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West Michigan Beer Tours

7749 La Jessica Cir, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
+1 269-350-4598
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ware comfortable shoes and be ready for a fun time

My wife and I took the Tour with John over the long 4th weekend. It was very casual and at a nice... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Thomas D
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Edon, Ohio
Get your 10k steps AND hoppy brews

Very novel idea. Great to check out different size breweries from small to Bells. Well organized... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jonny123456787654321
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Atlanta, Georgia
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West Michigan Beer Tours offers public and private tours of the great breweries located throughout West Michigan. Our unique tours will allow our clients to meet the owners and brewers of their favorite breweries, tour their facilities, and safely enjoy their award winning beers.
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“private tour” (7 reviews)
“hop head” (4 reviews)
“walking tour” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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7749 La Jessica Cir, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
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+1 269-350-4598
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I took the Tour with John over the long 4th weekend. It was very casual and at a nice pace. The factory tours were very informative and you got to drink beer the entire time during the tours. We are going again...More

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very novel idea. Great to check out different size breweries from small to Bells. Well organized and a nice way to spend an afternoon in Kalamazoo. Ending the tour at Bells provides an opportunity to get some much needed food (the Eccentric Cafe is excellent...More

Thank jonny123456787654321
Aric F, Owner at West Michigan Beer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review attending our walking tour! We are lucky to have fantastic brewers in Kalamazoo and West Michigan. We look forward to hosting you on a future tour!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved It!!! Lots of Beer tasting and a lot of information from the Brewers on the In's and Out's of brewing craft beer. Our tour guide John Liberty is AWESOME!!! This is my second tour with him and he is very knowledgeable, accommodating, and friendly....More

Thank Renee P
Aric F, Owner at West Michigan Beer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind review Renee! We are glad you had a good time and look forward to hosting you again. Cheers!

Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We started our tour at Hop Cat, then walked to Arcardia, Boatyard, and Bell's. Hop cat is just a starting point and no drinks were included with the tour. Arcadia and Boatyard both included brewery tours and free samples. Bell's we got a drink of...More

Thank Steph879
Aric F, Owner at West Michigan Beer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2017

Thanks for the review - we are glad you enjoyed the tour and would love to host you for another! Currently we have 7 within walking distance, by next year we could be up to 8 or 9. So we will keep offering different routes....More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

I have done the downtown walking tour and also just did a private bus tour. The walking tour was a few years ago and was so much fun. It was a nice day out and our tour guide was great. Each place we stopped (Tibbs,...More

Thank AndyKzoo
Aric F, Owner at West Michigan Beer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Thanks for selecting us for your friends 40th and taking our walking tour! We're really glad your group had a good time and that your shared your review. We look forward to seeing you on a future tour. Aric

Reviewed 27 February 2017

We had a great time. Hearing the history and growth of the craft beer movement in Kalamazoo was very interesting. The beer was even better! John did a wonderful job. Will plan on doing this again. FYI, stay downtown at the Radisson. We didn't, wish...More

Thank glennten3827
Aric F, Owner at West Michigan Beer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Very happy to hear you had a great time! We are very lucky to have John leading our team. Look forward to seeing you again on a future tour. Aric

Reviewed 5 October 2016

My husband and I finally booked our first brew tour with West Michigan Beer Tours last weekend for The Big Lebowski themed tour. Simply put: we had an awesome time! We began downtown Kzoo to meet and get started. My husband and I arrived with...More

Thank irelandjenn
Aric F, Owner at West Michigan Beer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2016

Thanks for joining our tour and taking the time to post a review! We are lucky to have John and his team as tour guides. I'll pass on your compliments to him and to the participating breweries. We look forward to seeing you again in...More

Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We did a private tour for my 40th, and West Michigan Beer Tour provided us a great time! They were great to work with in terms of planning it, answering questions and changing things as needed. It was well organized, and it was great to...More

Thank Kelly C
Aric F, Owner at West Michigan Beer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2016

Kelly, Thanks for joining us on a 2nd tour and taking the time to publish a review. We were happy to be able to help make it a great birthday for you! I'll pass your compliments on to John and our staff. We look forward...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016

I was looking for an active, off-the-beaten-way to spend a Saturday afternoon..and lo behold found a way to tour 4 Kalamazoo breweries on bike! Never having been to Kalamazoo previously, I knew about Bell's and that's it. Although we did make it to Bell's (where...More

Thank Tom L
Aric F, Owner at West Michigan Beer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2016

Tom, Thanks for taking the time to post your review. We really appreciate the kind words! I'll pass your compliments on to Andrea. Andrea, and the rest of our team members, really take pride in our West Michigan community and craft beer scene. Hopefully we'll...More

Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Just finished our tour and very pleased with day! Excellent start at hop head farm...the brewery tours were well done and our finale at Founders was icing on the cake! Highly recommend this tour for couples, group events, parties!

Thank IllinoisSharon
Aric F, Owner at West Michigan Beer Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

IllinoisSharon, Thanks for your review! We love it when we can help make a great day for our guests. Hopefully we will see you on a future tour. Aric

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dukem8
9 August 2015|
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Response from Aric F | Property representative |
We appreciate your inquiry. We are running a bike tour in Kalamazoo on Saturday, September 5. You can find more information and register for the tour on our website. If you have any other questions feel free to give me a... More
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Platinumbear02
19 May 2015|
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Response from Aric F | Property representative |
Ron, We appreciate your interest in a West Michigan Beer Tour! When are you coming into town? We would be happy to discuss options with you. We cannot adjust public tours, but on some there are drink options other than... More
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