Founders – Green Zebra

Brewery: Founders Brewing in Grand Rapids, Michigan Style: Watermelon and Sea Salt Gose ABV: 4.6% IBUs: 10 Rate Beer: 66/100 Pour: Golden rustic yellow in colour. Small head that doesn’t retain.  I always end up disappointed by watermelon beers. They end up tasting like fake sugar and nothing like a crisp fresh watermelon in summer. The combination with sea salt helps hide that candy at first … Continue reading Founders – Green Zebra

Founders – CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)

Brewery: Founders  in Grand Rapids, Michigan Style: Imperial Stout ABV: 11.8% Rate Beer: 100/100 Pour: Dark black with a thin tan head Sweet coffee/chocolate boozy goodness. I had this on tap before cracking this bottle to celebrate quitting a horrible job. Some people don’t realise how much of an asshole they are. Just like some beers don’t realise how good they are. Yet I feel the … Continue reading Founders – CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout)

Founders – Dry Hopped Pale Ale

Brewery: Founders Brewing Co,  in Michigan USA Style: Pale Ale ABV: 5.4% IBUs: 35 Rate Beer: 78/100 Pour: Golden yellow with a good foamy head that lasts most of the glass Smooth, almost creamy pale ale. Very easy to drink. This is the beer I imagine my best mate and me would sit and drink all day in a pub in Michigan, watching the NFL all day on a Sunday. Basically the … Continue reading Founders – Dry Hopped Pale Ale

Founders – KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)

Brewery: Founders, in Michigan USA Style: Barrel Aged Bourbon Stout ABV: 12.4% IBUs: 70 Rate Beer: 100/100 Pour: Deep black with slight coffee tan head Imperial stout with strong dark chocolate and coffee flavours. Aged for 12 months in oak barrels this beer is legendary and for the first time available in Australia. This is smooth as silk and is like a liquid dream. It’s big, powerful and delicious. I had … Continue reading Founders – KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout)

Founders – Dark Penance

Brewery: Founders Brewery, Michigan, USA Style: Black Imperial IPA ABV: 8.9% IBUs: 100 Rate Beer: 97/100 Pour: Black with minimal head An imperial stout style IPA with strong dark chocolate flavours along with coffee bean and roasted barley flavour. Smoky/ashen aftertaste. Good to let sit and breath before consuming like a stout or porter. Brewed with Chinook and Centennial hops and Midnight wheat malt to give it … Continue reading Founders – Dark Penance