Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery opens larger location in Ada

Ada, Mich. — Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery will open the doors to its new facility as part of the Ada Village redevelopment project on May 11, 2018. The new space is larger, but it still offers a familiar, cozy feel the neighborhood brewery proudly evoked before the renovations. “We’ve put a lot of time and effort into making […]

Gravel Bottom Announces Plans for Production Facility Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids, Mich — Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery & Supply, an Ada-based brewery and home brew supply shop, is bringing their experience-centric philosophy on beer to a larger audience. Owner Matt Michiels announced that the brewery plans to expand to a larger facility, and is considering the MC Sports store located at Plainfield Avenue and […]

Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery to Open New Facility in Ada

Ada, Michigan – Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery & Supply today announced plans to relocate to a newly constructed building at 452 Ada Drive, near the corner of Ada Drive and Fulton Street in Ada Michigan, immediately adjacent to the new Kingma’s Market. Gravel Bottom’s new facility will feature a larger taproom, expanded tap offerings, food and […]

Brewing beer can be as simple as an Easy Bake Oven

ADA — Cricket noises, bugged eyes and a blank stare encompass the reaction given to me when asked if my mother would like to brew a beer together for Mother’s Day. No comprehension, and all fear. Little does my mother know that there is a way to brew beer that literally everyone can do. Introducing […]

Gravel Bottom brings beer to the masses with supply shop

ADA — Matthew Michiels, owner of Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery & Supply, opened up his pub with one simple goal in mind — creating a space that is conducive to connectedness and making new friends over a pint — either brewing or drinking that pint. Gravel Bottom is more than just a brewery — it’s […]

Planting the seeds: reviewing the Brewers Grove beers

GRAND RAPIDS — It’s the time of year for the second annual Brewers Grove event. I’ve had the chance to try four of the 24 tree beers at the Brewers Grove kickoff party, held Friday at Harmony Brewing Company. All of these beers, in addition to the 20 others available, will be on tap at […]

WGRD jams at John Ball Park for Summer Craft Beer Fest

GRAND RAPIDS — Upon entering its fourth year as the Summer Beer Fest in John Ball Park, the WGRD team has admittedly revamped the whole concept behind the project. The festival is now not only a charity event for the West Grand Neighborhood Organization, but it also has a new goal of “Trying to educate […]