KDaLe: Brewery Visits and Homebrew Competition

KDaLe: Brewery Events and Homebrew Competition

It’s the return of KDaLe! Interact with local brewers and learn about the industry while tasting some delicious beverages. Enjoy the Michigan winter by brewing your own book-themed beer and tasting some past winning home brews at our Tap Takeover.

All programs are for ages 21 and up.

KDaLe Quest

Contest open January 3 – August 31

Attend KDaLe brewing classes at our branches, read brewing books, visit our brewery partners and win prizes! Use the Beanstack app to complete tasks and automatically enter to win monthly prize drawings from each of our participating breweries. Complete five tasks in the app and earn a KDaLe pint glass. Complete 15 tasks and win a KDaLe growler! Follow us on Instagram for updates on which brewery prizes we’ll be giving away each month.

Home Brewing Classes

Attend brewing classes on topics from beer homebrewing to how to making kombucha at your local library branch.

Brewery Tours

See how a professional brewery works.

Brewery Tours

Tap Takeover

Coming in Late Summer or Early Fall: Join us at Horrocks Market as we celebrate the 7th year of KDaLe with a special KDaLe tap takeover. Winning beers from past champions of the KDaLe Homebrew Contest will be on tap. Sample all of these great new local brews, and meet a few of the brewers who created them.


Visit our brewery partners and solve the scavenger hunt clue at each one. Submit your answer in the Beanstack app to earn prizes.

Brass Ring
Brewery Vivant
Broad Leaf Brewery & Spirits
Cedar Springs Brewing Co
Creston Brewing
Founders Brewing
Fountain Hill Brewery - GRCC
Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery
Horrocks Market
Jaden James (Cascade Cellars)
Küsterer Brauhaus

Perrin Brewing Co.
Pike 51 Brewery
Railtown Brewing Company
Rockford Brewing Company
Speciation Artisan Ales
The Mitten Brewing Company
Third Nature Brewing Co
Thornapple Brewing
TwoGuys Brewing
Vander Mill Cider

Homebrew Competition

Registration is open through January 27, 2023. The first 50 applicants will be accepted.


KDaLe: Best Brewing Non Fiction

The when, why and how-tos for all your beer brewing needs!

KDaLe: Best Beer Stories

Good beer and great stories go hand in hand - a mix and match of fiction and nonfiction brewing related tales.
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