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Founders Brassworks Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Brassworks Ale
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 4.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: granger10 on 01-16-2006)
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Photo of sopor
3.83/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Fitting name, due to the brassy/coppery color of this brew. White head leaves a film. Flavors start out malty with just the barest hint of sweetness opening into assertive cereal and bready malt flavor. Hops come on assertively but close to balanced with a spicy combo of grassy and herbal tones. Typical APA body. Just over a session at 6%, this is a pretty good APA, but on this crowded market, it doesn't stand out.

sopor, Jan 23, 2006
Photo of Frozensoul327
3.53/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A rather enjoyable offering from Founders. Presented a bronzed color with a medium level of carbonation. Aromas were very malty, with a touch of citrus hops. Taste was good; flavors of grapefruit, malt, floral hops and grass. Mouthfeel was nominal, nothing special, but not boring either. Good drinkability. I'd like to have this again.

Frozensoul327, Jan 18, 2006
Photo of granger10
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I think they used the hops leftover from the Harvest Ale for this one. It's really similar to the Harvest in certain respects but I didn't like it as much. The maltyness is a bit more dominant here with less sweetness. Hops are more spicy, especially in the finish. A bit of a citric quality in there but its more of a bitter hoppiness. The Founder's yeast is quite prevalent and gives this beer that Founders character. Overall its decent, solid, but nothing too exciteable.

granger10, Jan 16, 2006
Founders Brassworks Ale from Founders Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.