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Founders Devil Dancer - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

4,133 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 4,133
Reviews: 1,336
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 14.1%
Wants: 279
Gots: 708 | FT: 35
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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3.7/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Copper red. Some head from the pour, fizzling down to a slight ring around the glass. Smells more of caramel malt than anything else. Some hops presence in the nose but nothing typical of the major hop bombs on the market. More caramel in the taste. Some citrus hop in the finish but it really competes with the malt body and fails. Tastes more like an imperial Amber or red than anything. A slight alcohol bite can be noticed in the finish as well. Rich mouthfell. This is a big beer and the malt body lIves up to that. Overall this is pretty good but not as an IPA. Maybe an imperial hoppy Amber ale. Is that a thing?

ILMbrew, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a copper orange with a medium tan head. Aroma is of floral hops, grapefruit, citrus and caramelized malt notes. Taste is floral hops, citrus and grapefruit flavors with sweet caramel malt, has a bit of toffee notes as well as it warms up. Palate is a medium full body, a smooth mouth feel and good carbonation. Finishes with a sweet caramel malt toffee flavor followed by floral, citrus and grapefruit notes. The ending is somewhat sweet dry bitterness with a bit of toffee on the end for balance Seems slightly on the bitter side, alcohol seems well hidden but hits you in the end. Overall a good flavorful and good drinking brew.

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Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 4,133 ratings.