Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 34
  1. #1
    Walk On
    Points: 12,707, Level: 34
    Level completed: 9%, Points required for next Level: 643
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    10000 Experience PointsVeteran
    AdamO's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    224
    Points
    12,707
    Level
    34
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Founders beer now found in Iowa

    My cousin from the Twin Cities was raving about the beers of Founders Brewing when he came down to visit for the OKC football game last fall, and after looking around we saw that they weren't distributing in Iowa yet at that point. Fast forward to last night when I went to see The Envy Corps at the new music venue Woolys in Des Moines (great band and great place to see a show), and to my delight I see that they have Founders Dirty Bastard on tap. It was quite good, and today I remembered to look into how this came to be. Turns out Founders is now distributing in Iowa, as of March 19th.

    Just picked up a couple of six packs at the Hy-Vee Liquor Store in West Ames.

    Good beer for all!


    "Would you rather have Niang for 4 years or Nerlens Noel for 1?" --Fran Frashcilla

    "I hate it when anything good happens to a Hawkeye fan." --My wife.

  2. #2
    All-Star
    Points: 119,277, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    IowaStateClones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    1,952
    Points
    119,277
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 42
    Given: 18

    Re: Founders beer now found in Iowa

    Founders Dirty Bastard is also on tap at Es Tas. I shared a pitcher of it and it was surprisingly good.



  3. #3
    Recruit
    Points: 6,709, Level: 24
    Level completed: 32%, Points required for next Level: 341
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    caustic217's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    The Cyclone State
    Posts
    87
    Points
    6,709
    Level
    24
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Founders beer now found in Iowa

    I tried both their Rye and Double Ipa on tap at el bait shop this weekend and was impressed with both.

    Looking forward to trying some of their others/ picking up a sixer or two.



  4. #4
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 70,682, Level: 82
    Level completed: 55%, Points required for next Level: 768
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    cyfan964's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    4 blocks from the Jack
    Posts
    4,470
    Points
    70,682
    Level
    82
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 39

    Re: Founders beer now found in Iowa

    Quote Originally Posted by caustic217 View Post
    I tried both their Rye and Double Ipa on tap at el bait shop this weekend and was impressed with both.

    Looking forward to trying some of their others/ picking up a sixer or two.

    I wasn't too fond of the IPA, but the rye was quite good. I'll still only drink Surly if I'm ever in Minnesota, but until we get Surly in Iowa Founders will have to be my Minnesota beer when I run out of Surly.

    I too am impressed with Founders, can't wait to try some of their others.


    Now that MBB is back, do we still have to pretend that WBB matters?

    -acgclone

  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 213,998, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 15.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    9,953
    Points
    213,998
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 71
    Given: 47

    Re: Founders beer now found in Iowa

    I drink bid light. Its cheap and I don't have to sound like beer deuchbag when I tell people what I drink. Its what I really hate about wine people.


    Nobody but HB knows for sure. You pretty much know nothing....like Knownothing would like to say.
    Word

  6. #6
    Walk On
    Points: 7,130, Level: 25
    Level completed: 16%, Points required for next Level: 420
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points
    larry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    iowa city
    Posts
    210
    Points
    7,130
    Level
    25
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 1

    Re: Founders beer now found in Iowa

    If you like Founders, wait til we get Lagunitas--coming soon--finally!



  7. #7
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 121,464, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 42.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsSocialVeteran

    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Ames via Akron, Ohio
    Posts
    4,668
    Points
    121,464
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 167
    Given: 39

    Re: Founders beer now found in Iowa

    I've actually had quite a few of their beers. We've had it in Ohio for awhile now. They're pretty good.

    I like Great Lakes and Thirsty Dog. Too bad they don't have it here in Iowa


    My teams: (as of 9/20/13)
    Cleveland Browns: 0-2 - .000
    Cleveland Indians: 83-70 - .542
    Cleveland Cavs: 24-58 - .293
    Iowa State Cyclones (FB): 0-2 - .000

    9/22/18 & 9/7/19
    Akron and Iowa State
    CAN'T WAIT!

  8. #8
    All-Star
    Points: 34,810, Level: 57
    Level completed: 47%, Points required for next Level: 640
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Bewilderme's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Minneapolis
    Posts
    1,420
    Points
    34,810
    Level
    57
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 29
    Given: 18

    Re: Founders beer now found in Iowa

    Lagunitas is great. All Founder's 6 packs were on sale for 6.99 last week at my local liquor store...I had their dry hopped pale ale...pretty tasty!


    'Any fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius-and a lot of courage-to move in the opposite direction.'
    -Einstein

  9. #9
    Starter
    Points: 14,022, Level: 35
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 28
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    mramseyISU's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Waterloo, IA
    Posts
    989
    Points
    14,022
    Level
    35
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 7
    Given: 0

    Re: Founders beer now found in Iowa

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    I drink bid light. Its cheap and I don't have to sound like beer deuchbag when I tell people what I drink. Its what I really hate about wine people.
    Then stay out of our beer snob thread you cheap bastard.



  10. #10
    Speechless
    Points: 475,798, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 32.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Al_4_State's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Driftless Region
    Posts
    18,676
    Points
    475,798
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 52
    Given: 6

    Re: Founders beer now found in Iowa

    I had a few glasses at Bait Shop this weekend. I'm very excited to see it around. I went to Hy-Vee to pick up some 6 packs last night, and all that was left was 2 6 packs of the Scotch ale (I was looking for the Rye or IPA).

    The more we can make stuff like Founder's and Lagunitas fly off the shelf, the more we can convince breweries like Oskar Blues, Dogfish Head, etc to start distributing in Iowa.

    Regarding Surly, I think that the hold up on their distribution is on the Minnesota end of things. I've heard (have not researched this) that they have some strange laws that limit the distribution of breweries under a certain level of output, and until Surly expands their production, they won't be able to distribute out of the state.



  11. #11
    All-Star
    Points: 23,564, Level: 47
    Level completed: 2%, Points required for next Level: 986
    Overall activity: 5.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    mcblogerson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Ohio
    Posts
    1,433
    Points
    23,564
    Level
    47
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 2

    Re: Founders beer now found in Iowa

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    I drink bid light. Its cheap and I don't have to sound like beer deuchbag when I tell people what I drink. Its what I really hate about wine people.
    I bet you think Mcdonalds makes the best burger as well. Mmmm now thats consistently cheap and flavorless.


    "You have great authority in your quotes, if you ascribe them to someone else."

    -Some Guy

  12. #12
    All-Star
    Points: 48,200, Level: 67
    Level completed: 90%, Points required for next Level: 150
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    baller21's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Posts
    1,273
    Points
    48,200
    Level
    67
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 19
    Given: 3

    Re: Founders beer now found in Iowa

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    I drink bid light. Its cheap and I don't have to sound like beer deuchbag when I tell people what I drink. Its what I really hate about wine people.

    Why not Busch Light? It's cheaper and pretty much the same thing. You must be a beer snob. haha

    Looking forward to trying Founders and Lagunitas.



  13. #13
    Addict
    Points: 112,796, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 18.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    ianoconnor's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    6,873
    Points
    112,796
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 93
    Given: 236

    Re: Founders beer now found in Iowa

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    I wasn't too fond of the IPA, but the rye was quite good. I'll still only drink Surly if I'm ever in Minnesota, but until we get Surly in Iowa Founders will have to be my Minnesota beer when I run out of Surly.

    I too am impressed with Founders, can't wait to try some of their others.
    Founders is out of Grand Rapids, MI.

    I picked up their IPA on Saturday and enjoyed it. Not the best, but I've had their breakfast stout in the past and it is truly phenomenal.

    http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/1199/11757



  14. #14
    Starter
    Points: 20,609, Level: 43
    Level completed: 85%, Points required for next Level: 141
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    mfelske's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Wisconsin
    Posts
    676
    Points
    20,609
    Level
    43
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6
    Given: 12

    Re: Founders beer now found in Iowa

    Founders is excellent. Everything I've had of theirs has been really good. They make beers for beer geeks: interesting, flavorful and high alc styles.



  15. #15
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 90,632, Level: 93
    Level completed: 68%, Points required for next Level: 618
    Overall activity: 39.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    ribsnwhiskey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    3,581
    Points
    90,632
    Level
    93
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 104
    Given: 24

    Re: Founders beer now found in Iowa

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    I drink bid light. Its cheap and I don't have to sound like beer deuchbag when I tell people what I drink. Its what I really hate about wine people.
    Don't worry, you had the deuchbag thing covered long before good beer and wine came along.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 06:00 PM