GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WZZM) -- Crowds packed a new Grand Rapids restaurant Friday night on its first day of business.
Gravity Taphouse Grille is on the East Beltline at I-96. It offers more than 60 different beers on tap, food pairings, and indoor and outdoor seating.
Almost half of the draft beers are from Michigan, and happy hour is tailored around local brews.
General Manager Kristin Kent said, "Each one of our locations is extremely unique, and we felt like...we wanted to have something unique to Grand Rapids. Great beer, with a lot of the brew pubs around here, great food with our restaurants downtown -- and we wanted to bring the two together."
Gravity's beer expert is just one of 40 Certified Cicerones in Michigan and the youngest in the country. Cicerones go through certain training to become an expert who chooses an establishment's beer.