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Founders Sweet Repute - Founders Brewing Company

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Ratings: 974
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 107
Gots: 320 | FT: 70
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  12.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

One-hundred percent barrel aged in maple syrup bourbon barrels and bourbon barrels over the course of sixteen months, then blended using carefully calculated ratios for the ultimate final product.

(Beer added by: JohnnieNepal on 11-18-2013)
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours amber with a one finger white head. The aroma has toffee, maple syrup, Bourbon, and wood.

Has a smooth, sweet flavor which is not overly sweet. There is toffee, maple syrup, Bourbon, coconut, vanilla, and wood. There is no bitterness to balance out the sweetness, but I don't think it is needed.

Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Very smooth and easy to drink, especially for being a Bourbon barrel aged beer. I am very glad I had a chance to try this beer.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750 bottle was poured into a tulip glass.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pale orange color with good clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Vanilla, bourbon, oak, coconut, maple sweetness, bready wheat and caramel.

Taste: Nice nice bourbon barrel and maple syrup flavor. Hard to pick up anything else, but who cares, this beer tastes delicious. A little tart from the wheat and some caramel in there too.

Mouthfeel: Silky, creamy, smooth, low carbonation, mild bitterness, nice warm booze, medium to full bodied, and a little chewy.

Overall: Quite the treat. Makes me want to go find another bottle to hold for a while. This beauty could age well over time.

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Founders Sweet Repute from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 974 ratings.