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Founders Devil Dancer - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

3,758 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,758
Reviews: 1,309
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 14.1%
Wants: 268
Gots: 602 | FT: 25
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Triple IPA. Dry-hopped for twenty-six days straight with a combination of 10 hop varieties. 112 actual IBU; although it calculates to over 200!

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-17-2004)
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AylwinForbes

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4.4/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I had been waiting for this for ages and the local Binny's provides as if by magic. Intrigued to investigate this ultra-hopped monster. Pours a rich syrupy chestnut (lovely warm color) with very little carbonation evident, no head, minimal lacing. Dark malty, floral hop aroma. On the palate, noticeable sweetness to begin, complex caramel malt tones, I did not think the hops overdone here oddly enough, stretching out to a lingering drier espresso bitter finish. It was redolent of an aged oloroso sherry or Madeira and almost the same alcohol level. Also thought it a bit like a darker, maltier Brown Shugga with more depth. Others have commented on the obvious alcohol (it is high); but I did not find it intrusive at all. Sipping and contemplation essential.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2008 02:59:32 | More by AylwinForbes
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Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 3,758 ratings.