Tag: Founders Brewing Company

The Year in Beer: Breaking Down 2019 By The Numbers by

Limited, higher alcohol, American-style IPAs, Stouts, and Sours from a select group of American brewers apparently dominated palates and discussions on BeerAdvocate in 2019.

The Year in Beer: Breaking Down 2018’s Ratings and Reviews By The Numbers by

During the 2018 calendar year, users added more than 70,600 unique beers to the site. That averages out to over 193 new beers every day.

5 Sources of Inspiration for Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout 6 Degrees of Fermentation by

Founders head brewer Jeremy Kosmicki reveals the five beverages that inspired Kentucky Breakfast Stout, from Redhook Double Black Stout to Jim Beam.

March 2017 News: Good Food Awards, Pussy Riot Beer Gains Support, Barley Contracts Slashed, and a Biodigester for Founders News by

In a roundup of beer news, 13 breweries win Good Food Awards for sustainability; Colorado Trump protest beer gains additional support; Anheuser-Busch, MillerCoors cut back Montana barley contracts; and Michigan builds a biodigester to treat Founders wastewater.

Growing Local: Neighborhood Hop Farms Provide Brewers with Terroir Behind the Bines by

As hop farm acreage swells beyond the Pacific Northwest, more breweries showcase local hops in seasonal beers.

Sap on Tap: Brewing with Liquid Gold The Blending House by

In regions known for maple syrup production, brewers embrace the many flavors that come from brewing with liquid gold.

Nick VanCourt of Ore Dock Brewing Company Going Pro by

Nick VanCourt brews beer in Michigan, which means his peers are some of the best the US has to offer. He’s stood out by keeping his beers grounded in a sensibility that’s more European than brawling American.

Breakfast of Champions Kindred Spirits by

Bring the beer cocktail concept to breakfast with the Breakfast of Champions, a coffee-infused martini made with vodka and rich Coffee Stout.

Craft Beer in the Public Arena Draft Picks by

Baseball and beer have always gone together. But craft beer? Here’s a region-by-region look at how ballparks are responding to increasing demand for better beer.

Does Extreme Beer Really Exist? Last Call by

Mike Stevens of Founders Brewing Company questions the use of “extreme” when dealing with the evolution of an industry.

Three Threads Three Threads by

Mike Stevens, Shane Welch and Greg Koch weigh in on current craft beer prices, and how they affect the consumer.

Is Barrel-Aging Trite? Beer Smack by

While the packing and aging of beer in wooden barrels isn’t a new concept, the past decade or so has witnessed a growing trend in brewers experimenting with oak-aging every beer style under the sun.

Don’t Believe the Special Release Hype!? Beer Smack by

There’s a growing trend among brewers to craft a big beer, name it something demonic or outlandish, and create a big buzz around its release by using grassroots word-of-mouth marketing.

Mike Stevens of Founders Brewing Going Pro by

Founders Brewing Company brews the kind of beers its brewers want to drink, and by gleefully smashing every convention it can get its hands on, the brewery has gained a rabid following.

Price Creep: The Destroyer of Community, Enemy of Egalitarianism Unfiltered by

Will beer’s explosive price growth put it beyond the reach of uninitiated consumers before they get a chance to experiment?