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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Foundation is an ale brewed in collaboration with Gerard Craft, Josh Galliano, Kevin Nashan, Kevin Willmann, and Salt. This collaboration was brought to life by the James Beard nominations, but truly reflects the foundation of culinary excellence that St. Louis offers. Foundation is a blonde ale brewed with fresh ginger, basil, lemon balm, and peach juice. These ingredients were selected in tandem with a list of seasonal ingredients used by all of the chefs and restaurants involved in this project.

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3.2
djd07 (16289) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Bottle thanks to beastiefan. Pours a cloudy yellow with small off white head that lasts. The aroma is citrus, lemon zest, ginger. Thin mouthfeel with a nice citrus, ginger, spruce and nice sweet finish, good.

3.4
jcwattsrugger (12559) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 28, 2013
22oz bottle shared by beastie @RBWG-JAX-thin white-hazy yellow. A-ginger, lemon. T-sweet lt malt, quickly overtaken by ginger, lemon/basil, spice hops. Interesting.

3
drowland (9184) - Georgia, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Bottle during RBWG 2013. Herbal, Asian herbs, aroma with some spice. Breadiness, light spice, and more herbs on the flavor. Not bad.

3.5
hayduke (5731) - Eureka, California, USA - JUN 26, 2013
This bottle was sent to me by Strykzone. Thanks Dave. It poured a cloudy gold with a very aggressive off-whte head and a lot of lacing rings. Nose of spices with ginger dominating. Medium in body. Lively carbonated mouth feel. The flavor is dominated by the spices and there is lemon to go with the ginger. Some fruit appears in the finish. Quite tasty and unique.

3.4
alexsdad06 (11223) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Bottle shared by phaleslu. Pours a slightly hazy yellow with a small white head. The aroma and flavor have herbs favoring basil, citrus, additional fruits, and spices, some caramel, lightly toasted and grass. The flavor is a bit softer than the nose. Decent, perhaps given a different setting I ma have enjoyed this more.

3.8
DrSilverworm (10000) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 5, 2013
22oz bottle, shared by phaleslu. Totally hazy, pale yellow color. Good thin white head. Bits of lace. Awesome ginger, lemon peel, floral aroma. Light thai-style spice. Smooth, lighter carbonation. Lighter citrus, good lemon orange flavor. Nice zesty, little sweet, moderate bitter. Really enjoyed this. Pretty refreshing, even

3.6
phaleslu (10895) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 4, 2013
22 oz. bottle from a local STL trade. Pours a semi-cloudy gold color with a small white head. The aroma explodes with all the spices and fruits promised in the description: ginger and basil lead the way, with lemon and peach, pale malts, and other herbs. The flavor is a milder version of the same. Light-bodied, with a dry, spicy, fresh-feeling mouthfeel. Moderate carbonation. Not for everybody, but I dug it.

3.6
Leighton (22773) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2013
Bottle at RBWG. Pours cloudy gold with a fine, white fia head. Big herbal hop nose, pepper. Lots of prominent, herbal hops, spruce and pine. Medum bodied with fine carbonation.


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