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Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Brewing CompanyFounders Brewing Company

652 Ratings
Ratings: 652
Reviews: 270
rAvg: 4.57
pDev: 8.75%
Active Beers: 146
Beer Ratings: 89,022
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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Photo of Bridog57
5/5  rDev +9.4%

Bridog57, Mar 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -1.5%

DNICE555, Mar 29, 2014
Photo of Sam_Gladieux
4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Sam_Gladieux, Mar 29, 2014
Photo of Bpierso1
4.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Bpierso1, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of Cosho
5/5  rDev +9.4%

Cosho, Mar 26, 2014
Photo of dohm179
5/5  rDev +9.4%

dohm179, Mar 26, 2014
Photo of JWinkel
5/5  rDev +9.4%

JWinkel, Mar 25, 2014
Photo of craft_shannie
4.7/5  rDev +2.8%

was super excited to visit for the first time & bring home some KBS. visited tap room early thursday afternoon, 3/28. expansive & open space with a long beautiful bar, w. plenty of tables & outdoor seating. still, it was still a chore to find some open seats. no class 3 beers, only one class 2 (curmudgeon), with mostly standard class 1 beers. sampled diamond mt brown, empire strikes bitter, exp 7272, and dirty bastard. service was good considering the amount of ppl there. given the crowd, didn't order food from the window - and just settled on pretzels & the centennial IPA mustard. (its super good).

yes, founders does beer extremely well & we enjoyed our beers & shared a few laughs while visiting, but in terms of the tap room itself, i was a bit disappointed. i prefer a more intimate and personal experience. but, it was KBS release - and i left w. my KBS so how disappointed can i be, right?

re-review based on return visit for 2014 kbs. the expansion is complete & just makes the space very relaxed, comfortable, and manageable for the numbers founders commands. staff is freaking excellent. kbs on tap was a real treat. kbs week was very, very well done. big fan.

craft_shannie, Mar 25, 2014
Photo of GRFounder
5/5  rDev +9.4%

GRFounder, Mar 25, 2014
Photo of Brenden1
5/5  rDev +9.4%

Brenden1, Mar 24, 2014
Founders Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, MI
100 out of 100 based on 652 ratings.