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Founders Pale Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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2,137 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,137
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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Ratings: 2,137 | Reviews: 770 | Display Reviews Only:
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george42

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-30-2013 22:23:40 | More by george42
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RaphaelSC

Brazil

3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a cloudy orange with a little white head.

S: Fainty citric hop smell a little dry woody pine too.

T: Some citric lemon taste, with pine, probably because of the cascade hops. The end is a little Bitter citric too.

M: Refreshing smoothing with a soft bitter in the aftertaste.

O: A smooth refreshing beer a perfect session beer, with average ABV and flavour enough to be considered a good beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-29-2013 01:09:30 | More by RaphaelSC
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PopnLoads

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-28-2013 19:24:40 | More by PopnLoads
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gfap61

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

05-28-2013 17:35:51 | More by gfap61
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-28-2013 13:14:44 | More by jjd315
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mpayne5

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-28-2013 03:00:15 | More by mpayne5
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KenC

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-27-2013 01:17:08 | More by KenC
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Drew26

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-26-2013 23:42:33 | More by Drew26
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deadliest

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

05-25-2013 04:02:41 | More by deadliest
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -32.4%

05-25-2013 01:58:34 | More by jaswilson2
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goochpunch

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-25-2013 01:05:23 | More by goochpunch
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Pegasus

Texas

4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Dark copper in color, with a massive, somewhat coarse, incredibly persistent off-white head, The carbonation is fine, profuse, and fast-rising. The lacing is utterly glass-coating.

Aroma: Massive burst of pine tar and grapefruit hops, and a good bit of toasted malt, quite pleasant.

Taste: Opens with juice citrus and to a lesser extent, pine tar hops, backed by a substantial toasted malt presence. As the taste progresses, the sweet malt is present, but the hops dominate throughout. Finishes with a long, moderate, but lingering hop note.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, very pleasant.

Drinkability/notes: A very rewarding example of the style.

Presentation: packaged in a stubby twelve-ounce brown glass bottle with a twist-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2013 00:47:14 | More by Pegasus
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NickSMpls

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-22-2013 23:26:11 | More by NickSMpls
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-22-2013 22:17:30 | More by Molson2000
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Envelopes

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

05-21-2013 05:40:50 | More by Envelopes
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-20-2013 14:26:50 | More by InspectorBob
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-20-2013 13:26:34 | More by touchmeimsac
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thampel09

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-20-2013 03:57:24 | More by thampel09
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stoney1031

Texas

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-20-2013 00:50:34 | More by stoney1031
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Dools9

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.1%

05-18-2013 16:02:32 | More by Dools9
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Nyknick1

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-18-2013 10:18:27 | More by Nyknick1
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-18-2013 09:51:31 | More by bigbeers84
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melisassy

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -45.9%

05-18-2013 01:58:37 | More by melisassy
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thaghost

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

05-17-2013 17:34:49 | More by thaghost
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capnamerica

Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

05-17-2013 15:04:48 | More by capnamerica
Founders Pale Ale from Founders Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 2,137 ratings.