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Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Brewing CompanyFounders Brewing Company

Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 142
Beer Ratings: 81,487
Beer Avg: 3.96

Taps: 18 / Bottles: 7
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: Y

527 Ratings
Ratings: 527
Reviews: 263
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 8.35%
$$ - reasonable
[ 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

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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District of Columbia

4.6/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4 | $$

Visited here a while ago, and really enjoyed myself.

The room is almost like a big beer hall or a beer hall mixed with a small concert venue, and I really dig the whole atmosphere and feeling of space. Really long cool bar as well and a lot of easy to read tap lists.

The beers are served amazingly at the right temp with good glassware, and the prices are very reasonable! Some of the servers seemed sort of disinterested but then some of them went way out of their way to help my wife and I with getting the merchandise and more that we needed.

The taps seem like they keep some rare stuff on there: They had a test run of Devil Dancer, Kaiser Curmugeon, their new Session IPA, and a couple other things that have not been distributed so that was really cool and makes it really worth it to stop in and check out what they have.

For food, I only really had the cheese dip with the bread and sesame sticks so I can't comment too much on that, but overall it's not really a restaurant first, it's a bar first, though they looked like they had a huge amount of cool looking sandwiches I would try if I came back.

Overall a great experience at one of my all time favorite breweries.

07-07-2011 22:45:14 | More by Dreadnaught33
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Founders Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, MI
100 out of 100 based on 527 ratings.