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Founders Devil Dancer - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

3,616 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,616
Reviews: 1,302
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 14.1%
Wants: 265
Gots: 567 | 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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Reviews by flagmantho:
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flagmantho

Washington

3.98/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: hazy body with a tawny hue. Poured with a very thin layer of tan foam. Pretty mellow appearance.

Smell: aroma is reminiscent of a strong ale with a big malt character and tons of hops. Hop complexity is nice with herbal, spicy and even a little bit of citrus character. I like it.

Taste: big malt backbone and a massive bitterness. Flavor is good with a complex hop bill similar to the aroma, but it is a little bit of a mess. I like it, but it lacks refinement.

Mouthfeel: big body with a decent carbonation yielding a silky, somewhat creamy texture. For the style and the ABV, it is quite nice.

Overall: this is an enjoyable strong ale / double IPA / whatever. Like I said, it is a bit all over the place, but it is still a pretty tasty quaff.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2011 05:09:36 | More by flagmantho
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Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 3,616 ratings.