Downtown Walking Tour - Saturday, September 22 - 11:30am-2:30pm
The Downtown Walking Tour will have you exploring the craft beer scene of downtown Grand Rapids. On the tour you will be sampling some of the finest beers in Beer City, and find out about the intriguing history of Grand Rapids beer culture. This tour will have you visiting Founders Brewing Company, HopCat, Grand Rapids Brewing Company and B.O.B.’s Brewery, where you will go behind-the-scenes for a private brewery tour. 3 of the breweries are ArtPrize venues!
Founders Brewing Co. is the largest brewery in the state, and one of the most renowned breweries. They brew some of the highest rated beers in the world!
HopCat has been rated the best beer bar in the world! This is the original location and the only one that brews their own beers.
The name Grand Rapids Brewing Co. has been around since 1892, their flagship beer was a lager called Silver Foam; you can try the modern version of that beer today! Did we mention they have the best game room in Grand Rapids?!
B.O.B.’s Brewery is the oldest continually operating brewery in the city. At this stop we’ll go behind-the-scenes for a brewery tour, typically with John Svoboda, one of the most knowledgeable brewers in West Michigan.
Tour includes 9 samples of beer, a private brewery tour, and a walk with a knowledgeable beer tour guide providing beer history of Grand Rapids old and new.
This tour is Saturday, September 22- 11:30am-2:30pm
*This event is rain or shine, please dress accordingly.
*We will meet in front of Founders Brewing Co.