Founders Barrel-Aged Spite Guajillo - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Barrel-Aged Spite Guajillo
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86
very good

10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 6.8%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: monitorpop on 10-19-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 10 | Reviews: 2
Photo of monitorpop
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Slightly cloudy yellow/orange. With a half finger white head.

S: A bit sweet and woody with chili pepper.

T: Cashews, bourbon, sweet malt, a touch of chili pepper heat in the finish.

M: Creamy, mild carbonation with a slight chili pepper burn.

O: I really enjoyed this. It had just the right amount of heat to enhance rather than distract from the other flavors. I don't know what barrels they used for this, but it has a touch of Cashew Mountain Brown taste.

Photo of kylehay2004
3.67/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Added from notes I have finally gotten around to adding that I took over thanksgiving weekend last year.

A: Half finger white head on a murky crimson body.

S: Peppercorn, oak notes and mild chile/habanero.

T: sweet caramel malt with herbal and spicey notes overlying the malts.

M: light to moderate carbonation with a moderate body and of course a warm chile aftertaste.

O: Nutty notes are there but like so many others including chile peppers, these distract from the flavor and that is why this is one of my least favorite genres.

Founders Barrel-Aged Spite Guajillo from Founders Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.