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Founders Devil Dancer - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

3,758 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,758
Reviews: 1,309
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 14.1%
Wants: 268
Gots: 602 | 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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Ratings: 3,758 | Reviews: 1,309 | Display Reviews Only:
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harpus

Alabama

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-23-2013 17:29:28 | More by harpus
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Swik

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

07-23-2013 15:23:03 | More by Swik
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RobertColianni

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -35.9%

07-23-2013 13:08:26 | More by RobertColianni
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CWhite

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

07-23-2013 12:21:10 | More by CWhite
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natethamac

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-23-2013 03:55:34 | More by natethamac
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Kerrie

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-23-2013 02:41:15 | More by Kerrie
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kell50

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +9%

07-23-2013 01:56:18 | More by kell50
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M1k3y

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +9%

07-23-2013 01:01:05 | More by M1k3y
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Nobcefus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-22-2013 14:00:44 | More by Nobcefus
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BigGingDrinker

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

07-22-2013 03:59:38 | More by BigGingDrinker
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m_p_snyder

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-22-2013 01:51:56 | More by m_p_snyder
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Johncnh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-22-2013 01:23:27 | More by Johncnh
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BurgeoningBrewhead

Pennsylvania

4.86/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Poured into snifter; translucent deep orange with a fluffy white head that stays as a disc of foam and leaves delicate lacing. Smell is boozy and sweet, with lots of sweet tropical fruit. Pineapple and mango, banana even, as well as some darker fig-like scents. Some spicy almost rye-like notes in the nose as well. Taste is HUGE; sweet fermented fruit awash in boozy sweet almost bourbon-like alcohol, with an insanely bitter finish. Mouthfeel is smooth and full. My memory of 120min is a bit fuzzy, but this might surpass it as the best extreme DIPA I've had.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2013 01:08:40 | More by BurgeoningBrewhead
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JuniperJesus

Illinois

3/5  rDev -23.1%

07-22-2013 00:03:24 | More by JuniperJesus
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cdwil

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9%

07-21-2013 23:40:16 | More by cdwil
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kew

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-21-2013 21:38:03 | More by kew
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DNorm

Minnesota

4.01/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

(A) Cloudy with copper color and hints of maroon. Barely one finger of off-white head that dissipates rather quickly. Decent lacing. Not bad considering the double-digit ABV.

(S) Citrusy pine with grapefruit and mango. Minor floral notes. Bready malt with a hint of caramel.
Slight alcohol. Fairly complex.

(T) Pine and citrus. I detect grapefruit and orange. Slightly sweet malt with hints of caramel. Alcohol does come through. Not as hoppy as I was expecting. Could be more balanced.

(M) Medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation. Somewhat syrupy. Finish is somewhat dry with lingering bitterness.

(O) This big beer is more drinkable than one might think and is quite unique. This so-called triple IPA actually reminds me of a barley wine. It may not be what you’d expect, but it’s worth a try if you can find it. Keep in mind that it’s a seasonal offering, so be sure to mark your calendars for early summer.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2013 20:49:52 | More by DNorm
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mwbrady12

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-21-2013 14:30:29 | More by mwbrady12
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Sazz9

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-21-2013 03:32:06 | More by Sazz9
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jtladner

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

07-21-2013 01:11:34 | More by jtladner
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Lemke10

Wisconsin

4.54/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This pours a clear, light brown color with almost no head. The aroma is rich with hops. The taste is bold, bitter, yet still a little sweet with lots of citrus hints. I completely agree with their description of “Dangerously drinkable and deliciously evil.” Lots of hops and lots of bitterness. One of the best made IPAs I’ve ever had.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2013 22:31:14 | More by Lemke10
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RyanSBrennan

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-20-2013 20:44:23 | More by RyanSBrennan
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Bearman13

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

07-20-2013 03:40:03 | More by Bearman13
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theBIERlad

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

07-20-2013 02:48:36 | More by theBIERlad
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elroacho

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

07-20-2013 01:55:40 | More by elroacho
Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 3,758 ratings.