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Beer Review: Founders Brewing Co., Frangelic Mountain Brown

Ding Points: 64.50 Pour: 60.00, Nose: 70.00, Palate: 70.00, Mouth: 50.00, Global: 60.00 Tasting Notes: 25.4 oz bottle, $13.99 Smyrna World of Beverage. Not sure why I bought this. Anyway.... A lighter than expected, reddish hue on the pour. I'm a little surprised at how thin the beer looks. No viscosity to speak of at all, and a beer that produces little or no head even with severe agitation. Little retention. The nose is a very sweet, nutty affair with a surprisingly low amount of coffee...

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Beer Review: Green Flash Brewing Co. and Founders Brewing Co., Linch Pin ‘White India Pale Ale’

Ding Points: 80.00 Pour: 80.00, Nose: 80.00, Palate: 80.00, Mouth: 80.00, Global: 80.00 Tasting Notes: I'm not a big fan of hyped-up, imaginary beer styles, so this gets off on the wrong foot all around. WTF is a 'White IPA' anyway? The BS that we have had to endure over 'Black IPA' is bad enough, now this? It just gives my arguments more credence. Good looking pour with a solid golden body, high white head with decent retention and some lace. Looks above average. Nose actually offers a...

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Beer Review: Founders Brewing Co., Blushing Monk 2011

Ding Points: 81.00 Pour: 80.00, Nose: 80.00, Palate: 80.00, Mouth: 90.00, Global: 80.00 Tasting Notes: Pour is a black-cherry colored affair with a bright pink head. Obviously not much retention or lace on the froth. Nose is pretty rich on the raspberry note (hardly shocked) but it is comforting that it's rich. The tastes are totally dominated by a sweet raspberry element and very little else. I don't know what the base of this beer is, but the fact the label refers to it being a Belgian Style...

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