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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Petoskey Brewing coming to West Side Beer Distributing

November 06 2015
THE HISTORY OF THE “OLD BREWERY”   The building known as the “Old Brewery” was first completed in 1898 and was used to brew Petoskey Sparkle beer until 1915. According to a 1973 article in the Petoskey News, the Petoskey Brewing Company was originally owned by Frank and Garrett Fochtman, A. Bremmeyr and John Zaiger, who also acted as the Brewmaster.

Perrin Can Release

September 11 2015
We may have just celebrated a national holiday but this coming Monday it is sure be a party in Grand Rapids with the release of Perrin Brewing Co. package. Making sure that their home base is taken care of, Perrin Brewing Co. will be launching their 6-pack, 12-ounce can line in the Grand Rapids market only starting Monday, September 14.

Pumpkin Pairings

September 04 2015
When the leaves begin to fade to orange and red hues, there is enough of a chill in the air to produce a shiver and the last of the harvest is being brought in then it is pumpkin beer season.  With pumpkin beer season right around the corner, we’ve done the research to create the perfect pairing choices to enjoy the season through an explosion of flavor.

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Featured Beer

Bud Light Cran-Brrr-Rita

Bud Light Cran-Brrr-Rita

The limited edition, Bud Light Cran-Brrr-Rita is back for the holiday season.

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