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Founders Sweet Repute - Founders Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,025
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 11.27%
Wants: 114
Gots: 323 | FT: 73
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  12.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: JohnnieNepal on 11-18-2013

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.
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750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Golden amber. Mostly clear except for the floaties suspended in the beer. Small white head that settles to a thin collar. Some lacing and wisps.

Smell - Wheat and cracker malt. Maple syrup. Oak and bourbon.

Taste - Sweet up front. Oaky immediately. Bourbon. Lots of grainy wheat. Astringent. Very sweet.

Mouthfeel - Viscous and syrupy. Astringent. Medium carbonation.

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A - pours a light brown, crystal clear, minimal head

S - the barrels come through here - oak, vanilla, maple syrup

T - not overly sweet, vanilla, bourbon, crackery malt

M - smooth, alcohol comes through but not overpowering

O - lots of barrel presence, not over the top, love to have it again. Good way to follow up after the Mango Magnifico bomb

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Founders Sweet Repute from Founders Brewing Company
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