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Founders Black Biscuit - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Black Biscuit
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253 Ratings
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Ratings: 253
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: 9.53%
Wants: 266
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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neorunner

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Churchkey in DC.

Decanted into a 10oz. snifter from a pint glass as the bar was having a carbonation/pouring issue.

Had this beer side by side with CBS. This was a lighter hue of black with similar thick but quickly dissipating head. The major turn off for me with this beer was when tilted in a glass, there was a dark green hue to it. Almost slime in color. Aroma wise there was definitely a spearmint note mixed with the sweetness of molasses. The beer came off as a bit hot, but warmed up nicely and had a great complex flavor that left a sweet resiny aftertaste. I would love to cellar some of this beer as I think it has great potential.

Serving type: on-tap

08-15-2010 20:25:47 | More by neorunner
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Dark brown body, nearly opaque. Some tan head and silky brown lace up top. Too bad it smells like nail polish. Acetone++

Old ale malt base joins the dry yeast and maple barrels to create a unique profile. Boozy, roasty, spikes of sweetness, finishes dry. Not much biscuit left. Did I mention boozy?

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Founders Black Biscuit from Founders Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 253 ratings.