Best Holland Michigan Breweries: 8 Must-Visit Brew Pubs and Tap Rooms in Southwest MI

Article: Best Holland Michigan Breweries: 8 Must-Visit Brew Pubs and Tap Rooms in Southwest MI

Unwinding at one of these Holland Michigan Brew Pubs is the perfect way to cap off a day of exploring Southwest Michigan! 

Our top 8 must-visit brew pubs and tap rooms offer an extensive selection of craft beer choices, including IPAs, ales, fruit beers, and stouts, along with a variety of wine, cider, spirits, and cocktails. Many breweries offer full menus, great game day atmosphere, trivia nights, and live music. 

Make memorable experiences with your date, family or friends at these locally owned Holland Michigan Breweries!

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Best Holland Michigan Breweries: Our Top 8 Must-Visit Brew Pubs and Tap Rooms

Big Lake Brewing | Large Food and Draft Menu | Events

Where: Big Lake Brewing, 13 W 7th St, Holland, MI 49423

Big Lake Brewing has an extensive food menu including steaks, salads, pizza, spaghetti and yummy desserts! 

Several beers are on tap and they also offer house-made cocktails and several wine choices.  Chris and I love their beer names including "The Undertaking," "Three Feet Under" and "Big Lake Camper."

Plus, Big Lake Brewing offers great merchandise such as pilsner glasses, hoodies, long sleeve shirts, stickers and more! They host or participate in lots of local events including the Michigan Brewers Guild Beer Fests (Spring and Winter), Burning Foot Beer Festival, and Corks and Kegs at Binder Park Zoo in Battle Creek. 

I might be known to enjoy a beer flight every now and again! It's such a fun way to sample several Michigan brews!

Brewery 4 Two 4 | Tap Room | Family Owned 

Where: Brewery 4 Two 4, 321 Douglas Ave #120, Holland, MI 49424

Brewery 4 Two 4 works hard to brew beers that everyone will enjoy. Be sure to visit their tap room for Pales, IPAs, Saison's, Stouts, fruit beers, and barrel-aged beers. They are one of the top Holland Michigan Breweries in our book. 

What does Brewery 4 Two 4 mean? The name comes from the last three digits of Holland's zip code.

  • Brewery 4 Two 4 is owned and operated by Dave Miller who is very active in the day to day operations at this Holland Michigan Brewery.  He loves experimenting with new batches and been homebrewing for well over ten years. Dave and his family are grateful to everyone that comes in for a pint and bite! 

Brewery 4 Two 4 offers glassware, clothing, hats, and logo items. You can also order beer and ciders to go.

Chris and I love supporting local businesses run by real, hardworking local people. These guys are awesome. 

New Holland Brewing | Full Menu, Shop, Seasonal Brews | One of Our Favorite Holland Michigan Breweries

Where: New Holland Brewing, 66 E 8th St, Holland, MI 49423

New Holland Brewing is also located in Grand Rapids and Battle Creek. 

New Holland Brewing offers a full food menu in addition to beer.  Try their yummy chicken wings, hummus platter, roasted beet and butternut salad, pizzas, sandwiches and pasta! 

Their popular Dragon's Milk releases at various times of the year and includes the popular flavors of S'Mores, Coffee Chocolate and Oatmeal Cookie. New Holland Brewing offers pub exclusive, seasonal and limited release beers. Try their IPA's and ale's.  

New Holland Brewing's Full Circle Ale (available seasonally) won a Silver medal from Best of Craft Beer Awards Competition. 

  • When They Got Started: In 1997, Brett VanderKamp wished to bring innovative brewing to his hometown of Holland, Michigan near the shores of Lake Michigan.

TODAY, New Holland Brewing is regarded as one of the top innovators in craft brewing and distilling. They employ around 400 people which allows them the ability to sell their craft beer and spirits across the United States and the world. New Holland Brewing now has three full-service restaurants, two spirits tasting rooms, three stores in nearby cities and a store on-line to purchase their goods.

Check out their shop for barware, glassware, bags, blankets and gifts. 

Be sure to add New Holland Brewery to your must-visit Holland Michigan Breweries list. 

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Our Brewing Company | Taproom | Live Music Events

Where: 76 E 8th St, Holland, MI 49423

Come enjoy a bite and a brew at this nano-brewery in downtown Holland, Michigan. Ever since opening in November 2012, OBC serves craft beer, wine, cider, cocktails and bourbon.

  • Our Brewing Company has a pretty extensive list of stouts, lager, shandy, IPA's and more. They produce small batches of complex beverages with a focus on incorporating local ingredients. 

Keep an eye on their website for upcoming events including musicians, trivia and games of all types in their fun taproom. They have some great taproom merchandise too. 

HopCat | Loves to Promote Michigan Breweries!

Where: 80 W 8th St, Holland, MI 49423

Not a brewery themselves, but HopCat plays an integral part in serving and showing off Michigan's local breweries. Serving locally brewed beer brings more recognition to the individual breweries across Michigan. So, for that reason, Chris and I chose to list them in our Holland Michigan Breweries page.

HopCat offers a full food menu of starters (try their truffle fries, seriously), salads, burgers, sandwiches, tacos and desserts. 

  • As for beer, HopCat carries lagers, ales, wheat, IPA's, pale ales, Ambers, browns, ports and stouts. HopCat carries several of New Holland Brewery's beers. 

Locations: HopCat is also located in Kalamazoo, Detroit, Ann Arbor, East Lansing, Royal Oak, Livonia, to name a few. 

Hopland Brewstillery | Distillery, Brewery & Winery

Where: 977 Butternut Dr #4, Holland, MI 49424

What's Unique?  Hopland Brewstillery is a distillery, brewery & winery! 

They offer around 40 of their own beers on tap. It's a great place to watch football and other sports on their numerous wall mounted tv's. 

Tripleroot | Brewpub, Market & Deli | Live Music | Popular Holland Michigan Breweries!

Where: 146 E. Main Ave. Zeeland, MI 49464

Tripleroot offers 11 draft beers on tap plus hard seltzer, wine, cider & 100 different bourbon choices. Tripleroot brews their own beer.

Live entertainment: Come on out for trivia nights and live music!  Check their website for details. You can see why it's one of the most popular Holland Michigan Breweries!

Hungry?  Order lunch from their deli! Lots of delicious wraps, soups, quesadillas, sandwiches, salads and appetizer kits.  They utilize fresh, locally-grown ingredients from Third Day Produce & Crisp Country Acres.

Plus, Tripleroot makes delicious Bavarian pretzels from scratch every day! 

Tulip City Brewstillery | Beer, Wine, Spirits!

Where: 430 W 17th Street Suite 27, Holland, MI

Enjoy beer, cocktails and wine at Tulip City Brewstillery. 

Great spot to watch sports while enjoying your favorite brew! They host fun nights of Tacos and Trivia, fun local events, and New Years Eve parties. 

Explore Our Holland MI Travel Guide

Take a peek at our Holland MI Travel Guide! It includes fun things to do + maps! Chris and I have explored Holland Michigan and attended Tulip Time many times and we love sharing our fun finds with you!

Where To Eat

Many of our breweries listed above offer food menus but if you are looking for other options, check out our extensive list of Holland Michigan Restaurants!

Where To Stay

We have created an interactive map of Holland Michigan hotels in our Tulip Time Maps page.  You can zoom and out of the interactive map to find a hotel in your intended region or area of Holland, Michigan. 

How to Get There

We have created a Holland Michigan Breweries Map that allows you to zoom in and out of the interactive map to find several breweries in Holland Michigan. 

Fun Things to Do in Holland Michigan

Here are some more fun things to do in Holland Michigan!

Nearby Cities include: Grand Haven, Saugatuck and South Haven!  Each of these links include great restaurants plus fun things to do and see during your visit.

Question: Is Holland known for beer?

Answer: There are several innovative, top selling breweries in Holland Michigan. 

Question: What are the metal things in breweries called?

Answer: Fermentation Vessels

Question: What is a beer silo called?

Answer: Fermentation tanks

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