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Founders Boyl'r Mayk'r (Barrel Aged Solid Gold) - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Boyl'r Mayk'r (Barrel Aged Solid Gold)
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138 Ratings
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Ratings: 138
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.9%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: liamt07 on 11-22-2012)
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jakea

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

03-23-2014 13:36:59 | More by jakea
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warnerry

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

12-11-2013 00:45:14 | More by warnerry
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Spartan13

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-15-2013 05:04:53 | More by Spartan13
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

04-12-2014 15:25:16 | More by Griffith
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Roguer

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

04-05-2014 21:11:11 | More by Roguer
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schmidtmattsays

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

04-05-2014 05:38:06 | More by schmidtmattsays
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Alieniloquium

Florida

4.03/5  rDev +8.3%

On tap at Bx Beer Depot. Served in a snifter.

Appearance - Very pale and clear light golden body. Huge white head. Lacing clings in large chunks. Thin layer of foam on the surface.

Smell - Wow, it's interesting. Oaky, vanilla. Smells like bourbon, but I can't find any confirmation. The menu describes the aroma as sourdough, which is very accurate.

Taste - Grainy and a little floral. Bourbon again. Extremely oaky. It even gets in the way. The finish has the slightest sharp, almost tang. Again like sourdough.

Mouthfeel - Light. Oaky as hell. Medium carbonation.

Overall - This is fascinating. And really good. Great barrel flavors.

12-21-2013 00:45:24 | More by Alieniloquium
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rolandboy

Michigan

3/5  rDev -19.4%

11-26-2012 04:27:39 | More by rolandboy
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beerhan

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

04-09-2013 07:51:34 | More by beerhan
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Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7.5%

05-20-2014 04:28:27 | More by Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
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beergorrilla

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

10-07-2013 08:44:56 | More by beergorrilla
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bum732

Lesotho

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

12-15-2013 02:35:12 | More by bum732
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Danielr26

Michigan

3/5  rDev -19.4%

11-04-2013 22:12:27 | More by Danielr26
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AndrewKroll

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7.5%

03-22-2013 02:27:14 | More by AndrewKroll
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Dylanjf

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

03-29-2014 05:35:32 | More by Dylanjf
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Sanchezrox23

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

04-26-2014 00:17:00 | More by Sanchezrox23
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smakawhat

Maryland

2.99/5  rDev -19.6%

Poured on tap into a snifter glass at Churchkey. Boyl'Rmayk'R ?

Bright bone white head presented on the pour, with about a finger, and some nice lacing. A little creamy retention that sits on a deep brass and lemon yellow body. Head falls normally to a small puck, with a good coating.

Very closed nose on this. Sense of wetness and clean character, some faint grainy toast. Hard to get a sense that this is wood aged at all. Nothing offensive or off putting, and in that category it gets scored down the middle.

Well and extremely crisp and light bodied palate, and very watery. This feels more like an English mild. Faint toasty grains of brown bread, and some faint balsam wood. Watery consistency doesn't really hold the flavors here and it's tricky to search around for something to mention. Some warmth though does bring out more of the mild caramel sensing sweetness but it washes away so quickly.

The beer gets a little better with time as it warms and you have more of it, but the appeal on this for an English Pale Ale (at 7 %?) with a mild character it just does not appeal to me. I don't get this beers angle and what's the point of making a sessionable tasting high abv beer that is mild in flavor? This comes off as more of a we did this cause we could, and it sort of has impressive elements, but why make a beer this big this mild? Anywho there you have it.

12-02-2013 23:48:42 | More by smakawhat
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harripat

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

06-21-2014 17:55:12 | More by harripat
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campfirebrew

New York

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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North Carolina

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Minnesota

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DMarlinJ

Michigan

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stortore

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.5%

05-25-2014 02:32:35 | More by stortore
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Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

03-28-2014 02:56:48 | More by oline73
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Zaphog

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7.5%

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Founders Boyl'r Mayk'r (Barrel Aged Solid Gold) from Founders Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 138 ratings.