Founders Brewing Co.
235 Grandville Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
United States
Phone: 616-776-1195
Established: 1997
Official site:
Last updated: 10/9/2010 3:15:09 PM
This address is a Brewpub - A beer company that brews beer on site and offers a full food menu like a restaurant.
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Mike Stevens and Dave Engbers both had steady jobs when they decided to chase their dreams and open a brewery—which meant writing a business plan, quitting their jobs, and taking out giant loans. They figured if you’re going to live life, you ought to live it hard, without regrets.

After some initial challenges, due to making well balanced but unremarkable beers, we were on the verge of bankruptcy. It was at this point that the origina...
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Blushing Monk Belgian Razz  This beer is an alias of Founders Blushing Monk
Founder's Backstage Series Double Barrel Bourbon IPA  IPA 3.2251
Founder's Endurance Ale  This beer is an alias of Founders All Day IPA
Founders Azacca  IPA 7%3.5714
Founders 10K IPA  Imperial IPA 9.1%3.0751
Founders 15th Anniversary Bolt Cutter Barleywine   American Barleywine 15%3.522
Founders All Day IPA  IPA 4.7%3.57626
Founders Amber Ale  Amber Ale 4.9%
Founders American Black Ale  Porter 6.5%3.251
Founders Backstage Series # 5: 15th Anniversary Bolt Cutter Barley Wine  American Barleywine 15%3.21
Founders Backstage Series #11: Big Lushious  Imperial Stout 7.8%3.3751
Founders Backwoods Bastard  Scottish Ale 10.2%3.82125
Founders Bad Habit Quad  Abbey Quadrupel 10.5%2.7786
Founders Barrel Aged Series: DKML  Strong Lager 14.2%3.1251
Founders Barrel Runner  Imperial IPA 11.1%3.2251
Founders Big Lushious  Imperial Stout 7.8%3.3751
Founders Black Rye  Rye Beer 7.5%3.8317
Founders Blushing Monk  Fruit Beer 12.3%3.82310
Founders Bourbon Imperial Stout  Imperial Stout 11%3.482
Founders Breakfast Stout  Coffee Stout 8.3%4.15963
Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout / Founders CBS  Imperial Stout 9.4%4.1412
Founders Centennial IPA  IPA 7.2%3.77541
Founders Cerise  Fruit Beer 6.5%3.37412
Founders Curmudgeon Old Ale  Old Ale 9.3%3.74135
Founders Curmudgeon's Better Half  Old Ale 12.7%3.2251
Founders DankWood  Strong Ale 12.2%3.351
Founders Dark Penance  American Black Ale 8.9%3.6188
Founders Deca 10th Anniversary Ale  Spiced Beer 13%3.142
Founders Devil Dancer Triple IPA3  Imperial IPA 12%3.70824
Founders Dirty Bastard Scotch Ale  Scottish Ale 8.5%3.74758
Founders Dissenter  Strong Lager 8.7%3.322
Founders Doom (Backstage Series #6)  Imperial IPA 10%3.242
Founders Double Trouble Imperial IPA  Imperial IPA 9.4%3.827
Founders Frangelic Mountain Brown  Brown Ale 9.6%3.755
Founders Frootwood  Fruit Beer 8%3.262
Founders Green Zebra  Gose 4.6%3.11
Founders Harvest Ale  IPA 6.5%3.79210
Founders Imperial Stout  Imperial Stout 10.5%4.13534
Founders Kaiser Curmudgeon  Old Ale 3.6375
Founders Kentucky Breakfast Bourbon Aged Stout  Imperial Stout 10%4.22739
Founders Lizard of Koz  Imperial Stout 10.5%3.5163
Founders Mango Magnifico 2013  Fruit Beer 10%3.153
Founders Más Agave  Gose 10%3.1751
Founders Mosaic Promise  American Pale Ale 5.5%3.4385
Founders Nemesis 2009  Wheatwine 12%3.5885
Founders Nemesis 2010  American Barleywine 12%3.4163
Founders Nitro Oatmeal Stout   Oatmeal Stout 4.5%3.7255
Founders Noble Lager  Lager 4.9%
Founders Pale Ale  American Pale Ale 5.4%3.31419
Founders Pale Joe  Spiced Beer 5.4%3.0251
Founders PC Pils  Bohemian / Czech Pilsener 5.5%3.22
Founders Porter  Porter 6.5%3.85732
Founders Project PAM  American Black Ale 10.8%3.3251
Founders ReDANKulous 2015  Imperial IPA 9.5%3.6574
Founders Reds Rye  Rye Beer 6.6%3.84543
Founders Rubaeus  Fruit Beer 6.9%3.53622
Founders Smoked Porter  Porter 8%
Founders Solid Gold Premium Lager  Pale Lager 4.4%31
Founders Sumatra Brown  Brown Ale 9%3.7786
Founders Sweet Repute  Wheatwine 12.6%3.351
Founders Trigo  Pale Lager 6.3%3.11
Founders Underground Mountain Brown  Brown Ale 11.9%3.3251
Founders Weizenbier  American Wheat 4.7%3.042
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