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Founders Bolt Cutter - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,201 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,201
Reviews: 214
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 12.35%
Wants: 193
Gots: 711 | FT: 71
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  15.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bolt Cutter is a cellarable barley wine with an ABV of 15%. Dry-hopped with a mountain of Cascade hops, it’s balanced by a malty sweetness and spicy complexity, resulting from barrel aging some of it in bourbon barrels, some in maple syrup-bourbon barrels and some not at all (standard fermentation only). We’ve allowed the beer to mature in bottles and kegs since July so that it would be perfect for its release next month. Bolt Cutter pours a deep copper color and is best sampled at different temperatures to allow the flavors to unfold.

(Beer added by: Thickfreakness on 11-03-2012)
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4.1/5  rDev +1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

This barreled-aged barley wine was absolutely delectable. I was surprised to find even after a solid 21 months of aging that it still had a noticeably boozy influence in the taste. Supremely brewed and with great fullness, Bolt Cutter definitely has established its place among Founders' stupendous high gravity series.

brewlover_z, Aug 21, 2014
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thebigredone, Aug 17, 2014
Founders Bolt Cutter from Founders Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,201 ratings.