The Top 10 Breweries of Grand Rapids According To Yelp

Proudly titled as ‘Beer City USA’ according to USA today’s ‘Best Beer Scene’, Grand Rapids is still holding strong. In fact, Yelp Grand Rapids teamed up with the data team to create a recent list of Grand Rapids’ top-rated breweries according to Yelp in 2017 so far. Read on for the list, and hopefully be compelled to pay one (or all) of these great breweries a visit for a refreshing local Grand Rapids beer. Cheers! 

Methodology: This is a list of the top 10 Breweries in Grand Rapids according to Yelp based on reviews written by locals, like you! (people who have Grand Rapids listed as their primary location on their Yelp profile). All the businesses on this list are in the Brewery category on Yelp and are places where one can enjoy a delicious, locally-crafted beer. “Best” was determined by an algorithm that considered review trends in the last year and overall brewery ratings in Grand Rapids.

Harmony Brewing Company
Photo by David S

Each year, Grand Rapids sees more and more top rated breweries added to the scene due in part to to a slew of local breweries that started it all, like Founders Brewing Company. Though you might not see every brewery in Grand Rapids on the list, it is important to note that every brewery in this phenomenal city has the essential qualities responsible for Grand Rapid’s thriving beer scene: they each have a story to tell and are worth our support and patronage. Cheers!

The Mitten Brewing Company
Photo by Ashley W

Creston Brewery
Photo by Amanda L

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Yelp Grand Rapids’ Top 10 Breweries in 2017

  1. Brewery Vivant
  2. The Mitten Brewing Company
  3. Harmony Brewing Company
  4. Thornapple Brewing
  5. City Built Brewing
  6. The Knickerbocker
  7. Creston Brewery
  8. Atwater Brewery
  9. Greyline Brewing
  10. Harmony Hall

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the Top 10 list! Let us know on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram with #YelpBrewTop10.