Wednesday, April 19, 2017

7 Monks Taproom Set to Open in Grand Rapids April 21

Written by  Paul Starr
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7 Monks Taproom will officially open its doors at 740 Michigan Street NE on April 21 ,2017 at 4 p.m. The opening will feature an impressive, one-of-a-kind selection of specialty beers that have been brewed specifically for 7 Monks over the years. 
Short's Funky Boss, Short’s Whatcha Whatcha Want, Mighty Things (a Brewery Vivant/Schilling Beer Co. Collaboration), Mendelian Inheritance from Spreciation Artisan Ales - even Jared’s Mom (from Odd Side Ales) will be there.

“We have been honored by great partnership’s with some of the nation’s leading breweries, and are thrilled to bring our own unique take on craft beer to Grand Rapids,” said co-owner Matt Cozzens.

That take, as co-owner Jim Smolak explains, will include 51 taps featuring seasonal craft beers from Grand Rapids, the state and around the world; an emphasis on Trappist beer; gastropub food highlighting Michigan products; live music; charitable events; and a taste of Northern Michigan served up by head chef Danielle Garlock.

7 Monks will also offer its popular Friar’s Union membership program at the Grand Rapids location. A lifetime membership, the benefits include $1 off all draft options, special food/beer pairings, tasting events, 20% off crowler fills and more.

Opening hours for the taproom will be from 4 to midnight on April 21 and 22, and 11 a.m. to midnight on April 23. Opening hours will be 3 p.m. to midnight Monday thru Thursday, 11 a.m. to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays, and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sundays. 7 Monks plans to open for lunch seven days a week beginning June 1.

To find out more about 7 Monks Taproom, please visit http://www.7monkstap.com/grand-rapids/.

About 7 Monks Taproom:

7 Monks Taproom is a craft beer bar and gastropub that has been named one of America’s 33 Best Beer Bar’s (2015) by Thrillist and to Draft Magazine’s 100 Best Beer Bars in America for three consecutive years. With a heavy focus on Belgian Ales, especially Trappist beer, European ales and lagers, 7 Monks also offers a variety of wine, cider, and the best craft beers from Michigan, the United States, and the world. 7 Monks-Traverse City is located at 128 S Union St., 7 Monks-Boyne City is located at 202 Lake Street, and 7 Monks-Grand Rapids (opening April 21, 2017) is located at 740 Michigan Street NE. Visit them online at 7MonksTap.com.

Paul Starr

Paul Starr

Paul Starr is the creator of the I'm a Beer Hound and one of the organizer and the driving force behind Art & Craft Beerfest, Lansing Beer Fest, Beerfest at the Ballpark Spring & Fall. When he's not working on Beer Hound he's probably watching the Lions, Tigers or Red Wings. Being a recent new Dad of twins, he doesn't have much extra time these days for mischief.