This is where it arguably all happened for Grand Rapids regarding the hops and beer, raging on since 1997. And the company’s timeless, focusing on the super-casual and gritty feel of a down-to-earth brewery only interested in the product delivering the ambiance with no bells and whistles. That choice to go grounded definitely led to the taproom being quite the haven for many a misfit, artist and musician to contribute to the artsy style of the city as well as the drink. But here’s the best part: Founders will be founded in Detroit very soon, too! So definitely check it out.