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Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Brewing CompanyFounders Brewing Company
BA SCORE
3.95/5
Very Good
132,839 Ratings
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:
Mahou San Miguel has a 30% ownership stake since 2014.


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:
106
Reviews:
31,653
Ratings:
132,839
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
4.54/5
Reviews:
317
Ratings:
1,089
pDev:
10.13%
 
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Photo of southsidejoe8089
4.58/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of j_dombrowski
4.03/5  rDev -11.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5

Photo of beerdedrinken
3.35/5  rDev -26.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 2.25

Service wasn't great but awesome atmosphere and good beer

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Photo of FaradayUncaged
4.8/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of BDeibs
4.39/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of ZanderMcKay
4.41/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of midmichmatt
4.6/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of hardysf
5/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Went for KBS release party. Long lines, but that was to be expected. Great Beer and Great Food.

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Photo of jjwisenheimer
5/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of WestMichiganWhaler
4.4/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 3 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Hippity-Hoppity
4.83/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of brouwer
4.73/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of JonBeer
4.73/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of williamjbauer
4.6/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Prager62
4.65/5  rDev +2.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of lemmy187
4.06/5  rDev -10.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of TomCat11
4.89/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of teamwiggum
4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of MSEGUIN
4.34/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of MFauver35
4.43/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of fatsamus
4.1/5  rDev -9.7%
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 -3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of S-Man
3.16/5  rDev -30.4%
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 +10.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Deggar
4.45/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Founders Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, MI
Brewery rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 132,839 ratings
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