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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Latest News

Anheuser-Busch Invests in Beer

June 24 2015
The beer business in the U.S. is growing and strengthening and will continue to do so with further support from Anheuser-Busch InBev. Anheuser-Busch announced an investment of $1.7 billion into the U.S. brewing industry, including agriculture, packaging and distributing operations. The amount will be distributed over the next several years until 2018.

BrewBround Session Notes

June 12 2015
    In  #TBT fashion, we are spending this Thursday reviewing insights gained, trends examined and craft beer celebrated at last week’s Brewbound Session in Chicago. The guest list was impressive and the beer tasted delicious while the presentations and discussions delved into the development of craft beer, the current state of affairs and upcoming trends within the industry.

June Beer Releases

June 03 2015
June heralds in the start of summer  throughout the West Side Beer locations with returning and brand new beer releases. Sip on and celebrate summer!    Perrin Brewing Co. VPA  A returning limited specialty from Perrin Brewing Co. is now available for summer.

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Featured Beer

Shiner Prickly Pear

Shiner Prickly Pear

A unique summer seasonal made from the fruit of the prickly pear, a cactus native to Shiner, Texas. The beer features a tart and citrusy flavor and a crisp finish. 4.9% ABV 20 IBUs

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