Haas Comes to Founders

We recently had the opportunity to host our friends from Haas, a hop grower/researcher/breeder (and everything in between), based in Yakima, WA. R&D Brewer, Virgil, joined by sales rep, Micah, came by the brewery to brew with an exciting new Haas hop product called… wait for it… Incognito.

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Founders Company Statement

While companies are usually discouraged from commenting on pending litigation — and we have been advised to keep silent — a recent legal case filed against Founders has been so grossly misconstrued that we feel compelled to speak out. Since our beginning nearly 22 years ago, Founders has been and will always be committed to promoting an inclusive and welcoming space for our customers and employees. Claims that we failed to address instances of racial bias in the workplace are completely false.

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Jockey Box Training

Our Education Department is full of beer knowledge. Included in that beer knowledge is how to pour draft beer away from the taproom – a critical element in any salesperson’s repertoire. 

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A Brief History of Blushing Monk

The history of Blushing Monk takes us back to 2005 when it was known as, get this, ‘Imperial Raz Master.’ Where did we pull the name ‘Blushing Monk from? Well, ‘Monk’ is a reference to its Belgian-style and ‘Blushing’ refers to its pinkish-red color of the liquid. Our previous Head Brewer, Nate Walser, and current Brewmaster, Jeremy Kosmicki, were inspired by New Glarus’ Raspberry Tart when developing the recipe. That, and Rubaeus, our light-bodied raspberry ale that we all know and love today.

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#FlagshipFebruary is Here!

A new campaign called #FlagshipFebruary launched recently as a way to celebrate the beers that drove the success of beloved breweries near and far. The beers that made many people fall in love with craft years ago (before it was cool). We’re kicking off the month with a look at the closest beer we have to a flagship, All Day IPA! Take it from our Brewmaster, Jeremy:

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2019 KBS Release

We’re pleased to announce the release of 2019 KBS, one of our favorite and most-anticipated releases of the year. While our distribution has grown leaps and bounds over the years and our Barrel-Aged Series is available in more markets than ever, we want to ensure our local community has the opportunity to get KBS before anyone else.

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Michigan, We Love You

We love our state. Like really, really love it. It’s shaped like a mitten. That’s cool thing #1. It’s home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, complete with sand dunes and freshwater lakes, perfect for swimming. That’s cool thing #2. It has a ton of breweries that produce some of the best beer in the entire country. Cool thing #3. But there’s more:

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