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Founders Hill Brewing
(Closed)
5200 Main Street
Downers Grove IL 60515
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Notes

Visited: April 5, 1998

Opened: 1996

Closed: 2003

Annual Production: 2,400 bbl

Contributors: Jim Hofman, Mike Burns

Updated: September 26, 2003

Beer List

  • 7.90% abv.
    • Date: August 9, 2003 (#5029)
      Package: draught
      Place: Great Taste of the Midwest, Madison WI
      Score: 15½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Golden brown. Thick head. Remarkably clean aroma. Medium-big body. Hugely caramel-malty.

    • Date: April 5, 1998 (#2674)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Black, thick head. Sweet roasty aroma. Fairly thick, very roasty, pretty sweet, with a blast of alcohol at the end.

  • American-Style Pale Ale
    • Date: April 5, 1998 (#2668)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 13½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Pale, moderate carbonation, low head. Smells just a little fruity. Malty, minor hop flavor.

  • Light American Wheat Beer with Yeast
    • Date: April 5, 1998 (#2670)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Yellow, some haze, thick head. No aroma. Medium body, sweet, lots of wheat flavor.

  • American-Style Pale Ale

  • Maibock
    German-Style Heller Bock/Maibock

  • Pierce's Pale Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale

  • Scarlett's Raspberry Wheat
    Garden (Fruit Wheat) Beer