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Founders Devil Dancer - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

3,713 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,713
Reviews: 1,307
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 14.1%
Wants: 268
Gots: 585 | FT: 23
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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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.83/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Slightly hazy, medium amber pour with some reddish hues through the light. A ring of lace and a star shaped micro bubble film ontop.

S - Very deep and intense hop aromas. Spicy alcohol soaked hops, fresh green hops, some savory hops too. A mild fruit sweetness in the nose, maybe fresh apricots or nectarines.

T - A noticably hop bitterness up front with an obvious alcohol kick (12%). Not much in the way of sweet or fresh hops mostly getting the bitter and spiced/savory flavors. No malt or fruit sweetness to balance, and the alcohol kicks the back of your throat. This hop/flavor profile is a little volatile. I knew this was up there at 12% abv and 112 ibu's but I think it needs to mellow out more. Pretty green.

M - Spicy and warming on the palate and down the throat. A dry bitter finish.

O - Well its certainly very hoppy, and I like hop monsters but this seemed unrefined. Maybe more time or another flavor note or two would do some justice.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2011 14:37:28 | More by BeerForMuscle
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Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 3,713 ratings.