Pale Ale
Founders Brewing Company

Pale AlePale Ale
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From:
Founders Brewing Company
 
Michigan, United States
Style:
American Pale Ale
ABV:
5.4%
Score:
83
Avg:
3.69 | pDev: 11.11%
Reviews:
849
Ratings:
2,066
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Aug 01, 2022
Added:
Jun 10, 2002
Wants:
  69
Gots:
  428
SCORE
83
Good
Pale AlePale Ale
Notes: 100% Cascade hops.
35 IBU
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Rated: 4 by LAM01833 from Massachusetts

Aug 01, 2022
 
Rated: 3.4 by sbuck from New Mexico

Aug 02, 2021
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Sample from bottle, at Vectura-messe, Deep golden colour. Fruity and piney American hops in aroma and flavour. Bitter aftertaste, nearly an IPA. Okay.
Apr 17, 2021
 
Rated: 3.75 by dafla67 from Pennsylvania

Apr 04, 2019
 
Rated: 3.75 by Spaten454 from Texas

Jul 21, 2018
 
Rated: 3.75 by jet812 from Indiana

Jan 16, 2018
 
Rated: 4.03 by BenHoppy from Michigan

Dec 31, 2017
 
Rated: 3.66 by SiepJones from Pennsylvania

Dec 16, 2017
 
Rated: 3.25 by AyatollahGold from Indiana

Dec 14, 2017
 
Rated: 4.73 by dirtysleeves from Tennessee

Dec 02, 2017
 
Rated: 3.08 by Khaack from New York

Nov 01, 2017
 
Rated: 3.5 by EdmundBlackadder from Ohio

Oct 11, 2017
 
Rated: 3.79 by nwhittin from Indiana

Oct 01, 2017
 
Rated: 4.03 by BKotch from Texas

Sep 27, 2017
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Reviewed by bump8628 from Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
Nitro version - obviously looks spectacular with a warm caramel body and ultra dense creamy white froth. Nose suffers from the nitro - faint citric perfume sums it up. Evenly balanced between caramel malt and citric/floral hops. Soft and subtle from the nitro with a clean finish. I would like to see this around in the non-nitro version, though this is fun as the occasional change-up.
Sep 18, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by brittanylicious from Indiana

Jul 30, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by heysuz from Indiana

Jul 30, 2017
 
Rated: 4.5 by evanwoertz from California

Jul 29, 2017
 
Rated: 3.53 by Curt3 from New Jersey

Jul 20, 2017
 
Rated: 3.86 by Jsalz21 from New Jersey

Jul 11, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by Kurzman from Rhode Island

Jun 30, 2017
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Reviewed by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
It pours a copper color and leaves the same color body with a one inch white head that slowly dies to a fairly long lasting film of a head. The smell has the pine and hops combined powerfully up front with a strong sense of malts trying to come through. The taste has a wonderful combination of pine, hops and malts with a bit of a floral/citrus aspect coming out as the beer warms. The palate is light with nothing harsh on the tongue - just an all around good feel, solid. Overall, great beer that I would come back to.
Jun 25, 2017
 
Rated: 3.24 by Trosper53 from Kentucky

Jun 20, 2017
 
Rated: 3.48 by VeganUndead from Virginia

May 02, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by Bones10 from Illinois

Apr 17, 2017
 
Rated: 3.53 by dee4maine from Maine

Apr 09, 2017
 
Rated: 3.92 by Colin32 from Pennsylvania

Mar 11, 2017
 
Rated: 3.5 by RichieRich1812 from Pennsylvania

Mar 09, 2017
 
Rated: 3.91 by JoshHatfield from Texas

Feb 16, 2017
 
Rated: 3.9 by AleSan from Italy

Feb 11, 2017
 
Rated: 3.85 by ackeeper from Illinois

Jan 27, 2017
 
Rated: 3.5 by emerge077 from Illinois

Jan 26, 2017
 
Rated: 4.94 by aberjack from England

Jan 25, 2017
 
Rated: 3.91 by mrosenfeld32 from Pennsylvania

Jan 05, 2017
 
Rated: 3.34 by Rice_Nate_25 from Ohio

Dec 19, 2016
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Reviewed by Vetbidder from Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Nice color to this beer. I'm smelling a nice malt base with some citrus notes sitting on top. Smells good. Taste is a bit muted but I would call it the mix from the nose all at once with a nice dry finish. The aftertaste give me some lingering almost metallic bitterness but in a tasty way. Quite carbonated. I could drink a few of these for sure.
Dec 03, 2016
 
Rated: 3.85 by SailIntoTheStout from Michigan

Nov 11, 2016
 
Rated: 3.23 by Turbo from Minnesota

Nov 04, 2016
 
Rated: 3.54 by MI_beerdrinker from Texas

Oct 13, 2016
 
Rated: 3.96 by ZachT from Canada (BC)

Oct 11, 2016
Pale Ale from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 83 out of 100 with 2915 ratings