Founders Brewing Company
Active Beers: 144
Beer Ratings: 81,975
Beer Avg: 3.96
Taps: 18 / Bottles: 7
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: Y
Ratings: 537 | Reviews: 263 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by jcompton:
4.55/5 rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4 | $$
i had read many posts on the beer from founders, so when i found out i was going to GR for work i planned a trip to the brewery. I tried the breakfast stout a few days before going, and was impressed. however, when i got to the brewery the first thing i noticed was the lack of selection of beers on tap. The only four beers they had were the pale ale, ipa, red rye, and dirty bastard. all of which are above average beers, but i was excited to try the some of their other beers. The food was above average for pub fare. all in all it was a good experience. if i were to go back to GR i'd hit it up again. i would just prefer to have 8 or 10 beers to choice from when visiting a brewpub.
edit: went to founders last night (tuesday evening). i believe they had 14 brews on tap. i had a Canadian Break Stout, a Breakfast Stout, and a few Centenniel IPAs. my one gripe last time i came was the selection. i didn't take into account that they had just moved and were n't in full operation. i've only been to 15-20 brewpubs, but this one is definitely my favorite. a must visit when in Grand Rapids.
03-30-2009 01:32:04 | More by jcompton
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