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Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale) - Founders Brewing Company

Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale)Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale)

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Reviews: 1041
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 11.22%


Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  9.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
50 IBU
Old ale brewed with molasses and oak-aged.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-31-2005)
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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

05-09-2013 23:07:56 | More by ljthockey7
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RonaldTheriot

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4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Founders Crumudgeon Old Ale has a thin, cream-colored head, a clear, brilliant, apricot-orange appearance, some bubble streams, no sediment, and very sparse, spider web lacing left behind. The aroma is of rich, sweet, malt, vanilla/oak, and light rum. Taste is all that, with some good, balancing bitterness and apparent wood. Mouthfeel is rather light and watery, and Founders Curmudgeon Old Ale finishes alcohilic, sweet, and contemplative. The worst one could say about this beer is that it is delicious.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2014 13:28:44 | More by RonaldTheriot
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Bottled poured into tulip

A -Pours very smooth, A dark reddish orange, head immediately disappeared to a thin line around the rim.

S - Cranberrie, raisns, Dark fruits, Caramel, syrup, yeast. Sweet, sugar

T - Raisins, malt, oak, Dark fruits, Tea.

M - Full bodied, but mildly carbonated.

O - Pretty awesome, A lot more fruity than expected, definitely enjoy it.

Serving type: bottle

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Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale) from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 2,901 ratings.