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 July 21st at 12:56 pm:

Class 1

  • *Ales for ALS IPA 6.6 %
    A smooth and easy-drinking IPA using 7 different hop varieties donated by our hop-farm charity partners Loftus Ranch and YHC Hops! A portion of each pint sold goes to benefit ALS Research!
  • All Day IPA 4.7 %
    Session IPA
  • Centennial IPA 7.2 %
    The Standard by which all our IPA's are measured.
  • *Comet IPA 6.9 %
    The return of our immensely popular Taproom exclusive trial IPA utilizing the ultra-versatile Comet hops! Grassy, floral, and citrus notes soar on top of a solid malt foundation.
  • Dirty Bastard 8.5 %
    Scotch Style Ale
  • *Faux Grizzle Grisette 5.1 %
    This slightly tangy style of wheat ale (often referred to as the cousin of the Saison) was meant to be a lunch or table beer for the hard working coal miners that lead the way for Europe’s industrial revolution.
  • *Flamenco Pils 5.8 %
    This Lager is brewed with oats and corn and finished with cascade hops. This collaboration with the R & D brewer from Mahou Spain is fermented with their house yeast.
  • *Founders Fest Wheat 6.8 %
    This hoppy wheat ale, made specially for our annual Founders Fest, is about 40% German Pale Wheat malt, some light crystal malt, and 100% Amarillo hops.
  • Fuzzy Sweater 6.6 %
    Fruity and floral hop notes blend with smooth bodied wheat characteristics in this Wheat IPA brewed with crystal malts and all Cashmere hops!
  • Honey Wheat 5.6 %
    A long-standing taproom favorite, Honey Wheat is a sweet and refreshing ale brewed with honey, coriander, wheat and Perle hops.
  • *Loral (Yanni) Session Ale 4.8 %
    A light bodied session ale brewed with 100% Loral hops. Clean and crisp on the pallet, floral and melon notes are apparent from the dry hop.
  • Mosaic Promise 5.5 %
    This clean, rich, golden beer showcases Mosaic hops and Golden Promise malts proving there truly is beauty in simplicity.
  • Nitro Oatmeal Stout 4.5 %
    Crisp and smooth Irish style oatmeal stout on Nitro.
  • *Pale Joe 5.6 %
    Light in color but full in flavor, this ale features notes of gently roasted coffee. It’s the lovechild of your favorite iced coffee and, well, beer.
  • PC Pils 5.5 %
    A Founders take on a classic Pilsner, featuring Corn & Carapils malt, Chinook, Cascade & Centennial Hops!
  • Porter 6.5 %
    Bold. Rich. Sexy. This is our most award-winning beer. Check it out to see why.
  • Red’s Rye IPA (Draft) 6.6 %
    Red Ale/Rye-based IPA
  • Solid Gold 4.4 %
    Our take on a classic, Solid Gold is a crush-able premium lager brewed with the highest quality ingredients.
  • *Whiney Stephanie Hefeweizen 5.9 %
    Founder's take on a traditional Bavarian Hefeweizen. Banana and Clove esters are detectable throughout due to the 40% wheat malt and German Hefeweizen yeast used in the brewing.

Class 2

  • 4 Giants Double IPA 9.8 %
    Taking features from four of our favorite IPAs, 4 Giants has a sticky sweet finish and is bursting with resinous hop character.
  • Breakfast Stout 8.3 %
    Chocolate Coffee Stout
  • Double Trouble 9.4 %
    Our classic Imperial IPA brewed to turn your world upside down!
  • Green Zebra 4.6 %
    Watermelon Gose
  • *Hawaiian Juice Box 4.5 %
    Satisfyingly juicy, this Gose is highlighted by the addition of tangerine, guava, passion fruit, and sea salt.
  • *Imperial Stout 2017 10.5 %
    Brewed with ten varieties of malted barley, this stout is smooth as silk, yet complex and rich in body. This one is the 2017 Vintage.
  • *Peachy Trouble 8.4 %
    “Peachy Trouble” is a double IPA bursting with peachy goodness, fresh hop aroma up front, and a smooth lingering finish.
  • Nitro Rubaeus 5.7 %
    Our Raspberry ale poured on Nitrogen for a deliciously smooth and creamy experience.
  • Rubaeus 5.7 %
    Raspberry Ale
  • Sumatra Mountain Brown 9 %
    Bold Imperial Brown Ale brewed with Sumatra Coffee.

Class 3

  • Backwoods Bastard 11 %
    Scotch-style Ale aged in bourbon barrels
  • Barrel Runner 11.1 %
    Sweet and hoppy, rich and bright – this rum barrel-aged imperial IPA brewed with Mosaic hops will make you believe you’re in the tropics.
  • *BranDankulous 11.7 %
    So we admit we are a little crazy (in a good way)! Here we took our multiple award-winning Imperial Red IPA and aged it in Brandy barrels for 380 days Look out!
  • Dankwood 12.2 %
    Imperial Red IPA aged in Bourbon Barrels
  • DKML 14.2 %
    Typically a slighted style, we thought we would class it up with a stay in the wood and a healthy dose of dry-hopping. A huge hit of corn gives this one a smooth sweetness while its time spent aging in bourbon barrels.
  • **Lizard of Koz 10.5 %
    A 10.5% ABV Stout brewed with Chocolate, Vanilla & fresh Michigan Blueberries, then aged in Oak Bourbon Barrels.
  • *Port Wine Barrel-Aged Porter 7.5 %
    Porter aged for over a year and a half in port wine Barrels.

Class 4

  • 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.

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