The history of Grand Rapids beer

Historic photo of Grand Rapids brewer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) Grand Rapids is Beer City USA, but if you think beer is a new industry in town, think again!

Patrick Evans has done the legwork to discover the history of beer brewing in Grand Rapids. He put it all in his new book, “Grand Rapids Beer: An Intoxicating History of River City Brewing.” Evans goes back to before Prohibition to uncover the rich history and people behind Grand Rapids’ long history of brewing beer.

You can buy “Grand Rapids Beer” at Schuler Books and Music, Art of the Table, Siciliano’s Market, and on Amazon.

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