Founders Nemesis 2010 | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Nemesis 2010Founders Nemesis 2010
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States | website

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by mcann2pu on 07-29-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
506
Ratings:
932
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
10.92%
 
 
Wants:
208
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262
For Trade:
12
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Photo of OneDropSoup
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a stemmed tulip: Dark purple-ish brown that you can round up to black, with faint ruby highlights under a finger of soft tan head that drops & clings to the sides. Looks rich, with gauzy lacing that slides down slowly.

Smells of a rich, deep stewed prune & raisin fruitiness, hoppiness like cooked grapefruit, orange peel, with a rum-like zing, some toffee. This is a big ol' nose. Some slightly overcooked pie crust comes in.

Big malt & hop flavor, dark fruits again, a little molasses, a lot of rich, dark caramel & a strong, bracing booze presence. Yeah, definitely getting the booze, but it's a welcome guest. Even a little mint shows up.

Full, smooth, a little sticky, a little warming. Real nice.

Damn, this is good. There's nothing unexpected here flavor-wise, except how awesome this tastes. They just got everything right & I'm loving it.

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Photo of Retail1LO
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap poured into 9 oz snifter at TJ's 8th Anniversary Event. Pours a luscious black with a thin head that quickly exits. The nose is a rich blend of chocolate, vanilla, and bourbon. Reminds me of Parabola. The taste is also very remniscent of a a bourbon barrel stout. Loaded with cocoa and vanilla with a boozy backbone. The mouthfeel is smooth as silk. Overall, this is extremely well done.

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Photo of Chaney
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I recently saw this one in DC for $30 for a 4 pack. Yikes! Yesterday, I got this one at the Springfield Whole Foods for a $1.59/12oz. thanks to the beer buyer and my main man Kevin!

A: Pours a thick dark brown, almost black. It's like the sky looks right now in DC at say...6:50PM. Kind of bubbly for a Barlywine, and with a slight foam around the edges.

S: Actually, I smell soft citrus fruits and that is definitely a bit odd for an American Barleywine. Usually, in that style I get a strong boozy, licorice type of nose. However, there is just enough of that kind of compact "dark" scent to let you know that you are drinking a barleywine.

T: Pineapple? Yes....I think that is most definitely the first fruit I'm getting here. Weird huh? Maybe there is a hint of licorice, but even then, I really have to concentrate to find it. After it warms a bit, a mild chocolate-coated raison taste comes to the surface.

M: Smooth as silk! Is this an English Barleywine? It has the smoothness to suggest that....but....nope....not according to Founders. No alcohol burn in any way shape or form, and the texture is thick but not too. The sweetness is there, but in a natural, organic sort of way.

D: My advice to people: Don't put this one on the shelf and wait for it to "mellow out" or "settle." Hot damn!....this barleywine is about as smooth as that style gets, especially at 12%. Buy it and drink it now. Cheers!

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Photo of jonvan04
4.49/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle into my NEW stone RIS snifter. It poured very dark brown to black with very little head. The aroma is great blend of dark chocolatey malts. The taste went from the dark malts to some bitter hops. They didn't necessarily blend together, but I loved it anyway. Most of the prior reviews said they couldn't imagine finishing more than one, but I finished mine and felt like I would love a nother couple of these. Considering the weight and bittnerness plus the style, I found this very drinkable. I don't know if this was supposed to be a barleywine which it's listed as or a dark IPA but I couldn't care less, this was great.

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Photo of buschbeer
4.47/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle
Served in a snifter

A - It pours a dark ruddy brown. It is capped with an inch of tan head.

S - It has a nice citrus aroma with a solid caramel malt backbone.

T - Very well balanced. Neither the malt nor the hops are overpowering. The alcohol is well hidden. It is noticeable with a warming sensation as I swallow.

M - Moderate leaning towards thick. Perfect

O - Delicious

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Photo of BEERchitect
4.47/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A delicious and truly malty Dopplebock. This beer religates any sweetness to a supportive role in favor of toast and malts balanced with the breadth of IPA-like IPA's.

The pour delivers a dark brown beverage with a very creamy but dense viscocity. Medium (maybe light) carbonation steadily forms a froathy tan head that retains and laces very well. Dark for a Barleywine, this beers color rivals those of Porters and Brown Ales.

True malt aromas rise from the glass and give the impression of medium toast and Whoppers candies. Heavy cream and vanilla decorate the bready base while piney hops add balance and intrigue.

Toasty and malty flavors ensue with only mild sweetness but true malt. Low on fruity esters, this allows the hop profile of earthy and resiny pine notes to transition the early toast flavor into a dry and fleeting bitterness and deeply resiny linger. Tree bark, fresh cut grasses, and a gin-like spruce note can also be found as the beer warms.

Medium, maybe high creaminess at the onset but the beer soon settles into a malty-rich mid palate and fades nicely into a toasty, malty-dry finish. It's outstanding in the way this beer goes from creamy-rich-dry without waivering in it's malt character. The hop intesity grows with each sip and assists the dryness in the end. This beer remains firm yet effortless to drink- reminds me of both Celebrator Dopplebock and Stone's Arrogant Bastard.

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Photo of bbb099
4.47/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Received as an extra from scottfrie, can't thank this man enough.

12 oz. bottle poured into a tulip.

A - Dark brown color, almost black. Moderate lacing and nice retention. Moderate amount of tan-colored head that disappeared within a minute into a very thin layer of bubbles.

S - Sharp but sweet, chocolaty aroma. It has that earthy quality that goes along well with the color and the taste. I did not notice the boozy alcohol smell until the last sip.

T - Strong, rich bite of roasted malt flavor with a syrupy texture. Small hint of hops towards the end accompanied with a smoky, savory taste that lingers in your mouth for awhile.

M - Full bodied and moderate amount of carbonation. Quite thick but goes down smooth.

D - I did not taste much alcohol and the bitterness level is not overwhelming at all. Tasty finish that makes you crave more. Haven't had a lot of barleywines, but this is probably one of my favorites so far.

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Photo of Genghis22
4.47/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a rootbeer like black/ brown with faint bright highlights. The head is slightly tan and does not stick around too long. Nice sticky lacing

S - Sweet oak and vanilla bourbon flavors gracefully enter the nostrils. Touches of fig and plum, a little hint of alcohol. This beer is very inviting on the nose.

T - Whoa! The initial taste is that of a nice strong barleywine. Nothing over the top, just fantastically delicious malty goodness. The oak and vanilla and bourbon come next. The tongue is washed in a sweet boozy type of nirvana. As the beer goes down, the hops peek their heads out and say hello, staying on the back of the tongue. The aftertaste is roasty and chocolately. It's almost like three different beers in one sip. Fantastic.

M - Thick and syrupy. Low to moderate carbonation, which is nice in this type of beer. The carbonation is very tight and small, giving the beer a velvety texture.

O - A drastic improvement to last year's batch. '09 Nemesis was just too much for me, I couldn't drink it fresh. The 2010 batch is ready to go right out of the gate, and I can only imagine it will improve with age. Looking forward to seeing how this one tastes in a couple of years. This beer is great, but at 12% it is strictly one bottle per night. That being said, I wish I had 12 more of them in the cellar.

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Photo of TheManiacalOne
4.45/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-tap 9/21/2010 at The Cloverleaf Tavern in Caldwell, NJ, served in a large flute glass.

A: The beer is a dark reddish brown color, with a large beige head that fades very slowly and leaves a very thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains chocolate, dark fruit, caramelized malts and a good amount of hops.

T: The taste starts out a little sweet with flavors of chocolate, dark fruit and caramel. Then a strong but complementary hops presence comes in. The malt character is hearty and brings a very good balance. It seems like the perfect marriage of hoppy and malty. The after-taste is bitter-sweet.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium-to-heavy body, medium carbonation, finish is sticky.

D: Very tasty, goes down dangerously easy, slightly filling, very strong kick, good representation of style, this is an excellent stronger beer that is worth drinking for as long as you can handle it.

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Photo of jthahn
4.45/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Served from a bottle, into a snifter.

A - this is a dark beer so appearance is somewhat minimal, but the beer does have a small head with heavy lacing. The beer is clean, not much appearance of sediments.

S - i love the smell of a beer like this, tons of stuff going on. There are some heavy wood scents like oak. It also has that soy sauce smell that 10 dark lord contains.

T - most of the aroma comes through to the palette as well. Additionally there are some chocolate tastes. This is a complex beer with a lot to enjoy. The high abv means that this beer is also a bit boozy on the finish.

M - this is a a thick beer, you can almost chew it. Fitting of the flavor.

D - youll savor the first, but it may be a while before drinking the follow up.

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Photo of dgugliuzza
4.45/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a tulip

A- Pours a very deep amber with thick tan head. It appears rich and dark for a barleywine. Suburb head retention with small pockets of carbonation.

S- Malty and toasty with a hint of dark dried fruit. Very sweet and bold.

T- Tastes of toasted malts with a lingering hot finish. Plenty of malts with a little hop bitterness. Also picking up on some caramel and vanilla. I really enjoy the warming sensation of this beer. Beautifully complex.

M- Surprisingly creamy and smooth. This has an awesome mouthfeel considering the beer's bold character. Perfect amount of carbonation. Rich and delicious.

D- Goes down smooth despite the high abv. Would have no problem sipping these all night. This is a really interesting brew that deserves a ton of credit for its uniqueness.

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Photo of rembrant
4.45/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Dilly Deli,Mariemont, Founder's special taps with this,Canadian Breakfast,and Devil Dancer.

pour- Dark, close to black with some deep ruby red,decent head but temporary

aroma- Not a real big nose,all things considered but leads with coffee,assorted fruitiness,assorted darkness and roasts.

Taste Sort of the border of big stout and big barleywine. Gracefully avoids any excess of either style while having some of the best of both.

Big coffee start,a lot like breakfast Stout,however there's soon a complex varity of secondary flavors and a pretty potent hop side to this and it's a full spectrum hops bill tht brings some woodsy pine,some dark fruit tang,some citrus.

hints of all sorts of things seem to pop up and include traces of chocolate,smoke,cherry,orange and everything but fried chicken. Real complex. I suspect if I had more of it I'd have even more impressions but this was the opening act before the Canadian Breakfast got tapped.

Nemesis probably deserves to be the beer of the day.

Mouthfeel...primo,has big body,the heft of a class stout/porter and the grand finish of a good IPA.

Drinkable? Yes,though it's limited availability,it's price,and it's high ABV do limit how much and how often. Even so, this beer is too tasty to get much deduction.

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Photo of Paulydeets
4.45/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours a deep dark brown, almost black. Has very little head, but seems to just hang around on the edge of the glass throughout the drink.

Smells of roasted malts, maybe a little smoke, toffee, some hops and a malty sweetness Can definately smell the alcohol (you know what i mean) and I like 'em strong so bring it on.

Tastes just like a barley wine should.. roasted malts, followed by sweet molasses, toffee. The finish is some sweet malts, with a underlying hop bitterness, and a nice sweet alcohol finish.

Mouthfeel is smoothe and creamy, just right. The alcohol is there but is well balanced and not harsh at all.

Overall an excellent barleywine that I would love to have all the time. Cheers.

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Photo of kawilliams81
4.45/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served in a 16 oz snifter.

A- Dark cola color, with a 1 finger foam that fades quickly. Large bubbles left on top and on the edge of glass.

S- Bourbon, molasses, vanilla. Pick up on the abv in the nose as well.

T- Sweet malts, bourbon, vanilla, oak, and you get a good amount of pine bitterness at the finish.

M- Medium bodied and fairly smooth for 12%.

O- Extraordinary blend of flavors with a nice bitter finish. Can't wait to try another bottle in 6 months or so.

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Photo of dizknee24
4.45/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Wiezenbob!

A -Poured very very dark compared to other barleywines I have had. Nice coffee colored head with great lacing all the way down.

S - chocolate and roasted nuts....This is the way something should smell.

T - Sweet roasted malts. very "stoutlike" in flavor and complexity.

M - Thick body

O - I want some more of this stuff. I need to trade for this right away.

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Photo of woosterbill
4.45/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle, received as an extra from Lazerlobe, into a Duvel tulip.

A: A slow, straight pour looks flat at first, but a late rush of carbonation produces a lovely, persistent 3/4" head of tan foam above a deep, dark body that glows crimson around the edges when held up to bright light. Fantastic, especially for the super-high ABV.

S: Bold, yet rather restrained aroma of caramel, toffee, cocoa maltiness, along with a solid herbal and citrus hop profile. Quite pleasant, and surprisingly little booze.

T: Sweet malts start things off with a bang, assaulting my tongue with creme brulee crust, molasses, and treacle. These flavors are assertive and long-lasting, finally giving way to roasted notes of dark chocolate and coffee before the hops show up to lend a touch of balance to the finish. There is some fruity heat on the back end, but it's well within the acceptable range for a 12% Barleywine. Delectable beer.

M: Rich, full body with a solid amount of soft, lively carbonation. Perfect.

D: The sheer hugeness of this keeps it a definite sipper, but I'm afraid of what would happen if I had 4 of these to sip on...

Notes: Huge thanks to Warren for sending this one my way. Hugely complex, perfectly balanced, and simply delicious. I wish this were A) distributed to CT, B) more plentiful, and C) more affordable. I can't wait to see how my only other bottle ages.

Cheers!

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Photo of 33nickadams
4.44/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a- pours dark, not much head, some lacing, held up to the light I see some maroon
s- lots going on here, I am not experienced enough as a ba to describe. I do sense some chocolate and alcohol smells.
t- once again, my novice palette has a hard time describing it. A little bitterness and alcohol is tasted.
m- It looks dark and has a lot of alcohol, but it is relatively light in the mouth
d- I find myself constantly smelling and sipping trying to figure this one out. I only have one, but I find it to be a very interesting beer. I would need at least 2 for me to figure out was is going on in this beer!

This beer really throws me for a loop. I really like it and it is very complex. I'm in way over my head in trying to describe it. I would say that this is a turning point in my ba career.

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Photo of StlHopHead77
4.43/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Pours out a seriously,inky black with 2 fingers' worth of sturdy khaki head that left considerable sheets of lacing.

S-The nose is strong coffee,orange marmalade,dark chocolate,dark roasted malt,dried dark fruit(date,prune)and some lingerng pine.

T-Slick piney/citric hops upfront with blackstrap molasses,chocolate,burnt toast and grapefruit bitterness with high quality coffee on the finish.

M-Thick,viscous and tangy.A strange blend of styles that actually works quite well.Full but smooth with no indication of the 12% ABV.

D-With no sign of the ABV and a unique flavor profile,I find the drinkability very high on this one.

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Photo of BennyL1
4.42/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle > New Belgium globe.

2010 Nemesis pours a rich dark brown/black with a slim mocha colored head.

Aromas of dark fruits and roasted malts. Some caramel in there as well, nice and complex.

Taste has rounded out nicely with some age. Follows the smell, with dark fruits like figs. Dark chocolate presents itself as well as some lingering bitterness. A bit of molassas rounds things out quite nicely. Little burn in the aftertaste from the alcohol content. This brew has a heavier body with adequate carbonation.

Really enjoyable brew that has a complex side to it that it really interesting. Wouldn't mind still having a bottle of this in the cellar.

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Photo of kbuzz
4.42/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a standard pint glass.

A: poured a dark, thick nearly opague color, with slight ruby red tints at the bottom of the glass when held up to the light. About a two finger, thick frothy khaki head that started to settle by the time I finished typing this...still about a half finger head with plenty of lacing all the way up the glass.

S: Wow, lots going on in the aroma. Toasted sinnamon raison bread. Lot of sweet dark fruits - prunes, raisins, figs. Some burnt sugar and toffee notes. Roasted coffee. Bitter chocolate. Many, many different notes form this nose.

T: A very roasty start...dark bitter coffee...then the dark fruits - heavy raison and some plums. A little cinamon and vanilla. Some alcohol burn in the back of the palette along with a lingering chocolate flavor, but not a ton considering the ABV on this...still very much a sipper. Surprisingly, not a ton of hops character despite it being 100 IBUs. Perhaps some spicy hop notes pull through at the very end, but that's it.

M: Thick, thick oiley mouthfeel. This is a heavy drinking beer without a doubt.

O: This is a pretty freakin brilliant beer...a fantastic representation of an American Barleywine and one of the better ones I've had. Definitely a winter beer...a ton of dark roasty and chocolate malts. Some hop kick, but not a lot. Just a slow drinking, super tasty beer with layers and layers of fantastic flavors.

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Photo of amcmaho1
4.42/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

First beer from Founders, which I have greatly enjoyed...

Appearance: Pours a very opaque dark reddish-brown, like a very well stained leather. Little head which dissipates quickly, but some nice lacing. Very nice appearance, much darker than other barleywines I've had...

Smell: Initially a lot of malt sweetness, along with a great hop character (100 ibu's). Definitely a lot of sweetness in the nose, but not overpowering or off-putting; possibly because the hops are so prevalent and help to add some balance.

Taste: Great hop bite as well as the same malt sweetness. Great amount of bitterness, making this feel almost like a thick DIPA with more of a malt body.

Mouthfeel: Thick, but not necessarily syrupy. Not too much carbonation either, which definitely adds to this beer's smooth character. Sticky and dry mouthfeel though, though that comes as no surprise from a bigger barleywine.

Drinkability: A very drinkable barleywine, even at 12%. Other representations of the style to me seem too sweet, but with the hop presence here, you get a very balanced barleywine. Where I have loved this beer fresh, I'd still be interested to see what happens with some time, to see how a lower hop profile would work.

Overall, a great introduction to a brewery that I hope to explore much further...

Thanks Bucketboy for this extra...

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Photo of xnicknj
4.42/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2 - 12 oz bottles poured into multiple taster glasses with other BAs.

A - Dark with ruby red hues and brown undertones. Minimal head and retention, although there's still a bit of spotty lacing.

S - An absolute bouquet of scents including wood, oak, vanilla, thick malts, and alcohol.

T - Plenty of caramel malts up front with some bold dark chocolate flavors which move on to oak and smooth vanilla with a bite of cocoa nibs. Bitter hops pierce through the the palate along with wood and booze warmth. The taste is complex in each level, but still pleasant. Finishes with boozy warmth, caramel, leather, and oak.

M - Thick, viscous and somewhat smooth but still bitter and rich.

D - Absolutely a slow sipper but the 12% abv is masked incredibly well. Drinks way better than expected; almost to a dangerously easy level.

This is an awesome beer with many oak, booze, and heated attributes. I believe it lives up to the hype, and might even surpass the '09 release. Age might bring down the warmth, but this is still remarkably drinkable for the style.

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Photo of SuperNova777
4.42/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Notes from 10/17/10

A:Pours a non transparent pitch black with a nice beige head that falls fairly quickly, decent lacing left down the glass

S:Lots of action going on in the nose. Sense pick up coffee, molasses, roasted malts,
chocolate,dark fruits, and a pleasing hop presence. A small alcohol hint in there as well.

T:Explosion galore here, starts off with a nice roastiness up front followed by a little sweetness and molasses then a punch of hop bite on the back end which is definitely nice. A follow up of warm booziness on the end.

M:A medium body with well done carbonation. Palate is left sticky and coated

D:This beer is one to enjoy. Really good flavors going on that flow good together and some
you would not expect, such as the nice hop presence on the nose and end of it (I do
believe they dry hopped this one). Way to easy to drink for the ABV and tasty enough
where its gonna be hard for me not to drink the ones I have put away. With all that
said I originally had the 2010 version on tap for the release night in my city and I enjoyed
it way more than in the bottle, so if ya get the chance try to have it on tap.

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Photo of TurdFurgison
4.42/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I picked up a 4-pack today, the only 2010 4-pack I was able to get my hands on (earlier this year I got nearly a case of the 2009). I'm not a fan of American barleywines but I'm also not a fan of wheatwines and Founders showed me that even those can be phenomenal. So here we are.

The beer is dark brown, not quite opaque, with burgandy edges that let light through. Light tan foam on top, large bubbles, spitty-looking lace. The beer smells like a very strong black IPA, roasted malts and citrusy hops. Actually I like the smell a lot more than most American barleywines I've had, this is more like a black DIPA. Same with the taste, the malts are presented with roasted and nutty flavors rather than sweet anti-hops. This is definitely a black DIPA in my opinion, and a very good one.

The body is thicker than water but not as thick as I thought it would be with 12% ABV. As it warms up the mouthfeel seems even more substantial, nicely coating all that it touches.

Another solid winner from Founders, although I'm not really sure it's worth $20.99 per 4-pack. KBS might be worth that amount but Nemesis 2010 is about equivalent to Black Rye (enjoyment-wise), which went for $12 per 4-pack last I remembered.

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Photo of siradmiralnelson
4.42/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12oz bottle into Globe glass.

A. 1 finger off white head. Very nice retention. Thick lacing. Color is very dark brown/black.

S. Smell is pretty big. Malt, alcohol, hops. Massive amounts of all three of those. Has a real nice rich malty sweetness too it. Next is a piney hop aroma that gives it some bitterness. Then comes the alochol notes that fill the nose. Some molasses and dark fruit. Has a bit of the same alochol notes as Devil Dancer.

T. Taste is actually pretty smooth. Lots of flavors going on, but none are overpowering as you might guess from the aroma. Nice malty sweetness. The maltiness is more of a dark malt flavor than a traditional barleywine with its caramel malt flavors. Pretty sweet for sure. It has maybe some added complexity in some roasty flavors.

M. Full bodied. Medium carbonation. Finishes sweet.

D. Surprisingly drinkable for such a big beer. I drew some comparisons while driking it to Devil Dancer. 2010 Nemesis drinks much easier than DD. This is definitely a complex big beer. The high alchohol adds to this particular beer in my opinion. Interested to see how the other 3 beers turn out over time.

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Founders Nemesis 2010 from Founders Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 506 ratings.
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