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Founders Cerise - Founders Brewing Company

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1,415 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,415
Reviews: 601
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 14.33%
Wants: 32
Gots: 79 | FT: 4
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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Deivos


3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

07-07-2012 17:42:54 | More by Deivos
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Jamesthebrit

Michigan

3.6/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Bold red with a pink lace head.

S: Light with some tartness and cheery. Very very light though.

T: A little cheery sweetness and tartness but the tart really comes through the most. There are some floral and bitter notes as well. The finish is a little too bitter and tart.

M: Pretty good. Light with some good carbonation.

Probably the first beer from Founders that wasn't overly impressive. Having recently grabbed a bottle of Lindemans Kriek this one was not living up. While not a bad beer the dominating tartness is a little offputting and the sweetness doesn't get a chance to really show that its there.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2012 17:02:35 | More by Jamesthebrit
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markasparov

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +24%

07-06-2012 17:12:59 | More by markasparov
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jaminjohnson

Yukon (Canada)

4/5  rDev +10.2%

07-06-2012 04:44:33 | More by jaminjohnson
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smutty33

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

07-05-2012 13:39:10 | More by smutty33
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Tpsauer

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-05-2012 12:14:03 | More by Tpsauer
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mrasskicktastic

New Jersey

3.63/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Clear red-purple brew with a pink head. Only a tiny few small flecks of lacing.

S - More than cherries, it smells like cherries and little like red raspberries. On top of that... there is a little grain, but not much else.

T - Initially, some mild sweet red fruits and grain. Aftertaste is of faint cherries over faint grain and a slight medicinal bitterness. In the long aftertaste a medicinal bitterness dominates.

M - Thin, high carbonation, a little drying.

D - This is alright. It's a bit more balanced than most fruit beers, but the bitterness is a killer. I may have again.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2012 05:49:18 | More by mrasskicktastic
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BoOmerG

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-04-2012 22:33:24 | More by BoOmerG
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HarmonMW

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-04-2012 21:41:42 | More by HarmonMW
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hinemk76

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

07-04-2012 04:24:16 | More by hinemk76
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inbierveritas

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

07-04-2012 04:07:14 | More by inbierveritas
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zonker17

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-04-2012 01:07:43 | More by zonker17
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csnullptr

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-03-2012 23:22:33 | More by csnullptr
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jeonseh

Indiana

3.65/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From a bottle poured into a pint glass

A - Light red, almost pInk with hints of brown and gold within it. Very bubbly and reminds me of a rosé champagne. Had a small white head that slowly went away

S - Light hints of sweeter cherries comes forth with hints of lemon. Not much of a nose here unfortunately

T - Tart cherries, lemon peel, a slight funkiness and oak come through near the end. The cherries are also there but they remind me more of bing cherries instead of tarter ones. Reminds me of a sweeter Flanders Oud Bruin

MF - Surprisingly lightly carbonated in mouthfeel given how much you see in it. There is a light stickiness to it as it has a lighter body overall that lends to it being easy to drink.

O - An interesting cherry beer from Founders that manages to use the fruit without making it too sweet. I wish it were a bit more complex and that the nose was more present as I didn't smell too much on this one at all. It would be a good beer to introduce someone to fruit beers or Flanders Oud Bruin.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2012 16:36:34 | More by jeonseh
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

3.85/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Could this pour any prettier? Pours the color of ruby red grapefruit flesh. Pleasant pink hue which is incredibly jaded and murky. The color of the head is perhaps even more impressive. The head is literally a shade of pale lavender when it is fully formed. Head dies off and looses its purple hue some. Still, this pours like a fine Lambic.

S-The nose is far from what I expected. Smells almost like an aged cheese in some sniffs. The cherries are clearly approachable but are not intense. Light sourness to the cherry aroma which is nice. Noticeable wheat too.

T-Flavor is quite like a cherry jam. Plenty of rich natural sugar. Maintains a real cherry flavor as opposed to an artificial cherry flavor. Light wheat and an earthen/herbal component too. Hey, if you're into cherries, here you go.

M-Medium bodied and a bit sappy. Sugary slickness. Tickling carbonation. Feel isn't cloying which is hard to do with concentrated fruity beers like this.

O/D-I enjoyed this beer and I appreciate the effort put into making it. One single is enough for me but there is a truly authentic cherry flavor within this beer and I commend that. Far better than most fruity wheat beers, but no Lambic by any means. One of the prettiest beers.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2012 23:40:26 | More by VelvetExtract
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cwd

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +10.2%

07-02-2012 23:17:50 | More by cwd
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kawilliams81

Illinois

3.9/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a :alf *cre tulip.

A- pours a dark pink with a 1 finger light pink head. Small bubbles of lacing remain on the glass.

S- caramel, sweet and tart cherries

T- sweet pale malt, cherry and slight sour wheat

M- light body, medium carbonation

O- good fruit beer that has a slight berlineresque twist to it

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2012 22:35:37 | More by kawilliams81
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buiter

Michigan

4/5  rDev +10.2%

07-02-2012 18:30:06 | More by buiter
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ncworster

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +30.9%

07-02-2012 01:50:57 | More by ncworster
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tmiotke

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

07-01-2012 21:02:28 | More by tmiotke
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Oboogie

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

07-01-2012 05:00:32 | More by Oboogie
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DustinPurvis

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

07-01-2012 04:35:48 | More by DustinPurvis
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-30-2012 23:27:07 | More by jbaker67
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TCJosh

Michigan

4/5  rDev +10.2%

06-29-2012 21:12:10 | More by TCJosh
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SawDog505

New Hampshire

4.03/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a 13 oz tulip, bottled on 5/24/12. Pours a candy apple red, with a half inch of bright white head, that leaves some lace. Smell is cherry and vanilla, not complaining. Taste is very cherry, but not over the top. Body is medium, plenty of life, not dry, and perfect on a hot day. This is a cherry beer and a very good one. Not for everyone, but Founders does it again.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2012 20:58:59 | More by SawDog505
Founders Cerise from Founders Brewing Company
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