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Founders Pale Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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2,169 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,169
Reviews: 772
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 27
Gots: 113 | 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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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

3.14/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle into tulip. bottled on 11/27/12.

A: slightly hazedbubble light orange/blond body. solid thick white head with good retention and some spotted lacing.

S: smells oxidized. muted melon aroma. dry grain. not much else.

T: oh yeah, this thing has seen better days. a straight bitter hop flavor starts things off. sweet melon flavor towards the bulk of the body.

M : average, subtle carb on a medium body.

D: certainly disappointing considering this brew is only about 3+ months old. apparently that is too much time. take note if purchasing!

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2013 03:29:56 | More by Jimmys
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Smells sweet, lightly malty. Cake batter and caramel. Touch of hop but not much. Mostly sweet. Nice enough but could use more hop aroma.

Taste is similar: cake batter with a touch of stale grain. Hop is subtle; resinous bitterness. Yeah, pretty decent but not very exciting.

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Founders Pale Ale from Founders Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 2,169 ratings.