Women in Leadership Roles Spotlighted on Brewery Bus Tour

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Hear the stories of several women as they lead three distinctive businesses in West Michigan   KALAMAZOO, Mich. — In celebration of women in Michigan beer, West Michigan Beer Tours is holding its Women of West Michigan Beer Tour. The bus tour will be held from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, and […]

GR Tuks: Taking Beer Tourists on a Wild Ride

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While not quite as fast as a speeding bullet, a Tuk can turn more necks than Superman. When hanging with Austin and Jaleen Dingledine, owners of GR Tuks, you do start to feel a little like a hero. As we zipped down Cherry St. toward Brewery Vivant, people literally cheered like we just stopped a […]

High Five Hop Farm Collaborates for Hop Harvest Beer Tour

MARSHALL, MI –​ Michigan ranks fourth in the United States in terms of total acreage dedicated to hops, one of four main ingredients in craft beer. Many of those acres will be in full harvest mode at the end of August and early September.  In collaboration the Moga family, owners of High Five Hop Farm […]

Hop Harvest Beer Tour Gives Rare View into Harvest Season

For hop heads, the months of September and October become a palate-testing quasi-holiday. Many breweries are releasing their hop-heavy beers this time of year as the hop harvest has come to fruition. Of the four main ingredients in craft beer, none boast the rabid following of hops, or humulus lupulus. West Michigan Beer Tours, in […]

Year-Round Walking Tours of Downtown Kalamazoo Breweries

KALAMAZOO, MI — As Kalamazoo’s reputation for world-class beer continues to grow, so too will the number of opportunities to visit those breweries as part of a walking tour with West Michigan Beer Tours. As a vehicle to spotlight the growth of Kalamazoo’s brewing industry, the Walking Tours — sponsored by Discover Kalamazoo — provide […]

Kalamazoo Irish Fest Hosting Area Brewery Tour

KALAMAZOO — Kalamazoo Irish Fest is kicking off the month of March by partnering with West Michigan Beer Tours for an Irish beer-themed brewery tour on Saturday, March 4. Featured breweries will be Final Gravity Brewing Company, Paw Paw Brewing Company, and Tibbs Brewing Company, with each offering Irish beers. Old Dog Tavern, the site […]

West MI Beer Tours doesn’t want to spend Black Friday at the mall either

ST. JOSEPH – If you’ve never really understood or desired to partake in the frenzy of Black Friday shopping, West MI Beer Tours is offering an alternative way to spend the day after Thanksgiving. The brewery tour service is hosting a tour of three of the newest West Michigan breweries on Friday, Nov. 27. Guests […]