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Founders Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Founders Brewing CompanyFounders Brewing Company

Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 144
Beer Ratings: 83,204
Beer Avg: 3.97

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

555 Ratings
Ratings: 555
Reviews: 263
rAvg: 4.56
pDev: 8.33%
$$ - 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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sternamagrapha7x

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

12-05-2013 20:54:10 | More by sternamagrapha7x
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DbbC

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -1.3%

12-05-2013 18:10:12 | More by DbbC
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

5/5  rDev +9.6%

12-05-2013 05:41:49 | More by Gatordaddy
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DMarlinJ

Michigan

4.56/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75 | $$

I have been in to get take home bottles, buy stuff at the store and recently had lunch. Went in the day after Thanksgiving to do some shopping, then had a couple of the class 3 beers and a bowl of chili. Both were excellent. It was quite busy but I got served promptly and my server even went to the other bar to get the beer I wanted because it was not at the bar I was sitting at.
The people that sat down next to me did have a bit of a wait to get noticed, I was surprised it took a bit long. It was getting busier though.

Talking with the different bartenders was fun. They definitely knew their stuff on beer and I learned a few new things. I enjoyed my visit, great stop for lunch.

12-05-2013 01:21:50 | More by DMarlinJ
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2heartedzombie

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

12-03-2013 23:53:18 | More by 2heartedzombie
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leprakhan

California

5/5  rDev +9.6%

12-03-2013 06:23:35 | More by leprakhan
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teledeluxe

Illinois

4.01/5  rDev -12.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75 | $$

Beer hall atmosphere - you either love it or hate it. It was clean, wasn't too loud and no one seems obnoxious despite there being a game on. Would be better if it was more like a traditional german beer hall and a little less like a sports bar. Staff seemed pretty good overall but our waitress was slow at best - perhaps a little overworked. Good news is I liked everything I had. Food was pretty decent. Beer was great.

12-02-2013 21:23:46 | More by teledeluxe
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mymasterpiece75

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

12-02-2013 20:52:15 | More by mymasterpiece75
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cd_beer_disapear

Ohio

5/5  rDev +9.6%

12-02-2013 18:53:29 | More by cd_beer_disapear
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GRBLUE12

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +4.2%

12-01-2013 20:31:13 | More by GRBLUE12
Founders Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, MI
100 out of 100 based on 555 ratings.