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Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Brewing CompanyFounders Brewing Company

630 Ratings
Ratings: 630
Reviews: 269
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 8.75%
Active Beers: 145
Beer Ratings: 87,395
Beer Avg: 3.97
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

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 RocPorterFanatic:
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4.22/5  rDev -7.7%

I stopped by Founders on my way home from Traverse City. We had time to stay for 1 pint and a walk through the gift shop.

We were greeted the minute we sat down at the bar, by a pleasant staff. They were out of quite a few things, but they all pointed out that Breakfast Stout had just been tapped, which happens to be my favorite beer. I probably took too much time enjoying my pint, but it just felt right being at the brewery, sipping on a pint, revelling in a beautiful summer day.

I walked through the gift shop, and was really pleased with the selection. I ended up picking up a shirt and a coffee mug, for a total of $28. At other breweries I've seen the same items go for as much as $40, so the price was definitely appealing.

I cannot wait to go back for a longer visit and try the food, and dig deeper into the tap list.

08-01-2011 19:31:20 | More by RocPorterFanatic
More User Reviews:
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

09-02-2014 19:08:15 | More by ackeeper
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

It’s a great place to stop at in Grand Rapids. It's large and there are two bars to grab pints and one outside in the beer garden if in season. There isn't much of a line to wait in other than the food line. It was crowed, but at the same time didn't seem crowed. Go here, it's awesome.

09-02-2014 13:27:53 | More by NewGlarusFan
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4.9/5  rDev +7.2%

09-01-2014 16:45:24 | More by jbruss32
Photo of simplejj81


5/5  rDev +9.4%

08-30-2014 23:17:09 | More by simplejj81
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4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

08-30-2014 11:18:59 | More by baerb69
Photo of jimmygord


4.25/5  rDev -7%

Good spot. Great beer. Wish I wasn't there on a week night. Friendly staff. Looks like a great place to spend an Autumn day. Fireplaces blazing outside, delicious beer inside. The choices in the gift shop were dizzying. Very reasonably priced. Def a great destination.

08-30-2014 05:02:25 | More by jimmygord
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3.75/5  rDev -17.9%

08-29-2014 13:54:28 | More by chillwave22
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

08-28-2014 19:30:30 | More by NappyB
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5/5  rDev +9.4%

08-28-2014 01:23:30 | More by Phenwayphrank74
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Founders Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, MI
100 out of 100 based on 630 ratings.