Michigan continues to open breweries at an amazing pace.

The Michigan Beer Guide reported more than 360 at the end of 2017 with at least another 60 in the works. Forbes.com recently shared statistics from the Brewers Association saying Michigan ranked 4th in the U.S. with 465 breweries.

West Michigan is certainly part of this growth.

Here is a rundown of new breweries or breweries in progress around West Michigan, as of mid-2018 (click on brewery name to visit its Facebook page):


Albion Malleable Brewing Company (Albion)

Read more about the brewery here.

The Mitten Brewing Company – Saugatuck 

Read more about the brewery here.

Three Blondes Brewing (South Haven)

Read more about the brewery here.

Wax Wings Brewing Company (Kalamazoo)

DeHop’s Brewing Co. & Cafe (Walker)

Cognito Brewing Co. (Bangor)


Tantrick Brewing Co (Allegan)

Grand River Brewery (Marshall location)

New Holland Brewing Co. (Battle Creek location)

Guardian Brewing Company (Saugatuck)

Presidential Brewing Co. (Portage)

Waypost Brewing Co. (Fennville)

Deep End Brewing Company (Kalamazoo)

Record Box (Battle Creek)

Read more about the project here.

Hopland Brewstillery (Holland)

Read more about the project here.

Liquid Note Brewing (Otsego)

DirtBag Brewing Company (Gobles)

Harbor Light Brewery (South Haven)

Ghost Isle Brewery (New Buffalo)

VanMax Brewing Company (Decatur)

Railbird Taphouse and Brewery (Byron Center)