KALAMAZOO, MI — As West Michigan’s reputation for world-class beer continues to grow, so too will the number of opportunities to visit those breweries as part of a walking tour of downtown Kalamazoo breweries with West Michigan Beer Tours. As a vehicle to spotlight the growth of Kalamazoo’s brewing industry, the Walking Tours — sponsored […]

KALAMAZOO, MI — Join several professional cornhole players and officials on this unique brewery tour as part of the American Cornhole Organization’s Kalamazoo Major event. Cornhole players from around the country will be in Kalamazoo from April 6-8 competing in the tournament at Wings Event Center. In collaboration with Discover Kalamazoo and the ACO, West […]

Holiday shopping for Michigan craft beer fans can a daunting undertaking. If the beer fan doesn’t already have a mug club membership to one of their favorite breweries, that’s always a solid option. Getting your hands on a bottle of an elusive release? Not bad, if you can pull it off. There’s also picking up a […]

MARSHALL, MI — A seasonal beer from Dark Horse Brewing Co. has upset a Catholic organization that launched a petition to have the named changed. Dark Horse’s Scary Jesus Rock Star, an American pale ale with chamomile and apricots, came to the attention of The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property, or TFP, that is […]

KALAMAZOO, MI — Bell’s Brewery Inc. has shared its 2017 release calendar. Michigan’s oldest and largest brewery issued the details in a press release. Here are a few highlights: 1. Oberon will be released March 27, 2017. 2. Oberon will be the only beer sold in mini-kegs in 2017. 3. Mars, the double IPA from the popular […]

KALAMAZOO, MI — In honor of one of the finest and most oft-quoted films of all time, West Michigan Beer Tours is proud to present the return of the Big Lebowski Beer Tour. In collaboration with Greenbush Brewing Co., Latitude 42 Brewing Co., Airway Fun Center and the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, the Big Lebowski Beer […]

KALAMAZOO, MI — The year of expansion for One Well Brewing continues. The Kalamazoo brewery, which opened at 4213 Portage St. in November, 2014, announced today another expansion project for the business, just a few months after sharing details of another large-scale project. At the start of 2016, One Well announced it would be expanding production operations […]

Hop Head Farms, breweries to showcase flavor, aroma of the Michigan hops GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Late August and early September mark the peak of summer and the peak of the hop harvest season. Of the four main ingredients in craft beer, none of them boast the rabid following of humulus lupulus, or hops. West […]

WMBT, Discover Kalamazoo & Kzoo Swift partner to help Open Roads KALAMAZOO, MI — West Michigan Beer Tours is again teaming up with Discover Kalamazoo and Kzoo Swift, the vintage bicycle retail and repair shop, for the annual Bicycle Tour Series of downtown Kalamazoo breweries. The series, while allowing guests to delve into Kalamazoo craft […]

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Groove along with the Grand Rapids Area Brewing Community for a Festival on Calder Plaza to celebrate Beer City as the sun goes down on Saturday, August 13 from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m., with a VIP hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. This 21 and over ticketed event will offer festival goers the […]