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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Oktoberfest Season

August 21 2015
  What is an Oktoberfest style beer? Well, the Marzenbier is a deep amber color with highlights of copper, a near brilliant clarity and full-bodied malt profile accented by a brisk hopping and crisp finish. Beyond the style description, the beer has a rich history. The legendary story behind the brew includes a German duke who initiated the Oktoberfest celebrations by serving the beer during his wedding.

New Beer in the City

August 07 2015
  Our Grand Rapids warehouse is excited to begin distributing some new brands throughout the area. Last week we acquired the amazing, highly-regarded regional brewery, Goose Island Brewing Co. as well as some established imports with the acquisition of the Spaten, St. Pauli Girl and Franziskaner brands.     Goose Island Brewing Co.

U.S. Beer Industry Brews $253 Billion in Economic Activity

July 28 2015
A newly released report highlights the important role the beer industry plays in our country’s economic activity. According to the National Beer Wholesalers Association, who released the report, the beer industry plays a vital role in the economic wellbeing of the country through generating economic activity, tax revenue and the provision of direct employment.     “It can be said that beer truly serves America.

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Featured Beer

Goose Island Oktoberfest

Goose Island Oktoberfest

Brewed in the traditional Marzen style, Goose Island Oktoberfest pours a brilliant copper color with a bone white head.

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