In the spring, David Olson, a chef and finance consultant for the food & beverage industry who calls Caledonia home, traveled through Northern Africa, spending much of his time touring soup and spice markets and gathering inspiration for his own recipes. While you might expect Olson’s trip to garner fabulous food concoctions, it’s his Moroccan spice porter that has Grand Rapids salivating.
Twenty-five Grand Rapids area breweries partner with homebrewers for second annual Beer City Pro-Am, hosted by the Beer City Brewer’s Guild.
Railtown Brewing is accomplishing goals.
You’ve no doubt seen the laughing, smiling faces of Grand Rapids Beer Trolley passengers embarking and disembarking at bars across the city. Now, Grand Rapids Beer Trolley is expanding with a fun new way to tour the city’s craft breweries.
Without the expansive homebrewing industry in West Michigan, it’s unlikely the Grand Rapids brewing scene would be as robust and internationally known as it is today.
As the beer world shrinks with breweries on every corner, it’s more important than ever for the industry to also expand its world.
Dig out your swim trunks this weekend. You read that right. Grand Rapidians will take a dip to raise money for the Special Olympics. You can also bundle up for the annual outdoor Winter Beer Festival.
Grand Rapids gets to celebrate what it arguably does best this month. Starting Thursday, Grand Rapids Beer Month takes hold of the city’s breweries and many bars and restaurants, promoting the idea Grand Rapids is one of the best beer cities in the country.
A Grand Rapids area brewery walked away from the Great American Beer Festival in Denver with one of its biggest honors.
A new pub crawl tour offers you a fun way to view hundreds of ArtPrize entries while enjoying beer from more than a dozen breweries and restaurants downtown.