Founders Black Biscuit - Founders Brewing Company

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Reviews: 151
Hads: 258
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 7.59%
Wants: 262
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: sweemzander on 12-18-2009

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.
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3.63/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

8oz. tap pour at Founders into a snifter.

(A)- Pours a thick & syrupy pitch black color that momentarily cascaded as it was pulled from the tap right in front of me. Produced a rather frothy & fluffy very light tan head with some good retention to it.

(S)- Tons of butterscotch, molasses, vanilla, toffee, and coffee. Man, this is rich & malty!

(T)- Very decadent & rich malted chocolate shake with toffee, butterscotch, cocoa, molasses, raisins, and caramel mixed into it. The slightest bitterness from hops, and a slight roasted component mixed into the various elements. Very sweet but is a rollercoaster of flavor. They said it was an old ale, but its really like that only combined with a stout and a barleywine put together; crazy!

(M)- Great carbonation level to it. Rather thick & very sweet tasting; its almost to the point of being too much, but not quite. This screams dessert beer in every sense.

(D)- A sipper meant to be savored after dinner as a special treat. Very sweet & rich but not in an off-sugary way; Tons upon tons of malts in this! I would love to see this bottled just so I could age it to see how it would change cause this has alot going for it, but it really fills you up with its thick & rich body. (1,245 characters)

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Founders Black Biscuit from Founders Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 151 ratings.