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Founders Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Founders Brewing CompanyFounders Brewing Company

Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 144
Beer Ratings: 83,100
Beer Avg: 3.97

Taps: 18 / Bottles: 7
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
100
world-class

552 Ratings
Ratings: 552
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

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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scoobybrew

Indiana

3.34/5  rDev -26.6%
vibe: 2 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | $$$

We stopped in at Founders on a recent trip to Grand Rapids. The place had kind of a brewery-back room feel to it. “Divey”, but a clean kind of dive if that makes any sense. The selections on the chalkboard were incredibly had to read with the lighting present. It was a Saturday night and there were only two people working the place, so if you wanted a beer you had to go to the bar to get it. However, the staff seemed knowledgeable enough about the beer and were more than happy to pour you a pint (they were incredibly busy). The place was modestly filled until one of the local bands began to set up; apparently there was a show tonight. On our way out, we noticed a cover charge being taken. I always find this in very poor taste at a brewpub. Don't go here if you want to eat. Apparently the kitchen is only open for certain hours and I hear it's just snacky-sandwich stuff. Having said all that, I think the beer was very tasty, if not a bit pricey. Every beer I had (and tasting my wife's choices also) was of above average quality.

01-01-2007 13:53:25 | More by scoobybrew
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Founders Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, MI
100 out of 100 based on 552 ratings.