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Founders Frangelic Mountain Brown - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,137 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,137
Reviews: 299
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 13.82%
Wants: 55
Gots: 296 | FT: 25
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bashiba on 03-18-2012)
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

mdillon86, Jul 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

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3/5  rDev -24.6%

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3/5  rDev -24.6%

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3/5  rDev -24.6%

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3/5  rDev -24.6%

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3/5  rDev -24.6%

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3/5  rDev -24.6%

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3/5  rDev -24.6%

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3/5  rDev -24.6%

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3/5  rDev -24.6%

jayp82, Dec 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

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3/5  rDev -24.6%

jgrummm, Aug 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

ohtheguilt, Jul 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

slemkuil, Dec 14, 2012
Photo of maximum12
3/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to my lovely & talented wife for driving out to pick up a bottle of this brew while I was slaving away in the salt mines of Minneapolis. All she had to hear was "hazelnut-coffee" & I believe she was in her car moments later. Speeding. Well, she always speeds, so...the beer. 750 ML bottle split with my wife.

Pours brown with reddishness. Nose is pulsing with hazelnut - nadda else. Smells exactly like my wife's morning cofee. You know, 70% hazelnut creamer, 30% coffee. It's actually more white than anything else.

Frangelic Mountain Brown cloys up my cloy senses. The hazelnut has a fake accent that I can't get past; it doesn't quite hit medicinal or cough syrup, but it tastes like it was conceived by two machines with no regard for nature. And it seems to clash with the coffee, I just don't like the tastes together. The end result, with the big malts, is sickly sweeet. And I love sweet.

The result is a big beer that's a jumble of clashing flavors, none of which are terribly appealing. I could drink this, but it's mediocre by a very long short cut.

maximum12, Jul 08, 2012
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

azureoval, Sep 28, 2012
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

assman79, Jul 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

cbeer88, Jan 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

bostonbeans, May 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

jriggins6, Nov 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

tdmccarthy, Aug 04, 2012
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3/5  rDev -24.6%

tom10101, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.03/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to Andrew for sharing this bottle.

A - Dark amber with a ring of white head.

S - Hazelnut coffee - plain and simple. Not much else going on here at all.

T - Hazelnut and coffee flavours completely overpower this beer. A slight bitterness in present in the finish but overall this is very sweet throughout.

M - Medium body. Light carbonation.

O - Glad I tried this at a tasting as there is no way I could have handled a bottle to myself. This is the first Founders offering that I have been disappointed with. Not a bad beer, but very one dimensional.

TheSevenDuffs, Jul 27, 2012
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3.08/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

a: medium dark mahogany. two finger head

s: hazelnut coffee

t: sweet hazelnut coffee

m: good carbonation, medium body. a bit dry though

o: The hazelnut coffee taste was overwhelming. If it could have been toned down a bit it might have been better imo. Not worth the price.

Jaycase, Aug 28, 2012
Founders Frangelic Mountain Brown from Founders Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,137 ratings.