Fall and Winter Enthusiast Tour Schedule Announced

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

(LANSING, Mich) – 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. kim@mountaintown.com

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 skelly@arcadiaales.com.

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: jen@greenbushbrewing.com

Saturday, December 1 (11am) **SOLD OUT**
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: gabe@foundersbrewing.com

Saturday, December 1 (11am)
Sherwood Brewing Co.
45689 Hayes Rd., Shelby Twp
586-532-9669 | 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 – lisa@sherwoodbrewing.com.

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 beth@arborbrewing.com by Friday, January 4.

Saturday, January 19 (1 pm)
Vander Mill
4921 Cleveland St., Spring Lake
616-842-4337 | www.vandermill.com

Appetizers and samples will be provided. Take and exclusive tour of our expanded production facility. RSVP to Paul Vander Heide – paul@vandermill.com

Sunday, January 20 (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 brewingworld@gmail.com.

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 Enthusiast2012. Each participant will receive a 15% off coupon towards merchandise at the company store. Space is limited to 25. RSVP to jenney@newhollandbrew.com 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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11 Responses to Fall and Winter Enthusiast Tour Schedule Announced

  1. Kathy Watrous says:

    Please notify me of brew tours by email.

  2. robert ehrlich says:

    any future tours?

    • Communications Director says:

      Hi Robert – we’ve got a great schedule in the works for May, June, & July. Stay tuned for an announcement very soon!

    • Communications Director says:

      We’ll be announcing our spring/summer tour schedule next week in an email to our Enthusiasts, followed by a post on The Mash. Stay tuned.

  3. Smoothie says:

    Please update this list to reflect spring and summer tours, thanks!

    • Communications Director says:

      Thanks for your interest in Spring/Summer tours. We are currently finalizing our schedule with member breweries and will be posting it soon. Stay tuned!

  4. Dan says:

    Any details on new tours?

  5. Barbara says:

    Any tours scheduled?

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