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Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale) - Founders Brewing Company

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

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90
outstanding

3,613 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,613
Reviews: 1,105
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 140
Gots: 682 | FT: 47
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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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from the 12 oz bottle into a snifter.
Nice medium copper color, clear and with moderate head. Solid lacing.
Aromas are mild, sweet, some alcohol and decent malt backbone present.
Taste is nice. Definitely a good deal of molasses flavor but without being too sweet. Lots of good oak in here as well. Alcohol is there but much less than I was expecting.
My favorite part of the beer was the mouthfeel, a touch syrupy, a touch chewy. Perfect carbonation.
Overall, this was a much easier drinking beer than I was expecting! :)

BoldRulerVT, Mar 21, 2014
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Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale) from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,613 ratings.