Two well-known names in West Michigan’s craft beer industry have joined West Michigan Beer Tours as tour directors. Bonnie Steinman and Mark Curtis have become the latest additions to West Michigan Beer Tours, which offers public and private brewery tours across the region. Steinman and Curtis bring years of experience, perspective and relationships with area […]

KALAMAZOO, MI — A trio of West Michigan breweries will share details about their major upcoming projects for the first Brewer Newsmaker Series. The informal and free events will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on select Thursdays in November, December and January at Old Burdick’s Bar & Restaurant inside the Radisson Plaza Hotel. […]

COMSTOCK, Mich. – A new seasonal release, Hopslam mini-kegs and the return of The Oracle – just a sample of the incredible lineup Bell’s Brewery has in store for fans in 2018. Specialty beers will include a canning line debut, a new series and a special version of a Bell’s classic. Year-round favorites Two Hearted, […]

The following is a press release from the Michigan Brewers Guild: LANSING, MI — West Michigan-based Rockford Brewing Company was recognized as the “Small Brewpub and Brewmaster of the Year” this past Saturday, October 7 at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) Competition, in Denver, Colorado—the largest commercial beer competition in the world and a […]

KALAMAZOO, MI — MyWMU and West Michigan Beer Tours proudly presents the inaugural Bronco BrewFest, presented by Genesis Fitness and Wellness, featuring Broncos who are helping to shape the local and Michigan craft brewing scene. The event will celebrate and feature nine alumni-owned breweries and offer guests the chance to enjoy four optional interactive presentations […]

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 […]

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