Grand Rapids is known as Beer City USA!


We're the home of some very popular breweries that Michiganders and people all across the country love.

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Credit: Big Joe Pesh / TSM

When it comes to Grand Rapids beer most people probably think of Founders which has been a staple in Grand Rapids since 1997 when Co-Founders Mike Stevens and Dave Engbers opened up the brewery.

West Michigan Has A Lot Of Local Breweries

These are just some of the breweries you can find in Grand Rapids.

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Credit: Canva
  • 3 Gatos Brewery
  • 5 Lakes Brew Pub
  • 707 Winery & Brewery
  • Alebird Taphouse and Brewery
  • Archival Brewing
  • Arvon Brewing Co.
  • Atwater Brewery
  • B.O.B.'s Brewery
  • Bier Distillery
  • Brass Ring Brewing Company
  • Brewery Nyx
  • Brewery Vivant
  • Brick Haus Brews
  • Broad Leaf Brewery + Spirits 
  • Cedar Springs Brewing Company
  • City Built Brewing Co.
  • Creston Brewery
  • EB Coffee and Pub
  • Founders Brewing Company
  • Fountain Hill Brewery
  • Grand Rapids Brewing Company
  • Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery
  • Greyline Brewing Co.
  • Harmony Brewing Company
  • HopCat - Downtown GR
  • Jolly Pumpkin Pizzeria and Brewery
  • Küsterer Brauhaus
  • Lost Art Brewhouse
  • The Mitten Brewing Company
  • New Holland - The Knickerbocker
  • New Union Brewery
  • Perrin Brewing Company
  • Pike 51 Brewery
  • Pink Barrel Cellars
  • Railtown Brewing Company
  • Rockford Brewing Company
  • Schmohz Brewing Company
  • Speciation Artisan Ales
  • Third Nature Brewing Company
  • Thornapple Brewing Co.
  • TwoGuys Brewing

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I've been to several of those breweries above but my favorite place to grab a cold one with friends is at a dive bar. Most serve up tasty food, and cheap drinks and have an atmosphere that's fun and welcoming.

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