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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A HUGE congratulations to our Key Account Manager, John O'Dowd, for winning the 2017 Right Brain Brewery Distributor Homebrew Contest! In December, John submitted bottled brews of his infamous REALLY Naughty Santa. Naughty Santa is an Imperial Russian Stout with an ABV weighing in at 13.2%. John went to Traverse City this past weekend to work and brew his recipe, along side the team at Right Brain. The beer will be tapped in The Right Brain Brewery pub during the 2017 Collaboration Fest on February 11th - Congratulations John! West Side Beer is extremely proud of your passion for beer and your home brewing accomplishments.

January 18, 2017


West Side Beer and Elk Brewing released 6 pack bottles for the first time to the Grand Rapids area.  The three styles that were released included Dankalicious IPA, Brewtus Coffee Porter and Blonde Express.  You should be able to find these new packages at your local convenience and liquor stores.

December 19, 2016



West Side Beer would like to welcome our newest brewery partner, Austin Brothers Brewery, located in Alpena, Michigan. Austin  Brothers is owned and operated by Dana Austin, and his two sons, Blake and Brant.   We will introducing in November two of their most popular beers, the Woody Wheat, a pale wheat ale, and 49'er, an American IPA.  You can find these beers at your local retailer both in package and draft. 

October 2016

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