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Founders Pale Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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2,141 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,141
Reviews: 771
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 26
Gots: 106 | 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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aaronblain22

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

06-08-2012 00:19:35 | More by aaronblain22
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BEERMILER12

Maine

3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottled 05/07/12

A: Pours a golden yellow color with a fingers worth of fluffy head

S: Floral hops with some malt sweetness, along with notes of citrus hops

T: Very well balanced, slightly bitter to start but this is quickly rounded off by a pleasant malt sweetness. Hops are both floral and citrusy, but are definitely toned down by the malt

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: A nice, sessionable pale that is very drinkable and well balanced. Certainly won't kill the palate with hops (leave that to the IPAs) and does a nice job playing middle ground. Also does a nice job at showing off the aromaticity of cascade hops

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2012 23:32:16 | More by BEERMILER12
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mlhenson

Alabama

4/5  rDev +8.1%

06-06-2012 20:12:46 | More by mlhenson
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megahurts4

Louisiana

4.55/5  rDev +23%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Founders Dry Hopped Pale Ale
on tap at the Stafford's Perry Hotel in Petoskey, MI

Appearance: honey, large-medium head, and good lacing.

Smell: very floral hops, grapefruit, and faint maltiness.

Taste: floral hops in the first bite, but it quickly fades into a bitter pleasant.

Mouthfeel: medium and smooth.

Overall:
This has a very nice flavor and enough body to satisfy my tastes. It also is well suited for drinking many at a time.

Serving type: on-tap

06-05-2012 05:15:11 | More by megahurts4
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KevinDrace


3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

06-04-2012 00:40:49 | More by KevinDrace
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lvoutlawjlh

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

06-03-2012 23:00:26 | More by lvoutlawjlh
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

06-03-2012 20:03:22 | More by Chugs13
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

06-02-2012 01:41:00 | More by Hanzo
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smi

New York

3/5  rDev -18.9%

06-01-2012 01:57:12 | More by smi
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nosavingsaccount

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-31-2012 03:16:54 | More by nosavingsaccount
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CoinOp

Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-31-2012 01:06:31 | More by CoinOp
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ccozzi

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-29-2012 23:13:07 | More by ccozzi
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s1ckboy

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-29-2012 16:50:26 | More by s1ckboy
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-26-2012 14:25:10 | More by jpd7374
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Troville1990

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-26-2012 04:45:31 | More by Troville1990
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

05-26-2012 03:27:43 | More by kbuzz
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code2driver

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-26-2012 00:43:50 | More by code2driver
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jacob4999

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

05-24-2012 17:57:28 | More by jacob4999
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Rau71

California

3/5  rDev -18.9%

05-24-2012 03:16:08 | More by Rau71
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Stockfan42

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-24-2012 01:09:45 | More by Stockfan42
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BillMueller

Indiana

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-21-2012 18:24:56 | More by BillMueller
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Blaze5445

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

05-21-2012 05:16:26 | More by Blaze5445
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-20-2012 07:13:32 | More by TheBishopco
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40451

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-19-2012 00:55:05 | More by 40451
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bhir

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-18-2012 23:59:23 | More by bhir
Founders Pale Ale from Founders Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 2,141 ratings.