Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale) | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale)Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale)

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

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

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4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

beautiful deep reddish hue with a off white head that dissipates real quick but hangs loosely throughout the glass
The aroma is of vanilla and red grapes and a touch of alcohol.
The taste is of grape nuts and prunes but its really soft on the palate followed by vanilla and a touch of wood with just a touch of bitterness to offset the sweetness that makes it really balanced
the mouthfeel is really soft and creamy with light carbonation.
overall a very smooth old ale that's drinks really easy and seems totally appropriate for winter like spring in new england

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Founders Curmudgeon (Old Ale) from Founders Brewing Company
3.99 out of 5 based on 4,717 ratings.
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