Kelli Williams

Kelli Williams loves to sing and play bass guitar in between her endless duties as a Mom to two daughters, writer, event planner, school volunteer, and marketing assistant to local bars and breweries around her home in Grand Rapids, Michigan. When Kelli’s not in a bar, brewery, or fighting for justice in her invisible jet, you can find her relaxing with an IPA on her sofa… or on a Lake Michigan beach in the summer. Kelli has been writing original content at MommaNeedsABeer.com since 2009, where she believes that sometimes, ya gotta put a little alcohol on it.

Area breweries are teaming up with local award-winning homebrewers to take part in the inaugural Beer City Pro-Am, collaborating on the creation and brewing of original recipes which will go on tap in their respective breweries throughout the Grand Rapids area starting in late July. The winner will take home the coveted Beer City Pro-Am […]

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich —  Craft Beer Cellar Grand Rapids, a bottle shop offering a vast selection of craft beer will celebrate its Grand Opening at 404 Ionia Ave. S.W. on Saturday, March 18 with craft beer tastings, fresh donuts, raffles, and WGRD broadcasting live. The store is a sector of the Craft Beer Cellar franchise, […]

Our Brewing

Our Brewing Company, a micro-brewery, small winery, and micro-distillery in the heart of downtown Holland, MI is still “smaller on purpose”—but they have recently added a twist to their lineup: draft cocktails. What exactly are draft cocktails? One thirst-inducing example of what to expect when ordering a draft cocktail would be Our Brewing Company’s own […]

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich —  Groove along with the Grand Rapids Area Brewing Community for a Festival on Calder Plaza to celebrate Beer City as the sun goes down on Saturday, August 13 from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m., with a VIP hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. This 21 and over ticketed event will offer festival goers the […]

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — New West Michigan Non-Profit Guild has organized to raise awareness of the craft brewing culture within the community by forming Beer City Brewers Guild 501(c)(6). A vehicle for events, collaborations, charitable giving, and knowledge sharing. Since 2012 Grand Rapids Area Breweries and supporting businesses have collaborated to make Beer City a better […]