October 23, 2017

Kate Moore, Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations
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Beer & Dragons Take over the 
Grand Rapids Public Museum’s Beer Explorers 

Grand Rapids, MI – The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) is partnering with New Holland Brewing and the Grand Rapids Community College brewing students in November and it’s all about Beer and Dragons!  On Thursday, November 16, participants will explore the origins New Holland Brewing beers. 

Beer and Dragons will kick off with New Holland’s well-known Dragon’s Milk! During the interactive presentation, participants will find out the inspiration for each beer they are tasting, the process of determining flavor that the brewers wanted and which New Holland beers were accidental discoveries! The evening will end with more dragon as participants have special access to the GRPM’s traveling exhibit Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids!

Class begins at 6:30 p.m. and will be held on the first floor of the Museum. Admission to class includes three beer samples, as well as access to the Museum’s first two floors to explore! A cash bar will be available; doors open at 6 p.m. 

Tickets for the event are $10 for members and $20 for non-members. Participants must be 21 and older. Tickets can be purchased at 

New Holland Brewing
New Holland Brewing believes the art of craft lives in fostering rich experiences for their customers, through creating authentic beer, spirits and food while providing great service. Recognized for their creativity and artistry, New Holland’s mission to improve the lives of craft consumers everywhere is seen in their diverse, balanced collection of beer and spirits. With over 400 employees, New Holland Brewing Co. sells its beer and spirits across 38 states and 4 countries.

Grand Rapids Public Museum
The Grand Rapids Public Museum is an invaluable, publicly-owned institution that is home to more than 250,000 unique artifacts that tell the history of Kent County and beyond, houses the only planetarium in the region, and is responsible for protecting the Norton Indian Mounds, a national historic landmark. The Grand Rapids Public Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, with its main location in downtown Grand Rapids, MI at 272 Pearl Street, NW. For additional information including hours of operation, admission fees and exhibit/event listings, please visit