16th Annual Black Party

with Oracle, Rude Boy George, Paper Bird, Night Idea

Founders Brewing Company invites you to our

16th Annual Black Party: A Celebration of Black Beers

Black Party is one of our absolute favorite parties of the year, and is the longest-running of our annual Taproom galas. For the past 15 years, we’ve showcased our most-lauded black beers: from massive barrel-aged stouts to sweet, smoky porters to hoppy-yet-roasty Black IPAs and more. All of your favorite dark beers will be featured, including rarities, taproom exclusives, one-offs, firkins and some brewed just for the event. Our culinary team churns out special grub for the event, and a full evening of eclectic live music begins at 5pm, featuring an annual performance by Oracle (our Brewmaster’s and R & D Brewer’s band).

Your paid admission nets you: access to the event & its entertainment, a commemorative Black Party pint glass that’s yours to keep, and your first pint of any Class 1 beer.

Cover is $10 for the General Public, $8 for 2017 Mug Club Members.

There are no advance tickets for this engagement, just cover at the door, day-of-only, first-come, first-served, based upon capacity. The Taproom will be ages 21 and up ONLY all day.

Featuring Live Music from:

Oracle (Vintage & Classic Rock, Performing their Annual Black Set)

Rude Boy George (New Wave Ska from NYC)

Paper Bird (Folk Rock & Western Soul from Denver, Colorado)


Night Idea (Prog & Post Rock from Richmond, VA)

Performance times are as follows:

Oracle 5-6pm

Rude Boy George 645-8pm

Paper Bird 845-10pm

Night Idea 1045pm-12am

Founders Black Party event poster

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