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Top Choice Brewery in Grand Rapids

Founders Brewing Co

If you've only got time for one stop in Grand Rapids, make it rock-and-roll Founders. The ruby-tinged Dirty Bastard Ale is good swillin', and there's meaty (or vegetable-y, for vegetarians) deli sandwiches to soak i…
Top Choice Brewery in Grand Rapids

Brewery Vivant

Brewery Vivant specializes in Belgian-style beers. Set in an old chapel with stained glass windows and a vaulted ceiling, the atmospheric brewpub also serves locally sourced cheese plates, burgers and boar stew at f…
Brewery in Grand Rapids

New Holland Brewing - The Knickerbocker

The cavernous, echo-y building feels somewhat impersonal – it's vast enough that full-size barrels hang from the high ceiling as light covers – but hey, New Holland is one of Michigan's biggest brewers with legions …
Brewery in Grand Rapids

Mitten Brewing Company

Mitten occupies a beautiful brick Victorian-era fire station. Locals chatter at knotty wood tables in the warm, pub-like interior. Vintage baseball memorabilia adorns the walls. Around 18 beers flow from the taps, f…
Brewery in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids Brewing Company

Grand Rapids Brewing is one of the nation's few organic-certified beer makers. The rustic interior, built from reclaimed wood and other materials, jumps with locals buzzing over the Rosalynn Bliss Blonde (a mango-in…
Brewery in Grand Rapids

Greyline Brewing Company

Greyline is a bit of an outlier, about 3 miles northwest of downtown, but it’s worth the trip. Set in a squat grey building at the edge of an industrial zone, the unassuming tap room has a smattering of long wood ta…
Bar in Grand Rapids

HopCat

Ranked as one of the nation's best beer bars, HopCat draws beer fans young and old. They pack the vintage wood tables in the low-lit room, knocking back craft brews from the 49 taps and 250-strong bottle list. When …
Cafe in Grand Rapids

Lyon Street Cafe

Cozy Lyon Street has a European feel. Grab a seat at one of the butcher-block tables, sip your latte with the swell foam design, nibble a sweet treat imported from the sister bakery next door, and tap away on your l…
Brewery in Grand Rapids

Harmony Brewing Company

Snug Harmony brews creative lagers, IPAs, stouts and sours. The list transforms often, but you might find beers like a lavender-tinged IPA or a peat-smoked porter. Beer connoisseurs huddle in the homey booths at all…
Brewery in Grand Rapids

City Built Brewing Company

A relative newcomer to the scene, City Built brews unusual flavors with uncommon ingredients. The tap list changes, but you might find Gramma’s Kisses (a smoky peach wheat ale), Floral Saison (infused with hibiscus …