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Founders Devil Dancer - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

3,756 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,756
Reviews: 1,309
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 14.1%
Wants: 268
Gots: 603 | 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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CaptCleveland

Ohio

3.93/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into SA glass.

Thin, white head, quickly settles to thin ring over amber-orange elixir. Clear, no precipitate. I can make out every bubble rising from the etched bottom of the glass. Non-existent lacing, not unexpected from a 12% hoppy monster.

This is not your average pine, dank odor, hop bomb. The alphas provide an initial sweet oranges and orange rind whiff, followed by the strong presence of booze and malt biscuit backbone.

Very smooth, strong hop initial wave over the buds. Caramel, honey, then the booze. Malt is well hidden in the taste.

Oily, thick, here is the resin of the hops. Nice.

Very well represented brew. Not many can post the "triple IPA" label but this one delivers. I do prefer Hoppin' Frog's Hop Dam which has more of the piney hops for my taste.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2012 00:21:43 | More by CaptCleveland
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Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 3,756 ratings.