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Founders Pale Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Pale AleFounders Pale Ale

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2,238 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,238
Reviews: 774
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 11.38%
Wants: 29
Gots: 133 | 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: 2,238 | Reviews: 774 | Display Reviews Only:
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Lanstrum

Ohio

3/5  rDev -18.7%

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Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev -18.7%

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North Carolina

3/5  rDev -18.7%

07-21-2013 14:33:33 | More by mwbrady12
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erialbill

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +8.4%

07-20-2013 02:48:50 | More by erialbill
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mborden

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-19-2013 18:33:30 | More by mborden
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

07-19-2013 03:15:34 | More by AnitaBrewski
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GRBLUE12

Michigan

4/5  rDev +8.4%

07-19-2013 01:47:06 | More by GRBLUE12
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duff247

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-18-2013 05:08:34 | More by duff247
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Keith_R

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

07-18-2013 03:50:32 | More by Keith_R
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fishmich

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-17-2013 20:51:14 | More by fishmich
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bmjivi221

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -18.7%

07-17-2013 06:42:02 | More by bmjivi221
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Supra97

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

07-14-2013 22:22:02 | More by Supra97
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taylor714914

Pennsylvania

3.44/5  rDev -6.8%

Had this while tailgating in Hershey before a Dave Matthews Band Show.

Poured into the classy Solo cup. As suspected, tons of head due to the cup.

copper color with tons of bubbles.

Smells of sweet tropical and citrus hops and a bit of malt.

Taste follows suit. Standard pale ale IMO. Nothing to get too worked up over

Mouthfeel was a little to carbonated for my liking.

Overall an OK pale ale, though there are many others I prefer more.

07-14-2013 18:37:25 | More by taylor714914
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NormLobstah

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

07-14-2013 18:23:30 | More by NormLobstah
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Maryland

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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MMBrew

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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schwemjw

Ohio

3.4/5  rDev -7.9%

A: Clear golden copper with a white fluffy head that resembles a sponge.

S: Very earthy. some pine with a bready caramel. A little floral. I'm kinda seaching here though, not too much going on.

T: Lots of pine and earth! a nice bitter finish that sticks around. Alot of acid with lemon and a spritz of lime rind. Really nicely balanced with malt and caramel.

M: Medium bodied. Its a little bigger than i expected with a nice refreshing hit of carbonation.

O: A nice pale ale with a great balance between the hops and malt. I'd say this is pretty earthy. Not as refreshing as other pale ales but still pretty good. /82

07-12-2013 04:16:22 | More by schwemjw
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ilikebeer03

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-12-2013 01:45:02 | More by ilikebeer03
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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

07-11-2013 17:41:36 | More by geekrot
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South Carolina

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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radiofish

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev +8.4%

07-08-2013 19:44:19 | More by MacStinson
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Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.7%

07-07-2013 18:35:29 | More by CraftBeerGuild
Founders Pale Ale from Founders Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 2,238 ratings.