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Founders Curmudgeon's Better Half - Founders Brewing Company

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928 Ratings
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Ratings: 928
Reviews: 231
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 403
Gots: 376 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  11.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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

Old ale aged in bourbon barrels previously used for Michigan maple syrup.

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-09-2012)
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Ratings: 928 | Reviews: 231 | Display Reviews Only:
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5/5  rDev +16%

I enjoyed this beer on tap at Founders in 2012. Simply sublime. Perfect. It was the most delicious and complex beverage I have ever consumed...and I have tried virtually everything Founders has produced in the last three years.

Phoodcritic, Jul 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

a77cj7, Nov 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

apasternak, Nov 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16%

Bencooper27, Nov 16, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -36.2%

KevMo84, Nov 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Braden, Nov 09, 2014
Photo of floridadrift
5/5  rDev +16%

Very, very special.

Thick, with little white beads all through out the ale, sweet, sweet and boozy. Absolutely perfect. RIP

floridadrift, Nov 04, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev -0.2%

rawfish, Nov 04, 2014
Photo of Phyl21ca
4/5  rDev -7.2%

Bottle: Poured a hazy light dirty brown color ale with a medium size foamy head with average retention and minimal lacing. Aroma of sweet sugary notes with some vanilla and bourbon notes clearly identifiable. Taste is a mix of heavy caramelized malt notes with quite a dose of residual sugars and molasses with some vanilla and bourbon also noticeable. Body is quite full with medium carbonation with some wearing alcohol easily identifiable. Interesting experience for sure but maybe a bit too sweet for my taste.

Phyl21ca, Oct 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

_morandi_, Oct 28, 2014
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4.51/5  rDev +4.6%

Mikeyson4, Oct 27, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +3.9%

WCW, Oct 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -24.6%

dkw0063, Oct 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

Sexy. Delicious. Aggressive. Had several fresh bottles and aged a bottle for my anniversary (I'm the curmudgeon, he's the better half). Wish I could have some more.

yarnbomb, Oct 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

LoveStout, Oct 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13%

acurtis, Oct 04, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -2.6%

wildlife, Sep 30, 2014
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4.45/5  rDev +3.2%

DaftPatrick, Sep 25, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +6.7%

KG710, Sep 23, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16%

Abinlp, Sep 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

CTJman, Sep 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Two years old. Almost a mead, getting lots of honey and sorghum

memphischas, Sep 19, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +2.1%

DuffDadddy, Sep 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Nick_isthatstillcool, Sep 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.4%

SFC21, Aug 24, 2014
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Founders Curmudgeon's Better Half from Founders Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 928 ratings.