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Founders Crimson Dynamo - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Crimson Dynamo
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6 Ratings
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 1.51%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GregoryVII on 03-07-2011)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4.5

The beer pours a nice brown color with some reddish tinge. Poured it from a growler less than an hour after obtaining it from Founders and there was almost no carbonation to speak of. The head was non-existent, just some flimsy lacing holding together in wisp like suggestions of lightly browned bubbles masqurading as head. I get that it's a session beer. But, the brewery bills it as a "session red" with American style hops. The complete lack of carbonation that accomponied the mouthfeel was unacceptable. I don't know if it was the bartender's fault in filling the growler or not, because I did not sample this beer at Founders. The flavor itself was actually rather well balanced. It defintely leaned more towards a malty profile, with caramel malts creating a nice, pleasant and rounded flavor. The hops provided enough balance, and were evident, but were seemingly content to play a supporting role in the beer. The hops used were simcoe and cascade, but absent were their strong piney/citrusy flavor profiles and I was more than ok with this direction. It was a very drinkable totality of a beer, despite its one major flaw in my instance.

GregoryVII, Mar 07, 2011
Founders Crimson Dynamo from Founders Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.