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Founders Cerise - Founders Brewing Company

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1,476 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,476
Reviews: 604
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 14.09%
Wants: 44
Gots: 89 | FT: 4
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Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

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Beer added by: philbe311 on 04-03-2009

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My first Founders beer!

Poured into a pint glass. Pours redish pink. No head whatsoever. Maybe Minnesota got some old bottles or something, literally no head produced. Slight carbonation, no lacing.

The aroma is very light. There is a bit of cherry and maybe apples. I suppose you could say watermellon too, but that is a stretch. I'm also getting some malt here too.

Taste is pretty much what the aroma leads you to believe. Slightly watered down cherry flavor is pretty much all you get. Not very impressive at all. Sort of reminds me of Leinenkugel's Berry Weiss, definitely not a compliment.

Mouthfeel is smooth and crisp. There is some carbonation here, finally. Drinkability is ok, I definitely couldn't drink a lot of these, I feel like I'd get sick.

Overall, a pretty big disappointment. But I wasn't expecting a knockout. It's ok, my view of Founders is not tarnished. I still have 3 new brews to try and hopefully love. This one just didn't do it for me.

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Founders Cerise from Founders Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 1,476 ratings.