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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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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

3,551 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,551
Reviews: 1,103
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 136
Gots: 658 | FT: 48
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: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark copper with a large off-white head.
Nose shows vanilla oak notes, sweet rich molasses, chocolate malt, hazelnut and sweet caramel.
Similar woody and vanilla oak characters as flavours alongside some light roasted malt, booze and heaps of sweet syrupy malt.
Nice moderate carbonation and syrupy body.

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poured into a snifter....

a: slightly hazy, couple floaters. almost non-existing head. quickly dispersing head. copper/red color.

s: beautiful caramel, spice, sweet, bourbon and oak.

t: sweet, cola, bourbon, shortbread wafer, alcohol heat, carbon.

m: thick, medium carbonation.

o: this beer is amazing. lands in the night cap category. high alcohol with tons of bourbon characteristics. would go great with a sweet dessert.

deadchef, Mar 02, 2014
Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale) from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,551 ratings.