Public Tours

WMBT-76-2546705050-OWest Michigan Beer Tours offer a variety of public tours. A typical public bus tour will last approximately 5 hours and transportation will be 29 person mini-coach buses. Most tours will include:

  • 3 Brewery Stops
  • Tour director knowledgeable in both the beer industry and our local area
  • Introduction to brewery owners and/or brewers
  • Tours of their facility
  • Sample at each brewery

West Michigan Beer Tours is dedicated to providing beer lovers with fun, flavorful and relaxing tours. We encourage every passenger to drink responsibly and have a designated driver. After each tour we will also provide access to a local taxi service. While we encourage everyone to purchase beer at the breweries to take with you, we do not allow any consumption on the buses. If any of our tour directors have reason to believe that a person is intoxicated prior to a tour, we reserve the right to turn them away. If a person is turned away due to intoxication no refund will be provided.

Unless a tour is cancelled all tours are non-refundable.

Please note: The tours below appear in reverse chronological order.


 

Upcoming Tours

 

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  • Destination: Central City Tap House, Gonzo's BiggDogg Brewing Co., Ruperts Brew House, Tibbs Brewing Co.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Price: $29
  • Departs: 08/12/2017

The Walking Tour of downtown Kalamazoo breweries from West Michigan Beer Tours and Discover Kalamazoo are offered year-round.

West Michigan Beer Tours would be happy to arrange a customizable private walking tour for groups of all sizes. Whether it’s a corporate outing, holiday celebration, birthday party or just a group of friends who want to learn more about the city’s beer culture, we’d be glad to help.

Please contact our general manager, John Liberty, at moc.sruotreebimtsew@nhoj. or 269-350-4598.

Aug. 12 Itinerary

Origination: Central City Tap House, noon-1 p.m.
Stop 1: Gonzo’s Bigg Dogg Brewing Co., 1:15-2 p.m.
Stop 2: Rupert’s Brew House, 2:15-3 p.m.
Stop 3: Tibbs Brewing Co., 3:15-4 p.m.
Termination: Central City Tap House, 4:15 p.m.

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  • Destination: Brite Eyes Brewing Co., Central City Tap House, Gonzo's BiggDogg Brewing Co., Tibbs Brewing Co.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Price: $29
  • Departs: 07/08/2017

The Walking Tour of downtown Kalamazoo breweries from West Michigan Beer Tours and Discover Kalamazoo are offered year-round.

West Michigan Beer Tours would be happy to arrange a customizable private walking tour for groups of all sizes. Whether it’s a corporate outing, holiday celebration, birthday party or just a group of friends who want to learn more about the city’s beer culture, we’d be glad to help.

Please contact our general manager, John Liberty, at moc.sruotreebimtsew@nhoj. or 269-350-4598.

July 8 Itinerary
Origination: Central City Tap House, noon-1 p.m.
Stop 1: Brite Eyes Brewing, 1:15-2 p.m.
Stop 2: Tibbs Brewing Co., 2:15-3 p.m.
Stop 3: Gonzo’s BiggDogg Brewing Co., 3:15-4 p.m.
Termination: Central City Tap House, 4:15 p.m.

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  • Destination: Brite Eyes Brewing Co., Central City Tap House, Olde Peninsula Brewpub, Tibbs Brewing Co.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Price: $29
  • Departs: 06/10/2017

The Walking Tour of downtown Kalamazoo breweries from West Michigan Beer Tours and Discover Kalamazoo are offered year-round.

West Michigan Beer Tours would be happy to arrange a customizable private walking tour for groups of all sizes. Whether it’s a corporate outing, holiday celebration, birthday party or just a group of friends who want to learn more about the city’s beer culture, we’d be glad to help.

Please contact our general manager, John Liberty, at moc.sruotreebimtsew@nhoj. or 269-350-4598.

June 10 Itinerary
Origination: Central City Tap House, noon-1 p.m.
Stop 1: Brite Eyes Brewing Co., 1:15-2:15 p.m.
Stop 2: Tibbs Brewing Co., 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Stop 3: Olde Peninsula Brewpub, 3:45-4:30 p.m.
Termination: Central City Tap House, 4:45 p.m.

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  • Destination: Central City Tap House, Gonzo's BiggDogg Brewing Co., Ruperts Brew House, Tibbs Brewing Co.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Price: $29
  • Departs: 05/27/2017

The Walking Tours of downtown Kalamazoo breweries from West Michigan Beer Tours and Discover Kalamazoo are offered year-round.

West Michigan Beer Tours would be happy to arrange a customizable private walking tour for groups of all sizes. Whether it’s a corporate outing, holiday celebration, birthday party or just a group of friends who want to learn more about the city’s beer culture, we’d be glad to help.

Please contact our general manager, John Liberty, at moc.sruotreebimtsew@nhoj. or 269-350-4598.

May 27 Itinerary
Origination: Central City Tap House, noon-1 p.m.
Stop 1: Gonzo’s BiggDogg Brewing, 1:15-2:15 p.m.
Stop 2: Rupert’s Brew House, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Stop 3: Tibbs Brewing Co., 3:45-4:30 p.m.
Termination: Central City Tap House, 4:45 p.m.

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  • Destination: Central City Tap House, Gonzo's BiggDogg Brewing Co., Ruperts Brew House, Tibbs Brewing Co.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Price: $29
  • Departs: 05/13/2017

The Walking Tours of downtown Kalamazoo breweries from West Michigan Beer Tours and Discover Kalamazoo are offered year-round.

West Michigan Beer Tours would be happy to arrange a customizable private walking tour for groups of all sizes. Whether it’s a corporate outing, holiday celebration, birthday party or just a group of friends who want to learn more about the city’s beer culture, we’d be glad to help.

Please contact our general manager, John Liberty, at moc.sruotreebimtsew@nhoj. or 269-350-4598.

May 13 Itinerary
Origination: Central City Tap House, noon-1 p.m.
Stop 1: Gonzo’s BiggDogg Brewing, 1:15-2:15 p.m.
Stop 2: Rupert’s Brew House, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Stop 3: Tibbs Brewing Co., 3:45-4:30 p.m.
Termination: Central City Tap House, 4:45 p.m.

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  • Destination: Central City Tap House, Gonzo's BiggDogg Brewing Co., Olde Peninsula Brewpub, Tibbs Brewing Co.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Price: $29
  • Departs: 04/22/2017

The Walking Tour of downtown Kalamazoo breweries from West Michigan Beer Tours and Discover Kalamazoo are offered year-round.

West Michigan Beer Tours would be happy to arrange a customizable private walking tour for groups of all sizes. Whether it’s a corporate outing, holiday celebration, birthday party or just a group of friends who want to learn more about the city’s beer culture, we’d be glad to help.

Please contact our general manager, John Liberty, at moc.sruotreebimtsew@nhoj. or 269-350-4598.

April 22 Itinerary
Origination: Central City Tap House, noon-1 p.m.
Stop 1: Olde Peninsula Brewpub, 1:15-2:15 p.m.
Stop 2: Gonzo’s BiggDogg Brewing, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Stop 3: Tibbs Brewing Co., 3:45-4:30 p.m.
Termination: Central City Tap House, 4:45 p.m.

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  • Destination: Central City Tap House, Gonzo's Bigg Dogg Brewery, Ruperts Brew House, Tibbs Brewing Co.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Price: $29
  • Departs: 03/11/2017

Just because it’s winter, doesn’t mean we can’t brave the chilly temperatures on foot to sample a trio of downtown Kalamazoo breweries.

Consider joining us for this outing as spring is just around the corner.

March 11 Itinerary

Origination: Central City Tap House, noon-1 p.m.
Stop 1: Gonzo’s BiggDogg Brewing Co., 1:15-2:15 p.m.
Stop 2: Rupert’s Brew House 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Stop 3: Tibbs Brewing Co. 3:45-4:30 p.m.
Termination: Central City Tap House, 4:45 pm.

 
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  • Destination: Bell's Eccentric Cafe, Central City Tap House, Ruperts Brew House, The Kalamazoo House, Tibbs Brewing Co.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Price: $398
  • Departs: 02/25/2017

Just because it’s winter, doesn’t mean we can’t brave the chilly temperatures on foot to sample a trio of downtown Kalamazoo’s breweries.

In partnership with The Kalamazoo House, the historic bed and breakfast built in 1878 and now owned by Steve and Stephanie Gibson, guests can enjoy an overnight stay, the walking tour of three breweries and breakfast — all in one click.

For this special tour for guests of The Kalamazoo House, we’ll visit Bell’s Eccentric Cafe, Rupert’s Brew House and Tibbs Brewing Co., where you’ll receive either a full pour or a series of samples at each stop. You’ll also learn more about Kalamazoo’s growing craft beer industry and its role in Michigan’s rise as one of the top beer destinations in the world.

Itinerary
Registration: Central City Tap House, optional lunch, noon-1 p.m.
Stop 1: Bell’s Eccentric Cafe, pint, 1:15-2:15 p.m.
Stop 2: Rupert’s Brew House, 3 samples or a pint, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Stop 3: Tibbs Brewing Co., 3 samples or a pint, 3:45-4:45 p.m.

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