Pat Evans is a writer based in Grand Rapids and Las Vegas, NV. He writes nationally about a variety of subjects, including beer, spirits, food, and travel. He also wrote the book, Grand Rapids Beer: An Intoxicating History of River City Brewing.
As if beer wasn’t reason enough to visit some of the great breweries of Grand Rapids, many of them offer a superb selection of music. We’ve asked Grand Rapids area breweries about their live music... Read More ›
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... Read More ›
Now with almost 20 locations throughout the midwest, HopCat started out in downtown Grand Rapids more than a decade ago and has since helped Grand Rapids become Beer City, USA. When Grand Rapids... Read More ›
Voted Best Beer Town, Best Beer Scene, and Beer City, USA, the Grand Rapids area is surrounded by more than 80 breweries. However, only a couple of decades ago, Grand Rapids wasn’t nearly as prominent... Read More ›