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Brewed By: Founders Brewing Company

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Number of Ratings: 141

Style: English Old Ale

Brewed In: 235 Grandville Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA

ABV: 12.7%

IBU: 35

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Tasting Notes

Please sign in to post comments about this beer and see your Beer Buddies' comments. profile - June 23, 2019
On tap at Salud Beer Shop in Charlotte. A very interesting brew that packs a wallop. But did not pick up much molasses.
jefferis profile picturejefferis - January 1, 2019
Vanilla, fizzy bourbon, poached pear honey, mead like barley wine. Really fine. profile - December 22, 2018
B+. Very smooth bourbon, had too many drinks before to notice molasses or maple.
LP1 profile pictureLP1 - December 4, 2018
Excellent. Smooth. Easy sipper. Strong. Maple. Bourbon. Agree that a steak would be great with this and a fire.
truss profile picturetruss - September 15, 2018
Really powerful. Aroma is mixed drink: Manhattan or stiff whiskey old fashion. Aroma is also very woody. Maybe the only bourbon barreled beer I?ve had that actually might have whiskey in it (I know it doesn?t, or does it?). Much stronger, boozier than Curmudgeon. For me it?s a little much, and I?ve never said that about the many many barrel aged beers I?ve had. Maybe I need to try it in a different context?not as my second beer and after having part of dinner. So yes, as others have said it?s sweet; but for me boozy whiskey predominates. But a big HOWEVER: after letting it warm, it gets better. Becomes warm, buttery smooth, perfect for sipping. Takes off the edge, the woodyness, the excess whiskey. Yes, Fabio Aru should have known.
Beezer111 profile pictureBeezer111 - September 11, 2018
Slightly sweet, maple, malty
mcmullgr profile picturemcmullgr - September 26, 2013
#3 on Best of 2012: Beer Geek Nation
KnightRyder profile pictureKnightRyder - February 24, 2013
2-23-13 Winter Beer Fest
mjshearer1 profile picturemjshearer1 - April 27, 2012
A sweeter, thicker version of Curmudgeons, very good.
mjroberts78 profile picturemjroberts78 - March 27, 2012
Similar to Dragons Milk.
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