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Founders Pale Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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2,136 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,136
Reviews: 770
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 26
Gots: 103 | 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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beerprovedwright

Georgia

3.18/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I was really hoping for more, seeing this is one of my favorite breweries, but it is what it is. Poured in Sam Adams Perfect Pint, chilled, not frozen. One finger head of white, medium foam. Little broken lace, with little cling. Color is a 6 on the SRM beer color chart. Smell is high in roasted malt and some citrus. Taste is balanced, but lacking in real body. Flavor of roasted wheat, sweet barley, and citrus. Mouthfeel was somewhat creamy and had some zing, but just seemed to be missing something, just can not lay my tongue on it. Maybe I am in a off day or just got a bad bottle. I think there is better Founders APA out there, I just got a bad bottle....I hope.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2011 20:49:15 | More by beerprovedwright
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Founders Pale Ale from Founders Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 2,136 ratings.