Backstage Series Release: Lizard of Koz

Friends, We are in the midst of pulling something delicious out of bourbon barrels… something dark, chocolatey, blueberry-y and vanilla-y…. something we’ve never bottled before and we cannot wait for you to get your lips on this.

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2016 Availability Calendar!

Please join us in welcoming our 2016 availability calendar to the world: There are some exciting changes introduced in this one, such as: Rubaeus is now a year-round offering! Azacca IPA has taken the place of Black Rye as our first seasonal offering of 2016. Mosaic Promise also joins our seasonal line-up. reDANKulous will be available…

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Next Backstage Series Release: Project PAM

Say hello to the fourteenth addition to our popular Backstage Series: Project PAM. Like all Backstage Series beers, Project PAM will be sold in 750 mL bottles. It will be available in our Taproom starting on November 20, 2015 and will be available across our distribution footprint in late November with a suggested retail price…

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Next Backstage Series Release: reDANKulous Imperial Red IPA

We plan to release reDANKulous Imperial Red IPA in August 2015 to mark the thirteenth installment in our popular Backstage Series. Like all Backstage Series beers, reDANKulous will be sold in 750mL bottles, and it will have a suggested retail price of $9.99 per bottle. reDANKulous Imperial Red IPA is a no frills, bold 9.5%…

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We’re Bringing Blushing Monk Back in March 2015

We plan to re-release Blushing Monk, a decadent Belgian raspberry ale, in March 2015 to mark the twelfth installment in our popular Backstage Series. Blushing Monk was the original Founders Backstage Series beer, released in July 2011; prior to that, it hadn’t been bottled for four years. Like all of Founders’ Backstage Series beers, Blushing…

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Big Lushious Will Be Released for the Holidays

We plan to introduce Big Lushious, a chocolate raspberry stout, this December to mark the eleventh installment in our Backstage Series. Like all of our Backstage Series beers, Big Lushious will be sold in 750mL bottles, with a suggested retail price of $14.99 per bottle. Big Lushious is a deep, rich stout that’s packed with…

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Dissenter Imperial IPL Is Our Summer Backstage Series Release

We plan to introduce Dissenter, an Imperial India Pale Lager (IPL) brewed with a wide variety of tropical, citrus-forward hops, this August to mark the tenth installment in our Backstage Series. Like all of our Backstage Series beers, Dissenter will be sold in 750mL bottles, with a suggested retail price of $11.99 per bottle. Dissenter…

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Company Store Hours for Bolt Cutter Bottle Pick-Up

If you’ve purchased a ticket for the Bolt Cutter bottle release, then you already know what day you’re coming in to pick up your bottles. But do you know what time? Bolt Cutter bottles can only be picked up during our Company Store’s regular hours.   Here are the business hours for our Company Store…

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Bolt Cutter: 15th Anniversary Barley Wine

Update: As of 11/7/12 at 11:27am, all of the tickets for the Bolt Cutter release in our taproom have been sold.   Today we are officially announcing the release of Bolt Cutter, a 15% ABV barley wine brewed in celebration of our 15th anniversary and the next release in our Backstage Series. The beer will…

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Frangelic Mountain Brown Released on July 2

Our next installation in our Backstage Series, Frangelic Mountain Brown, will be released beginning on Monday, July 2. To reiterate our previous announcement, while there will not be an official release party for Frangelic Mountain Brown at our taproom in Grand Rapids, the beer will be available on draft in the taproom beginning Monday, July…

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Frangelic Mountain Brown Is Our Next Backstage Release

  We announced earlier today that Frangelic Mountain Brown would be the next release in our 750mL Backstage Series, with availability beginning in July. Part of what makes Founders Backstage Series so much fun is the period of speculation before the next release is announced. But the purpose of the series is to bring some…

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Bottling Better Half!

We had an extra-large crew lending a helping hand on the bottling line today because we were running something special: 750mL bottles of Curmudgeon’s Better Half, the next beer in our Backstage Series, to be released on Monday, February 13! (See this blog post from last month for more information.) Here are some pictures of…

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