Founders Brewing Company

235 Grandville Ave. SW in Grand Rapids.

Status: Open

A new facility opened in 2007. There's a beautiful tasting room. The beer line and it's distribution continues to grow steadily.

Grand Rapids Brewing Company

Hideout Brewing Company

Schmohz Brewing Company

Middle Villa Inn & Micro Brewery

Old Hat Brewery & Grill

Bells' Brewery

Production facility: 8938 Krum Ave. in Galesburg. Not open to the public.

Eccentric Cafe: 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave., in Kalamazoo.

Status: Open

Bell's is now shipping over 100,000 barrels a year.

Olde Peninsula Brewpub and Restuarant

200 E. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo.

Status: Open

Visitors can use the new city parking structure in the block behind the restaurant.

Kraftbrau Brewery

Status: Closed, but planning to open at another nearby location.

Arcadia Brewing Company

103 W. Michigan Ave. in Battle Creek.

Status: Open

Arcadia's new high gravity series has attracted a following.

Dark Horse Brewing Company

511 S. Kalamazoo St. in Marshall.

Status: Open

Dark Horse has completed an on-site expansion into the old beer garden.

Waldorff Brewpub and Bistro

105 E. State St. in Hastings. 269.945.4400

Status: Open

This brewpub opened summer 2006. The restaurant's specialty is the wood-fired oven. The building is beautifully restored. The owner was the first chef at Arcadia Brewing.


20 Monroe Ave., N.W. in Grand Rapids. 616.356.2000.

Status: Open

The Brewery at the B.O.B. was contracting its beer from out-of-state when the book went to print. Now, veteran brewer John Svoboda --- who spent many years at nearby Grand Rapids Brewing --- is reviving the operation on the bottom level of an immense restaurant complex.

Bilbo's Pizza and Brewing Company

3307 Stadium Drive in Kalamazoo. 269.382.5544

Status: Open

This pizzeria near Kalamazoo College was closed for relocation when the book went to print.

Hopcat Brewing

25 Ionia in Grand Rapids. 616.451.HOPS.

Status: Open

Hopcat is primarily a fantastic beer bar that opened in the winter of 2008. It has a small experimental brewery on-site where local brewers will be invited to make special batches. The official grand opening will coincide with the 2009 Michigan Brewers Guild Winter Festival. Hours: Mon. - Sat. 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.; Sun. noon to 2:00 a.m.

Fantail Brewing Company

119 South Nottawa in Sturgis. 269.659.1020.

Status: Closed

Opened in the winter of 2008 with a nautical theme. Destroyed by a fire on 5/28/09.

Bravo! Restaurant & Cafe

5402 Portage Rd. in Kalamazoo 269.344.7700

Status: Open

Bravo! is a high-end restaurant specializing in Italian cuisine. Small batches of beer are made in-house by the chefs.