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Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Brewing CompanyFounders Brewing Company
BA SCORE
100
world-class

605 Ratings
Ratings: 605
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 dorianmarley:
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dorianmarley

Ohio

4.59/5  rDev +0.7%

The brewery has their equipment on display, through large glass walls. If you go at the right time, you can see them actually brewing. The beers on tap are not especially plentiful, but they carry enough rare beers on location that it always makes the trip worth it. The staff is very friendly, and will reward your enthusiasm with bumber stickers and other memorabilia. The vibe is great: dark, warm, midwestern simplicity. I have not tried the food, but plenty of people are always eating when I go. If you want to try some Founder's that you have never even heard of before, go to the source.

02-22-2012 02:51:15 | More by dorianmarley
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Vogt52

Maryland

4.4/5  rDev -3.5%

08-21-2014 03:06:38 | More by Vogt52
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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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Founders Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, MI
100 out of 100 based on 605 ratings.