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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
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3,482 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,482
Reviews: 1,098
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 137
Gots: 628 | FT: 45
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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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

4.04/5  rDev +0.7%

Appearance: It has a nice deep hazy orange/brownish color to it. It has a nice beige head that dies down somewhat fast and leaves great lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of sweet molasses, brown sugar, dark fruit (raisins) toffee and some woody oak.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some sweet molasses, toffee, some caramel, brown sugar, raisins and woody oak.

Mouthfeel: It has a low-med carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with great flavors and aromas.

11-10-2013 00:04:39 | More by SebD
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StevenLaValley

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.2%

11-09-2013 01:50:16 | More by StevenLaValley
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mmhannon

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

11-07-2013 21:07:11 | More by mmhannon
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Nick_RobertsM3

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6%

11-06-2013 20:56:16 | More by Nick_RobertsM3
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MITCHELLMPLS

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +6%

11-06-2013 01:36:14 | More by MITCHELLMPLS
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srgj88

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +6%

11-06-2013 01:33:59 | More by srgj88
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mj81

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +6%

11-05-2013 14:53:33 | More by mj81
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JakeDebus

Maryland

4/5  rDev -0.2%

11-04-2013 15:09:13 | More by JakeDebus
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DerrickW

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +6%

11-03-2013 16:13:01 | More by DerrickW
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cw13

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.2%

11-03-2013 01:10:29 | More by cw13
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jaycar06

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -0.2%

11-02-2013 15:43:05 | More by jaycar06
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lonewolfcry

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

11-02-2013 05:37:11 | More by lonewolfcry
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hoptician

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

11-02-2013 03:35:00 | More by hoptician
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SammyJaxxxx

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.2%

10-31-2013 05:48:59 | More by SammyJaxxxx
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BeerDawgs

Georgia

4.01/5  rDev 0%

A 12 oz bottle, which I am guessing is a 2012 bottling, so 1 year old

A - Deep amber, with some clarity. Murky looking. Takes on the color of the molasses. Small amount of lace left on the glass, looks delicious

S - Brown sugar, malts, almost bourbon aroma, from the barrel aging.

T - Fairly sweet old ale, oak, brown sugar, very good!

M - Full bodied, well carbonated.

O - This one is a slow sipper, and its damn good. Well done Founders. Would like to age this one for a few years

10-30-2013 00:59:26 | More by BeerDawgs
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Moses_Malone

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +6%

10-30-2013 00:28:41 | More by Moses_Malone
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Chegui

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.2%

10-29-2013 20:34:59 | More by Chegui
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BSuter

Indiana

4/5  rDev -0.2%

10-28-2013 16:32:37 | More by BSuter
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.2%

10-28-2013 02:38:18 | More by DelicateDelirium
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jryanj927

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

10-25-2013 00:06:59 | More by jryanj927
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BEERschlitz

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

10-24-2013 17:55:10 | More by BEERschlitz
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LanceRobbins24

Indiana

4/5  rDev -0.2%

10-24-2013 02:11:02 | More by LanceRobbins24
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TPONY51

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

10-23-2013 04:57:49 | More by TPONY51
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mlhyatt

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -19%

10-23-2013 03:18:34 | More by mlhyatt
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stencom1

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

10-22-2013 18:29:53 | More by stencom1
Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale) from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,482 ratings.