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Founders Devil Dancer - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Devil DancerFounders Devil Dancer

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BA SCORE
88
very good

3,739 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,739
Reviews: 1,309
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 14.1%
Wants: 268
Gots: 597 | FT: 24
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 reebtaerG:
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reebtaerG

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on draft in snifter at Rustico Alexandria on 6/8/14

A-Pours with a small tan head that dissipates quickly, the beer is a very nice dark ruby color. Decent lacing

S-Aroma gives a malty sweetness, alcohol, cherry, orange citrus, a bit faint

T-A nice taste that gives a citrus, very strong malt backbone, strawberry, and caramel.

M-Has an average carbonation, bitter aftertaste, leaves mouth moist, medium mouthfeel

O-Overall I liked this TIPA, it was well balance of hops and malt. Very easy to drink for high ABV.

Serving type: on-tap

06-09-2014 14:00:53 | More by reebtaerG
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Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 3,739 ratings.