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Founders Barrel-Aged Spite Guajillo - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Barrel-Aged Spite Guajillo
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Reviews: 2
Hads: 10
Avg: 3.87
pDev: 7.49%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States | website

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: monitorpop on 10-19-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Hads: 10
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3.67/5  rDev -5.2%
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.

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Photo of monitorpop
4/5  rDev +3.4%
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.

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Founders Barrel-Aged Spite Guajillo from Founders Brewing Company
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