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Founders Harvest Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,996 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 2,996
Reviews: 904
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 276
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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RyanCFriedrich

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-05-2013 23:36:32 | More by RyanCFriedrich
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Hefewiseman

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-05-2013 23:20:55 | More by Hefewiseman
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-05-2013 22:00:44 | More by williamjbauer
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jscheuf

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-05-2013 19:51:13 | More by jscheuf
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derekrick420

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-05-2013 19:12:49 | More by derekrick420
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Zorora

California

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-05-2013 16:05:24 | More by Zorora
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StubFaceJoe

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

11-05-2013 06:47:25 | More by StubFaceJoe
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PieOhMy

Minnesota

4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into tulip

A Golden and transparent. Half inch or so of white foam. Lingers for a bit but not too long. A rich lacing does remain.

S Floral and fruity. Fresh like after a spring rain. Hops. Lemons. Very nice.

T Greasy hops. Pine resin. Bitter fruit peel - lemons and grapefruit. Some sweet malt. Big bitter aftertaste.

M Nice and oily and smooth. Finishes very clean and refreshing.

O One of my favorites of the style. Near perfect. It is so clean and fresh and bitter yet has some balance. Oh, so good.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2013 02:07:08 | More by PieOhMy
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einman

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-05-2013 01:16:36 | More by einman
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chrishensley

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-05-2013 00:30:42 | More by chrishensley
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MJSawyer

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-05-2013 00:25:55 | More by MJSawyer
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JKV96

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-04-2013 23:47:08 | More by JKV96
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iabeerbaron

Iowa

4.1/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

REVIEW

STYLE: IPA

ABV: 7.6%

PURCHASED AT: Hy-Vee Marion, IA

POUR: Golden/orange pour with a medium white head.

AROMA: Grapefruit, orange, lemon, and pine.

TASTE: Lots of citrus fruit, a bit of sweetness and then the hops take over.

Ratebeer.com rating: 99

Beeradvocate rating: 95

Overall: A

My recommendation: Fresh Hop beers are meant to be drank fresh. If you’re an IPA fan this is a must have and you have to get it soon! Terrific brew!

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2013 22:45:53 | More by iabeerbaron
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gator79

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-04-2013 22:15:20 | More by gator79
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OhioBobcat

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-04-2013 21:57:12 | More by OhioBobcat
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Mattyb79

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-04-2013 21:27:32 | More by Mattyb79
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jopezu

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

11-04-2013 19:18:25 | More by jopezu
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MattyBones

New York

4.93/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Picked up a 4pack of this the other day after hearing some great reviews of this brew and I must say that I was highly impressed.

Appearance: A nice golden yellow with a thin white head.
Smell: Citrus, citrus, citrus...grapefruit and lemon dominate the nose giving off a beautiful scent.
Taste: Liquid hops and grapefruit. Absolutely delicious, strong citrus with the perfect bitterness, but doesn't overpower the palate. Finishes clean and refreshing.
Mouthfeel: smooth, and clean. slick on the tongue but doesn't linger too long after finished.

Overall this is another classic brew from Founder's. Very fresh and something I can easily and happily see myself enjoying over and over again.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2013 17:31:39 | More by MattyBones
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vancean2

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-04-2013 15:31:14 | More by vancean2
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wesside89

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-04-2013 06:13:05 | More by wesside89
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dotes_on_dipas

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-04-2013 06:10:59 | More by dotes_on_dipas
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tbone1384

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-04-2013 05:54:45 | More by tbone1384
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dar482

New York

3.79/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The beer comes in a golden yellow with a bit of orange in there with a white one finger head.

The aroma has a bit of grapefruit and citrus with tons of pine and leafy green. Deep in there, there's some onion there as well. There's almost a gentle hint of smoke or meat from that deep dank onion character hidden in there.

The flavor follows with a tinge of grapefruit and mostly lemon peel in the front. There's a biscuity malt that carries the beer through palate with a wonderful clean and substantial malt body. The finish just hits with lots of green leafy hops, pine, a bit of that onion. The fruit notes and lemon linger throughout as this beer is decently bitter.

This is a great food pairing beer or session/hang out beer. The hops don't come out to shine and define themselves, but it still is really nice drinking and hoppy.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2013 03:53:22 | More by dar482
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rheimbro

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-04-2013 03:31:32 | More by rheimbro
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TonyY

New York

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-04-2013 02:35:20 | More by TonyY
Founders Harvest Ale from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 2,996 ratings.