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What's On Tap: September 26-October 2


Brewpub Events

Brewery Vivant

Weekly Pub Events

Thursday Boot and Stein Night. Personal steins filled for $5/liter for mainstay beers.
Sunday Smokehouse Sundays. Classic BBQ fare, noon-9 p.m.

Coming Soon

Coq to the Fly, Saturday, September 28
Wood-Aged Beer Festival, Saturday, October 5



Coming Soon

Dirty Bourbon River Show, Thursday, September 26, FREE
Gifts or Creatures, The Go Rounds, Strawberry Heritage, Saturday, September 28, $5


Grand Rapids Brewing Company

Weekly Pub Events

Monday Mug Club Night. Mug clubbers get $2 off their beer and 1/2 off handhelds.
Tuesday Local Night. Anyone living in Grand Rapids or surrounding areas receives $2 drafts from 6 p.m. to close.


The Hideout Brewing Company

Weekly Pub Events

Wednesday Open Mic Night, 8 p.m.-midnight
Thursday Live Trivia, 1st round at 8 p.m., 2nd round at 9 p.m.
Saturday Chess, 1-3 p.m.


Mitten Brewing Co.

Weekly Pub Events

Wednesday Team Trivia, 7:30-9:30 p.m. 


ArtPies for ArtPrize pizza special
Featuring 11 artists for ArtPrize


Schmohz Brewery

Weekly Pub Events

Monday Member Night, $3 pints for members*, 2-10 p.m. 
Tuesday Growl-n-Gulp, $1.25 pint with a growler fill, 2-10 p.m.
Wednesday Brewer's Choice (Valley City Cream Ale), $3 pints*, 2 p.m.-midnight 
Thursday $11 pitchers, $16 premiums, 2 p.m.-midnight
Friday 50 cents off, noon-3 p.m.
Saturday Schmohz Gear Day and Root Beer Floats, noon-midnight

*Premium Drafts are slightly higher in price

Coming Soon

Michigan Tech Alumni Night, Thursday, September 26


Check out this week's edition of What's On Tap to determine where to go to try some new fall brews and support local breweries.

Inspired Artist Black IPA at Founders

Inspired Artist Black IPA at Founders /Marie Orttenburger

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Brewery Vivant

  • Farmhand, rustic farmhouse style ale
  • Triomphe, Belgian IPA
  • Big Red Coq, Belgian red ale with citra hops
  • Sgt. Peppercorn, Belgian rye dry spiced with green peppercorns
  • BlackHand, black session ale
  • Perdition, Black Belgian Style Ale
  • Zaison, Imperial saison with Tellicherry black peppercorn & orange peel
  • Trebuchet, Belgian double IPA
  • Over The Line, smokey ale
  • Belgian Enkel - a traditional "single" Trappist ale
  • Wood Aged Beer: Two Princesses - a touch of sour, a little oak, and some nice dark malts on the back end

Founders Brewing Company

  • Pale Ale
  • Centennial IPA
  • Dirty Bastard, Scotch Style Ale
  • Red's Rye PA - Draft
  • Porter
  • All Day IPA
  • Solid Gold, Extra Pale Ale
  • Pale Ale - Nitro
  • Cream of the Rock Milk Stout - Nitro
  • Inspired Artist Black IPA
  • Honey Wheat
  • Double Trouble, Imperial IPA
  • Rubaeus, Pure Raspberry Ale
  • Breakfast Stout
  • Mango Magnifico con Calor
  • Barrel-Aged Main Guy Mango

Grand Rapids Brewing Company

  • Silver Foam - Lager
  • Rosalynn Bliss Blonde, Blonde Ale infused with mango ceylon tea
  • Brewers Heritage, Bavarian Hefeweizen
  • Ominous Rapids, Black Lager
  • John Ball Brown, Nut Brown Ale
  • The Fishladder, IPA
  • Oktoberfest, German Style Lager
  • Senator Lyon's Stout, Dry Stout
  • Stickley Bros, English Standard Bitter
  • Meyer May's Saison, Imperial Saison

Harmony Brewing Company

  • Brownson, American Brown Ale 
  • Black Squirrel, Smoked peat porter 
  • Grand Daddy Rapids, Cream Ale
  • Cavendish, Vanilla Porter aged in cherry bitters barrel 
  • Crossroads, Rye PA 
  • Golden Lion Tamarin, Pale Mild 
  • HiFive Part Deux, Wheat IPA with mint and peppercorns 
  • Fiddlestix, IPA 
  • Jackson’s Joy, Fall Festival Ale
  • Autumn Joy, Half Jackson’s Joy Half Vandermills cider
  • Coming up on Monday:  Grand Pumpkin, Pumpkin Chai Ale 

The Hideout Brewing Company 

  • Cement Shoe Stout
  • Gangster IPA 
  • Hired Gun Red
  • Smuggler's Hazelnut Stout (CO2 & Nitro) 
  • Aviator Pale Ale 
  • 9am Hazelnut IPA 
  • Silky Smooth Creme Ale
  • Fresh Pepper Red Ale 
  • 18th Amendment Gluten Free Ale 
  • Peanut Butter Cup Milk Stout
  • Caramel Lager (CO2 & Nitro) 
  • Cranberry Wheat 
  • Helles Yeah Bock
  • Hoppy Helles Yeah Bock
  • Hot Bock
  • Colson Rice 
  • Torpedo Lager
  • Berry Pale Ale 
  • Hoppy Hefeweizen
  • Black IPA
  • Enforcer Strong Ale
  • Batch 600 Vanilla Bourbon Barrel Belgian Tripel
  • Golden Belgian Ale

Mitten Brewing Company

  • Triple Crown Brown
  • Pine Tar Maple IPA
  • Imperial Rye PA
  • Scottish Ale
  • "The Stretch" Cream Ale
  • Peanuts and Crackerjack Porter
  • Raspberry Cider
Osgood Brewing Company
  • Sol Seeker American Wheat Ale
  • 358 American Pale Ale
  • Journey IPA
  • Oakestown American Amber Ale
  • Notley Porter
  • Big Spring Stout

Schmohz Brewery

  • Hopknocker Imperial IPA
  • Treasure Chest ESB
  • Bonecrusher Stout
  • Pail Ale
  • Amber Tease
  • India Pale Ale
  • Valley City Cream Ale
  • Zingiberene, Ginger-infused Ale
  • Oktoberfest
  • Uncle’s Monkey Belgian IPA
  • Bloody Red Ale (Last Keg)
  • Gypsy’s Kiss, Bock (Last Keg)
  • Razzmanian Devil (Last Keg)
  • Sammi Rae Root Beer Soda
  • Sammi Rae Black Cherry Soda

Marie Orttenburger

I'm a student at Grand Valley State University studying English and Writing and minoring in French. I love beer and Grand Rapids, and that's why I'm covering Local Breweries for The Rapidian.

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