Bridge St. Walking Tour - Saturday, June 10 - 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 this 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 Broadleaf Brewery, Kusterer Brauhaus and Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales/North Peak Brewery.
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales & North Peak Brewing Co. Jolly Pumpkin is one of the most well-known wild/sour ale producers in the country! They make some of the most unique & tastiest sours around! If sours are not your thing (or at least you think they aren't) you will have the opportunity to order non-sour ales from North Peak
Brewing Co. at this stop as well. North Peak has IPA's, ambers, lagers, browns,
stouts & wheats! North Peak originally opened in Traverse City, Jolly Pumpkin in Dexter Michigan, now you won't have to journey to these locations, they're
right in the heart or Grand Rapids! At this stop you get to pick 1 pint & 1 sample.
Broad Leaf Brewery has a new taproom located on Bridge St., they have an awesome beer garden!. "We aim to produce exciting and unique beers of all sorts with a focus on new styles, process, and ingredients. Broad Leaf is a cousin brewery to Brewery Vivant and the same motivations and guidelines that inform Vivant arel also be practiced at Broad Leaf. Sustainable, Locally Sourced, Ethical, and Kind."
Cedar Springs Brewing Co's new taproom, Kusterer Brauhaus is housed in a Munich-style taproom on the historic West Side of Grand Rapids where several German and breweries existed prior to Prohibition. This stop can not be missed by any fans of Hefeweizens, Pilsners, Bocks, Marzens & Rauchbiers. They also brew amazing American influenced beers!
Tour includes 7 large samples of beer & 1 full pint 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 Kusterer Brauhaus.
This tour is Saturday, June 10 -12-3pm
*This event is rain or shine, please dress accordingly.
*It's just a 5 minute walk! 10 minutes if walking back to starting location.
There will be an opportunity for lunch at Kusterer Bruahaus the last stop.
*We will meet in front of Jolly Pumpkin 428 Bridge St. NW
*Parking: We suggest getting dropped off near Jolly Pumpkin. If you need to park, we suggest parking at Dash lot 7 or 9.