Welcome to West Side Beer

The Grand Rapids West Side Beer Distributing team is committed to providing quality products to our customers through exceptional marketing and sales service. We distribute to the Grand Rapids area, including the Kent, Montcalm, Ionia and Barry counties. In total, we provide product to over 1,200 retail customers within our distribution footprint. All products are housed in our refrigerated warehouse system before being delivered directly to our customers.


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Beer and Halloween Candy

October 28 2014
Back in the day, I took Halloween very seriously. It was the candy holiday and my family prepared the proper way – by coming up with ridiculous costumes and stealing pillow cases off the beds to use for carrying back our haul. Now, as a grown up, I’ve been forced out of the trick or treating game and beer has replaced the pillow case as the candy accompaniment. Chosen wisely, these two make perfect pairings.

New Belgium Accumulation

October 23 2014
The snow may not be piling on yet but you can still accumulate some seasonal white stuff with Accumulation White IPA.     The returning seasonal from New Belgium Brewing Co. is now available for the cold months. To become acquainted with this white IPA, you start with a brilliant golden pour that has just a touch of haze. Topping it off is a heaping head of white foam, much like the snow that will soon be piling up.

Oh my gourd! It's gourd season!

October 15 2014
Oh my gourd! It’s gourd season! The pumpkin is back and in a big way, possibly the best way. It’s back in the beer way. Pumpkin infused, flavored and named beers are surrounding us currently. Pumpkin beers are the “it” beers of the season, which is perfect timing with World Bread Day tomorrow.

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Oskar Blues Ten Fidy

Oskar Blues Ten Fidy

This imperial stout is full of immense chocolate-covered caramel and coffee flavors. Bold hop bitterness balances out the smooth malt blanket.  10.5% ABV 98 IBU

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