter the time of year in the Mitten State, many West Michigan breweries have outdoor spaces to let you enjoy al fresco ambiance while sipping on the craft brews…

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Women Crafting the Beverage Industry in Grand Rapids

In the Grand Rapids area, an increasing number of women are shaping the craft beverage business. From positions like director of operations to co-owner, here are a few of the women who are taking…

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TwoGuys Brewing Offers Craft Brews & Food in Wyoming, MI

A beautiful aspect of having more than 7,000 breweries in the United States is they exist in all kinds of settings: cities, towns, neighborhoods -- even suburbs. One of those suburbs is Wyoming, just…

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Beer City Eats: Interview With Host Adrian Butler

Beer City Eats is an eight-part video series launched in 2019 that follows Grand Rapids native, Adrian “AB” Butler as he samples his way through the nuances of Grand Rapids’ breweries and learns that…

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Breweries that Built Beer City: Brewery Vivant

When Kris and Jason Spaulding opened the doors to Brewery Vivant in 2010, the French and Belgian inspired beers opened eyes to styles of beer rarely seen in Grand Rapids, and even West Michigan as a…

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