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Founders Devil Dancer - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

3,579 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 3,579
Reviews: 1,301
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 14.07%
Wants: 263
Gots: 554 | 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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Ratings: 3,579 | Reviews: 1,301 | Display Reviews Only:
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sideshowe

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.9%

11-14-2011 19:22:49 | More by sideshowe
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lpotter

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

11-14-2011 18:57:36 | More by lpotter
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surlytheduff

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-14-2011 18:22:33 | More by surlytheduff
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Yulles

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-14-2011 17:56:26 | More by Yulles
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YaKnowBrady

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -23.3%

11-14-2011 17:50:54 | More by YaKnowBrady
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JRod1969

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

11-14-2011 17:43:40 | More by JRod1969
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FluffyMcTingle

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -23.3%

11-14-2011 17:02:33 | More by FluffyMcTingle
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JeremyTheBitter

New York

5/5  rDev +27.9%

11-14-2011 16:53:36 | More by JeremyTheBitter
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mthomas84

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-14-2011 16:48:12 | More by mthomas84
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freduardo

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

11-14-2011 16:47:32 | More by freduardo
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CellarGimp

Missouri

3/5  rDev -23.3%

11-14-2011 16:40:52 | More by CellarGimp
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dnh2

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-14-2011 16:40:03 | More by dnh2
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Janderson91

Alabama

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-14-2011 16:29:08 | More by Janderson91
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SourNotes

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -74.4%

11-14-2011 16:07:07 | More by SourNotes
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sbricker

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-14-2011 16:05:17 | More by sbricker
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ninner00

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-14-2011 16:00:39 | More by ninner00
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Pellinore1

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.3%

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thebouch01

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-14-2011 15:29:38 | More by thebouch01
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trixdout

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-14-2011 15:07:14 | More by trixdout
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Jparkanzky

Ohio

3/5  rDev -23.3%

11-14-2011 14:51:07 | More by Jparkanzky
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tchaos

Florida

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-14-2011 13:02:30 | More by tchaos
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slentz

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.9%

11-14-2011 12:34:37 | More by slentz
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tbeq00

California

5/5  rDev +27.9%

11-14-2011 06:57:59 | More by tbeq00
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HeavyMetalBrew

Michigan

4.45/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: A nice golden/orange hue. Nice lacing on it. Clear, with slight signs of carbonation.

S: Hay. Spicy/citrusy hops. Hints of caramel/other sweetness.

T: Grapefruit and other citrus. Some spiciness and sweetness that fades into intense bitterness. This is a very good beer for any lover of hops.

M: Carbonated properly, some harshness, can be put down at a decent pace though I recommend sipping on this one.

Overall: This is a very good beer. Being a huge fan of Founders, I may be a little biased, but this has plenty of hops in it, a beautiful flavor, and enough alcohol to put somebody under. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2011 20:34:45 | More by HeavyMetalBrew
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superspak

Michigan

4.2/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle into snifter, bottled 6/2/2011. Pours slightly hazy brick red color with a small 1 finger dense khaki head with good retention that reduces to a thin lacing cap. Some decent lacing clinging to the glass as well. Aromas of big mango, orange, grapefruit, pine resin, floral, caramel, and some toasted malts. Some excellent aromas here with good strength and balance. Taste of big orange, mango, pine, lemon zest, caramel, toasted malt, and spiciness. Big sweetness in the front that leads to a strong brutal bitterness on the finish that lasts. Lingering notes of caramel, citrus, pine, and spiciness on the finish for a while. Medium carbonation and full bodied; with a very creamy and slick mouthfeel that goes down smoothly, but is still a sipper. Alcohol is extremely well hidden for 12%, the warming on the finish is barely noticeable. Great balance of flavor and bitterness. Overall, an excellent and tasty Imperial IPA from Founders.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2011 03:39:26 | More by superspak
Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 3,579 ratings.