Founders Brewing to open second taproom in Detroit

For 20 years, Founders Brewing Company has been rooted in Grand Rapids, Michigan. But now, the brewery plans to extend beyond its roots by opening a second taproom in the Motor City. The new 14,000-square-foot facility will feature a fully operational brewery and taproom located in the lower Cass Corridor neighborhood in Midtown Detroit, just north of … [ Read more]

Founders KBS hitting shelves & taps this week

One of the most sought-after barrel-aged beers in the world is hitting store shelves and draft lines this week. Founders KBS is an imperial stout brewed with coffee and chocolate and aged in oak bourbon barrels in caves that were at one time gypsum mines beneath Grand Rapids, Michigan. The beer was the first Founders ever … [ Read more]

Founders to launch new barrel-aged beers, 19.2 oz. cans of All Day IPA in 2017

Michigan’s Founders Brewing Company will celebrate 20 years in 2017 and has some big plans in store for the milestone. First up, a new series of barrel-aged beers joining Founders’ hugely-popular Kentucky Breakfast Stout (KBS) and Backwoods Bastard. The first release in the series will be Frootwood, which according to the brewery is a crisp, … [ Read more]

‘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]

Founders Rübæus

Founders Brewing Company Founders Rübæus 5.7% ABV, 15 IBU If ever there was a beer that tasted like happiness and frolicking through the morning sunshine it would be Founders Rübæus. This beautiful fruit beer, made with fresh, juicy raspberries, is the kind of treat that can only mean that spring has arrived. With its low … [ Read more]

Founders Imperial Stout

Founders Imperial Stout ABV: 10.5%, IBU: 90 As a brewery, Founders has a great reputation and for good reason. Their Imperial Stout is very dark in color with a dark brown head. The nose is very roasty with a slight alcohol sting. The mouthfeel is smooth and chocolatey and coats your whole mouth. The more you … [ Read more]