Founders Brewing Co.
loves to keep people guessing each year with their popular Backstage Series
release, not revealing specifics as to which beer will be released or on what date until the last possible minute. The recipes often evolve from various taproom-only releases made available throughout the year and their new pilot small batch system has served as an incubator as of late for many of these new test-run brews. This year’s earlier release of Smoked Porter
is an example. Also this year, the taproom featured a new series of “SpyPA”
released which included such favorites as Sleeper Cell
leading up to and hinting at this year’s second Backstage Series release Dissenter