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Founders Empire Strikes Bitter - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Empire Strikes Bitter
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BA SCORE
86
very good

44 Ratings
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 8
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: grub on 01-28-2010)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap at Founders. Served in a nonic pint.

A: Pours a dark amber color with some clear brown highlights to it. A white head forms on the pour and recedes to thin cap. Sticky white lace is left down the glass.

S: Light citrus hops with a caramel malt sweetness. Some sweetened biscuit malt with subtle grassy nature with a touch of dankness.

T: The taste pretty much follows the nose. Very sweet caramel malt backbone with a little cereal grain as well. Nice bursts of citrus hops with with some background dankness to it and minimal grassy notes.

M: Light bodied and very easy drinking. Medium low carbonation with a dry finish.

O: Very solid and drinkable beer. Nice balance of hops and malty sweetness. I'd definitely knock back a few pints of this.

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Founders Empire Strikes Bitter from Founders Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.