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Founders Devil Dancer - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

4,080 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,080
Reviews: 1,336
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 14.1%
Wants: 279
Gots: 695 | FT: 33
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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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

beergorrilla, Jun 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

erha2, May 30, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

ccozzi, May 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

lbriones5, May 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

Doggfish90, May 24, 2012
Photo of dafla67
2.8/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

2011 vintage.

A: deep amber. decent off-white head

S: great aroma; citrus, pine, spices and huge hops.

T: way over the top. too strong of an alcohol taste that kills/overrides the expected (but non-existent) citrus, pine and hops flavors. Lingering bitter, bitter aftertaste.

M: low carbonation

O: i love DIPAs but this is not the beer for me.

dafla67, May 23, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

40451, May 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

CarolinaKev, May 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

Beer_Geek, May 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

ejimhof, May 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

ncstateplaya, May 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Christov, May 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

cfcairns, May 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

standardcherry, May 11, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

schwee, May 08, 2012
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5/5  rDev +28.2%

El_Zilcho, May 08, 2012
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5/5  rDev +28.2%

BeerBaronBitches, May 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

PthPndr, Apr 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Njstoutlover23, Apr 28, 2012
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3.78/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - A very hazy, cloudy amber color. No clarity at all. Looks like medicine or something, haha. Not much head and a touch of sticky lace

A - Tons of great aroma. A hop heads dream. You can smell the huge cloud of citrus and bitter hops.

T - A huge malt backbone on this 3IPA, with a huge bitter kick at the end. A bit too boozy for me. Bitter aftertaste is kicking and doesn't stop!

M - Full bodied and low carbonation

O - A huge hop and alcohol bomb that will absolutlely wreck whatever you have left of your palate. I split a bottle with my brother, and 6 oz's is all I want. I will pass on buying it again.

BeerDawgs, Apr 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

antoines15, Apr 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

klink40, Apr 13, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

MikeConklin, Apr 04, 2012
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4.23/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a very deep amber. Slightly off white head. The smell is, well, strong. I get pine and whole cone hops, and a slight spiciness. A very sweet citric fruit smell, Centennial hops I think. Because it reminds a bit of The Oracle and Two-Hearted.

The flavor is unique at best. Full of hop oil extracts, piney resinous flavors take over like crazy. very bitter and piney, but theres a touch of citrus somewhere in the background that comes in balance the whole thing out. It finishes slightly dank and resinous.

All of the hops just wreck anything resembling your palate. In its wake, is the ruins of what used to be your mouth. Enjoy with caution, friends.

VncentLIFE, Apr 02, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

AlphaKing414, Apr 02, 2012
Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 4,080 ratings.