KALAMAZOO, MI – Five years after its creation, Discover Kalamazoo’s popular “Give A Craft® Beer Trail” is digital. Launched in conjunction with the 10th annual Kalamazoo Beer Week, which as held Jan. 11-18, the digital passport allows beer enthusiasts to check-in on their mobile device at Kalamazoo County breweries to earn the “Give A Craft® […]

GRAND HAVEN, MI — A brewery may not be the first place you’d think to look when a family faces challenging times. But the story Robert and Lori Vance and Grand Armory Brewing Co. illustrates the power of people making the extra effort when it’s needed most. The Vances, of Grand Haven, discovered the brewery […]

Will you be traveling to participate in Kalamazoo Beer Week, which will run Jan. 11-18, 2020? Consider staying with our friends at the Kalamazoo Radisson Plaza Hotel in downtown Kalamazoo. We have a discounted room rate available online here: http://radisson.com/westmichiganbeertours The premiere property is perfectly situated in central downtown Kalamazoo and within a short walking […]

Watermark Brewing Co. in Stevensville, MI, announced plans to renovate an 11,000-square-foot space adjacent to its current brewery and taproom to focus on special events, including private parties, weddings and more. The addition, called the Watermark Solarium, is slated to open in the spring of 2020 and is booking events now. Here is a press […]

Celebrate craft beer this holiday season with a gift card from West Michigan Beer Tours. You can select the amount you’d like to give and the recipient can use it amount toward any of our public events or toward a private bus tour with family and friends. It can also be broken up over multiple […]

In our fourth installment of the Kalamazoo Beer Cup — a frequent style showcase and blind tasting of area breweries — Saugatuck Brewing Co.’s bourbon barrel-aged Imperial Neapolitan Milk Stout picked up the most votes. The Kalamazoo Beer Cup started by West Michigan Beer Tours in early 2019 as a way to spotlight the quality […]

This is a press release from Territorial Brewing Co.: Springfield, MI — After a year of planning to relocate their taproom, Territorial Brewing Company has announced a date. The new restaurant and taproom will be hosting a grand opening on Tuesday, December 17 at 1600 Avenue A, Springfield. The building has been refurbished since taking […]

KALAMAZOO, MI — Shakespeare’s Pub in downtown Kalamazoo will celebrate its 16th anniversary with a delicately planned beer list featuring 44 options never poured in town. It sounds easy enough, but given the longevity of the business and the number of craft beer options currently available in town — it’s no easy task. Co-owners Ted […]

This bus tour is a celebration of women in leadership roles in West Michigan’s craft beer industry and will feature a trio of stops to relatively new breweries. The tour begins with registration from noon to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, at Paw Paw Brewing Co.‘s new location and heads west to Cognito Brewing Co., located […]

Michigan beer continues to stamp out its place in the record-breaking U.S. craft beer industry. Bell’s Brewery Inc. and Founders Brewing Co. claimed six of the country’s top 10 beers in a recent Zymurgy Magazine vote of its homebrewing readers. Forbes and the Brewers Association reported more than 460 brewery licenses in the state, making […]

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