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Founders Devil Dancer - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

3,753 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,753
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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riored4v

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3.63/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed on 6/22/08

Poured from bottle to pint glass. Thin head with a clear orange-redish color.

Smell is sweet. Lots of caramel and a slight hop-aroma. Not what I was expecting.

Taste is more along the lines of a barleywine. Very sweet and syrupy with a fairly strong alcohol hottness. Hop aftertaste was miminal, but it does linger. Caramel tasting malts dominate this TIPA. Slight roasty flavor as well.

Mouthfeel is thick and syrupy. Slick mouthfeel and low carbonation.

Drinkability is alright. To much alcohol heat and sweetness. Good one to sip on though.

Overall, not really what I was expecting. This was more like a barleywine to me. The 13% makes itself well known. If you're looking for a very sweet and hot Triple IPA, then this is your beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2008 18:31:07 | More by riored4v
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Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 3,753 ratings.