Bridge Street Walking Tour - Saturday, September 3 - 12-3pm
The Bridge Street Walking Tour will have you exploring the craft beer scene on the most beer drenched street in 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 on the historic west side. This tour will have you visiting New Holland's Knickerbocker, Harmony Hall and Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales/North Peak Brewery.
New Holland's Knickerbocker is the largest taproom in the state! This impressive taproom also has an impressive list of ales (many of which you can only get in the taproom). New Holland originally opened in 1997 in Holland, MI this location opened in September of 2016. New Holland is one of the largest craft breweries in Michigan, with beers like Dragon's Milk (bourbon-barrel aged stout) you will see why.
Harmony Hall is a funky & eccentric brewery that is inspired by the great German Beer Halls. This locally owned brewery has hand crafted soups, salads and award winning pizzas!... Just like the beer, food is made in house.They have various lagers, IPA's, porters/stouts and sours to list a few.
Kusterer Brauhaus is an extension of Cedar Springs Brewing Co. They have some of the highest award-winning German influenced lagers in the country! This stop can not be missed by any fans of Hefeweizens, Pilsners, Bocks, Marzens & Rauchbiers. They also brew amazing American influenced beers!
Tour includes 9 large samples of beer and a walk with a knowledgeable beer tour guide providing beer history of Grand Rapids old and new. Your tour guide will also lead a brewery tour at Harmony Hall.
This tour is Saturday, September 3 - 12-3pm
*This event is rain or shine, please dress accordingly.
*We will meet at the entrance of New Holland's Knickerbocker (417 Bridge St. NW)
*Note: Kusterer Brauhaus may be on this tour in place of Jolly Pumpkin/North Peak if they are open by this date.
*Parking: We suggest getting dropped off in front of New Holland. If you need to drive we suggest parking at Dash lot 7 or 9. Receive $2 off a food item at New Holland if you flash your parking ticket from these lots.