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Founders Dankwood

First tasted cold and it was not good- no real flavor, just warm bourbon alcohol heat. Let it sit for a few minutes, it’s still cold-ish. Sweet aroma with hints of bourbon. Taste is smooth, with a broad malt flavor that mellows quickly and provides a mild bourbon flavor in background. Nice blend. Aftertaste leaves a bit too much bourbon for my taste.

4 out of 5 stars.

Founders Solid Gold

Faint sweetness in the aroma of malt or corn. Clean taste with a slight twinge of sweetness, but overall pretty bland. No aftertaste except a hint at the very back of the roof of the mouth of a mild sweetness. Totally unremarkable. Sure, make a light lager for people that drink Bud Light, but why? But why not just buy Bud Light?

2.5 out of 5 stars

Founders Backwoods Bastard

Founders Backwoods Bastard

Dark sweet aroma with bourbon hints, but not overpowering at all. Sweet, dark, slight bourbon taste, very well balanced. Finishes with that dark sweet taste lingering a bit before being replaced by a dark malt taste. Delicious, but you have to be in the right mood. Perfect for today’s overcast weather. Bottled on 10/12/13, I drank it on 11/17/13. I’ve read about people cellaring this and such, but I must say it’s delicious one month after bottling.

5 out of 5 stars.