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Founders Furniture City Stock Ale | Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.7/5
Good
104 Ratings
Founders Furniture City Stock AleFounders Furniture City Stock Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by GRPunk on 10-14-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
104
pDev:
14.32%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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12
Gots:
19
Trade:
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look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Reviewing the Furniture City Stock Ale from Founders Brewing Company out of Grand Rapids, Michigan. This beer was brewed in celebration of the Grand Rapids Public Museum's historic beer exhibit in the fall of 2012.
Score: 75

Fall 2011 vintage bottle served in a Kate The Great snifter and enjoyed on 12/14/12. Big thanks to Shawn for the hook up!

Appearance: Pours a dark, clean amber color with a finger of off-white head that settles to a thin layer atop the glass. Awesome lacing and retention. 5/5

Smell: Stale hops, lots of malt and nutty caramel malt. Toasted barley grain and cocoa. Faint brown sugar too. 3.5/5

Taste: Very malty, though that is to be expected based on what Founders was going for. Carmel malt, and barley grain. Some nuttiness too. Faint roastiness. Where's the cocoa from the nose? 3/5

Mouthfeel: Medium-plus bodied, minimal carbonation. Despite the viscosity, this beer feels watery on the palate. Malty, but not really sweet. 2.5/5

Overall: Drinkable, but not good. Not bad, but nothing special.

Recommendation: It was nice to tick this beer, but it was not worth hunting down.

Pairings: Hershey's chocolate bar.

Cost: $6.99 for a 750 ml bottle.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

750 ml bottle served in a Founders snifter. Thank to kevanb for the share.

A: Pours a clear brown color with light tan head forming on the pour. It recedes quickly leaving behind some spots of lace.

S: Light chocolate with a little nuttiness to it. Mild roast with a light, earthy hop backing.

T: Minimal chocolate with some earthy green hops. Roasted malts with a little nuttiness. Slightly watery with a sweet malt palate.

M: Medium to light bodied with a medium carbonation and a smooth, sweet finish.

O: Decent across the board, but lacking complexity. Slightly watery.

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Founders Furniture City Stock Ale from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 104 ratings
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