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Founders Devil Dancer - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

3,601 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,601
Reviews: 1,302
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 14.07%
Wants: 265
Gots: 561 | 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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wisrarebeer

Wisconsin

3.08/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Purchased locally from Groppi's for $5.99/12 oz. bottle. Ouch!!

The beer was advertised as a triple IPA. To me, this style doesn't work. The hops were there but the malt and overall taste was reminiscent of a blond, not-well-made, barleywine. Personally, for the cost, I would saver your money and buy Bigfoot or something similar if you're looking for a hoppier, high-alcohol beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2012 00:31:51 | More by wisrarebeer
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Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 3,601 ratings.