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Founders Frangelic Mountain Brown - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Frangelic Mountain BrownFounders Frangelic Mountain Brown

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very good

1,158 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,158
Reviews: 300
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 14.07%
Wants: 59
Gots: 293 | FT: 23
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: bashiba on 03-18-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

750ml bottle into large snifter. Thanks jbck109!

A: Pours a deep nutty caramel brown with a thin, bubbly, light tan head that faded into a thick collar leaving wisps of soapy lace down the glass.
S: Rich and sweet notes of hazelnut and buttery nuts dominate followed by light hints of light roasted coffee and roasted malt.
T: More buttery greasy nutty taste, hazelnut, light roast, milk chocolate, and a hint of raisin and vanilla.
The finish is slightly bitter with lingering flavors of hazelnuts and caramel, and the aftertaste is full of coffee, brown sugar and vanilla.
M: Full bodied, slick, greasy and smooth mouthfeel, with low carbonation.
O: I love that the hazelnut overpowers the coffee. A great example of hazelnut in beer. Very delicious, thanks Jay!

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours an ice tea brown color with a rather modest head that fritters away rather quickly though it leaves a scattering of dots all around the glass

Smell: Hazelnut coffee, with undertones of toffee and vanilla

Taste : Hazelnut coffee with bitterness in the background from both the coffee and nutskin elements; in the middle, the vanilla and toffee sweetness builds but never becomes overwhelming; the finish is nicely balanced - not too sweet but filled with the flavor

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with low to moderate carbonation

Overall: The ratings have built for this beer over time as I recall when I first bought the bottle the ratings were terrible; not sure whether the beer has developed that much since it was bottled but I rather enjoyed the beer though it is not something I would likely seek out again

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Founders Frangelic Mountain Brown from Founders Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,158 ratings.