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 December 3rd at 12:47 pm:

Class 1

  • $3 Pint Special - *Beer City Dog Biscuit I “Paw” A 4.6 %
    A crisp, light Session IPA brewed with Mosaic, Simcoe, Azacca and Chinook hops made to celebrate our Friends at Beer City Dog Biscuits and their 100th batch. Cheers to the wonderful work they do!
  • All Day IPA 4.7 %
    Our classic session IPA
  • All Day Haze 4.9 %
    A substantial amount of oats and wheat lend a whimsical fogginess, while Citra, Simcoe and Amarillo hops create an explosion of aroma. A sessionable, cloudy treat that can be enjoyed in any weather, hazy or otherwise.
  • *All Night IPA 4.9 %
    A Cascadian Dark Ale brewed with de-bittered dark wheat, oats and crystal malt. Brewed with medley of chinook, cascade, centennial and Amarillo hops.
  • 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.
  • *Detroit Irish Red 4.5 %
    This brilliant ruby Irish Red ale displays aromas of plum, cola, and buttered toast. The flavor profile includes: Apricot, honey, brown sugar, and molasses—sweet but with a dry finish.
  • Dirty Bastard 8.5 %
    Scotch-Style Ale
  • *Grapefruit Radler 3.1 %
    A light and refreshing German style beer that packs huge citrus flavor into a low ABV lager.
  • *Home Front IPA 7.7 %
    IPA brewed with crystal and aromatic malts, hopped throughout with Cascade & Chinook and aged on maple baseball bats.
  • *Lil' Red IPA 4.75 %
    A session red IPA brewed with Oats, Wheat, Crystal and Caramel malts for a deep crimson color. Crystal, Azacca, and Mosaic hops went into the boil and a Centennial and Chinook Dry Hop completes this hop forward red ale.
  • Mas Agave Watermelon 4.5 %
    Más Agave Premium Hard Seltzer: 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.
  • *Plays Well IPA 7.6 %
    A collab with our friends at Haas and hop grower Diane Gooding featuring her proprietary Idaho Gem hops in both extract and pellets with Chinook and Cascade. Crystal malts give a rich amber color and medium body.
  • *Pumpernickel Brown Ale - 2022 Grand Rapids Pro AM Submission 5.8 %
    A combination of British malts gives a smooth and rich malt sweetness with hints of roast and chocolate, with spicy rye leading the charge.
  • Red’s Rye IPA (Draft) 6.6 %
    The overwhelming Employee and Mug Club favorite, this rye-based Red IPA showcases the beauty of the Amarillo hop.
  • Solid Gold 4.4 %
    Our take on a classic, Solid Gold is a drinkable premium lager brewed with the highest quality ingredients.
  • *Thing One IPA 7 %
    An IPA brewed with an experimental hop from the breeding program at Oregon State University (Go Beavers!) that we’ve nicknamed “Thing One”. Hoppy aroma notes of papaya, pineapple and stone fruit (peach, apricot) abound in this medium body, light orange colored IPA.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Class 2

  • 4 Giants 9.2 %
    Made with 7 American hop varieties featuring a malty and sweet balance
  • 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.
  • 4 Giants Tropical Treasure 7.5 %
    The Tropical Treasure is out of control, covering The Realm in tropical fruit flavor! Their problem is your gain as this Hazy IPA is absolutely bombarded with the aromas of pineapple, tangerine and lemon for moderate sweetness and a touch of lingering bitterness to accentuate the delightful haze provided by the beer’s massively malty bill. Unearth the power of 4 Giants Tropical Treasure today!
  • 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.
  • Nitro Breakfast Stout 8.3 %
    The infusion of nitrogen transforms Breakfast Stout into a creamy sipper, perfect for contemplative mornings and laid-back evenings.
  • *Double Trouble 9.3 %
    An Imperial IPA that was brewed to turn your world upside down. Hops will get you coming and going. Pungent aromatics up front pair with a malt-balanced backbone and a smooth, bitter finish.
  • Rubaeus 5.7 %
    Pure Raspberry Ale
  • Nitro Rubaeus 5.7 %
    Pure Raspberry Ale on Nitro
  • Snowbound Vanilla Porter 6.5 %
    Let us bring the cozy cabin vibes to you with Snowbound Vanilla Porter. Brewed with both chocolate and Munich malts and a dash of vanilla extract; this winter warmer pairs perfectly with a comfy sweater or blanket.

Class 3

  • Backwoods Bastard 11 %
    Bourbon barrel-aged Scotch-style ale.
  • Belgian Twist 10.0 %
    A Belgian Tripel brewed with a substantial amount of blue agave nectar to highlight the existing fruity notes.
  • *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?
  • CBS 11.7 %
    Rich maple syrup, roasted coffee and velvety chocolate meld together in what can only be described as a transcendental drinking experience.
  • French Toast Bastard 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?
  • Highball Drifter 11 %
    Inspired by our favorite bourbon-based cocktail, this slow-sipper combines elements of caramel, spice and vanilla with subtle orange and cherry for a moderate sweetness and a warming finish.
  • KBS Maple Mackinac Fudge 11 %
    Imperial Stout with Mackinac Fudge Coffee, Maple Syrup, and Chocolate aged in oak bourbon barrels.
  • Mas Agave Clasica Grapefruit 9.7 %
    Imperial gose brewed with agave and sea salt aged in tequila barrels and given a dose of grapefruit juice.
  • *Quarter Life Crisis - Founders 25th Anniversary Beer 10.8 %
    A Maple Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Nut Brown Ale brewed in on honor of our 25th anniversary. Expect decadent aromas of vanilla, chocolate, maple, hazelnut and whiskey with a smooth, warming finish.

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