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Founders Devil Dancer - Founders Brewing Company

Founders Devil DancerFounders Devil Dancer

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BA SCORE
88
very good

3,039 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3039
Reviews: 1251
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 14.32%


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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ommegangpbr

New York

3.93/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It's hard not to start with saying that six bucks for twelve ounces is a touch steep, certainly for my budget. However! I've paid that much or more for lame beer at a bar.
I figure six bucks for the advancement of science is not a bad deal.
Onto what science produced! Devil Dancer straddles the current line of intense beer and extreme beer. Flavors are strong and deep and very nearly syrupy but just not syrupy. Dense and intense hop flavor. If someone poured me a sample of this my mind would probably leap to barleywine, but given some thought and reviewing experience, triple IPA is a solid standpoint. Carbonation and citrus characteristics keep me going back to my glass that's just almost too much to handle at a sitting.
This beer has some of the mojo that makes me think of pouring yourself a glass of good whiskey or cognac. You sit and get hit and have an encounter.
I suppose the name of Devil Dancer is not a lightly chosen name.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2012 09:09:28 | More by ommegangpbr
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Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 3,039 ratings.