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Founders Pale Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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2,188 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,188
Reviews: 773
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 28
Gots: 118 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
100% Cascade hops.
35 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-10-2002)
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Reviews by Baileyuk:
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Baileyuk

Michigan

3.48/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

golden color that was a little lighter than I was expecting. The head was good and lacing okay.

More malts than hops in the smell, there was not tonnes going on.

Taste was good, more bitter than the nose would suggest. Hop profile was still a little weak but definately more than the smell.

Carbonation was good and definately one that could be drubk again. I was okay with this one and would be okay with it again although I want to try others more.

Serving type: on-tap

07-24-2008 01:22:14 | More by Baileyuk
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S:Earthy, woody hop aroma with a wee bit of pine. A little light caramel come through.

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Founders Pale Ale from Founders Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 2,188 ratings.