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Founders Cerise - Founders Brewing Company

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82
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1,444 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,444
Reviews: 602
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 14.09%
Wants: 34
Gots: 82 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: philbe311 on 04-03-2009)
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Bockerdoppel91, Jul 26, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -24%

nrs207, Jul 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

JimGlonke, Jul 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

rypkr, Jul 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

bayner34, Jul 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

CaptDavyJones, Jul 23, 2012
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

phingdong, Jul 23, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

fuzzcherry, Jul 23, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

nosavingsaccount, Jul 23, 2012
Photo of rlee1390
3.65/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A-Clear ruby red, one finger head, some carbonation along with sediment.

S-Cherries, some malt, more cherries. A sweet smelling brew.

T-Sweet cherries, more cherries, no bitterness. One dimensional could use some more flavors.

M-Light, nice carbonation, crisp summer beer.

O-Easily the worst Founders beer I've had. You'd think they'd be able to make something better for the summer.

rlee1390, Jul 23, 2012
Photo of Josievan
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Josievan, Jul 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

mentaltraveller, Jul 22, 2012
Photo of BeerKangaroo
2.73/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottled 05/24/2012.

Into a pint glass (also a snifter, nothing changed):

A: hazy strawberry red body that is too cloudy to see any carbonation. A small white head mushroom capped and turned into the body within ten seconds.

S: cherry and alcohol up front with some grains and malts very lightly in the background.

T: tart and sweet through the cherry combining with the malts, reminds me a bit of cherry pie once I noticed how the malts combined

M: light to medium with slight carbonation felt on the tongue.

O: well, I never had a cherry pie for a beer, but with the alcohol smell I can tell its a beer. Two more, I probably will be able to finish, but will probably not buy this again.

BeerKangaroo, Jul 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

PeteRiz, Jul 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Cobrakaikid, Jul 21, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Quaffenator, Jul 21, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Sooch222, Jul 21, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

lauries444, Jul 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev +10.5%

tgavrilos, Jul 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Gehrig13, Jul 19, 2012
Photo of thecheapies
3.45/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottled 05/24/2012.

Pours strawberry soda red with great clarity. Lacy little centimeter of carnation pink head. Hey, it still looks like a beer.

Tart cherry aroma, husky grains, and a slightly metallic malt whiff. Simple nose.

Heavy and sweet cherry pie filling flavor with a gob of flaky pie crust malt in there, too. Tartness is there as a pucker, but there's a lot of sugar and caramel flavoring all mixed in. Metallic twang up-front that washes away slowly and carries the finish with that buttery pie crust flavor. I like the malt presence that's in this beer, but I'm not a fan of this kind of a cherry beer. Just my preference.

Sudsy with a medium body. Definitely noting that my lips stick together a bit when I smack them.

Possibly my least favorite Founders beer. Not to say that it isn't its own beast. It's a fruit beer with pie flavor. If you're a cherry pie fan, this is your speed.

thecheapies, Jul 18, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -24%

MSEGUIN, Jul 18, 2012
Photo of dbrauneis
3.65/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a clear ruby red in color with light to moderate amounts of visible carbonation near the surface of the beer. The beer has a half finger tall fizzy pinkish white head that reduces to a large patch of thin film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Minimal amounts of lacing are observed.

S: There is a very mild aroma to this beer with just a little bit of natural cherry (including some tartness and some sweetness).

T: This beer has a moderate to strong flavor of natural cherries that introduces both sweetness and tartness. There is a light amount of malt sweetness but overall this beer is very well balanced.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation.

O: This beer is easy to drink but not really a flavor profile that is sessionable to me. I enjoyed this beer and would probably have another at some time in the future.

dbrauneis, Jul 17, 2012
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3/5  rDev -17.1%

4Socialanxiety, Jul 17, 2012
Photo of MadScientist
4.13/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled on 5/8/12

a: This is a beautiful orange tinged, red ale with fairly good clarity. The long lasting off-white head picks up a slight pink hue.

s: The nose is fairly subtle on this beer with an initial moderately-low tartness in the aroma followed by moderate cherry aroma. There is a light malt sweetness and barely any hops aroma with just a hint of alcohol.

t: There is moderately cherry flavor with a moderately-high cherry tartness. The tartness is offset by a malty sweetness with the the balance slightly in favor of the tartness. There is just enough malt character and hops bitterness to let you know you're drinking a beer. Although it is somewhat sweet to start it ends with a dry finish.

m: This beer has a medium-high body with a moderately-low carbonation.

o: This is good beer with a pleasing cherry flavor and tartness with just the right balance of sweetness. The cherry flavor is spot on but I would like a stronger cherry presence in the nose.

MadScientist, Jul 17, 2012
Founders Cerise from Founders Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 1,444 ratings.