Release Founders Curmudgeon Old Ale (2013)

Discussion in 'Beer News & Releases' started by mjshearer1, Jan 18, 2013.

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  1. ChrisMon02

    ChrisMon02 Crusader (770) May 2, 2010 Ohio

    I hear you. I get about 10-11 oz of each bottle after CAREFULLY pouring at a snails pace so I can avoid getting the sludge and then I pour the rest down the drain. I wish someone could explain why/what it is. LOVE the beer but the sludge is nasty.
  2. taxman

    taxman Initiate (0) Feb 22, 2012 Illinois

  3. mscott1975

    mscott1975 Initiate (0) Feb 19, 2011 Pennsylvania

    I just had one I was aging and it was my experience that this beer does not age well. Not so much that the flavors were off but there were so many yeast floaties I found it took away from my enjoyment. I had the same experience with Better Half,too.
  4. mjshearer1

    mjshearer1 Aspirant (213) Dec 16, 2011 Michigan
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    See, I just had Better Half at Christmas with my brothers and I either didn't notice any floaties or didn't care, but it would make sense that if Curmudgeon has some sediment that Better Half would too.

    Better Half was still really good too, for what it's worth.
  5. papat444

    papat444 Initiate (0) Dec 28, 2006 Quebec (Canada)
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    Good to know. Might take it out sooner than later.
  6. jhartley

    jhartley Poo-Bah (2,438) Aug 22, 2010 Florida
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    This is what the 6 pack carrier looks like. Not the actual bottle label. Sorry for any confusion.
  7. BasterdInABasket

    BasterdInABasket Aspirant (248) Nov 8, 2010 Wisconsin

    Yep noticed that too, looks like a big glob of phlegm, it was enjoyable.
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