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Founders Frangelic Mountain Brown - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,112 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,112
Reviews: 299
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 13.85%
Wants: 53
Gots: 293 | FT: 24
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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Ratings: 1,112 | Reviews: 299 | Display Reviews Only:
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.4%

07-08-2012 06:02:34 | More by mdillon86
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wesside89

Illinois

3/5  rDev -24.4%

09-13-2013 08:30:44 | More by wesside89
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rkcrozier

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -24.4%

11-06-2012 13:35:10 | More by rkcrozier
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Anonymous1

Illinois

3/5  rDev -24.4%

11-16-2012 07:40:26 | More by Anonymous1
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stouts4me

Illinois

3/5  rDev -24.4%

09-03-2012 19:54:21 | More by stouts4me
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AgentZero

Illinois

3/5  rDev -24.4%

07-28-2012 23:16:29 | More by AgentZero
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timc13

Virginia

3/5  rDev -24.4%

08-12-2013 21:04:21 | More by timc13
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Azrael


3/5  rDev -24.4%

01-25-2013 06:31:53 | More by Azrael
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mrebeka

Michigan

3/5  rDev -24.4%

01-15-2013 01:51:31 | More by mrebeka
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Grfilwett

Illinois

3/5  rDev -24.4%

11-09-2012 20:30:41 | More by Grfilwett
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jayp82

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -24.4%

12-06-2012 21:50:28 | More by jayp82
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jpatton0127

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.4%

04-02-2013 15:35:25 | More by jpatton0127
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jgrummm

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -24.4%

08-22-2013 00:37:26 | More by jgrummm
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ohtheguilt

Georgia

3/5  rDev -24.4%

07-11-2013 17:06:11 | More by ohtheguilt
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slemkuil

Illinois

3/5  rDev -24.4%

12-14-2012 04:33:00 | More by slemkuil
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maximum12

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -24.4%
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.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2012 03:20:41 | More by maximum12
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azureoval

California

3/5  rDev -24.4%

09-28-2012 01:00:50 | More by azureoval
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assman79

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -24.4%

07-21-2013 22:13:15 | More by assman79
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cbeer88

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -24.4%

01-29-2013 16:54:40 | More by cbeer88
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bostonbeans

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -24.4%

05-16-2013 23:27:03 | More by bostonbeans
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jriggins6

Colorado

3/5  rDev -24.4%

11-05-2012 20:06:11 | More by jriggins6
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

3/5  rDev -24.4%

08-04-2012 02:55:02 | More by tdmccarthy
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev -24.4%

07-21-2013 17:09:20 | More by tom10101
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

3.03/5  rDev -23.7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2012 22:12:00 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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Jaycase

Illinois

3.08/5  rDev -22.4%
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.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2012 21:47:35 | More by Jaycase
Founders Frangelic Mountain Brown from Founders Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,112 ratings.