The end of August and early September marks the peak of hop season. Farms across the state are harvesting their hop crops for breweries all over Michigan and the other parts of the world.
The tour, which originates at the Old Burdick’s Bar & Grill inside the Radisson Plaza Hotel in downtown Kalamazoo, will visit Marty Moga and his family at High Five Hops Farm in Marshall. The small farm has worked closely with Dark Horse Brewing Co., Latitude 42 Brewing Co. and others. We’ll tour the farm and hear from the family about their role in Michigan beer.
The tour will also make visits to Handmap Brewing Co. and Territorial Brewing Co.
A pint or samples at the two brewery stop are also part of the tour.
Origination: Old Burdick’s inside the Radisson Plaza Hotel, noon-1 p.m.
Stop 1: Handmap Brewing Co., three samples or a pint and tour, 1:45-3 p.m.
Stop 2: High Five Hops Farm, 17310 H Dr S Marshall, samples and tour, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Stop 3: Territorial Brewing Co., samples or full pour, optional tour, 5-6 p.m.
Termination: Old Burdick’s inside the Radisson Plaza Hotel, 6:30 p.m.
One of the newest breweries in lower Michigan, Handmap Brewing Co. is due to open in Battle Creek in early 2020.
Arrival: 1:45 p.m.
High Five Hops Farm is a small hop farm located in Marshall, Michigan. Our mission is to consistently supply local brewers with the highest-quality of hops.o create and build long-term relationships within the brewing and farming industries. To assist the state of Michigan to have a sustainable hop farming industry that is credited nation wide.
Arrival: 3:30 p.m.
German-inspired beers and cuisine, handcrafted in Battle Creek.
Arrival: 5 p.m.
Old Burdick’s Bar & Grill (inside the Radisson Plaza Hotel)
100 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Arrival: 6:30 p.m.
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** There will be time to purchase additional pints at the breweries. ** We encourage guests to purchase beer from the breweries. Coolers will be provided for safe transportation. Alcohol consumption will not be allowed on the bus.