Tag Archives: Founders

Saturday Sip Showdown: Craft Malt Liquor

Don’t ask me why, but apparently 2017 is the year malt liquor went craft. Perhaps breweries have ran out of styles to make a splash with. (“You know what would be better than making another NE IPA? A malt liquor!”) … Continue reading

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Founders Palm Reader

Long before Washington’s Yakima Valley became synonymous with American hops, the vast majority of American hop production took place in the East. While the Pacific Northwest cultivates all but a small percent of American hops, hop production is beginning to … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Founders Harvest Ale and Lagunitas Born Yesterday Pale Ale

Forget pumpkin beers and Oktoberfests, the true fall seasonals are the fresh and wet hop beers. Used interchangeably, the term refers to a beer hopped with hops fresh off the bine. Due to the quick deterioration of hops, most are … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Founders Curmudgeon Old Ale

Every March Founders releases a highly sought after stout that garners lots of praise and lots of searching. Overshadowed by KBS is the March release of Curmudgeon Old Ale, another beer with a hefty malt bill and oak aging. Lost … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip Showdown: Fruit Beers

Think states that lead the country in fruit production and Midwestern states probably aren’t the first ones to come to mind. Flyover country tends to be known more for its corn and wheat and less for blueberries and cherries. Yet … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: The Quest for Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout

My dive into craft beer began fairly early. I had a Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA at a fraternity party as a freshman (go figure) and was hooked. While everyone else was drinking whatever was cheapest (and I was doing … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip Showdown: Russian Imperial Stout

The Russian imperial stout, winter’s answer to the double IPA. It’s the big huge beer that gets all of the press. One of the most coveted styles, it’s the jewel of the brewery’s winter lineup. The style grew out of … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip Showdown: Founders KBS versus Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout

Two of the most sought after, highest rated beers in the world are produced less than 200 miles from each other in the heart of Midwestern beer country. When it comes to bourbon barrel-aged imperial stouts, it’s hard to top … Continue reading

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Saturday Sip: Founders Devil Dancer

What in the world is a triple IPA? The line between the single and the double is often blurred these days; adding in a triple distinction makes the designations even murkier. In essence, it’s a beer that’s been hopped to … Continue reading

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The Best of 2013: Saturday Sip

Saturday Sip was one of the newest features added to the blog, launching earlier this year. During 2013 I’ve drank a lot of beer (you can follow me in real time on Untappd), spirits and wine all in the name … Continue reading

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