17th Annual Black Party: A Celebration of Black Beer

Founders Black Party event poster

Founders Brewing Company invites you to our

17th 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 16 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, 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, $5 for 2018 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)

Stephie James (Nashville based outlaw swoon rock)

Genetics (Colorado based, Michigan born jam masters)


The Theatre Bizarre Orchestra (Detroit’s Noir Big Band)



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