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Founders Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Founders Brewing CompanyFounders Brewing Company
BA SCORE
100
world-class

757 Ratings
Ratings: 757
Reviews: 274
rAvg: 4.56
pDev: 10.75%
Active Beers: 114
Beer Ratings: 93,096
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

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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4.6/5  rDev +0.9%

Just a great place to have a beer. There's usually between 8 and 15 beers on tap, with a handful of favorites typically represented as well as quickly rotating smaller batches, often variations on a nitro stout and their pale ale. Often, these small batches are real gems, with offerings like their Chocolate Rye Porter and Nutty Professor Nut Stout really standing out. Typically great service; sometimes when the place gets extremely busy it's tougher to refill the pint glass, though.

Situated in a classic brewpub setting- an old factory building with high ceilings and hardwood floors in the northern part of downtown. There is a pool table, but the place is mostly set up for conversation. Nice music selections in their jukebox. They bring in quite a few bands each month, as well.

If you want food, arrive between 11 AM and 2 PM when they serve lunch; the sandwiches come from a local cafe, and they are giant and quite good. Otherwise, popcorn is available, and peanuts are usually available for $1.50 a tray.

A must stop if you're in Grand Rapids.

Silphium, Jan 10, 2005
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Founders Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, MI
100 out of 100 based on 757 ratings.