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Founders Black IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Black IPA
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

82 Ratings
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Ratings: 82
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 8.98%
Wants: 22
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WakeandBake on 02-08-2009)
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Reviews by BradDurbin89:
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3.98/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I had it at the brewery last week and took good notes.

It had a minimal head and the the color was dark brown, not quite as dark as I'd expect. Overall interesting in appearance.

Not as much hops in the nose as I was expecting.

Even thought the bitterness of the hops could have been balanced better, I enjoyed the beer. It is interesting and unique.

The dark color tricked my mind into thinking it would have a bigger mouth feel, but I should know better. I really enjoyed the feel, and it is a nice beer.

It is a little bitter and could have more balance, but overall I really enjoyed this beer!

BradDurbin89, Feb 02, 2011
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Founders Black IPA from Founders Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 82 ratings.