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Founders Harvest Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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3,012 Ratings
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Ratings: 3,012
Reviews: 903
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 285
Gots: 148 | 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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starrdogg

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4.1/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beer pours a clear gold with a fluffy white head. Smell is fantastic! Tropical fruity hops and sweet malts come together to get my mouthwatering. This is what an IPA should smell like! The flavor is very nice, but a bit of a letdown after the awesome smell. The fruitiness doesn't come through as prominently as expected after the aroma, nor is it as sweet as I had anticipated. That said, it's still quite good, it's citrusy, grassy and a bit grainy with a light biscuity malt characteristic and a more-bitter-than-expected finish that lingers. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and crisp with nice carbonation. Overall, this is a good beer, but it seems to be more in line with the 2010 version that I liked, but didn't love, than the 2011 version which absolutely blew me away. Last year's was a little sweeter and more fruity, which balanced out the grassy, grainy qualities of the beer a little better.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2012 21:31:17 | More by starrdogg
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Founders Harvest Ale from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,012 ratings.