Founders The Chronic | Founders Brewing Company

BA SCORE
4.15/5
28 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by sweemzander on 10-31-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
28
pDev:
6.51%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
1
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 28 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of elNopalero
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is great!
Pours a clear golden in color with a bright and "herbal" nose. The flavor is crisp and slightly dank, with a clean finish. Delicious. Yum!!!

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Photo of Johnnyxt
4.21/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of loganburgh
4.13/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gtg642
4.24/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EricTKole
4.06/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SoxFan
4.06/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mvanwoerm
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of imfrommichigan
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of jbh26
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of MichiganderHB
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of jemarent
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of warnerry
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of Cresant
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of MichPaul
4.57/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Had this on tap at the Sweet Repute party. Amazing beer! Can only hope that this comes around again someday. Very dank, seems like a Centennial hopped beer. Juicy, bready and just plain wonderful!
Not much head by the time it came to me, but I don't mind. It's the flavor I'm concerned about.

Really not much of a nose that I could tell. But what nose there was, was dank. some say "Cat piss", but I don't like that description.

Taste was amazing! Dank Centennial hops show through, not over the top. Why I think this is probably considered a Pale. Oh so Juicy!

Overall, I just loved this beer! I had 2 on tap, and if we weren't leaving, would probably have had another.

Bravo Founders!

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Photo of detroitpat
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of BEERschlitz
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of JohnnieNepal
4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of Beezee
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of brewpubbung
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of mmcnaughton
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of tclapper
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of klipper
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of tmoneyba
3.83/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured clear copper color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with good lacing. Moderate tart citrus hop and sweeet malt aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium bitter flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Another good drinkable beer.

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Photo of techfed87
3.47/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a nicely sized head. Color is a golden, clear yellow.

Smell is very floural, with a clear hops presence.

First sip is pleasently hoppy. A bit of a honey flavor is present as well.

Mouthful is a bit watery, but for a beer with an ABV at this one's level it is expected.

A pretty good beer.

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Founders The Chronic from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 28 ratings
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