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:
#3,093
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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4.05/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: It has a nice deep hazy orange/brownish color to it. It has a nice beige head that dies down somewhat fast and leaves great lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of sweet molasses, brown sugar, dark fruit (raisins) toffee and some woody oak.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some sweet molasses, toffee, some caramel, brown sugar, raisins and woody oak.

Mouthfeel: It has a low-med carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with great flavors and aromas.

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4/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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4.02/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A 12 oz bottle, which I am guessing is a 2012 bottling, so 1 year old

A - Deep amber, with some clarity. Murky looking. Takes on the color of the molasses. Small amount of lace left on the glass, looks delicious

S - Brown sugar, malts, almost bourbon aroma, from the barrel aging.

T - Fairly sweet old ale, oak, brown sugar, very good!

M - Full bodied, well carbonated.

O - This one is a slow sipper, and its damn good. Well done Founders. Would like to age this one for a few years

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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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