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Founders Devil Dancer - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,409 Reviews
THE BROS
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Reviews: 1,409
Hads: 4,668
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 325
Gots: 970 | FT: 34
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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Reviews: 1,409 | Hads: 4,668
Photo of Gaisgeil
2.4/5  rDev -39.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

This brew is definitely too much of a good thing. I'm sure it's a hop lover's delight, but I just don't get what all the raving is all about. Pours a deep hazy gold in color with a loose white head. Nose is intense hops, grapefruit and pine, incredibly pungant and alcoholic. Taste is very much the same, very drying on the palate, not a pleasant experience. Mouthfeel is slick and oily, coats the palate. This is a horribly out of balance brew and something I just don't care much for.

Slàinte! (500 characters)

Photo of OStrungT
2.8/5  rDev -29.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

I got this beer from MABZ as part of the 2006 Great Race BIF on Team Spring.

This beer pours a cloudy dark orange color with a light brown head. The head has strong orange tints to it. The head fades fastleaving many laces.

This beer has an odd aroma. It smells like pancakes with syrup. It has a very sweet aroma to it. It smells quite hoppy also. I detect some pine. Also, citrus aromas are present. This beer smells more like a barley wine than a DIPA. The alcohol content is present in the aroma.

The flavor of this beer is also unusual for the style. It is hoppy, but not overly. I taste some citrus hops, and a slight piney hop flavor. This beer is very sweet. It tastes of caramel. To be honest, I dont think I like how this beer tastes. It is hard to pin point it, but I can definately say it is not too great.

This beer leaves an alcoholic, funky aftertaste. It is well carbonated. This beer is very thick. The alcohol warms as it goes down.

I dowbt this beer would make a good session beer. It is high in alcohol, and the flavor is not too good. I doubt I will drink it again. Thanks MABZ for giving me the opportunity to try this beer. Sorry I didnt like it too much. (1,194 characters)

Photo of goodbyeohio
3.25/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

thanks don.

dark crimson pour with red delicious apple skin sheen highlights. thin ring exists to encircle the surface, amoebas of haze sit still and sporadic lacing stays put.

deep double malt aromatic profile. sugary syrup infused dry fruits, essential hop oils and something dirty and plant-like. smells like an american barleywine and.. what a coincidence.. my nose is stuck to the glass.

tastes very chalky which then mellows slightly into resinous hop bitterness and apple core flavor complete with poisonous seeds. this beer reminds me alot of SN bigfoot in this way.. malt on top of malt with every sort of abrasive, bitter flavor thrown in to contrast the natural sweetness and naturally preserve the beverage. at times, the lack of balance reminds the drinker of eating sticks soaked in mud.

decent barleywine overall but not anything deserving of an IPA moniker. this deception results in disappointing drinkability.

great suggestion for bigfoot junkies, of which i am not one. (1,005 characters)

Photo of bjohnson
4.45/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Thanks to grynder33 for this fine brew. I probably should've cellared this, but couldn't resist the Devil's siren.

A: Pours a murky dark amber with plum hues. No head when initially poured, but nice head build up once the whole brew is in the glass. Slight retention hugging the glass with nice lace.
S: Aromas of pine and grapefruit hops with a tremendous plummy malt profile that stings the nostrils and made my eyes water a bit. WOW! Abv is very noticeable--a little bit like bourbon.
T & M: Hop hop hop hoppy. Complex, with a burst of burnt sugar, grapefruit, and plums. Odd because of a sugary but bitter aftertaste. Oily and heavy handed in the mouth. Maltyness sits at the back of the tongue and lingers then turns into a wonderful floral bitter taste.
D: Drinkable? Hell yeah, but I would only have one of them. Huge abv would become a factor after more than one. This is a monster of a beer in a short fat bottle, but a damn fine one. (949 characters)

Photo of Derek
4.24/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Fairly murky, copper-brown; Creamy, cream-coloured head, not much retention, but it leaves a little lace. There was a serious yeast cake stuck to the bottom of the bottle!

S: Very, VERY piney (American hops). There still seems to be some underlying caramel malt though.

T: Plenty of piney, resiny, American hop flavour. Despite the huge, HUGE hop flavour... the bitterness is fairly well balanced, allowing some caramel/toffee-like malt sweetness to come through. The alcohol is incredibly well hidden. This is smoother than a Bigfoot.

M: Thick, syrupy body. It would probably seem creamier if it wasn't for the prickly acidity. The carbonation is on the low side of moderate. This one's a mouthfull.

D: Very well balanced... drinkability is actually exceptional for its strength! (795 characters)

Photo of ColoradoBobs
4.37/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Stubby 12-ounce bottle obtained in a most excellent blind trade with shbobdb.

Here's what the Founders' website says, in part, about this beer: "Massive in complexity the huge malt character balances the insane amount of alpha’s used to create this monster. More IBU’s (112) than any brewery has documented, more than you would believe and dry-hopped for twenty-six days straight with a combination of 10 hop varieties."


Here's what ColoradoBobs says:

Gentle pour produced a relatively large, creamy off-white head that faded fairly quickly to leave supstantial sheeting over a lovely hazy red-amber body.

Smell is intensely vinously malty, with grapefruit, cherries, rum-soaked raisins, buttered toast.

Taste . . . 112 IBU's (gulp!), here goes! Malt sweetness is immense, with burned sugar, raisins, cherry pie, dark chocolate, buttered pumpernickel toast, and then the outrageous hops hit. BAM! What an amazing flavor. Aftertaste is intensely bitter and long, but not dry -- very sweet and bitter at the same time. I repeat: what an amazing flavor! A truly tremendous heavyweight! Is it a Barleywine? Is it a DIPA? Maybe it's both: there's enough going on here for this beer to be in both styles at the same time.

Mouthfeel is rich and roundly thick. Nice and creamy. Very good.

The 13% is definitely there, so this baby is a one-at-a-time brew.

Thanks to shbobdb for hooking me up with this monster! (1,432 characters)

Photo of nmyers
4.6/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

The Founders Devil Dancer holds true to its name. After one pint of this beer I was feeling good.

It poured a nice orangish-copper color. With a strong aroma of hops and also a sweet aroma of candy sugar the Devil was very appealing. The taste of piney hops and alcohol was most prevalent. It also had a slight bitterness to it, but it wasn't that prevalent to me.

This was a great American Double IPA and I highly recommend it
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Photo of Smittysguinness
4.3/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is a classic American TIPA; absolutely incredible.

It pours a beautiful deep orange/brown, to be near copper. Left about a 1/2" - 1/4" head with a broad lacing down the sides of the glass. Unfiltered.

The smell is a solid example of the style, with big pine and citrus scents; imagine breaking open an orange near your Christmas tree. Absolutely tantilizing.

The taste is what really drove it home for me. You get the huge grapefruit-and-pine-needle hops right up front, followed immediately by a massive malt attack. The result is that your tongue is literally covered by 3 of the 4 areas all at once: sweet, sour and bitter simultaneously. Incredible. Not one dominates over the other.

The mouthfeel is tightly but lightly carbonated, with a dry finish. The 13% ABV, which would normally leave much more of an alcoholic warming, is well-hidden by the muted power of the hops balanced by the malt.

Outstanding beer overall. I drink this whenever I can find it, but usually only do 1 or 2. Not a session beer, given the huge ABV (you'd be blitzed) and the big hops and dry finish. But not every beer is a session beer. Some beers are simply spectacular. Like Devil Dancer. (1,192 characters)

Photo of mcallister
4.17/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dirty water brownish red or shall we say amber with little head that dissipates rather quickly and slight lacing. Smells IPA all the way; citrus, pine, slight alcohol, cascade hops (I think) and a good flower component.

For 13% alcohol it's hidden very well. This is a very complex brew. Big hops with an enormous amount of citrusy pine forest, with huge amounts of sweet malt. Covers the palate very consistently making this beer extremely balanced. Only problem is a slight drying hoppiness on the finish may make this beer a 1 or 2 and move one. Yet very good and worth a try. (590 characters)

Photo of MrSeth
4.37/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

App: Pours the color of red tea with just a small head, it settles and leaves bits and pieces on the surface.

Sm: Oranges, breakfast tea, malt.

Ta/Mf: Whoa! Although it has the usual orangey hops and maltiness of an IPA (no surprises there), this is NO usual IPA! It covers the entire palate with the greatest malt-hops attack I've ever had. And to top it off, the balance between the two is excellent! I will say that the alcohol sticks out a bit.

Da: High. Dangerously Drinkable! (491 characters)

Photo of MDekker
4.03/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

This brownish-orange (or orangish-brown?) elixir poured out with some viscosity and formed essentially no head at all, but kept a thin layer of microscopic bubbles across the top. The aroma nearly overpowered me - the alcohol content really came through with the sweet malty smell.

The taste is similar, like thick, well-ripened fruit, full with flavor that gave me the chills a few times. Again, the alcohol reared its head and the bitterness of the hops stuck around afterward. It felt very smooth, not quite creamy, but quite thicker than water. With the powerful taste (like I was drinking wine), this beer isn't chuggable - one bottle will be plenty for me. (665 characters)

Photo of oberon
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

It was great to finally get to try this beer I was anticipating it for awhile.Poured a deep burgundy with a thinner slight off white head,big fruity esters in the nose like alcohol dipped dark fruit with an undelying but very noticable piney hop elemant.Aroma wise and flavor wise this is an hopped up American barley wine,flavors are of dark fruit and brown sugar up front finishing very piney.The alcohol to me was pretty well hidden and very decieving,in some ways reminded me of Great Divide Old Ruffian in its hop profile.A great brew Iam hoping that it will be on tap at Founders next month when in GR. (608 characters)

Photo of MrHolland
4.52/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to Smittyguinness agian for another awesome beer!
This one pours dark reddish-orange color with very minimal head into a oversized wine glass.

Damn does this beer smell good! The smell is very malty with a very fruity background smell to it as well.

WOW, there is a huge malt punch right up front with this beer, which has very hoppy and fruit after taste that lingers around. The 13% is hidden very well, can feel the warmness in the throat.
Mouthfeel is heavy with perfect amount of carbonation.
Drinkability low just because of the 13%, but could drink 2 or 3 in one night and this is also a great beer to start St. Patty's day with. (652 characters)

Photo of soulfly967
4.02/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Picked this up on my trip to Indy last November and finally got around to it.

Poured an interesting combination of amber and ruby red with a minimal off white head.

Smell was dominated by hops with some sweet dark fruits and a blast of alcohol.

Taste was very sweet with some hops bitterness, but not much. Sweet fruits came through with a very slight alcohol burn at the end and a lingering hoppy bitterness.

Mouthfeel was very rich and syrupy thick.

This is an excellent sipping beer, but no more than one for me. (530 characters)

Photo of WaffleSauce
3.95/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Can’t thank WarriorSoul enough for this one. . .

Pretty straightforward 12oz bottle. 13% ABV. . .(insert maniacal laughter here).

Pours like soup into my trusty Stone pint glass. Very deep amber color. . .Little bit of bubble action. . .dark tan head, not real big, but doesn’t look like it wants to go anywhere any time soon. Heroic lacing clings to every place possible.

Nose is citrusy hops and more hops. . .surprisingly, no alcohol smell. Has a very sweet, candy-like smell.

Wow!! Surprising malt punch of front. . .rolling into a strawberry/prune taste hop. . .very complex. . .has hints that remind me of Arrogant Bastard. Very thick and complex. . .lingers on the tongue. Feels heavy on the tongue, alcohol is hardly noticeable save the all-to-familiar warming in the tummy.

This isn’t what I expected it to be. . .but it is DAMN good! Deifnately a sipper. . .this is the kind of beer I’d like to start the night with, but I think I would want to move to something a little less demanding thereafter. Very, very good though. (1,053 characters)

Photo of Crosling
4.62/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Damn, this beer is a monster. Loads upon loads of flavors and aromas. Just huge. The perfect session beer in my opinion. Definately something I could drink everyday. Dark red color with a fairly healthy head, which retains well considering its potency. Unbelievable aroma of malt (caramel, honey laden fruits and toffee), along with an incredible diversity of aromatic hops. Enormous, coating malt flavor which provides an underlying maltiness of caramel, fruit and toffee along with one of the most substancial hop contributions I’ve ever tasted. It’s so malty that the brewery could easily describe this as an American Barley Wine and no one would complain that it wasn’t stylistic. Just an amazing beer. Probably the best "Double IPA" I’ve ever had. (756 characters)

Photo of nortmand
4.79/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours deep ruby red with a quickly disappearing off white head.

Resin smell dominates. Very piney, with a bitrusy background. Alcohol presence enough to make your eyes watery. some raisiny malt notes.

Upon drinking, instant hop gratification ensues. Huge flavors of kumquat and pomegranate. Raisiny sweetness. Leaves a very bitter nearly rubber flavor on the back of the tongue. Lingers, just won't quit. Warming alcohol on the way down.

Big and chewy, nearly oily, the only improvement this beer could use is a bit more dryness. Other than that a fine beverage. Close enough to 120 min. for government work with 1/3 the pricetag. (639 characters)

Photo of jlh8643
4.02/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a brown bottle into my Delerium Tremens tulip glass. Dark rust body with a light carmel colored head. Almost no lace at all. Lots of piney, resiny PNW hops. An equal amount of alcohol and sweet malt too. The body is fairly balanced between the malts and hops. Lots of caramel malts flavors. Very alcohol warming. The bitterness goes to the end. The mouthfeel is full. Good drinkability for a 13% beer. (413 characters)

Photo of GClarkage
4.21/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

03/08/06- Received via mail order with Archer's Liquors.

Presentation- 12oz bottle with no freshness info. It is from the 2005 batch though. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

Appearance- Dark cherry-mahagoney color. 1/2 inch head which then leaves a slight rim around the top of the liquid. Average lace at best.

Smell- Huge aroma going on here. Lots of big roasted malt and lots of pine ridden hops. Alcohol fumes...ahhh, sweet alcohol fumes as well. Smells like Bigfoot amped up.

Taste- Hmm, tastes like Bigfoot amped up as well. The hops are a bit smoother than Bigfoot, especially the 2006 version. Pretty hearty malt profile to go with a pine sap hop resin taste. Very warming as 13% should be.

Mouthfeel- Smooth, average, maybe a touch lower than average carbonation. Light bitter aftertaste. As said before, you can feel this smooth lava flow all the way down your esophogus.

Drinkability- Double IPA..no, Triple IPA...still no. A very hopped up and tasty Barleywine...yes. Any way you look at it, it's a very warming and drinkable beer. Just seems like it's in the wrong category. If it is in the right catagory...Pliny the Younger puts this one to shame. (1,176 characters)

Photo of neonbrown82
4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Very interesting. For the longest time I've been wanting to try this so called "Triple IPA." Thanks to jpm30 for giving me the chance to try it. Overall, I enjoyed it, but there's absolutely no reason they couldn't have called this a barleywine. Triple IPA is just a marketing ploy, obviously, and this still doesn't quite fit into the Double IPA category.

Pours to a dark brownish amber color. Very murky. Looks like a barleywine, or maybe even something like a port wine with a nice off-white head.

The smell is very barleywine-like as well. Has the malty undertones of dark earthy fruits along with a shit-ton of hops.

The taste is very similar, though much much more potent. Surprisingly not as hoppy as I was expecting from a beer that boasts over 200 IBU's. Really not all that bitter in the finish, though it is very obvious that the hops are there. On that note, this beer is really 13%? Goes down more like an 8.

The mouthfeel is full of dextrins. Very sweet, sticky, and full. Long lasting finish. Drinkability is off the charts for as high an ABV as it has, but it is not something I would want to drink often. (1,133 characters)

Photo of kdmorse
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Poured it hard (hard like a rock) and still only 1 finger of head. Murky auburn color with golden highlights.

S: Sweet malt flavor with hints of syrup, caramel, and dried fruit. Whispers of hops, but don’t tell anyone; I think it’s a secret. Also useful as a nose-hair trimmer because of the alcohol scent.

T: Aggressive raisin/fruity flavor. Every time I think it is going to get too sweet, the hops kick in and balance things out. I feel likes the (sweet) malt and (piney?) hops are having a brawl in my mouth for dominance; neither one wants to give in but neither is strong enough to conquer.

M: Thick. I don’t generally chew my IPAs, but this is an exception. Not bad, just substantial.

D: 13.0%. That’s how it feels and tastes. Strong, but fun. I like to drink it, but it is a challenge.

Notes: This is part of my “IPA Series” tonight. Starting with an IPA, then a DIPA, and finishing with a TIPA. Strong, flavorful, and unique. I have 200+ IBUs in my mouth and I like it. (1,003 characters)

Photo of macpapi
4.12/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Have wanted to try this beer since its release. Have been somewhat deterred by price and high a.b.v. It turns out to be a worthy effort by Founders on the whole. Devil Dancer pours an interesting medium brown color with light red tints. There is a small tannish head, and good lacing. Smell is of strong hops, dark fruit and plenty of citrus. Orange and grapefruit dominate the back part of the aroma. Very well balanced on the nose. The taste is of deep malt and powerfully bitter hops. There is some plum and raisin (or other dark fruits) there, but citrus is the dominant fruit taste. Also the strong presence of alcohol must be mentioned. Mouthfeel is full and bitter. There is very little carbonation to this beer. On the whole this is a nice brew. It is extremely potent and not for the faint of heart. Hop-heads will love it, but it offers more than pure bitter bliss. Smooth and comparatively pleasant to drink, albeit in a sipping fashion. (948 characters)

Photo of blackie
4.08/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

appearance: The pour creates a low light tan head that soon becomes a thin ring around the glass. The beer is a dark amber in color.

smell: The first smells I notice are hops and alcohol. The hops are very floral with big similarities to pine, and not so much citrus. Just slightl hints of a tealike boiled hop matter. Along with that is a pretty damn considerable ethanol note almost burning the nose. That is not to say that there isn't a good malt presence, because there is, giving hints of sugary dark fruit and overcarmelized caramel. There are also some notes of tropical fruits. Smells really good...just doesn't make me say "wow" like a couple other DIPAs I've had.

mouthfeel: The carbonation is on the upper side of the low range, and very smooth. The body is on the lower side of the heavy range.

taste: At first sip I like the taste better than the smell, it just seems to come together more effectively. Save for a big stomach warming, the alcohol is not as apparent here as the nose might have one think. There is a little more balance here, it seems, though the hops still rule. The tealike hop flavor soon turns to bitterness after the swallow. Plenty of malt give some much welcome sweetness, though not lending much flavor outside of dark fruits. Finishes sweet and bitter.

drinkability: I mean it is tasty, but damn if I'd one more than one, or even a bomber.

Brought a bottle back from Madison courtesy of dirtylou, cellared for about two months. (1,481 characters)

Photo of Tallboy
4.47/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours : A deep orangeish crimson/amber with a nice off-white head, with verry apparent lacing still left on my pint glass.

Scent : Soon as you open this beer lookout for a nice and wonderfull ride of pure bliss. sweet and juicey grapefruit,oranges,tangerines, followed by distinct earthy pine needles and full bodied malt and hops. I was busy like a beaver trying to put names to all of the different scents as I took my first sip and instantly forgot the task at hand as I was now going to drink a beer like no other beer I had drank before.

Taste : Sweet caramel malts and possible honey and fruit. Was bitter and hoppy but in a verry flavorable sense this mere mortal cannot describe. verry stout warmth at the finish as well.

Mouthfeel : Was ritch with a medium body and verry creamy. verry easy to throw back.

Drinkability : A+++ This is an outstanding find by some nameless gent at my local beer store. I will add this to my weekly IPA rotation for sure.[the Alchol is a sleeper and will creep up on ya...so be forwarned.] (1,040 characters)

Photo of WVbeergeek
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appears cloudy amber crimson with an off white tan tinted head leaves behind even specks of lacing. Aroma is fueled by alcohol grapefruit and other citrus rinds along with vinous layers of alcohol infused sweetness very barleywine in nature leaves bready caramel notes that come trhough with the alcoholic phenols. Taste has a deep pine almost tree bark in flavor hop bitterness can be described as citrus peel puckering bitterness embeds itself on your lips finishes deep plum flavor with other over ripened alcohol soaked fruit tones. Mouthfeel is full bodied slow moving gurgling carbonation completely takes a layer of living cells off the tongue what's left of the palate is saturated in bitterness and 13% abv. Drinkability is extreme another "push the envelope" brew calling itself a triple IPA when it's a big hardcore barleywine. I'm not sure if I completely enjoyed it but it's an experience I won't soon forget.

Update bottle released 6/2/11 not as bad as I remember it being way back when but damn it's still an intense experience. Appears a deep ruby red with pale tan cream head forming pretty thick for the alcohol level and beer itself. Aroma is almost syrupy sweet with hops and an abundance of malts, smell is full of grapefruit/citrus hop juice with a mild barleywine esque experience with each smell. Flavor wise super sweet malt base with a burning alcohol sensation on the palate, really pretty much kills with hop bitterness think hop liquor. Is it good, not really it's abrasive but do I enjoy how extreme this experience is, somewhat it's almost a sadistic form of abuse to really sit and drink this 12 ounce bottle. That's my recommended volume to drink and I don't feel this will age like the best barleywines out there however I'm willing to experiment. Very harsh mouthfeel alcohol is upfront with a cloying residual sugar sweetness and the most oily hop experience I've ever had, that's where this beer really loses track of what any or extreme beer drinkers want. A beer tha is crazy big but still easy to drink, this beer is burdensome in it's truest since it's like a beer willing to push the envelope on what beer is. My local store sold out in 3 days I picked up the last four pack because I'm crazy into beer, it was around 22 bucks for a four pack, why? B/C demand drives prices and evidently if you make limited quantities of something like this you can yield very high prices even if it isn't the best product out there. (2,460 characters)

Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,409 ratings.