Better Half Is the Next Beer in Our Backstage Series

    Grand Rapids, Michigan, December 14, 2011 — Founders Brewing Co.’s Co-Founder and Vice President of Marketing, Dave Engbers, announced today that Curmudgeon’s Better Half would be the next release in the brewery’s 750mL Backstage Series, with availability beginning on February 13, 2012, just in time for Valentine’s Day. There has been a great…

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies with Breakfast Stout

Our Twitter friend, Kevin of @kzoobrew, passed along this recipe for pumpkin cheesecake brownies that he made with our Breakfast Stout, and we simply had to share. Pictures to come!   Ingredients Brownies: 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup Founders Breakfast Stout 5 oz Bittersweet Chocolate (60% cacao preferred) 1 cup flour 1/3 cup cocoa powder…

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House Bill 4061 Passed!

Check out this press release sent last week by the Brewers Association; a victory for homebrewers! Dear AHA, Brewers Association and Support Your Local Brewery Members, Thanks to all of the calls and emails from supporters, House Bill 4061 has been passed by both the Michigan House (103 yeas, 4 nays) and Senate (38 yeas,…

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2012 Mug Club: Renewals and Sign-Ups

Calling all current Mug Club Members and all those interested in becoming a Mug Club Member: We are in the “current member renewal” phase, now through the end of November. If you are a current member, you can guarantee your place in next year’s club & renew for $50 each (note: we will add $5…

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Beer and Boards: New Founders Skis and Snowboards!

Founders Brewing Co. and Epic Planks Announce Collaborative Ski and Snowboard Line       Grand Rapids, Michigan, November 2, 2011—Founders Brewing Co. and Epic Planks announced the release of their collaborative skis and snowboards today.   “Founders and Epic Planks have so much in common,” says James Barber, one of the owners of Epic…

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Grand Rapids Whitewater’s Progress

After an intense interviewing process, Grand Rapids Whitewater has chosen an engineering firm to come up with plans for returning the Grand River back to its natural state: River Restoration. The firm began surveying the Grand River last week, according to this article by Howard Meyerson in the Grand Rapids Press. Here’s an excerpt:  …

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CBS Allocations and Pricing

From our company president and CEO, Mike Stevens: Folks, We feel that it’s necessary to address a few of the concerns surrounding the release of our Canadian Breakfast Stout (CBS). We understand the frustrations stemming from the lack of availability of this beer and are looking forward to the day when we can produce much…

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