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Founders Harvest Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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Ratings: 3,018
Reviews: 904
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 286
Gots: 146 | 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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screamking

Ohio

4.48/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into snifter.

Pours golden amber, with a 1 finger white head. The aroma on this brew is huge and tropical. Pineapple and mango dominate early, with orange and grapefruit coming out slowly. There's also some brown sugar and hints of pine. I can't understate the tropical aroma here, very bold.

The taste is a smooth, even IPA experience. A lot of pine up front in the taste, the sweeter tropical notes hit about middle of the mouth with pineapple and mango. The finish has lot more going on, more on the malty side, brown sugar, apricot, honeysuckle, and more of that pine. Put it all to together and it tastes like autumn in your mouth. Even more so then a pumpkin ale.

This has one of the best feels of any IPA I've had. It's light bodied with a completely hidden ABV. Barely drying to keep you drinking. Founders always makes quality stuff, but this is several steps above quality. Price point is slightly high, but not out of this world. I will be getting more of this.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2013 01:31:36 | More by screamking
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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

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