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Brewed By: Founders Brewing Company

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Number of Ratings: 1489

Style: American Old Ale

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

ABV: 9.8%

IBU: 50

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Tasting Notes

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MDorton profile pictureMDorton - April 25, 2015
Bold flavor!! Aftertaste is similar to IPA experience
miko profile picturemiko - April 23, 2015
Better than dirty bastard
Imperial-G profile pictureImperial-G - April 20, 2015
Amazingly smooth, akin to Innis/gunn Irish whiskey flavor or their bourbon stout. The high note of this is much like dogfish head 90min ops or Samuel Smiths India ale, some sort of vanilla licorice flavor in the finish, also lightly present in the bouquet
j.clark.9 profile picturej.clark.9 - April 16, 2015
9.8% in 2015. Smells like a lager. Lighter than I expected, so be careful because doesn't drink like a beer that's almost 10%. Amber brown color. Molasses and oak mentioned on the bottle is very light. Overall a pleasant drink; nothing radical. Good beer to start someone into high gravity beers.
aaf145 profile pictureaaf145 - March 28, 2015
Poor mans version of Really Old Brown Dog Ale by Smuttynose... Not quite the amount of flavor, lower abv, and that all too familiar founders burn to finish... But with that being said a decent old ale which I'll slam and still a high enough Abv to keep me content.. 3 stars I guess.
BIGTIME profile pictureBIGTIME - January 29, 2015
This brew defines rich flavor. I found best as a stand alone brew but am not opposed to serving it with steaks or bar-b-q porks profile - January 20, 2015
ABV IBU profile - September 12, 2014
Very good oak aged, does not leave the oakey aftertaste.
LostInSpace profile pictureLostInSpace - September 1, 2014
OMG! Leave a couple of hours to drink this one! Yes. Lot's of hops, lot's of alcohol, but they are covered in a toasted marshmallow! Expect sensory stimulation on various planes. I may not drink this every day, but I will not forget it.
BrandonMelton profile pictureBrandonMelton - July 5, 2014
Rating: A
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