Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale) | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale)Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale)
BA SCORE
85.5%
Liked This Beer
4.02 w/ 4,754 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:
#3,094
Reviews:
1,323
Ratings:
4,754
Liked:
4,067
Avg:
4.02/5
pDev:
10.45%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
221
Gots:
1,179
Trade:
52
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A clear orange-red body showing ample carbonation fueling a thick and lacy off-white head.

Rich sweet aroma going on. Vanilla oakiness, caramel, toffee, raisins.

Those big malt characters from the nose come along in the flavor with big sweetness and caramel/toffee. Lots of oak and vanilla. The alcohol heat is present and warming.

Big smooth body helped along by the hefty carbonation.

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Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale) from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 85.5% out of 100 with 4,754 ratings
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