Founders Brewing Company | Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Founders Brewing Company
World Class based on 197 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

235 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, Michigan United States 49503 [ print map ]
616 776 1195

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Hours: Taproom:M-Sa11a-2a Su12p-12a Deli:M-F11a-11p, Su12p-11p


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Beer Available At Founders Brewing Company (arranged by most recent)
Founders Supremo Mountain Brown , Founders Ales For ALS IPA , Founders BA Spite Hungarian Wax , Founders Doublethink IPA , Founders Devil Dancer Triple IPA 99, Founders Double Trouble IPA 100, Founders Nitro Oatmeal Stout 95, Founders Fest Wheat 87, Founders Chocolate Raspberry Stout , Founders Dirty Bastard Scotch Ale 98, Founders Centennial IPA 99, Founders Curmudgeon Old Ale 99, Founders Frangelic Stout 97, Founders All Day IPA 96, Founders Backwoods Bastard 100, Founders Barrel Aged Redís Rye 99, Founders RŁbśus 94, Founders Backstage Series #8: Sweet Repute 98, Founders Solid Gold Extra Pale Ale 27, Founders BA Spite Blend
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197 reviews for Founders Brewing Company
 Ambiance  82%
 Service  79%
 Selection  84%
 Food  76%
 Value  82%
 Overall  86%
 Rating  97%
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94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
hubermi12  (23) , | February 17, 2014
Founders is an amazing brewery. The recent updates have really made a big difference.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
alliance100  (11) Grand Rapids , Michigan | January 11, 2014
90
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
joet  (90) Santa Rosa, California | December 26, 2013
An excellent brewpub with loads of offerings, sound dampening, outside areas with heat lamps, very solid pub grub.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
OPIE788  (26) Ohio | December 18, 2013
Stopped here on a brewery road trip. The place is huge. The draft selection was awesome, at least 5 beers Iíd never seen and the prices were lower than I expected. The bartenders were very friendly and helpful. We didnít eat here and I think that was a mistake. The food looked and smelled awesome. Defiantly check them out.
96
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
hairpie  (1) Michigan | December 7, 2013
if your a fan of strong flavorful beer then I highly recommend this place. if you can get the backwoods bastard donít pass it up
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
ReggieDunlap  (142) The dub c, Pennsylvania | November 18, 2013
This place was awesome! the beer is always great and they had some cool one offs on tap. great service and really good food that were all fairly pirced. relaxed atmosphere with all sorts of seating options. this os probably the best brewpub Iíve been to.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
firstsip  (11) Michigan | November 4, 2013
Went before/after big "remodel." Love that there are multiple bars now--helps ease any lines for service. Only one food window, still--might have a 5-10 minute wait in line just to order food occasionally, and it wraps around the place. Food options are decent--good bar food. Ambiance is awesome. Not too loud, beirgarten is fantastic (with fire pits for when itís colder).
82
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
BOSSbrewer  (50) Arkansas | October 12, 2013
Gotta visit if you are in GR. Limited food selection, but the beers make it all worth while. A bit of a hipster place, but who cares, the beers are worth it. If you are in town, you must go here.
90
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
TheBear11D  (19) Michigan | October 10, 2013
Founders is a pretty sweet place. Typically it is a little crowded, as in you might not be able to get a table right away. The people that work there are very friendly and helpful. They always have a good selection of beers and specialty beers as well. Their food is limited to sandwiches, but they are some really good sandwiches. Overall this is a great place. They have bands occasionally too so if you like that sorta thing.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
rosenbergh  (444) Helsinki, Finland | October 2, 2013
Very nice brewpub. One of the nicest brewpubs of the big breweries Iíve visited in the US. Good selection of beers. Good food. OK service. Parking was bit of a problem but thereís no problem money canít solve... Gift shop was a disappointment.

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