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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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Reviews by Fatehunter:
Photo of Fatehunter
3.31/5  rDev -11.3%

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.

Fatehunter, Sep 10, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of dertyd
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

dertyd, May 05, 2013
Photo of EgadBananas
3.61/5  rDev -3.2%

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.

EgadBananas, Mar 17, 2013
Photo of mactrail
2.68/5  rDev -28.2%

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.

mactrail, Mar 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

JacobGumina, Jun 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Twan22, May 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

GraduatedCashew, Apr 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

creez, Mar 26, 2013
Founders Blend [v1] from Ruhstaller
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.