GRAND RAPIDS — Founders Brewing Co. has announced its process for KBS distribution beginning this March.

A four-day, pre-ticketed, on-site bottle release will begin March 27 prior to being released to stores on April 1.

Dates for the taproom bottle release are as follows:

  • Day #1: Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Day #2: Thursday, March 28, 2013, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Day #3: Friday, March 29, 2013, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Day #4: Saturday, March 30, 2013, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Tickets will be available beginning at 11 a.m. February 16, via, with a limit of one ticket per person. Tickets will cost $5.00, and will be donated to Grand Rapids Whitewater.

A maximum of 12 bottles per person applies; KBS is $4.75 per bottle, $19 per 4-pack and $57 for 12 bottles.

KBS will be available in draft form at the brewery beginning March 30, when the company will hold a KBS release party with live entertainment.

The announcement follows a similar method when the brewery released its 15th anniversary ale, Bolt Cutter.