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Founders Pale Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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2,134 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,134
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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jwhancher

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours gold with nice tight white head & ample carbonation. Slightly hazy. Smells sweet from malts with touch of hops. This isn't a hop bomb APA by any means. Citrus hops that give off lemon notes. Tastes sweet initially then bitterness coats the tongue. Touch of sweet crystal malts. Feels light bodied with no astringency and very even balance. Overall, this is a solid pale ale. Thought it could be more since it was brewed by Founders, but it still makes for a solid session ale.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2013 23:19:48 | More by jwhancher
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Founders Pale Ale from Founders Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 2,134 ratings.