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.

Grand Rapids taproom as of June 29th at 1:02 pm:

Class 1

  • Ferris Nitro Cold Brew Coffee (non-alcoholic) 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 %
    Our classic session IPA
  • All Day Vacay 4.6 %
    Take a well-earned respite from the mundane and let this session wheat ale whisk you away with its slight summery sweetness. Complemented by delicate notes of citrus, it’s the perfect companion for any type of adventure.
  • Centennial IPA 7.2 %
    Get ready to bask in the glory of the frothy head’s floral bouquet. Relish the citrus accents from the abundance of dry hopping. This one’s sweet, yet balanced. Malty undertones shake hands with the hop character for a finish that never turns too bitter.
  • Dirty Bastard 8.5 %
    Scotch-Style Ale
  • *Maibock 6.8 %
    A Spring traditional German Strong Lager. Malty, sweet, and smooth; with a perfect balance of hops. - This will be the “Social Impact Tap” for the month of May 2022.
  • Mas Agave Strawberry 4.5 %
    Más Agave Premium Hard Seltzer is a refreshing foray into the future made with blue agave nectar, cane sugar, real fruit juice and a dash of sea salt for good measure.
  • Nitro Oatmeal Stout 4.5 %
    A Founders take on a classic style, brewed with flaked oats, chocolate malt, roasted barley and a healthy helping of Nugget hops, Oatmeal Stout is nitrogen-infused to give it an extra smooth and creamy mouthfeel.
  • *Nitro Frangelic Stout 4.5 %
    Smooth & creamy, this Nitro Hazelnut Oatmeal Stout is one of the most delicious things to ever pour out of a beer tap! Get it while you can, this Taproom exclusive offering (and employee favorite) will go fast.
  • Porter 6.5 %
    Dark. Rich. Sexy.
  • Red’s Rye IPA (Draft) 6.6 %
    The Overwhelming Employee and Mug Club favorite. This rye-based, red IPA, showcases the beauty that the Amarillo hop can be.
  • *Red Lager 5.3 %
    A deep “ruby” red lager brewed with Crystal malt for a rich body. This smooth drinker uses Crystal and Cascade hops.
  • $3 Pint Special - Solid Gold Premium Lager 4.4 %
    Our take on a classic, Solid Gold is a drinkable premium lager brewed with the highest quality ingredients.
  • Unraveled IPA 6.6 %
    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.

Class 2

  • *The Reunion - Crafted in Michigan Collaboration with Malamiah Juice Bar 6 %
    Get back to those carefree moments and good times with The Reunion, a collaboration with Malamiah Juice Bar and the latest addition to our Crafted In Michigan Collaboration Series. This Wheat Ale is brewed with orange and grapefruit zest, adding a citrusy zing to remind you of summers spent with food, family, and good friends.
  • *2nd Winter IPA 7.4 %
    A light amber, medium bodied IPA brewed with rolled oats and light caramalt. An array of Galaxy, Cascade, Citra and Chinook hops lend big fruity aromas with pronounced grapefruit and pineapple notes. Just in time for Michigan’s second coming of winter.
  • 4 Giants IPA 9.2 %
    Our brewers mashed up four of our favorite recipes into the ultimate imperial IPA. Aggressive bitterness balanced by a malty, sweet backbone while huge aromatics come courtesy of the seven American hop varieties
  • 4 Giants and the Haze Of Destiny 8.4 %
    A big, bold Imperial Hazy IPA, 4 Giants and The Haze Of Destiny is smoothed out by copious amounts of oats and wheat to create an inviting yet mysterious haze.
  • Nitro Breakfast Stout 8.3 %
    The infusion of nitrogen transforms Breakfast Stout into a creamy sipper, perfect for contemplative mornings and laid-back evenings.
  • Green Zebra 4.6 %
    Delightfully tart and slightly sweet. Watermelon is the highlight of this lightly-hopped treat and gives it a hint of satisfying juiciness to balance the tang and bite we love in a gose style ale.
  • *Hazacca IPA 6.2 %
    A hazy IPA brewed with tons of Azacca hops. A pronounced mango and pineapple aroma compliment the medium sweetness and moderate bitterness of the Azacca hops.
  • *Peachy Trouble - Mothership #22 8.9 %
    Everything is just peachy as far as Peachy Trouble Imperial IPA is concerned! Brewed with the same array of hops and malts that made Double Trouble Imperial IPA turn your world upside down, Peachy Trouble gets a dose of peach juice that levels out the bitterness without being overly sweet. So be a peach and try some today!
  • Pineapple Gose - Mothership Installment #23 4.6 %
    Sweet? Meet sour. Sour? Meet sweet. It’s the best of both worlds every time you take a sip of Pineapple Gose. With pineapple juice and just a touch of sea salt to liven things up a bit, this entry in our Mothership Series just gose to show you how versatile the style can be (sorry, we couldn’t resist). Sweet, sour, salty and oh-so-satisfying – the time is ripe to try Pineapple Gose today!
  • Rubaeus 5.7 %
    Pure Raspberry Ale
  • Nitro Rubaeus 5.7 %
    Pure Raspberry Ale on Nitro

Class 3

  • Backwoods Bastard 11 %
    Bourbon Barrel-Aged Scotch-style Ale
  • *Barrel-Aged Nemesis - Mothership Installment #21 14.2 %
    Nemesis becomes even more relentless by giving it the bourbon barrel-aged treatment. Our barleywine-style ale is brewed with roasted malts and a huge amount of hops. Then it hits the barrel to round out the bountiful bouquet of flavors before hitting your beer fridge. You’ve truly met your match with Barrel-Aged Nemesis.
  • Belgian Twist 10 %
    A Belgian Tripel…with a twist: this beautiful beverage is brewed with a substantial amount of blue agave nectar; amplifying the existing fruity notes and rounding out the sweet body of this golden straw-colored Tripel.
  • *Blushing Padre - Mothership Installment #13 10.8 %
    We introduced our Belgian-style raspberry ale "Blushing Monk" to a tequila barrel and wound up with what can only be described as an international love affair. Now who's Blushing?
  • Frootwood 8 %
    We took a crisp, light-bodied cherry ale and hid it away in oak barrels that have held both bourbon and maple syrup. After a lengthy stint, the ale emerged changed, blanketed in notes of warm vanilla and earthy sweetness.
  • KBS 12 %
    KBS is a big imperial stout brewed with a massive amount of coffee and chocolate and then bourbon barrel-aged to perfection. Incredibly silky and full-bodied with notes of vanilla, cocoa, roasted coffee, and charred oak.
  • 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 Hazelnut 12 %
    The perfectly balanced and decadent drinking experience of KBS meets the classic taste of hazelnut.
  • Mas Agave Clasica Lime 10 %
    An imperial gose brewed with agave, lime and sea salt and then aged in tequila barrels for just the right amount of kick. Consider it a party in a bottle. Mas Agave!
  • Mas Agave Clasica Grapefruit 9.7 %
    Imperial gose brewed with agave and sea salt and aged in tequila barrels... then infused with fresh grapefruit juice.
  • Velvet Rush 11.1 %
    Borrowing elements from both high-end craft cocktails and moody jazz clubs, Velvet Rush takes the bourbon barrel-aged brown ale up an octave with free-flowing notes of coffee, chocolate and vanilla extract. Milk sugar aids in weaving together this complex tapestry of flavors to create a unique sipping experience that really ties the room together.

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