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Virtual Happy Hour in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Posted on March 30th, 2020

It’s no doubt that these are some strange times we’re living in, but what a great excuse to get creative and find even more ways to support each other virtually?

 

From wine and beer take out and doorstep delivery to live streaming concerts with some of our favorite local artists, we’ve listed a few fun and unique ways that you can still enjoy happy hour in Kalamazoo, but from the comfort and safety of your couch!

 

 

Nextdoor: A Wine Store

 

Nextdoor is an online wine & beer shop from the minds behind Kalamazoo wine & cocktail bar, Stamped Robin. Focusing on hand-picked selections from across the globe, Nextdoor aims to make shopping for great drinks easy, approachable and most importantly, delicious.

Customers can order for curbside pickup downtown at Stamped Robin, or Kalamazoo-area residents can receive same-day 2 hour delivery if ordered before 8:30pm. Delivery rates & availability are available on Nextdoor’s website.

Delivery is available 7 days a week – with a shortened Sunday delivery window of 11am-3pm.

 

 

 

 

Lawton Ridge Winery

 

All wines by the bottle are now 20% off and full cases are 25% off – and can be mixed. If you call ahead (269-372-9463) they can take payment over the phone and can bring wine to your car!

 

 

 

 

Bell’s General Store

 

Pick up beer to-go!

 

Must have ID ready at pickup; name on ID must match the name on the order. Persons must be over the age of 21 to order and pickup items. When you arrive, call the store (269-382-5712) and we will bring your order to you in your car!

*All prices include 6% MI sales tax and $0.10 per can/bottle deposit.

 

 

Also – tune in to the Eccentric Cafe Couch Series while you enjoy your virtual happy hour at home!

 

Since we can’t enjoy shows in the Back Room until further notice, Bell’s has moved their Back Room to Instagram Live!

 

 

 

 

Brite Eyes Brewing

 

Brite Eyes is open for carry out Tuesday-Saturday from 11:30-7:30. Call ahead at (269)220-5001 to put in your howler or growler order and they’ll have it ready in no time, or use their online ordering feature if you’re just picking up food.

 

 

 

 

One Well Brewing

 

One Well Brewing is offering to-go beer and meals that you can order quick and easily online! Once you place your order online, you will be given a time window that your order will be ready. Come to the pub and stay in your car and call them @ (269) 459-9240 when you get arrive. They’ll have one of their wonderful staff members bring your order out to you.

 

 

 

 

Presidential Brewing

 

Presidential Brewing is offering beer delivery right to your doorstep on Tuesdays! Order online before 3pm Tuesday, and get fresh Presidential beer delivered to your doorstep – including their brand new, absolutely delicious, juice bomb in a can Rutherford B. Haze. Delivery radius expanded to 10 miles!

 

Don’t forget to check out their Facebook page to catch one of their Social Distancing Live Stream Sessions! They post the name and info of each artist, along with their Venmo and Paypal information, so you can continue to tip and support these musicians during this time.

 

 

 

Wax Wings Brewing

 

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We will be open today for pick-up and take-out ONLY from 4-8pm. Any online order placed before 8pm will be ready at 8pm. Online orders can be placed at: https://waxwingsbrewing.square.site/ Any delivery order placed before 5pm will be delivered today between 6-8pm. To place a delivery order, simply select “home delivery” on order page and enter your address and phone number in the required text field. At this time, we can only accommodate delivery within 15 miles of Wax Wings. CANS AVAILABLE TODAY: PASTRY THE GARGLE (Milk Stout/16oz crowler) [this was intended to be tap-only; please keep cold and drink fresh] BELOW THE MERIDIAN (TIPA/16oz can) FEVERISH THOUGHTS (Fruited Sour/16oz can) CANDY PAINT GATOR SKIN SEATS (Fruited Sour/16oz crowler) CONDOR VALLEY UPSIDE-DOWN (Fruited Sour/16oz can) ON THE GARGLE (Milk Stout/16oz crowler) ADAM THE WIZ (Kellerbier/16oz crowler) We will offer daily updates to available beers. Tomorrow we will begin offering coffee beans from our friends @greenglasscoffee in Paw Paw to include in your order. Thank you for your love and support during this time! ❤️ • • • #beertogo #freshcans #kalamazoo #mibeer

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All orders MUST be placed online. At this time, they will not be accepting cash or payment on arrival or accepting orders in person.

All Curbside Pick-Up and Delivery orders must be placed at least 30 minutes before the end of that day’s pick-up hours to be ready same day.
Delivery:
Delivery is free for orders $25 and over or a flat $5 fee for under $25 and is offered within a 15 mile radius of Wax Wings. Please add the “FREE DELIVERY” or “DELIVERY” item to your cart and fill in the required text field with your address and phone number.
Curbside Pick-Up:
Park in front of Wax Wings. A server will come out, check your ID and bring out your order. If requested, the server will be happy to place your order in the backseat or trunk for you.

 

 

Other breweries in West Michigan that are offering food for take-out or delivery

 

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Our company finds itself at the crossroads of craft beer and tourism — two industries profoundly affected by the ongoing coronavirus. In line with steps being taken across the globe, our events are suspended until we hear otherwise. We intend to reschedule existing events to a time period more suitable to these types of activities. Our guests who have made purchases will be issued credits to be used within 12 months of whenever normalcy returns. We sympathize with our friends at independent breweries, retailers, bars and restaurants, hotels, bed-and-breakfasts and transportation providers. We’ve worked alongside you for years to elevate our region and create memorable experiences. We’ll do it again. We also know these friends are some of the best people in our communities. A lot of us aren’t in these respective fields because the work is easy. That mindset will start paying dividends as we navigate these unprecedented waters. We encourage our guests to support our local businesses by either purchasing gift cards or making takeout food and beer orders. We’re excited for the day when we can get together and raise a pint of Michigan beer high. Until then, stay safe and do what you can to support each other. Thank you and cheers!

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Our friends over at West Michigan Beer Tours have put together a comprehensive list of additional Kalamazoo and West Michigan breweries that you can continue to support during this time!

 

For more ways to support the community and discover Kalamazoo from anywhere, check out our Virtual Kalamazoo page!

 

If you are offering beer or wine delivery and/or pick up in the Kalamazoo area, please contact Alyssa Seedorff with the details and we can get your business added to this post.