Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale) - Founders Brewing Company

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

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3,752 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,752
Reviews: 1,111
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.7%
Wants: 145
Gots: 713 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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.

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4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle to a snifter.

A: Deep caramel color, small head that dissipates fast. Little visible carbonation. Minimal lacing.

S: Abundant dark notes: molasses, plums, raisins, significant candied sugar.

T: The flavor closely follows the nose. Sweet with hugely present plum, raisin, molasses, candied sugar flavors. Slightly boozy, but not overwhelming.

M: Heavy body, thick on the palate. Slightly carbonated, fades fast. Easy to drink.

O: Excellent example of the style. Unlike many, this is very drinkable, and pleasant, right from the start. Definitely will go in the category to have again. 4s across the board. Well done, thanks of brewing this one for us.

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Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale) from Founders Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 3,752 ratings.