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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

3,734 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,734
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 stouty1:
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stouty1

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Better be ready to just sip this beer. Resembles a barleywine too much for me.

A: Caramel-orange thick with a frothy one finger head. Laced into a sudsy path around the rim.

S: Sweet and fruity. Hint of citrus like maybe grapefruit with a splash of red grape.

T: Holy bitterness! This one starts off bitter and ends even more. Hoppy pine and citrus with a sweet honey ending.

M: Thick and creamy. Covers the whole tongue.

D: Just one, I am not a big barley wine fan, even though this is supposed to be a dbl IPA, it doesn't seem like one.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2007 02:35:50 | More by stouty1
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Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 3,734 ratings.