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Founders Nemesis 2010

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Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 428   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The 2010 release of Nemesis is best described by our brewing team as “a dark barley wine that pours black with a subtle mahogany hue. Brewed with 5 malts and no shortage of hops for a pleasantly bitter booming flavor. Roasty and toasty with a multitude of tastes that melts on your tongue”.


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
badgerben (4777) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 29, 2016
Deep brown color with a whispy head that quickly vanishes. Very rich aroma of toffee, dark caramel, coffee. Certainly some oxidation. Flavors of toasted brown bread, thick molasses (borderline blackstrap), chestnut, walnut, caramel. Some raisin. Thick body, slightly astringent finish. Not sweet at all. Delicious, and I can’t tell if I let it age a year or two too long, or a few years too early!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
onceblind (6674) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 10, 2016
Aged 5 years! Deep dark brown with a thin bubbly light beige head. Big boozy brown sugar and oak and earthy dark chocolate on the nose with a touch of caramel and plum. Big huge flavor with robust cocoa, brown sugar, boozy honey and fruity undertones, lots of roast, lots of oak. Big booze and roast and herbal bitterness behind it all.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
tapthis (225) - Baytown, Texas, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Pours a very dark brown (almost black). The aroma has dark fruits and heavy candies. The flavor is of sugar, dark fruits, and heavy candy. Overall a very delicous beer

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mrkanable (1) - Illinois, USA - JUN 28, 2015 does not count
GD50 stream, night 2. 6/28/2015 tasting. This beer is tasting better than it ever has. The hops are taking a backseat without tasting stale. Some oxidation in the nose, but the flavor is sweet molasses and caramels with an assertive bitterness to cut through. Sherry-like oxidation notes & lingering bitterness finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nathan30533 (995) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - FEB 21, 2015
This was a beauty. This beer was almost six years old when we enjoyed it. Very breads and oh so tasty. Thanks to a good friend for cracking this beauty.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tykechandler (343) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Это пиво вкусное. я, конечно, рекомен& его всем, что любит хорошую Craft пива!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (6184) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle thanks to deyholla! Pours rich deep mahogany, small tan head, decent lacing. Aroma is full of dark sugars, raisin, prune, fig, a touch of pine, chocolate. Flavor is a bit oxidized, medium sweet and medium bitter, chocolate, fig, raisin, cardboard, pine trees. Full body, creamy mouthfeel. Pretty hot. Likely a bit past its prime, but still a nice sipper.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (9221) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2014
never woulda guessed barleyine. black, super-hopped (100 ibus) and 12%. rich, dark roasted malts and a ton of hops in the flavor and aroma. would acheive pretty good balance except that everything is so in your face (not that there’s anything wrong woth that). overall, a good but not great beer with a lasting chocolate bitter finish."

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Errl (2439) - Plano, Texas, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Bottle..Pour is dark black with a head..Nose is some oxidation, chocolate, roast...Taste is chocolate, roast, dry, spice..

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
vtafro (6057) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle. Brown pour with some head. Some malty, and reminiscence of hop aromas. Sweet malt, oxidation, spice and dry flavors.


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