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Founders Black Biscuit - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Black Biscuit
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255 Ratings
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Ratings: 255
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: 9.53%
Wants: 265
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

A cross between an Old Ale and a Baltic Porter. Brewed with a significant amount of biscuit malt and molasses.

(Beer added by: sweemzander on 12-18-2009)
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Ryan011235

Ohio

4.65/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap in a 10oz. glass at Bodega on 1/22/10

Very dark, scorched brown - near black; highlights of crimson on the edges. Small tan head offers thin retention. Hardly any lacing.

Sweet & boozy aroma of great complexity. Notes of roasted coffee, dark chocolate, molasses, maple, brown sugar, toffee & maybe a spot of caramel. Whiskey is apparent but not overbearing.

Black Biscuit tastes as the nose would suggest. Bold, roasted malts: dark chocolate is more apparent than coffee, though. Plenty dark sugars: brown sugar, molasses & hints of toffee. Swaths of maple throughout. Slightly more sweet than bitter. Earthy notes of wood. Whiskey is prominent with vanilla undertones. Notions of dark bread.

Full body with smooth & creamy carbonation - almost silky. Roasted residuals & booze linger on the finish. Fairly intense alcohol heat.

Drinkability is rather slow due to intensity but dang if this isn't a tasty beer. I'm not entirely sure how it made to Ohio; I'm certainly glad it did.

Serving type: on-tap

04-14-2010 00:24:14 | More by Ryan011235
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Founders Black Biscuit from Founders Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 255 ratings.