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Founders Sweet Repute - Founders Brewing Company

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872 Ratings
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Ratings: 872
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 10.5%
Wants: 94
Gots: 302 | FT: 64
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  12.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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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TCgoalie

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-17-2013 02:37:27 | More by TCgoalie
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jjheinrichs

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

12-17-2013 01:22:54 | More by jjheinrichs
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lunarbrew

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-16-2013 23:29:24 | More by lunarbrew
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Jslay013

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-16-2013 19:13:13 | More by Jslay013
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Thishops4u

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-16-2013 17:04:17 | More by Thishops4u
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ryan604

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -22.4%

12-16-2013 16:33:17 | More by ryan604
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CaptDavyJones

New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

12-16-2013 15:46:51 | More by CaptDavyJones
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-16-2013 15:06:16 | More by xnicknj
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GeorgiaBeerGuy

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

12-16-2013 12:34:38 | More by GeorgiaBeerGuy
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DrewLikesBeer

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-16-2013 00:33:50 | More by DrewLikesBeer
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egrace84

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-15-2013 21:12:44 | More by egrace84
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SadMachine

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

12-15-2013 18:53:59 | More by SadMachine
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smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-15-2013 16:53:06 | More by smartassboiler
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -4.5%

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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-15-2013 12:00:05 | More by BARFLYB
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Zach136

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

12-15-2013 08:37:06 | More by Zach136
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Dactrius

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -4.5%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4amepiphany

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-15-2013 04:05:41 | More by 4amepiphany
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

4.23/5  rDev +1%

Sweet Repute on tap at Pony Bar NYC (I previously had it on a bottle bought for almost thirty dollars at a nearby store).

Appearance: Very fresh looking, about a finger of fruity bubbly soapy head. Light mahogany-auburn color with some transparency, as well as dirt.

Smell: Sugar, maple, butterscotch, sweetness. Pineapple juice, syrup. Bourbon/rum/booze, well balanced and distributed. Cake frosting. A muted nose overall, subtle.

Taste: Rum-soaked fruit. Candied banana. Malt, barrel. Very sweet but in a good way (unlike, say, BCBS Backyard Rye, oy). Graham cracker, vanilla. Smooth old bourbon (Blanton's). Bread.

Mouthfeel: Low carbonation, medium body and almost full flavor. Sharp but nice booze. Barrel feel around the edges.

Overall: Drinks beautiful! Hard to believe it is 12.6%. Not boozy. Sweetness in check. Lovely. Smell and mouthfeel are a tad weak but the overall is great. On tap so much better (small eight-ounce pour as opposed to 22 ounces).

12-15-2013 03:43:35 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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pirmannt1

Illinois

5/5  rDev +19.3%

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New Jersey

5/5  rDev +19.3%

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andrewjraab

Michigan

4.14/5  rDev -1.2%

A - Golden brown with good clarity. Think oily head leaves big bubble reminiscent of pancake batter. Cheetah print spotty lace as you spin the beer around the glass.

S - Bourbon, maple syrup, caramel candy, wood, smoke.

T - Bourbon up front, smokey, smooth mouthfeel. As it comes to room temp so many more nuances come forward - more cake batter, caramel, malts, warming alcohol.

O - Another home run from the back stage series. I can't wait to try this again in a year or two.

12-15-2013 01:43:52 | More by andrewjraab
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NateMac13

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.5%

12-15-2013 01:26:49 | More by NateMac13
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Stumpy29er

New York

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

12-15-2013 00:49:56 | More by Stumpy29er
Founders Sweet Repute from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 872 ratings.