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Founders Blend [v1] - Ruhstaller

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Founders Blend [v1]Founders Blend [v1]

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8 Ratings
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 13.67%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.25% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: EgadBananas on 03-17-2013)
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mactrail

Washington

2.68/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Supposed to be a blend of the Red Ale and Black IPA. This doesn't seem to improve either, in my estimation. sort of a wintergreen, chewing gum taste mixed with the malt. Some sweetness but mostly a whole lo of bitter. The hops are quite dank-- wet leaves and bitter herbs.

Plenty of body. Tastes like grape jelly with bitter herb tea. This is such a soup of unpleasant vegetable tastes. Quite attractive, however, with the jet black color and nice off-white head. Spritzy in the mouth with an odd aroma of candy and the comost pile. Bought this somewhere in San Diego.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 04:17:08 | More by mactrail
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.31/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured a finger of tan head on a fairly black colored body.
The aroma is roasted malt, cut pinewood and lemon.
The taste is disjointed. It has a bold pine bitterness up front, then it swings between caramel sweet and lemons. All thrust, no vector.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
Aside from the taste this is a great beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2013 03:32:24 | More by Fatehunter
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JacobGumina

California

4/5  rDev +7.2%

06-25-2013 18:27:24 | More by JacobGumina
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dertyd

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-05-2013 04:49:43 | More by dertyd
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Twan22

California

4/5  rDev +7.2%

05-03-2013 22:28:45 | More by Twan22
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GraduatedCashew

California

4/5  rDev +7.2%

04-26-2013 15:24:33 | More by GraduatedCashew
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creez

California

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

03-26-2013 21:56:00 | More by creez
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

3.61/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A bottled blend of the 1881 and Capt.

Black color, fairly lighter edges. Light brown head, not quite a finger. Aroma had faint chocolate undertones, with some caramel maltiness, mild grassy/herbal hop notes. Mildly bitter finish with a grassy and floral initial hop note, caramel and nutty malts, faintly sugary, light roasted chocolate notes in between. Creamy medium body with a solid carbonation level and texture.

I'm goi to venture this is a fresh/recent release, and as such, it kinda works. The ABA part shines the most and kinda makes me want to try it instead.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2013 01:08:09 | More by EgadBananas
Founders Blend [v1] from Ruhstaller
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.