Winter Beer Fest part of a booming business

Posted at 7:05 PM, Feb 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-26 19:05:42-05

COMSTOCK PARK -- The 11th annual Winter Beer Fest is going on this weekend, and there is something for everyone there with over a thousand varieties of Michigan craft brews to choose from. The festival isn't just good news for beer lovers, it's also good news for local breweries and other spin-off business in West Michigan.

In Kent County alone, over 42,000 visitors come to sample the areas growing beer industry. These people are part of a 12 million dollar economic output every year for the county.