We consider the Founders Mug Club as the bedrock of our taproom, and we’re excited to enter another year of beer releases, discounts and spending time with our awesome members.

All 2021 Members enjoy the following benefits:

    • Personalized mug that lives in the taproom and goes home with you at the end of the year
    • $1 off all draft beers – all day, every day
    • 20% off all to go beer – all day, every day
    • Mug Club Day Specials – Every Wednesday & Thursday – $2 off all beers, 20% off merch purchases*
    • Exclusive Mug Club only bottle release
    • 50% off discount during birthday month (single use)
    • Subscription to bi-weekly email updates
    • Access to Member-exclusive merchandise sales
    • Enjoyment of Member pricing when visiting the Detroit taproom – just show your Member ID
    • Opportunity to participate in exclusive, Members-only contests, and other fun surprises

*merch discount applies to in-store purchases only, and is honored upon presentation of a valid Membership ID. This offer excludes gift cards, growlers, to-go beer, event tickets and tour reservations


Great news from Founders Brewing Company for Mug Club Members past, present and future: each of our taprooms will be offering a Gift Membership option! Plan ahead and give the gift of a 2021 Mug Club experience to a loved one.

Details & Important Information:

  • New Memberships will be sold on online this year (more info to come).
  • Sign up at the taproom where the Mug should live: Grand Rapids Mug Club Memberships will be available for purchase exclusively from the Grand Rapids taproom, and Detroit Mug Club Memberships will be available for purchase exclusively from the Detroit taproom.
  • Each (21+) guest may purchase up to (2) Mug Club Memberships total for the 2021 season
  • SELF + 1 GIFT or 2 GIFTS (first-come, first-served while Memberships are available)
  • Standard rules and restrictions for Mug Club Membership will also apply to Gift Memberships.
  • Memberships are non-transferrable and non-refundable. The Gift Recipient named on the Gift Membership Signup Form is the only person eligible for enjoyment of Membership Benefits.
  • The Gift Recipient must be 21 years of age as of January 1, 2021 – no exceptions. The Gift Recipient will be asked to verify identity and DOB by showing a valid ID at the start of their first visit in 2021. Once this information is verified, the Gift Recipient will receive their Member ID Card and Membership Benefits become effective Note: Member ID Cards will only be distributed to the named Gift Recipient – no exceptions.
  • Any violation of Mug Club policy will result in revocation of Membership, without refund to the Gift Purchaser. This includes – but is not limited to – our 21+ policy for all Members.

What We’ll Need to purchase a Gift Membership:

  • New Membership Fee is $60 (add $8 to utilize an image file for the personalized etching)
  • The Gift Purchaser should be prepared to provide the following information:
    • Gift Recipient’s first/last name and DOB
    • Gift Recipient’s preferred email address – We will want to add them to our members-only email list, so they can take full advantage of all membership benefits.
    • Gift Purchaser will be able to specify whether or not the initial membership welcome email goes to the Gift Recipient or the Gift Purchaser – we don’t want to spoil any holiday surprises!
    • Personalized etching order – two options will exist at signup time:
      • Gift Purchaser may submit the personalized etching content OR
      • Gift Purchaser leave that decision up to the Gift Recipient – Mug Club will follow up with the Gift Recipient via email to collect this information

Questions about the Founders Mug Club? Please email our Grand Rapids Mug Club Administrator at mugclub@foundersbrewing.com

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