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Founders Harvest Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,653 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 3,653
Reviews: 964
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 329
Gots: 299 | FT: 13
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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4/5  rDev -6.3%

dfecteau, Oct 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

DustinSWB, Oct 31, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

xdefeatsy, Oct 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

bob_d_j, Oct 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

BuckTuckian, Oct 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

tjsmith910, Oct 31, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

roywilliams, Oct 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

MN_Beerticker, Oct 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

azorie, Oct 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

In_Control_Mike, Oct 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

rye_so_serious, Oct 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

dwoolley1, Oct 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Rion, Oct 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

tjdemon, Oct 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

erialbill, Oct 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

jayhunter357, Oct 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Kruja5, Oct 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

VAcrossr, Oct 31, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

McAndrew, Oct 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

KevinGordon, Oct 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

Haywire, Oct 31, 2013
Photo of Duane_Opfer
4.06/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass. Bottled on 10/02. Consumed on 10/30.

A - Golden orange with moderate carbonation. Gentle pour yielded less than a finger of white head. Clear/no cloudiness or sediment. Light irregular lacing.

S - Very nice. Crisp, easily identifiable scent. Pink grapefruit with a hint of orange. Reminded me of a Double Trouble.

T - Pink grapefruit, orange, and mango with a mildly bitter grapefruit/onion finish. Barely discernible malt backbone, but quite appropriate for the style. Drawback is I get the dreaded onion taste in the finish, and it lingers on the tongue. I love the initial flavor, but not a fan of the finish.

M - Very nice. Carbonation perfect for this type of beer. Nice tingle on tongue and throughout mouth. Crisp and refreshing.

O - Great beer, except for the onion in the finish, which ruins it to a certain extent for me. I really appreciate the orange, mango, grapefruit mix though. Its worth a try.

Duane_Opfer, Oct 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

rEBELlION, Oct 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Soneast, Oct 31, 2013
Photo of MCain04
4.21/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle, about 3-4 weeks fresh, poured into a Speigelau tulip.

Pours a clear copper body with a solid head of large and small white bubbles, great retention and lacing.

Aroma is of fresh dank hops, even a few weeks out. Piney and floral, not as much citrus or tropical fruit.

Taste follows the nose and tastes very fresh with clean, refreshing, floral pine hop notes. Medium bitterness, medium maltiness, very balanced, not overly sweet. Not overpowering in any one regard, extremely drinkable. ABV of 7.6% very well hidden.

Mouth is crisp, light, smooth, moderately carbonated, just nicely done.

Overall, I enjoyed this beer quite a bit. A nice change of pace from the extreme-hopped IPAs that dominated the summer. This goes down easy, tastes very fresh, and is very refreshing. Very glad to get a 4-pack of this.

MCain04, Oct 30, 2013
Founders Harvest Ale from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,653 ratings.