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Founders Harvest Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Harvest AleFounders Harvest Ale

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3,843 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,843
Reviews: 978
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 349
Gots: 330 | 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:
Beer added by: granger10 on 10-24-2004

70 IBU
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Bottled October 5, 6, or 7 (Date smudged)

Served in a Bell's Tulip Glass.

A- Gold, Orange color and hazy. Beautiful looking beer. Can see the carbonation bubbles coming from the bottom of the glass. I didn't pour this aggressively so there is a small head. Sticks to the side of the glass.

S- I smell orange, grapefruit, citrus, and hops. It smells really great.

T- Floral and fruity, and citrusy. There is some hop bitterness.

M- Medium body, carbonation

O- This is an excellent beer. I wish I could have tried this a little fresher, but after about a month, it still tastes fresh. It's crisp and a great IPA. I would drink this year round if I had the opportunity.

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4.36/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a SA Perfect Pint glass. Appears a beautiful, crystal clear, golden-orange color, with about one finger of white head. The head leaves a bit of lacing, and has decent staying power.

The nose has lots of citrus, some pine, and smells heavenly. There's a touch of sweetness here, but the focus is definitely on the hops. The taste is very similar, with huge citrus flavor. Lots of grapefruit, and the pine also sneaks through here, but is not the focus. To me, the malt is barely detectable, and very neutral. In the first few sips, I thought I noticed some alcohol burn, but towards the end of the beer, I couldn't find it again.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied, good carbonation, and slightly sticky on the back-end. Not quite as dry as I was hoping, but acceptable. Overall, this is a wonderful wet-hopped beer. I look forward to this sub-style each year, and this is one of the favorites.

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Founders Harvest Ale from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,843 ratings.