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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 |

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

Saturday, November 10 (Noon)
Arcadia Brewing Co.
103 West Michigan Ave., Battle Creek
269-963-9690 |

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

Saturday, November 17 (Noon)
Greenbush Brewing Co.
5885 Sawyer Rd., Sawyer
269-405-1085 |

Join the staff at Greenbush for an exclusive tour for Enthusiast Members. Spaces are limited.

Saturday, December 1 (11am) **SOLD OUT**
Founders Brewing Company
235 Grandville Ave SW, Grand Rapids
616-776-2182 |

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:

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

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 –

Sunday, January 6 (Noon)
Arbor Brewing Co.
114 East Washington St., Ann Arbor
734-213-1393 |

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

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

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

Sunday, January 20 (Noon)
Kuhnhenn Brewing Co.
5919 Chicago Rd., Warren
586-979-8361 |

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

Friday, February 22 (3pm)
New Holland Brewing Co.
684 Commerce Court, Holland, MI
616-510-2259 |

Beer Enthusiasts can sign-up online here: 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 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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