Founders Brewing Company

BEER AVG
3.97/5
Founders Brewing CompanyFounders Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

235 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49503
United States

(616) 776-1195 | map
foundersbrewing.com

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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BEER STATS
Beers:
105
Ratings:
134,948
Reviews:
32,307
PLACE STATS
Score:
98
Ratings:
1,069
Reviews:
313
Avg:
4.4
pDev:
4.55%
 
 
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Ratings: 1,069 |  Reviews: 313
Photo of fatsamus
4.1/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Great place to enjoy some classic craft beers!

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Photo of atone315
4.4/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of S-Man
3.16/5  rDev -28.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 1.5

Low rating for selection because I am not a diehard hop or stout fan. They dominate the menu.

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Photo of LotzofHopz
5/5  rDev +13.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Deggar
4.45/5  rDev +1.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Winston3737
4.88/5  rDev +10.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Jeffrey84
4.58/5  rDev +4.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of onlymurderers
5/5  rDev +13.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Ohiovania
4.41/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of mluchies
4.89/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Hands down the best brewery in the country. The BEST beer in Beer City USA.

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Photo of travelguy
5/5  rDev +13.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Tarabeth
4.71/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of jrs3994243
4.78/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Great selection with CBS, multiple KBS, Backwoods Bastard and Sweet Repute selections on tap. Food was outstanding and set ice was good.

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Photo of montesown
4.21/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

Always a great time here. Several vintage beers placed on tap - including CBS and KBS from past years. Excellent local bands at night. Food is ok, but really - who is here for the food and not the FUN!

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Photo of Schmuckles
4.7/5  rDev +6.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of BigRedDog
4.85/5  rDev +10.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Buck_Jones
4.61/5  rDev +4.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of ystazi
4.23/5  rDev -3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of JasonHaviland
4.69/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 3.75

Photo of psweendogg
4.68/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of raeman70
3.85/5  rDev -12.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of pfhanlon
3.7/5  rDev -15.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 1

Photo of jeffreyfred79
4.48/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of HobbNobber
4.71/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Phoodcritic
4.89/5  rDev +11.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Founders Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, MI
3.97 out of 5 based on 134,948 ratings.
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