Founders Sweet Repute | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Sweet ReputeFounders Sweet Repute
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Founders Sweet ReputeFounders Sweet Repute

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: Wheatwine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.60%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
One-hundred percent barrel aged in maple syrup bourbon barrels and bourbon barrels over the course of sixteen months, then blended using carefully calculated ratios for the ultimate final product.

Added by JohnnieNepal on 11-18-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

The beer comes in a toasty amber caramel color.

The aroma is wonderful of bourbon, sweet caramel, vanilla, and maple syrup. A bright sweetness with some great barrel character.

The flavor follows with this light vanilla and wheat flavor. A maple sweetness. The middle to end attacks of oak, gentle alcohol and bourbon character. The beer has this wonderful complexity of sweetness that is cut off my the alcohol (which fits the beer extremely well.

A good complexity with tons of beautiful sweetness with barrel character.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

poured from a 22 to a brandy snifter

A- a dark hazy ruby red with a thin white lace

S- Massive toffee, brown sugar, toffee, molasses, raisins, cherrywood, vanilla, a touch of booze

T-- Big sugar rush, toffee, caramel, big vanilla from the bourbon, some sweet rich fruits mixed with dark fruits wrapped up nice by some hot booze. crazy complex.

M- Full bodied, smooth drinking sipper, tons of character, low carbonation

O- Glad i tried this, have another bottle in basement for a special occasion, alot going on in this beer, very complex very rich and malty with a delcicious sweetness from the bourbon, just an outstanding beer

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Founders Sweet Repute from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 90.4% out of 100 with 1,106 ratings
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