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Founders Berry Cherry Thrilla - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Berry Cherry Thrilla
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BA SCORE
85
very good

17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 15.08%
Wants: 3
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheSevenDuffs on 08-10-2012)
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Photo of azorie
3/5  rDev -20.6%

azorie, Oct 06, 2013
Photo of sharlie
4.46/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

If you are looking for a fruity beer, choose this over the straw-ber-ita. Having it be on tap already makes it better than the other options. The coloring is a darker ruby hue to the golden ale that it is. The flavoring is more of a sour cherry taste mixed with spices that makes the taste remind you of cherry pie.

sharlie, Apr 29, 2013
Photo of Catherine8189
4.94/5  rDev +30.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great use of fruit in a beer! having it on tap made it all the better. The color of the beer is just amazing. It has a deep rudy hue to a golden ale. It is not a sweet fruit beer. It has a full fruit flavor, but comes through with more of a fresh, sour cherry taste. There maybe undertones of spice that make the whole experience reminiscent of a homemade cherry pie. This is a great Michigan Beer that I wish was more widely available.

Catherine8189, Apr 25, 2013
Photo of AndrewKroll
4/5  rDev +5.8%

AndrewKroll, Mar 22, 2013
Photo of KGMIbeer
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

KGMIbeer, Mar 18, 2013
Photo of rolandboy
3/5  rDev -20.6%

rolandboy, Mar 08, 2013
Photo of Rons35
2.75/5  rDev -27.2%

Rons35, Feb 19, 2013
Photo of ROBSTARR
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

ROBSTARR, Jan 13, 2013
Photo of buddyvelt
3/5  rDev -20.6%

buddyvelt, Oct 30, 2012
Photo of kylelenk
3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewey.

A - Nice purpleish/ruby color with a thick white head.

S - Berry and sweetness up front. No hop presence. Almost smells like a energy drink or a soda.

T - Overwhelmingly sweet. Almost medicinal like Robotussin. Tastes more like a mixed drink than a beer. Sweeter than Summer Shandy or Berry Weiss.

M - Carbonation but much a one and done. Too sweet.

O- Once again, too much for me. I enjoy fruit beers if they aren't overwhelmingly sweet. I still need some malt or hop presence and sadly there isn't any in this beer.

kylelenk, Oct 30, 2012
Photo of ctrevino
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

ctrevino, Oct 28, 2012
Photo of webmanspidey
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

webmanspidey, Sep 25, 2012
Photo of driftlessbrewin
4/5  rDev +5.8%

driftlessbrewin, Sep 02, 2012
Photo of bsuedekum
4/5  rDev +5.8%

bsuedekum, Aug 25, 2012
Photo of birchstick
3.95/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewey.

A - pours a ruby red with a super white head that leaves a nice lacing down the side ofthe glass

S - nose is an abundance of cherries and berries...very apt description thus far.

T - taste starts off with sweet berry flavors. These move on to more flavorful raspberry and cherry flavors. Some spiciness and caramel are in the mix as well, which is a tip of tha hat to their Cerise. Ends, schockingly, with a lot of raspberry flavors.

M - full bodies with a nice amount of carbonation - good body on it

D - really nice fruit beer put out by Founders, in the ranks of Blushing Monk and Cerise. Really fruity and enjoyable...would definitely recommend it if it's on.

birchstick, Aug 22, 2012
Photo of gopens44
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

gopens44, Aug 13, 2012
Photo of TheSevenDuffs
4.08/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap @ the brewpub

A- Poured a very dark cherry red with a small layer of off white head

S - Tart cherries with some sweet pie-filling like aromas.

T - Tart cherries and sweet bready malts that come together like fresh baked cherry pie. The tart and the sweet are very well balanced.

M - Medium body with a decent chew. Light carbonation.

TheSevenDuffs, Aug 10, 2012
Founders Berry Cherry Thrilla from Founders Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.