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Founders Devil Dancer - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Devil DancerFounders Devil Dancer

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very good

4,345 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,345
Reviews: 1,371
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 13.85%
Wants: 299
Gots: 773 | FT: 27
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-17-2004

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!
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This is an incredibly intense beer! Pours a deep amber red with a thin head. This beer blasts you in the face with alcohol and caramel. This thing is incredibly friggin thick, bitter and resinous. Dark fruits, plums, raisins, figs and syrupy sweetness mix with hoppy bitterness to create a unique beer experience. I can understand how this isn't for everyone but it sure as hell is for me!

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Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a snifter.
Pours a dark amber with half a finger of tiny bubbles.
Smells nice and hoppy with a good kick of alcohol.
Tastes really nice, big hoppy flavor, big makt backbone and alcohol.
Mouthfeel was surprising for such a high ABV IPA, no alcohol burn at all.
Overall, I was very impressed with this beer. Tasty, no burn. Delicious.

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On-tap at Founders Brewing. As fresh and you're gonna get it.

A - Ruby red, gorgeous. Light cream collar, awesome lacing, oily and slick.

S - Major, major hop. Pine dominates, grassy. Some sweetness and booze.

T - Bitter, and very malty. Drinks like a barleywine, and I love em. Alcohol adds a slight burn, but still smooth. A little out-of-balance, but tastes great.

M - Full-bodied like a high-gravity Barleywine. Medium carbonation. Sticky.

O - Fantastic, and though a bit pricey, I always get it once it comes out, and drink it fresh.

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Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
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