Founders KBS – Beer Bros

Founders KBS

Founders KBS from Grand Rapids Michigan is taken on today by the Beer Bros in this Barrel Aged showdown. Does it trump the other beers? Find out

Founders Breakfast Stout – Beer Bros (video)

Founders Breakfast Stout

The Beer Bros drink THE breakfast stout of all breakfast stouts, Founders Breakfast Stout from Michigan in today’s craft beer video review.

New Holland Dragon’s Milk, A Sip of Home

New Holland Dragons Milk

I am a transplant to the Rocky Mountains but hail from the state of freshwater lakes, warm sand and New Holland Brewery.  When New Holland Brewing started distributing to Colorado, I was instantly transported back home. One of New Holland’s most popular beers is the infamous Dragon’s Milk.  This bourbon barrel imperial stout does not […]

National Homebrewers Conference …for the win!

NHC taster cups

National Homebrewers Conference I brew the beer I drink….that was the general vibe at the 2014 National Homebrewers Conference.  I recently had the great opportunity to attend the 2014 National Hombrewers Conference (NHC) in Grand Rapids Michigan.  If you know me, you know that I am a Michigander until the day I die and it […]

Two Hearted BeerMules

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Like a craft beer cartel leader, I often times employ Beer Mules to transport the goods.  The merchandise is packed in multiple layers of bubble wrap, carefully placed in a suitcase, and travels half way across the country to its final destination.  All thanks to my BeerMules! Being a Michigan native and a strong supporter […]

Jay’s Pick: Founders Doom Imperial IPA

Founders Doom IPA

Founders Doom Imperial IPA ABV: 10%  IBU: N/A “Doom is one of those beers that we’ve talked about releasing ever since we started the Backstage Series,” says Co-Founder and Vice President of Brand & Education Dave Engbers. “It’s hop heavy. It’s barrel-aged. It’s unapologetic. It’s the definition of a Founders beer.” (courtesy of  

Bell’s Black Note Stout

Bell's Black Note Stout

Bell’s Black Note Stout ABV: 11.5%  IBU: N/A Black Note Stout blends the complex aromatics of Expedition Stout with the velvety smooth texture of Double Cream Stout and ages the combination in freshly retired oak bourbon barrels for months. The resulting harmony of flavors captures the finest features of all three components: malty notes of […]

My Name is Spanish But You Can Call Me Sour: Oro de Calabaza (video)


Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ale – Oro de Calabaza 8% ABV Ever time I find myself wandering aimlessly through the aisle of my local beer mart trying to decided what to try next, there’s always one beer that begs me to show it a good time, Oro de Calabaza. I’ve never thought much of this beer because […]

Why, You Dirty Bastard. Founders, That Is…

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Founders Dirty Bastard – 8.5% ABV Founders is a brewery located in Grand Rapids, MI and they have been pumping out some stellar selections for as long as I can remember. Every flavor I’ve had has been impressive. I’ve had the pleasure of tasting many of Founders beers, some particular of note, yet hard for […]