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.

Grand Rapids taproom as of April 19th at 7:55 am:

Class 1

  • Ferris Nitro Cold Brew Coffee (non-alcoholic) NA %
    Naturally sweet with a smooth nitro finish, Ferris Cold Brew is the elevated coffee you’ve been looking for. Similar to some of your Founders favorites, this coffee comes together for a rich, creamy mouthfeel.
  • Mas Agave Lime 4.5 %
    Más Agave Premium Hard Seltzer is a refreshing foray into the future made with blue agave nectar, cane sugar, real fruit juice and a dash of sea salt for good measure.
  • All Day IPA 4.7 %
    Our classic session IPA
  • All Day Vacay 4.6 %
    Take a well-earned respite from the mundane and let this session wheat ale whisk you away with its slight summery sweetness. Complemented by delicate notes of citrus, it’s the perfect companion for any type of adventure.
  • Centennial IPA 7.2 %
    Get ready to bask in the glory of the frothy head’s floral bouquet. Relish the citrus accents from the abundance of dry hopping. This one’s sweet, yet balanced. Malty undertones shake hands with the hop character for a finish that never turns too bitter.
  • $3 Pint Special - *Cerveza La Sombre 5.5 %
    A brown amber lager brewed with black and crystal malts. Smooth caramel and toffee notes round out the light malt character.
  • Dirty Bastard 8.5 %
    Scotch-Style Ale
  • Solid Gold 4.4 %
    Our take on a classic, Solid Gold is a drinkable premium lager brewed with the highest quality ingredients.
  • Nitro Oatmeal Stout 4.5 %
    A Founders take on a classic style, brewed with flaked oats, chocolate malt, roasted barley and a healthy helping of Nugget hops, Oatmeal Stout is nitrogen-infused to give it an extra smooth and creamy mouthfeel.
  • Porter 6.5 %
    Dark. Rich. Sexy.
  • Red’s Rye IPA (Draft) 6.6 %
    The overwhelming employee and mug club favorite, this rye-based red IPA showcases the beauty that is the Amarillo hop!

Class 2

  • *2nd Winter IPA - Social Impact Tap 7.4 %
    A light amber, medium bodied IPA brewed with rolled oats and light caramalt. An array of Galaxy, Cascade, Citra and Chinook hops lend big fruity aromas with pronounced grapefruit and pineapple notes. Just in time for Michigan’s second coming of winter. *This will be the “Social Impact Tap” for the month of April. A portion of the proceeds from the sales of this beer will go to support Friends of Grand Rapids Parks*
  • 4 Giants IPA 9.2 %
    Our brewers mashed up four of our favorite recipes into the ultimate imperial IPA. Aggressive bitterness balanced by a malty, sweet backbone while huge aromatics come courtesy of the seven American hop varieties.
  • 4 Giants and the Haze Of Destiny 8.4 %
    A big, bold Imperial Hazy IPA, 4 Giants and The Haze Of Destiny is smoothed out by copious amounts of oats and wheat to create an inviting yet mysterious haze.
  • Breakfast Stout 8.3 %
    The Coffee lover’s consummate beer. Brewed with flaked oats, bitter and imported chocolates, and two types of coffee, it has an intense fresh-roasted java nose topped by a frothy, cinnamon-colored head that goes forever.
  • Nitro Breakfast Stout 8.3 %
    The infusion of nitrogen transforms Breakfast Stout into a creamy sipper, perfect for contemplative mornings and laid-back evenings.
  • *Call Your Mom - Collaboration with Sweet Batches 7.6 %
    Have you called your mom today? When you do, make sure to tell them about the latest release in the Crafted In Michigan Collaboration Series! We’ve partnered with Kelly of Sweet Batches, a Grand Rapids-based bakery that specializes in delectable treats, to bring you Call Your Mom. Brewed with vanilla, cinnamon, maple and sea salt – this lightly sweet and savory brown ale is inspired as much by Kelly’s famous vegan cinnamon buns as it is by her dear mother, Tish. So what are you waiting for? Call Your Mom!
  • *Cherry Gose 4.6 %
    Cherry is the star of this lightly-hopped treat and gives it a hint of tart juiciness. The soft mouthfeel and dry finish is thanks to the addition of sea salt, a traditional Gose ingredient.
  • Green Zebra 4.6 %
    Delightfully tart and slightly sweet. Watermelon is the highlight of this lightly-hopped treat and gives it a hint of satisfying juiciness to balance the tang and bite we love in a gose style ale.
  • Imperial Stout 10.5 %
    Russian Imperial Stout
  • *Más Agave Premium Imperial Lemonade Seltzer 8.2 %
    Más Agave Premium Hard Seltzer is a refreshing foray into the future made with blue agave nectar, cane sugar, real fruit juice and a dash of sea salt for good measure. This is a full flavored/high ABV Lemonade version.
  • Rubaeus 5.7 %
    Pure Raspberry Ale
  • Nitro Rubaeus 5.7 %
    Pure Raspberry Ale on Nitro

Class 3

  • Backwoods Bastard 11 %
    Bourbon Barrel-Aged Scotch-style Ale
  • *Barrel-Aged Nemesis - Mothership Installment #21 14.2 %
    Nemesis becomes even more relentless by giving it the bourbon barrel-aged treatment. Our barleywine-style ale is brewed with roasted malts and a huge amount of hops. Then it hits the barrel to round out the bountiful bouquet of flavors before hitting your beer fridge. You’ve truly met your match with Barrel-Aged Nemesis.
  • *Brandy BA Big Luscious 11.8 %
    Our chocolate raspberry stout aged for a year in brandy barrel. Sweet and rich, a true dessert beer.
  • Belgian Twist 10 %
    A Belgian Tripel…with a twist: this beautiful beverage is brewed with a substantial amount of blue agave nectar; amplifying the existing fruity notes and rounding out the sweet body of this golden straw-colored Tripel.
  • *Blushing Padre - Mothership #13 10.8 %
    We introduced our Belgian-style raspberry ale "Blushing Monk" to a tequila barrel and wound up with what can only be described as an international love affair. Now who's Blushing?
  • CBS 11.7 %
    Rich maple syrup, roasted coffee and velvety chocolate meld together in what can only be described as a transcendental drinking experience.
  • Frootwood 8 %
    We took a crisp, light-bodied cherry ale and hid it away in oak barrels that have held both bourbon and maple syrup. After a lengthy stint, the ale emerged changed, blanketed in notes of warm vanilla and earthy sweetness.
  • KBS 12 %
    KBS is a big imperial stout brewed with a massive amount of coffee and chocolate and then bourbon barrel-aged to perfection. Incredibly silky and full-bodied with notes of vanilla, cocoa, roasted coffee, and charred oak.
  • KBS Espresso 12 %
    KBS gets an extra oomph by getting aged on espresso beans after being removed from barrels, resulting in a snappy coffee twist on our classic barrel-aged beer. Who says you can't start your day with a barrel-aged stout?
  • KBS Hazelnut 12 %
    The perfectly balanced and decadent drinking experience of KBS meets the classic taste of hazelnut.
  • Mas Agave Clasica Lime 10 %
    An imperial gose brewed with agave, lime and sea salt and then aged in tequila barrels for just the right amount of kick. Consider it a party in a bottle. Mas Agave!
  • Mas Agave Clasica Grapefruit 9.7 %
    Imperial gose brewed with agave and sea salt and aged in tequila barrels... then infused with fresh grapefruit juice.
  • Velvet Rush 11.1 %
    Borrowing elements from both high-end craft cocktails and moody jazz clubs, Velvet Rush takes the bourbon barrel-aged brown ale up an octave with free-flowing notes of coffee, chocolate and vanilla extract. Milk sugar aids in weaving together this complex tapestry of flavors to create a unique sipping experience that really ties the room together.

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