The Craft Beer Cellar is a one stop shop for great pours and a bottles galore. Each trip to this temple of beer offers up a delightful selection of ales and lagers. The Craft beer Cellar has a heavy focus on Michigan beers. Many a tap has special brews you can get here and at…

Before you even get into East West Brewing Company you can smell the curry-it’s mouth wateringly amazing. The kitchen at East West blew my mind with the creative Indian takes on traditional dishes as well as the Indian standards. The beer is good on its own, but even better with food.  Did I mention it’s…

This is the original Mitten Brewing Company. And while you can visit them in Saugatuck or WAY up north, the original Mitten is my favorite. Located in an old engine house, the Mitten oozes with amazing charm. Do you like baseball? The Mitten has some amazing memorabilia (even if you aren’t a Tiger’s fan). This…

Hideout Brewing is a no frills tap room, unless you count the killer bar games and popcorn. Once upon a time, I went Hideout and got their around the world sampler of something like 50 beers (lots of one offs and secondary ferments). I lost and thankfully they quit doing this or I would have…

The original Harmony Brewing (Harmony East) is nestled in Eastown. This place is old school with a modern flair. Not only does Harmony have good beer, they have amazing pizza to boot. Don’t want to sit inside, Harmony has a great patio (with excellent people watching) The brewpub aspect is cozy. Wait staff is attentive…

Greyline Brewing is serious about their beer. The tap room is unassuming, but beautifully woody. Gorgeous wood paneling, bar tops, and tables. It’s warm and inviting, and yet your sitting in a traditional tap room. Greyline is just cool. The bar staff was prompt and knowledgeable. They knew their pours and what to recommend. They…

You need to check out Creston Brewery if you are in Grand Rapids. It’s just a cool place to drink some beer and sip away the day. Creston is big on art, and the place is filled with beautiful creations. Everything thing from the murals to the flight holders tells you that everything here is…