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Founders Devil Dancer - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

4,345 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,345
Reviews: 1,371
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 13.85%
Wants: 298
Gots: 772 | 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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Ratings: 4,345 | Reviews: 1,371
Photo of murphius1118
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beer-Revelry
3.97/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

A - Poured a very dark ruby orange color. Formed a nice finger of medium tan head. Minimal lacing.
S - Hops and grapefruit. Aroma is a little subdued on this particular brew.
T - Wow. Super boozy. Lots of sweet sweet orange, apple, grapefruit and tangerine, finishes only slightly bitter. Definitely a "sweet" IPA, even though it states that it has 112 IBUs. Very good.
O - A damned good IPA, 5 stars. An experience.
V - Quite expensive at almost 20 dollars a four pack.

Photo of Cath
3.52/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PsilohsaiBiN
3.85/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of SonictheBeerhog
4.26/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thedevi8one
4.86/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Wow! Great mix, thick malty hoppy sweet goodness. Fantastic experience from first sniff to last drop. Hides the ABV well. My favorite beer to date.

Photo of Barnoloid
3.92/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ImFlyerThanYou
3.66/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smithj4
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TimG_0913
4.14/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very good overall brew. The ABV is hidden very well. Really enjoyed this brew.

Photo of drone
2.55/5  rDev -34.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

It sure hides that 112 well.

Photo of dllman25
4.27/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SackBlabbath
4.56/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wow. Bought this because i found a single for 7 bucks, not about to pay 25 bucks for 4 of these. That said, this is one of the best TRIPA's i've ever had. Couldn't drink more than one for sure, but what a treat. If you can find a single pick it up. I wouldn't want to sit on something like this, so be ready to drink it.

Photo of Amanischef
3.93/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of hopstermonster1
4.03/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MarkSansone
3.3/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Way too boozy for my taste.

Photo of therealsikes
4.23/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of InkedinRi
3.27/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

The one I tried was in the bottle about 6 months.. I would have liked to try a really fresh one! To me it was really malty. I did taste the hops but this beer is super sweet. And not something you was to session at 12% ABV it's more of a once in a while treat if you like super high ABV malty beers.

Photo of chrisdopeee
4.28/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.25/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mightykingmalard
4.48/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A strong, malty, hoppy red dipa. I will look for this one whenever i can. Awesome.

Photo of Gww1864
4.46/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JNForsyth
4.02/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gobuccos
4.11/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 4,345 ratings.