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 February 15th at 8:48 am:

Class 1

  • All Day IPA 4.7 %
    Session IPA
  • Azacca IPA 7 %
    Named for the Haitian god of agriculture, Azacca IPA boasts citrus, mango and orchard fruit notes on a sweet Caramel malt backbone.
  • *Big "S" Pale 5.2 %
    Brewed with Oatmeal and CaraMunich malt, this refreshing Pale is brewed and dry-hopped with Cascade, Simcoe, and Chinook hops for a fruity, citrus aroma, balanced body, and clean crisp finish. Hope for the beer drinker!
  • Centennial IPA 7.2 %
    The Standard by which all our IPA's are measured.
  • *Comet IPA 6 %
    The return of our immensely popular Taproom exclusive trial IPA utilizing the ultra-versatile Comet hops!
  • *Cryoats IPA 6.7 %
    Brewed with Flaked Oats and crystal malts this oatmeal IPA pours a lovely deep orange hue. Dry hopped with Cascade and Simcoe hops with concentrated lupulin for an intensified flavor, resin character, juiciness and aroma
  • Dirty Bastard 8.5 %
    Scotch Style Ale
  • Nitro Oatmeal Stout 4.5 %
    Crisp and smooth Irish style oatmeal stout on Nitro.
  • *Oak-aged Centennial IPA "Tree Beer 2019" 6.9 %
    Our timeless flagship IPA aged on Oak chips. This is Founders’ 2019 “Tree Beer,” brewed to support of “Friends of Grand Rapids Parks” and their efforts to plant trees and create sustainable urban forests.
  • Porter 6.5 %
    Bold. Rich. Sexy. This is our most award-winning beer. Check it out to see why.
  • *Red Gem IPA 7 %
    A recipe from our Detroit Brewer Andrew, this rich, malty red ale is brewed and dry hopped with Idaho Gem hops. The hops give aromas of pineapple, cherry, spice, and herbs.
  • Red’s Rye IPA (Draft) 6.6 %
    Rye IPA brewed with 4 varieties of imported Belgian caramel malts and Amarillo hops.
  • Solid Gold 4.4 %
    Our take on a classic, Solid Gold is a crush-able premium lager brewed with the highest quality ingredients.
  • *Shickadance Porter 6.6 %
    A robust Mocha Porter brewed with Cinnamon. Lightly burnt malt characters, and a dark chocolate nose, finish with a dash of cinnamon that will make you “Shickadance” in your pants.
  • *Sweet Jane's Goodnight IPA 6.9 %
    An ode from our Cellar Manager to his wife and brand new daughter, this IPA is brewed with Mosaic and Azacca hops and displays low bitterness with a big citrus and fruit hop finish.

Class 2

  • *Braggot 9 %
    Made with Pure Michigan Honey, this Braggot (a combination of Ale and Mead) showcases mildly sweet and tart notes with a dry finish.
  • Breakfast Stout 8.3 %
    Chocolate Coffee Stout
  • *Cactus Waffle Tripel 10 %
    A unique and hazy Belgian Tripel brewed with a ridiculous amount of organic Blue Agave nectar and Michigan honey. Palisade and Michigan Heritage hops balance the rich sweetness of the iconic banana and fruit esters.
  • *Dr Rudigood Double IPA 9.2 %
    Brewed with Dr. Rudi hops from New Zeeland, this IPA displays strong tropical fruit character with notes of papaya and mango. Light Caramel and Golden Promise malts give a light orange color and rich body.
  • **Mahou E Wow E 6.1 %
    This wheat ale is made with Pineapple, Mango and Strawberry. Tropical notes of citrus and sweet fruit flavors take you out of the Michigan winter and place you on beaches of white sand.
  • *Maracuya Trigo 6.1 %
    Trigo (Spanish for 'wheat') is a pale wheat lager with big aromatics, rounded flavor and a clean finish. We brewed this one with passion fruit.
  • Nitro Rubaeus 5.7 %
    Our Raspberry ale poured on Nitrogen for a deliciously smooth and creamy experience.
  • Rubaeus 5.7 %
    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.
  • *Barrel-aged Black Barley Wine 11.7 %
    A Barley wine brewed with black malts for a deep, dark color, hopped with Nugget and Magnum hops, and then aged in spent bourbon barrels for a year.
  • *BA Chestnut Mtn Brown 10.4 %
    This rich brown ale was brewed and aged with copious amounts of roasted chestnut chips for a nutty and creamy finish; we then aged this beer almost a year and a half in spent Bourbon barrels!
  • *Barrel-aged Coconut Promise 6.9 %
    Our classic single-hop ale (Mosaic Promise) brewed with coconut and aged in a blend of tequila and rum barrels.
  • **Barrel-aged Imperial Stout 12.8 %
    Founder's classic Russian Imperial Stout aged over a year in Spent Bourbon Barrels. This beer is the 5th installment of the Taproom exclusive "Mothership" series.
  • *Barrel-aged Lemon Ale 9.9 %
    A strong golden ale brewed with Lemon Drop hops and pure lemon concentrate before aging for 4 months in bourbon barrels. The perfect Bourbon/lemonade cocktail sipper to remind you that summer is just 8 short months away!
  • 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.
  • Curmudgeon’s Better Half 12.7 %
    Deceptively smooth and utterly delicious. This old ale has been brewed with molasses and aged in Maple Syrup Bourbon Barrels over a year!
  • *Curmudgeons' Better Half "Deep Cut" 13.8 %
    Old ale brewed with molasses and oak chips then aged for 3 years in Maple Syrup Bourbon barrels. It's the "Bestest Half!"
  • *Lizard of Koz "Deep Cut" 9.6 %
    Our famed chocolate, blueberry, vanilla, Bourbon barrel-aged stout, aged for an extra stint (3 years!) in bourbon barrels.
  • **PA Razzle Hopenberry 6.6 %
    A blend of Beer City IPA and Rubaeus raspberry ale aged in port wine barrels. Deliciously sweet, and refreshingly hoppy, this blend pays tribute to the city that put beer on the map.

Class 4

  • CBS 2017 11.7 %
    The Vintage 2017 version of our Imperial Chocolate Coffee Stout aged in Maple Syrup Bourbon Barrels (contains lactose).
  • KBS 2018 12.3 %
    The Legend that put our barrel-aging program on the map! Kentucky Breakfast Stout is an imperial stout brewed with a massive amount of coffee & chocolates, then cave-aged in oak bourbon barrels for an entire year.
  • 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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( At least 21 years old )