Grand Valley Brewing Company

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Clix Malt Liquor
Manufacturer Grand Valley Brewing Company
Introduced 1939
Style Stout

The Grand Valley Brewing Company was founded in 1937 in Ionia, Michigan. It created the first malt liquor brewed in the United States.[1]

Brewery owner 'Click' Koerber is the creator of the process and owner of the patent[2] that details the production of Clix malt liquor.

In addition to Clix Malt Liquor, the Grand Valley Brewing Company created a Stout beer using the same process.


  1. ^ A Story without Heroes: The Cautionary Tale of Malt Liquor Archived 2006-12-03 at the Wayback Machine. A History of Malt Liquor. April 30, 2005. Accessed on November 20, 2007.
  2. ^ US Patent Office, #2442806 June 1948

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