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Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale) | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale)Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale)
BA SCORE
4.02/5
Exceptional
4,775 Ratings
Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale)Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
foundersbrewing.com

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Think classic seafaring ports, local pubs and weathered old fishermen. This old ale is brewed with molasses and an insane focus on the malt bill. Then Oak-Aged. The result is a rich, malty delight that's deceptively smooth and drinkable.

50 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-31-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,209
Reviews:
1,326
Ratings:
4,775
pDev:
10.45%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
218
Gots:
1,180
Trade:
52
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Ratings: 4,775 |  Reviews: 1,326
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Wonderful old ale.
Very sweet on the back end.

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of my top two favorites of 2017, both of which are from Founders Brewing.

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This reminded me of North Coast Old Stock, but, perhaps a tad hoppier and drier. Dried brown fruit skins, lemon and orange peel, ginger, vanilla, and bourbon, In a weird way, it sort puts me in mind of an Old Fashioned, which is my absolute favorite cocktail.

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

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5/5  rDev +24.4%

Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale) from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 4,775 ratings
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