Items Tagged with 'Jason Spaulding'


Vivant’s vision for growth is deeper, not wider

Brewery keeps its focus on making Grand Rapids a better place.

July 8, 2016
As breweries across the United States strive to produce and distribute more, Brewery Vivant continues to focus on its local community. Read More

Brewery Vivant brings the wood

Festival celebrates ‘risky’ sour beers that are aged in wooden containers.

September 11, 2015
When Jason Spaulding first tasted a gueuze, a type of beer from Belgium, he was not impressed. Read More

Inside Track: Brewery Vivant is a good business and a good neighbor

Jason Spaulding learned from his experience and travels in Europe that there’s more to a brewery than making good beer.

August 8, 2014
The idea of making a career of beer has become an accepted premise in Grand Rapids, and few have done it better than Jason Spaulding. Read More

Video: Brewery Vivant co-owners discuss Belgian beer — and new markets

March 7, 2013
During a live video chat Thursday at, Brewery Vivant’s co-owners, Kris and Jason Spaulding, discussed their plans to expand their distribution footprint to several potential states — and invited the beer community to weigh in on the decision. Read More

Video Chat: Brewery Vivant's Jason and Kris Spaulding field your posted questions

February 26, 2013
With a desire to explore new ventures, Jason Spaulding left New Holland Brewing Co. in 2005 — a company he helped found — but he wasn’t exactly sure what to do next. Read More