Michigan Craft Beer “Enthusiasts” Offered Fall & Winter Brewery Tours

Vander Mill just one of the breweries offering exclusive tours


One of the benefits of membership in the Michigan Brewers Guild “Enthusiast” program is special VIP tours and tastings at member breweries around the state. To participate in one of these special tours, one must be a current Enthusiast member – a group dedicated to celebrating the growing craft beer industry in the Great Lakes State. Enthusiast memberships are $45 each and are available online at MBG Enthusiast Membership. There is no additional charge for the tours, but reservations are recommended and attendees must show their Enthusiast card.

The Fall 2012 schedule includes nine (9) tours, beginning in early November and running through February.

Saturday, November 3 (1 pm)

Mt. Pleasant Brewing Co.
614 West Pickard St., Mt. Pleasant
989-400-4666 | www.mountaintown.com

Join Head Brewer Kim Kowalski for a brewery tour in Mt. Pleasant. Contact Kim to make a reservation. [email protected]

Saturday, November 10 (Noon)

Arcadia Brewing Co

103 West Michigan Ave., Battle Creek

269-963-9690 | www.arcadiaales.com

Offering a free brewery tour and $1 off beers. RSVP to Sean Kelley at [email protected].

Saturday, November 17 (Noon)

Greenbush Brewing Co.

5885 Sawyer Rd., Sawyer

269-405-1085 | www.greenbushbrewing.com
Join the staff at Greenbush for an exclusive tour for Enthusiast Members.  Spaces are limited.

RSVP:  [email protected].

Saturday, December 1 (11am)

Founders Brewing Company

235 Grandville Ave SW, Grand Rapids

616-776-2182 | www.foundersbrewing.com

Join us on a fall tour of our newly expanded brewing facility, open exclusively to Enthusiast Members only.  The tour has a limited number of spots, so respond early!  RSVP: [email protected] 

Saturday, December 1 (11am)

Sherwood Brewing Co.

32411 Dequindre Rd., Madison Heights

583-532-9669 | www.sherwoodbrewing.com
Sherwood will offer $2.99 lunch specials, $2 off pints and a tour with a brewer as well as free souvenirs for Enthusiast Members. Contact and RSVP: Lisa Sherwood – [email protected].

Sunday, January 6 (Noon)

Arbor Brewing Co.
114 East Washington St., Ann Arbor

734-213-1393 | www.arborbrewing.com

Exclusive tour and tasting with Arbor Brewing Co.  Spots are limited and you must RSVP in advance to [email protected] by Friday, January 4.

Saturday, January 19 (1 pm)

Vander Mill

4921 Cleveland St., Spring Lake
616-842-4337 | www.vandermill.com

Join the Vander Mill crew for an exclusive tour. RSVP to Paul Vander Heide -[email protected]

Sunday, January 30 (Noon)

Kuhnhenn Brewing  Co.

5919 Chicago Rd., Warren

586-979-8361 | www.kbrewery.com

Special tour open to MBG Enthusiast Members only. Samples and appetizers will be served. RSVP by January 17 to [email protected].

Friday, February 22 (3pm)

New Holland Brewing Co.

684 Commerce Court, Holland, MI

616-510-2259 | www.newhollandbrew.com

Beer Enthusiasts can sign-up online here: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3740854998. The password to get the free tour is Enthusiast 2012. Each participant will receive a 15% off coupon towards merchandise at the company store. Space is limited to 25. RSVP to [email protected] or 616-510-2259.

At just $45, a Michigan Brewers Guild “Enthusiast” membership is a great value. Benefits include VIP status at our various festivals with early admission, discounts at participating member breweries, special VIP brewery tours, and a free MiBeer t-shirt. Purchase your Enthusiast Membership online at MBG Enthusiast Membership.

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