Founders Frangelic Stout
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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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This dark, smooth, hazelnut stout is one of our favorites! Brewed with hazelnut-flavored coffee.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chucks66 (85) - Beachwood, Ohio, USA - FEB 5, 2007
From growler...imagine it wouldve been nice and creamy on nitro, still was out of the growler but had more potential, huge aroma of malt vanilla and coffee, flavor of roast, chocolate malt, nut flavors. Would love to try on Nitro.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (804) - - JUL 15, 2014
Notes from trip home in April. Draft. Pours a dark brown. Aroma is sweet coffee and vanilla. Taste is smooth coffee goodness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (6218) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAY 11, 2014
draft at Founders. medium bodied black pour. very dessert like, chcolate, vanilla & tons of hazelnut. flavorful & sessionable with light abv. one is enough though for me. very flavorful & well made

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (5853) - Indiana, USA - APR 30, 2014
Nitro draft to taster at Founders. Looks good; settles into a fairly opaque dark brownish black with creamy light beige head and a hint of translucency at the right angle. Smells good too, dark malt, dark chocolate, and hazelnut. Tastes like it smells, but not as robust. Nce and smooth on the palate. Damn tasty, especially for being 4.2%.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tectactoe (2343) - Michigan, USA - APR 23, 2014
Tap @ Founders: Nitro-tap produces a beer that looks like traditional Guinness on draught... Beautiful, bold, fully opaque black body with a silky, long-lasting, ecru & leathery head that gives me foam mustaches with each sip. Lovely aroma of fresh hazelnut coffee beans, ground & milled oats, faint roast, & a milk chocolate-y sweetness that balances the beans perfectly. Taste is similar, tasting like an iced hazelnut coffee, black, but with the addition of some creamy chocolate that adds a nice little touch of sweetness. Roasted barley & notes of toasted oat flakes in the peripherals, but this is a hazelnut coffee bomb. Very nice mouth feel, likely thanks to the nitro, smooth & creamy. I was one of the few who liked Frangelic Mountain Brown (since I love hazelnut) but this take it to a whole other level, itís even better as a creamy nitro stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alliance100 (816) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 19, 2014
Draft at Black Party -lots of hazelnut , creamy palate , way too easy to drink . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheJestersBeer (2138) - SWEDEN - APR 12, 2014
Tap @ brewery. Pours pitch black, with a brown head. Complex, roasted aroma, coffee, hazelnut, ashes, mocha, chocolate. Dry, medium bodied, mid bitterness, creamy CO2. Roasted, nutty taste, chocolate, coffee, hazelnut, caramel. Smooth, silky, balanced. (2014-04-03)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (570) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - APR 9, 2014
Pours a dark mahogany with a foamy, long-lasting white head. This is very similar to the Founderís Oatmeal Stout, but itís sweeter and has a hazelnut coffee aroma and flavor in addition to the roasted malts. Goes down smooth. Excellent.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ebone1988 (263) - Wyoming, Michigan, USA - APR 4, 2014
Nitro pour. Aroma is hazelnut, coffee, roasted malt, surprisingly robust for a 4.2% brew. Appearance is what you expect from a low abv stout, dark dark dark brown, great nitro head of light brown. Taste is nice, light but again surprisingly robust. Hazelnut is prevalent, the other characteristics fall back but itís light. Mouthfeel is great, the nitro helps and the flavor hangs. Overall, this is quite impressive for a low abv beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonkeyBra (3528) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - DEC 25, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Pours a rich dark blackish color with a tan head. Aroma of hazelnuts, coffee, vanilla, cocoa. Flavor is unbelievable. The hazelnut coffee combined with the delicious cocoa and roastiness of the stout achieves a near flavor perfection. Almost unexpected. Medium bodied, pillowy body, nice carbonation. Overall, one of the best tasting beer experiences in my life.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
neepsntatties (1245) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Bottle courtesy of "hannont". Colour...hazy, dark brown with a thick head. Nose...chiles (like, roasted chiles), buttered movie theatre popcorn, coffee and burnt filberts. Palate...very bitter, semi dry and loaded with filberts! That chile and popcorn thing comes back and so does the coffee. Man this stuff is bitter!

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