Dynamic Variation:

Distilleries

Let the spirits move you in Grand Rapids, where a growing number of distillers are joining well-established beer and cider brewers to offer a dazzling selection of locally crafted adult beverages…

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Your Guide to Craft Pass GR

Craft Pass GR is back – and this year’s celebration of the area’s vibrant craft beverage scene is bigger, better and longer than before! Grand Rapids is the Craft Beverage Capital of America, says USA…

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Fall Cider in Grand Rapids

Quality ciders start with quality apples, and more than half of all Michigan apples are grown on the Fruit Ridge, a unique land feature 10 minutes north of downtown Grand Rapids. Michigan is one of…

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Coffee in Grand Rapids

Beer isn’t the only brew Grand Rapids does exceptionally well – local coffee roasters also enjoy widespread acclaim. And like the area’s renowned beer scene, our coffee culture is rooted in community…

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Irish Pubs of Grand Rapids

Some years ago, I discovered the smooth, delicious spirit that is Irish Whiskey. Since then, I’ve sipped a number of them. Fortunately for me, Grand Rapids has plenty of Irish Pubs where I can sample…

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Warm Drinks For Cold Days in Grand Rapids

Michiganders are crazy. Why? Because we willingly endure cold winter days for months in order to reach the invigorating warmth of the summer sun. It's unnecessary, however, to wait until the balmy…

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Speciation Artisan Ales: Where the Wild Things Are

Proprietor and mastermind Mitch Ermatinger, along with wife and partner, Whitney, opened Speciation Artisan Ales in Comstock Park in January 2017. They have since relocated Speciation to the Uptown…

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Where to Find Juice Bars in Grand Rapids

Looking to add some fruits and veggies to your diet? Grand Rapids is home to a few local juice bars that not only serve delicious juices, but also smoothies and snacks, such as antioxidant-rich acai…

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