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Founders Black IPA - Founders Brewing Company

Founders Black IPA
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91
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74 Ratings
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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.18%


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 ChiPool:
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ChiPool

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served at the Founders Brewpub: 9/28.

This is an interesting style. Pours midnight black, with a minimal amount of tan head. The nose offers a roasty malt presence, and a bit of piney hop presence as well. Mouthfeel is lighter than the look of the beer: on the lighter side of medium. The taste follows the nose: roasted, coffee malts up front with a piney hop finish. The balance is tipperd toward the malty side.

Overall, a nice beer that offers a twist on traditional styles.

Serving type: on-tap

09-30-2012 23:45:19 | More by ChiPool
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Founders Black IPA from Founders Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.