Michigan can lay claim to being the Beer Capital of the United States as the Mitten state has an abundance of world-class breweries offering the top-grade beer tasting tours galore. These breweries lay claim to some of the most renowned beers in the United States, and we didn’t need any excuse to go on a massive tour to some of the finest brewers in Michigan.
Our goal was a simple one, find the top Christmas beer tours in Michigan, as the Holiday Season is the perfect time to drink you fill with the finest beer with your friends and family. We’ve done all the hard work for you and stand by our list of the top Christmas beer tours in Michigan.
So, get out our notebooks and start planning your itinerary today, as we present to you the top Christmas beer tours in Michigan. Starting with:
Salt Springs Brewery
Located in Downtown Saline, the Salt Springs Brewery serves microbrews inside a former church that dates to 1899! Beer tours are held on Tuesdays at 6 pm and Sundays at 4 pm, and the must-have drinks are the Heavenly Hefeweizen and Sister Ester’s Saison.
The brewery also doubles as a restaurant and serves ducks, mussels, and flatbread dishes that can be enjoyed in the perfect setting under the stained-glass window of the Church.
Deal: $28 for a brewery tour for two, with two pints and a growler at Salt Springs Brewery ($43 value)
Grand Rapids Brewing
The first USDA-certified brewery in Michigan offers a fantastic Christmas beer tour. It only costs you $10 and a reservation for tours that are held on Saturdays and Sundays. The brewery reopened in 2012 after prohibition had caused it to go out of business, and it has enjoyed a spectacular renaissance ever since. The must drink offerings here are the John Ball Brown, Senator Lyon Stout, and Rosalyn Bliss Blonde beers.
New Holland Brewing
When compiling a list of the top Christmas beer tours in Michigan, you can’t leave out the most popular brewery in Michigan, New Holland Brewing. The award-winning brewery isn’t content to rest on its laurels, and New Holland Artisan Spirits have been winning countless awards.
The best beers to drink here are the Beer Barrel Bourbon, Mad Hatter, The Poet, Cabin Fever, and Dragon’s Milk.
Cheers, and don't drink and drive,