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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 49   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Plenty of rye malt gives a spicy complexity to this robust stout. Flaked barley adds a creamy mouthfeel, roasted barley and chocolate malts add complex character. Brewed with Nugget and Perle Hops. Tasty. 126 SRM.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
tectactoe (1443) - Michigan, USA - APR 22, 2014
Tap @ Founders: Mostly black pour with khaki sheet covering the top that forms a small collar at the edges eventually. Aroma is very, very mild, making it hard to pick out specific elements. Roasted grains, some roasted barley, perhaps a hint of rye? Not much going on. Taste has lots of spicy rye notes, toasted barley & grains, mild cola, & a hint of grassy hops floating about. Finish of burnt whole wheat bread. Not bad, but just decent.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
OPIE788 (313) - Ohio, USA - DEC 10, 2013
Draft at Founders. Poured black with a slight tan head. Nose was light with a bit of coffee and coco. Taste of light rye mixes with the coffee and coco and lingers for a bit. Really nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
magsinva (860) - Virginia, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Tap at the brewery - its cola with a dark chocolate head. Has a nice toastiness. Very dry. I mean very dry. I do get some of the rye, but its understated. Not a rye bomb, so to speak.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gws57 (1274) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Had this one on draught at the tap room in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Opaque dark brown pour with a thick tan head, very dry and quite spicy. A nice change of pace!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ReggieDunlap (3009) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 16, 2013
pours black with a thin tan head. aroma has some charred roastiness, light rye and faint dark chocolate. flavor steps up the dark chocolate a bit...some faint espresso...very nice rye and roasty bitterness. mouthfeel is medium and the finish is dry and roasty with light rye.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigtaster (538) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 14, 2013
On tap at brewery. Black beer with brown head, lots of lacing. Roasted barley on the nose. Medium body slight spice with dry finish. Roasty flavors Linger on the palate, slight cocoa flavors also.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mittenator (1213) - Michigan, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Draft at crunchy's. near black with a small head. Lots of malt and smokey aromas. Smooth and a bit bitter.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ebone1988 (203) - Wyoming, Michigan, USA - FEB 26, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2013 100th beer rated, it has to be a Founders, at the taproom. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, picking up the rye. Appearance is a reddish-dark brown, looks nice. Taste is coffee forward, getting the rye. Mouthfeel is perfect, soft carbonation, creamy. Overall, this is a fine brew, and I am very happy to have made my 100th beer a Founders.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
badnewsbeers (2313) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 28, 2011
old notes...tap at founders...black pour, this guy is similar to what their black rye looked like. small brown head. a wonderful milk chocolate aroma with toasted malt all around. the rye comes across beautifully...slightly bitter chocolate and toast coming through with a slightly drying palate. the rye finishes off what seems mostly like a rye porter


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