Overlooking the brewing facilities, our taproom allows customers a look into where the beer magic happens. It’s a great testing ground for us, and on any particular day you will find numerous beers on draft available only here in our taproom. The unique offering of specialty beers, the laid back atmosphere, and thrice-weekly live music has helped to make our taproom a staple in the Grand Rapids community and a destination for travelers. Stop by whenever you can and experience it for yourself.

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.

Tap selection subject to availability. Please call 616.776.1195 first to confirm!

Grand Rapids taproom as of September 11th at 8:41 am:

Class 1

  • *Astro Chimp IPA 6.7 %
    This Medium-bodied IPA pours a light copper color and simply bursts through the stratosphere with hop aroma and flavor! Galaxy, Citra, Azacca, and Comet hops together complete the cosmic hop ballet.
  • All Day IPA 4.7 %
    Session IPA
  • Centennial IPA 7.2 %
    The Standard by which all our IPA's are measured.
  • Dirty Bastard 8.5 %
    Scotch Style Ale
  • *Empire Strikes Bitter 5.4 %
    An American take on the classic English style Extra Special Bitter (ESB), this beer is highlighted by faint hints of toffee and biscuit and showcases a perfect balance of hop bitterness to malt profile.
  • **Founders N/A <0.5 %
    Brewed with the help of our friends from Mahou San Miguel, this non-alcoholic, hop-forward, pale ale is the perfect offering for those folks looking for fantastic craft brew flavor while avoiding the alcohol content.
  • Mosaic Promise 5.5 %
    This clean, crisp, golden beer showcases Mosaic hops and Golden Promise malts proving there truly is beauty in simplicity.
  • *Mr. Wednesday 8.3 %
    A Strong Ale fermented with Norwegian Kveik yeast at higher than normal temperatures to produce esters of papaya and passionfruit. Toasted and light caramel malts contribute a subtle sweetness tapered by the dry hop.
  • Porter 6.5 %
    Bold. Rich. Sexy. This is our most award-winning beer. Check it out to see why.
  • *PR Stunt Cream Ale 3.8 %
    A light-bodied Cream Ale with a light dry-hop of Simcoe and Chinook hops. The perfect refreshment for some mid-summer heat.
  • Red’s Rye IPA (Draft) 6.6 %
    Rye IPA with serious hop bitterness and grapefruit notes from the Amarillo dry hop - The overwhelming employee (and Mug Club) favorite.
  • *Seis Estrellas 7.7 %
    A tip-o-the-hat to our friends at Mahou and their famous "Five Star." This Spanish-American "Hoppy Lager" showcases the perfect marriage between American hops and Mahou's proprietary strain of lager yeast.
  • Solid Gold 4.4 %
    Our take on a classic, Solid Gold is a crush-able premium lager brewed with the highest quality ingredients.
  • *Spite Pale Ale 5.5 %
    Our Classic Pale aged on fresh Jalapeno, Serrano, and Habanero peppers! This one has got a kick!

Class 2

  • Breakfast Stout 8.3 %
    Double Chocolate Coffee Oatmeal Stout
  • *Dissenter Imperial IPL 8.5 %
    Using a variety of tropical, citrus forward hops, this Imperial India Pale Lager finishes exceptionally clean, allowing you to appreciate the clear beauty of the hops as you would an eloquent, dissenting, opinion.
  • Nitro Breakfast Stout 8.3 %
    The infusion of nitrogen transforms Breakfast Stout into a creamy sipper, perfect for contemplative mornings and laid-back evenings.
  • Nitro Rubaeus 5.7 %
    Our Raspberry ale poured on Nitrogen for a deliciously smooth and creamy experience.
  • Rubaeus 5.7 %
    Pure Raspberry Ale.
  • *Vipers Venom Double IPA 8.2 %
    Vipers Venom Double IPA features seven different hop varieties and a huge malt backbone to create an IPA simply bursting with resinous hop character and a sticky sweet finish. Watch out! This one might bite ya!

Class 3

  • **12 Feet Under 14.3 %
    Our 2018 Founders Family Holiday Beer. A twice barrel-aged and twice dry-hopped Barrel-Aged Imperial IPA. It's oaky, sweet, and sultry.
  • *BA Black Barely Wine 11.7 %
    A Barley wine brewed with black malts for a deep, dark color, hopped with Nugget and Magnum hops, and then aged in spent bourbon barrels for a year.
  • Backwoods Bastard 11 %
    Bourbon Barrel-Aged Scotch-Style Ale.
  • *Barrel-Aged Lemon Ale 11.3 %
    A strong golden ale brewed with Lemon Drop hops and pure lemon concentrate before aging for 6 months in bourbon barrels, it evokes the refreshing flavor of a Bourbon/lemonade cocktail sipper!
  • Blushing Monk 9.2 %
    The epitome of our love of fruit beer, Blushing Monk is brewed with a ridiculous amount of raspberries and Belgian yeast.
  • Curmudgeon’s Better Half 12.7 %
    Our Old Ale (brewed with Molasses and Oak chips) tamed by the tender embrace of oak and sweet maple infused from a years' stay in Maple Syrup Bourbon Barrels. The result is deceptively smooth and utterly delicious!
  • *Devil Dancer 12.2 %
    Massive in complexity, the huge malt character balances the insane amount of alphas used to create it. This triple-IPA is dry-hopped with TEN hop varieties.
  • Underground Mountain Brown 11.9 %
    Underground Mountain Brown is the harmony achieved when our imperial brown ale, Sumatra coffee and a year aging in oak come together.
  • Nitro Underground Mountain Brown 11.9 %
    Nitro Underground Mountain Brown is the harmony achieved when our imperial brown ale, Sumatra coffee, and a year aging in oak come together...and is then infused with Nitrogen for a wonderfully thick, creamy, pour!
  • * "Take'er Easy, Dude" 10.3 %
    Founders co-owner Mike Stevens' inspiration of a "White Russian" ale. Brewed with lactose, vanilla, coffee, and chocolate, aged in bourbon barrels for 9 months, and finally infused with Nitrogen. For all who "Abide."

Class 4

  • CBS 2018 11.6 %
    Rich maple syrup, roasted coffee and velvety chocolate meld together in what can only be described as a transcendental drinking experience.
  • KBS 2017 11.8 %
    The vintage, 2017 version of our famed Bourbon Barrel-aged Imperial Chocolate Coffee Stout. The Legend that put our Barrel-aging program on the map (contains lactose).

Are you old enough for this adventure?

( At least 21 years old )