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Founders Dave’s Not Here | Founders Brewing Company

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

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.10%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by TheSevenDuffs on 08-10-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.23/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I really liked this beer...very complex with a lot of different flavors. You could definitely detect the maple bourbon influences throughout, including the nose, initial flavor, and the finish. It was a little fizzier than what I prefer, but it was not too much. Medium body, nice tan froth from beginning to end, and medium hoppiness. Well balanced overall. Fun!

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4.35/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap @ Founders. Served in to snifter.

A - Dark amber with a small layer of cream coloured head.

S - Bourbon, caramel, toffee and maple.

T - Big bourbon and oak up notes front followed by The caramel, maple and toffee. The base beer and the barrel characteristics are well integrated.

M - Medium body. Creamy. Light carbonation.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.59/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Going through old tasting notes

A-8oz snifter pour. Nice honey hued body with a little bit of a white head. Leaves a slick and residue on top and on the edges of the glass.

S-A caramel shop perhaps? Huge amounts of sweet syrup and honey. Brandy forward but no real alcohol burn.

T-Delicious...unbelievable. Very sweet with the brandy aging imparting huge flavor into Red's Rye's cousin.

M-Very smooth, not a ton of carbonation. Easy drinker although the higher abv is hidden.

O-One of the better Founders beers I've ever had.

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Founders Dave’s Not Here from Founders Brewing Company
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