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Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Brewing CompanyFounders Brewing Company
BA SCORE
100
world-class

604 Ratings
Ratings: 604
Reviews: 265
rAvg: 4.56
pDev: 8.77%
Active Beers: 145
Beer Ratings: 85,678
Beer Avg: 3.96
Taps: 18
Bottles: 7
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

235 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49503
United States
phone: (616) 776-1195

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @foundersbrewing

Notes:
Monday - Saturday: 11am - 2am
Sunday: 12pm - 12am
Non-smoking Indoors, huge front porch for smoking. (heated winter room coming!)
Much larger room, with huge 25-seat custom mahogany bar.
Expanded Deli Menu and Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 11am-11pm
Sunday: 12pm-11pm
Store: 12pm-8pm
Live Music Thursdays and Saturdays featuring Stage, House PA and Sound
Pool Table, Real Dart Board, and Shuffleboard.

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Reviews by AllThingsNinja:
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AllThingsNinja

Massachusetts

4.56/5  rDev 0%

The Founder's Brewery Taproom is a truly pleasant beer drinking environment. I swung by on a warm afternoon in May. The porch was open, as were the windows. An 80s dead show provided some quiet background music.

The custom mahogany bar was easily the most pleasant that I have had the pleasure to sit next. It seemed lkike it was designed just to fit me. Of course, this can't be the case. My wife is much smaller and found it equally comfortable.

The beers were excellent, and the waitstaff very attentive. Of course, it was an afternoon shift. While there were a ghood number of people there, I couldn't call it packed. They did seem to be doing a large number of growler fills, but my glass was never left empty.

05-21-2008 23:50:32 | More by AllThingsNinja
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ParkbrauFan

Iowa

5/5  rDev +9.6%

08-19-2014 15:46:35 | More by ParkbrauFan
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ms333

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

08-19-2014 01:32:54 | More by ms333
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bwood06

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

Great place to eat, have a drink, and have a get together with friends. Awesome beer selection with various price ranges. Founder's actually serves some of their beers in glasses other than pint glasses which is a nice break from the norm.

08-18-2014 23:11:05 | More by bwood06
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TX-Badger

Texas

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

08-17-2014 01:55:03 | More by TX-Badger
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jwenzel019

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

08-16-2014 15:59:42 | More by jwenzel019
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Sparty1224

Michigan

5/5  rDev +9.6%

Lived in GR for 4 years, and have to say, without a doubt, this is my favorite brewery of all time. Homer bias? Fine. Nostalgia? Yes. But boy do they make some great beer. Plus the food is outstanding, and the music/environment is one of a kind. New beer garden takes it to another level. A must visit for any beer lover.

08-16-2014 02:35:22 | More by Sparty1224
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StevanTheVegan

Florida

5/5  rDev +9.6%

08-15-2014 21:25:41 | More by StevanTheVegan
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domfreego

Michigan

5/5  rDev +9.6%

08-15-2014 20:28:33 | More by domfreego
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Dgiand

Michigan

5/5  rDev +9.6%

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Founders Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, MI
100 out of 100 based on 604 ratings.