Founders Curmudgeon's Better Half | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Curmudgeon's Better HalfFounders Curmudgeon's Better Half
BA SCORE
4.31/5
Outstanding
982 Ratings
Founders Curmudgeon's Better HalfFounders Curmudgeon's Better Half
BEER INFO

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

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Old ale aged in bourbon barrels previously used for Michigan maple syrup.

Added by Jason on 01-09-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
237
Ratings:
982
pDev:
10.9%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
423
Gots:
357
Trade:
13
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Ratings: 982 |  Reviews: 237
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -13%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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5/5  rDev +16%

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2.75/5  rDev -36.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

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5/5  rDev +16%

Very, very special.

Thick, with little white beads all through out the ale, sweet, sweet and boozy. Absolutely perfect. RIP

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4.3/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Bottle: Poured a hazy light dirty brown color ale with a medium size foamy head with average retention and minimal lacing. Aroma of sweet sugary notes with some vanilla and bourbon notes clearly identifiable. Taste is a mix of heavy caramelized malt notes with quite a dose of residual sugars and molasses with some vanilla and bourbon also noticeable. Body is quite full with medium carbonation with some wearing alcohol easily identifiable. Interesting experience for sure but maybe a bit too sweet for my taste.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.51/5  rDev +4.6%

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4.48/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -24.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

Sexy. Delicious. Aggressive. Had several fresh bottles and aged a bottle for my anniversary (I'm the curmudgeon, he's the better half). Wish I could have some more.

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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -13%

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4.2/5  rDev -2.6%

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4.45/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.6/5  rDev +6.7%

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5/5  rDev +16%

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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Two years old. Almost a mead, getting lots of honey and sorghum

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Founders Curmudgeon's Better Half from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.31 out of 5 with 982 ratings
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