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Founders Pale Ale - Founders Brewing Company

Founders Pale AleFounders Pale Ale

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1,974 Ratings
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Ratings: 1974
Reviews: 764
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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malthead

California

3.7/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Received as a bonus in a trade from Czoch. Thanks!

Good Lord! Audible pffft as I pop the top, and a massive head formed the minute I poured it into the glass. It went into a Duvel tulip, and seriously took me 5 minutes to pour the damn thing. Looking through other reviews, seems some people have this problem and some don't - a bad batch or quality control issues? Big off-white head, forming huge bubbles as it falls. Aroma: they weren't kidding about the dry-hopping. This is 6 months old, what was it like fresh? Great example of Cascade hops. Unfortunately, seems kinda like a one note chord. It's nice, would be very drinkable outside in the summer, but not too much going on in it. Worth trying, though, especially if the head is under control.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2007 00:41:30 | More by malthead
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Founders Pale Ale from Founders Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 1,974 ratings.