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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
Special brew with profits going to Grand Rapids Public Museum. A malt-forward beer brewed with seven different varieties of malts and grains.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Doghair (312) - Illinois, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Nice dark brown with a light colored foam. Malty aroma, very minimal. Nice malt forward taste. Deep but not woody. Maybe a bit of chocolate. Well carbonated. Overall a very good brown ale. More beer please...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - OCT 25, 2015
Bottle. Pours clear brown with white head. Nose is a caramel and brown sugar. Taste is pretty sweet with some maple. Okay.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
daknole (10883) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Brown color, light beige head. Light toasted grain, nuts, faint bready flavors. It’s an ok beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BiiruBierBeer (964) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Smell is kind of minerally ale. Taste is the same with some malt. Light body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (9143) - Ohio, USA - NOV 23, 2014
750 ml bottle shared by beerpig317 at Natifest. Pours a clear dark brown color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have toasted malts, some fruity character, herbal notes, oxidation, some earthy character, never heard of this one until that night.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13615) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle shared at Natifest ’14. Poured clear dark brown color with an average to large frothy tan head that lasted and produced good lacing. Moderate complex toasted malt and sweet fruit aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy toasted complex sweet flavor with a solid sweet finish of moderate to long duration. This is still a solid complex beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (5478) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle shared at Natifest. Pours a clear amber with no head. The aroma has maple syrup and molasses and brown sugar. The taste is big sweetness. Medium body. Low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (9427) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 3, 2014
750 ml bottle shared by Beerpig317 - thanks again, Bunker! Never even heard of this one before. Interesting. 2012 vintage. Pours an amber color with a finger of off-white head. Nuts of toasted malts, tobacco, nuts, earth, brown sugar, dried fruit, and oak. Hints of oxidation setting in. Light-bodied, with moderate to medium carbonation and a dry, toasty mouthfeel. Good brown ale, but on the way down.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2014
750ml bottle, tasted at Natifest. 2012 bottle. Clear red, kind of brown color. Some particles suspended in the body. Thin ring of off-white head Some bits of lace. Caramel, dark fruit in the aroma. Some light hints of oxidization, maybe. Moderate sweet taste, light to moderate bitter, lightly spicy. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, kind of crisp lighter carbonation. More dry finish. Solid, interesting complex brown ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shigadeyo (3635) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2014
8/02/2014: Founder’s Furniture City Stock Ale 2012... Remins me of an American-style ESB. I like the toasted malt and soft bitterness. I really wish I would have been able to try this earlier in the day before all of the REALLY big stuff. Even so, I really like this beer and can really appreciate the style and subtle complexity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
koleminer20 (2591) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 19, 2014
750 mL bottle. The poor is a very dark ruby almost light brown, with a medium light tan had and some decent lacing as it fades down. The aroma has a strong sugary sweetness to it. There is a good mall presence, but not a whole lot else going on. The sugar almost smells like a brown sugar. It carries a little bit of that molasses type of aroma. The flavor is a little sweet, and then carries on a bit of a metallic-y malt flavor. There is a light sugar, but it's much more malty and equally quick on the flavor. The mouth feel is thin and slick, with not a whole lot of carbonation to help it out, so it's light-bodied. The aftertaste is lingeringly sweet and metallic ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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