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Founders Pale Ale - Founders Brewing Company

Founders Pale AleFounders Pale Ale

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1,979 Ratings
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Ratings: 1979
Reviews: 765
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 11.62%


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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MWilt

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

04-08-2013 00:42:00 | More by MWilt
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RoyalT

Ohio

3.95/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Appearance – This is a gorgeous, hazy orange in color with a foamy, white, pillowy head that showed great retention.

Smell – The nose is balanced between light citrus hopping and quality grain. No sense reallly of the dry-hopping.

Taste – This is a balanced ale. The grain is bigger here and very nice. The hops again are mild and well-proportioned.

Mouthfeel – This is just shy of medium-bodied and well-balanced in the mouth.

Drinkability – Definitely a session ale, this Founders’ offering shows off some high-quality ingredients as well as an expert’s touch by the brewmaster. One of the most quaffble APAs I’ve ever had.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2014 22:52:25 | More by RoyalT
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Tennessee

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Founders Pale Ale from Founders Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,979 ratings.