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Founders Harvest Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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95
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3,018 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,018
Reviews: 904
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 285
Gots: 147 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
70 IBU

(Beer added by: granger10 on 10-24-2004)
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garymuchow

Minnesota

3.88/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Feeling lucky. I stumbled upon when searching out a new place. Bottled on date of 10/2.
Nice aroma. Complex and unique. Nice fruit, but also nice soft spice. A little bit of fresh cannabis and a touch of soap.
White head with good stamina and sticky lacing. Gold and mostly clear.
Nice soft feel. Lighter body, yet bigger feel with both the clean malt and shot of alcohol warmth.
Flavors are not as bold as I would have anticipated. A soft bite (more of a loving nibble) of bitterness that really hangs on for a very extended finish. Soft pale malt that is a little doughy, but also a little grainy. Hops are a little green, grassy and herbal, but really lacking and fruitiness that I would expect.
I bet this one is not considered one of the better years for this Harvest Ale. This is okay, but nothing like the exceptional beer that has been advertised in previous years.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2013 02:27:46 | More by garymuchow
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FFreak

Vermont

3.88/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 12 oz glass into large tulip glass. A slighty hazy golden ale with a finger or so of white head and minimal lacing. Aroma was a little muted. Not sure the age of the bottle I got, but it could have been on the shelf for a while. I couldn't find a date. Some citrus and pine combined with caramel. Taste was very good, but again the hops had probably faded a bit as they are not 'in your face'. Nice balance of sweet caramel and bitter hops with just a bit of citrus and pine flavor. Overall, its good but I was hoping for more from this. Its solid and I'll try it again, but hopefully a fresher bottle.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2014 18:09:21 | More by FFreak
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Michigan

4/5  rDev -6.1%

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Founders Harvest Ale from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,018 ratings.