Overlooking the brewing facilities, our taproom allows customers a look into where the beer magic happens. It’s a great testing ground for us, and on any particular day you will find numerous beers on draft available only here in our taproom. The unique offering of specialty beers, the laid back atmosphere, and thrice-weekly live music has helped to make our taproom a staple in the Grand Rapids community and a destination for travelers. Stop by whenever you can and experience it for yourself.

PLEASE NOTE: Beers with an asterisk (*) are available exclusively at the Grand Rapids Taproom. Beers with 2 asterisk (**) are available exclusively at both Grand Rapids and Detroit Taprooms.

Tap selection subject to availability. Please call 616.776.1195 first to confirm!

Grand Rapids taproom as of January 16th at 2:23 pm:

Class 1

  • *Ferris Nitro Cold Brew Coffee (nonalcoholic) NA %
    Naturally sweet with a smooth nitro finish, Ferris Cold Brew is the elevated coffee you’ve been looking for. Similar to some of your Founders favorites, this coffee comes together for a rich, creamy mouthfeel.
  • All Day IPA 4.7 %
    Session IPA
  • *Blanket Fever Brown 5.7 %
    If you're a lazy lumberjack looking to get out of work, this is the perfect session brown ale to sip on while you are "sick." Hopped with Nugget, Perle and Cascade, then finished with a light Crystal dry hop.
  • *Bronto Brown Porter 6.7 %
    A rich brown colored porter brewed with Pale Chocolate Malt and Munich Malt. This one is perfect for the cold-weather season with all the deep, rich flavors you expect from a robust porter.
  • Centennial IPA 7.2 %
    The Standard by which all our IPA's are measured.
  • *Cerveza Cascara 5.1 %
    A dark Mexican-style lager brewed with Cascara, the dried fruit from coffee beans, for subtle raisin and tea-like character. Malt sweetness and smooth lager yeast notes make this an easy-drinking beer.
  • Civilized Brut IPA 6 %
    Like a fine Brut Champagne, our latest IPA is brilliantly clear, highly effervescent, and refreshingly dry. Tantalizing your palate in a bold yet never overpowering way, there is nothing savage about this elegant brute.
  • Dirty Bastard 8.5 %
    Scotch Style Ale
  • *K-I-T Pale Ale 5.4 %
    This crisp, light copper-colored pale ale bursts with tropical, citrusy hop aroma and flavor. It’s the perfect beer to help you “Keep it together.”
  • $3 Pint Special - Lil' Lovin' 5.2 %
    A session red IPA brewed with Oats, Wheat, Crystal and Caramel malts for a deep crimson color. This beer was brewed in collaboration with the “Love Shouldn’t Hurt” group, which helps victims of domestic abuse.
  • Nitro Oatmeal Stout 4.5 %
    Traditional Irish Dry Stout on Nitrogen
  • *Ol' Miami Nights 7.7 %
    Imperial Stout inspired by Jagermeister and brewed with Anise stars. This pint goes down smoothly and is significantly more approachable than its source of inspiration!
  • *Pale Ale 5.4 %
    Our Classic Pale returns! A long-time favorite of our Cellar team, this version is brewed with Golden Promise, Crystal, and Munich malts and hopped with Cascade and Centennial hops.
  • Red’s Rye IPA (Draft) 6.6 %
    Rye IPA with serious hop bitterness and grapefruit notes from the Amarillo dry hop - The overwhelming employee (and Mug Club) favorite.
  • Solid Gold 4.4 %
    Our take on a classic, Solid Gold is a crush-able premium lager brewed with the highest quality ingredients.
  • *Unraveled IPA 6.8 %
    Brewed with some of our favorite American hops, and dry hopped with traditional hop pellets along with lupulin powder, Unraveled IPA is incredibly flavorful and aromatic.
  • *Wading in the Wheat 5.8 %
    A wheat forward ale fermented with a yeast designed to enhance fruity esters reminiscent of Fruity Pebbles cereal. Brewed with experimental 7272 hops that impart berry/banana aroma.

Class 2

  • Breakfast Stout 8.3 %
    The Coffee lover’s consummate beer. Brewed with flaked oats, bitter and imported chocolates, and two types of coffee, it has an intense fresh-roasted java nose topped by a frothy, cinnamon-colored head that goes forever.
  • *DTRX* Detroit Double IPA 8.9 %
    A double IPA brewed for Detroit. Aromas of mango and pineapple in the nose accompanied by a piney bitterness.
  • Frangelic Mountain Brown 9 %
    Initially released in 2012, this deliciously sweet and nutty coffee brown ale inspired us to continue pushing the coffee beer envelope.
  • *Golden Ghost Stout 7.4 %
    Gold in color, Guatemalan coffee from our friends at Ferris Coffee Co. imparts rich aromas of chocolate and cocoa. Vanilla beans and cocoa nibs compliment the coffee and lactose sugar lends a smooth, sweet, finish
  • Imperial Stout 10.5 %
    Brewed with an abundance of malts, this stout is smooth as silk, yet complex and rich in body.
  • Nitro Rubaeus 5.7 %
    Our Raspberry ale poured on Nitrogen for a deliciously smooth and creamy experience.
  • Rubaeus 5.7 %
    Pure Raspberry Ale.

Class 3

  • *12 Feet Under 14.3 %
    Our 2018 Founders Family Holiday Beer. A twice barrel-aged and twice dry-hopped Barrel-Aged Imperial IPA. It's oaky, sweet, and sultry.
  • *French Toast Bastard - Mothership #10 11.1 %
    Backwoods Bastard gets the 4-star breakfast treatment. Our bourbon barrel-aged Scotch Ale is introduced to maple syrup, cinnamon, and sweet vanilla for a decadent brunch-inspired sipper.Breakfast for dinner, anyone?
  • Backwoods Bastard 11 %
    Bourbon Barrel-Aged Scotch style Ale
  • Blushing Monk 9.2 %
    The epitome of our love of fruit beer, Blushing Monk is brewed with a ridiculous amount of raspberries and Belgian yeast.
  • *Barrel-aged Lemon Ale 11.3 %
    A strong golden ale brewed with Lemon Drop hops and pure lemon concentrate before aging for 6 months in bourbon barrels, it evokes the refreshing flavor of a Bourbon/lemonade cocktail sipper!
  • Nitro Underground Mountain Brown 11.9 %
    Nitro Underground Mountain Brown is the harmony achieved when our imperial brown ale, Sumatra coffee, and a year aging in oak come together...and is then infused with Nitrogen for a wonderfully thick, creamy, pour!
  • Underground Mountain Brown 11.9 %
    Underground Mountain Brown is the harmony achieved when our imperial brown ale, Sumatra coffee and a year aging in oak come together.

Class 4

  • CBS 11.3 %
    Rich maple syrup, roasted coffee and velvety chocolate meld together in what can only be described as a transcendental drinking experience.
  • Nitro CBS 2019 11.3 %
    Rich maple syrup, roasted coffee and velvety chocolate meld together in what can only be described as a transcendental drinking experience while the addition of nitrogen imparts a soft, creamy mouthfeel.
  • CBS 2018 11.6 %
    The Vintage 2018 version of our Imperial Chocolate Coffee Stout aged in Maple Syrup Bourbon Barrels.
  • KBS Espresso 12 %
    KBS gets an extra oomph by getting aged on espresso beans after being removed from barrels, resulting in a snappy coffee twist on our classic barrel-aged beer. Who says you can't start your day with a barrel-aged stout?
  • KBS 2017 11.8 %
    The vintage, 2017 version of our famed Bourbon Barrel-aged Imperial Chocolate Coffee Stout. The Legend that put our Barrel-aging program on the map (contains lactose).

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