‘Brewed For Us’: The top-secret Founders beer you’ll never get to try

Founders Brewing Company seeks to live up to its motto, “Brewed For Us,” in many ways today. But it took the Grand Rapids, Michigan, brewery some trials and errors to get to that point. Owners Mike Stevens and Dave Engbers started Founders in 1997 with passion and not much else. The pair was scraping together … [ Read more]

Straight from the Source: Brewery Vivant

Photos by Steph Harding Belgian tradition. Local mission. Brewery Vivant’s philosophy is clear the moment you walk up to its doors. Located in an old funeral home in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the pub gives off a monastic vibe: diffused light, lots of wood, stained-glass windows, beer-hall tables for shared seating. This sense of community, coupled … [ Read more]