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Founders Harvest Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,016 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 3,016
Reviews: 903
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 285
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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anth0ny

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle, weak head with big bubbles disappearing in a moments notice. Bright, neon gold color. The beer in the taproom looked hazier, frothier, better. The nose is still the same from the bottle though, that is one dank aroma. The taste is all fresh hops. Citrus, mint, and some robust, roasted malt character. Medium-light body, but has a sticky feel. Overall, a beer with a sharp freshness and just the right amount of hop flavor without going overboard.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2012 05:19:38 | More by anth0ny
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BasterdInABasket

Wisconsin

4.49/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled on 08/04/12 (little over a week old), 12 oz. bottle poured into NB Globe Glass
A- Slightly hazy Golden with orangish hue, nice carbonation, pours half finger white head, dissipates pretty quickly, some lacing
S- Good citrus hop aroma, sweet malts, sort of grassy and floral
T- Delicious hops, juicy cirtrus balanced by a sweet maltiness, some spice, lingering fresh hops and sweetness. Pine at the end. Very crisp and fresh taste.
M- Medium body, some carbonation along with that spice pierces the tongue, juicy , a little oily
O- The aroma and taste of this beer are fantastic. Not the most experience wet hop drinker here but overall this was great, defintiely knew it was fresh.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2012 02:41:06 | More by BasterdInABasket
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ncketchum

Wisconsin

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

Served chilled in a Duvel tulip

A - pours a light golden yellow, medium head after an aggressive pour, leaves some white lacing

S - sweet grapefruit hits first, followed by a subtle piny note

T - the grapefruit starts off initially, followed by a significant, but not overpowering, amount of bitter hops. a light malt backbone follows

M - well-carbonated, no hint of alcohol, the bitterness of the hops lingers for some time

O - Great IPA, I missed out on this one last year, so I was very glad to have the opportunity to grab a bit of it this year. Definitely recommend highly, a fairly attainable seasonal from Founders

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2012 01:12:08 | More by ncketchum
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YCantWeNotBeSober

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

10-14-2012 00:05:38 | More by YCantWeNotBeSober
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Zaphog

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

10-13-2012 19:31:40 | More by Zaphog
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

10-13-2012 02:06:13 | More by ElGallo
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

10-12-2012 23:46:36 | More by randylangford
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BEERMILER12

Maine

4.45/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottled 10/04/12; Consumed 10/12/12

A: Pours a clear straw yellow color with a fingers worth of sticky white head

S: Loads of citrusy hops jump out as the bottle is opened. Also get a light crackery maltiness, but this is a hop bomb

T: Again, dominated by fresh, juicy, citrusy hops. A light spiciness from the alcohol and crackery malts, but again, this is a hop bomb

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Slightly oily

O: This is a nice juicy hop bomb full of citrus goodness. Not too bitter, so the hops show off their full flavor and not just their bittering ability. Very hard to find, so definitely pick it up if you can find it

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2012 22:23:39 | More by BEERMILER12
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bishopdc0

Maine

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

10-12-2012 00:28:16 | More by bishopdc0
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.1%

10-12-2012 00:08:05 | More by TonyTalon
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PoolFishGolf

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

10-08-2012 01:21:14 | More by PoolFishGolf
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jlenik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.1%

10-01-2012 21:26:10 | More by jlenik
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t0rin0

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

09-29-2012 01:37:26 | More by t0rin0
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strangebrew321

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

09-28-2012 05:40:38 | More by strangebrew321
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fehrminator

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

09-14-2012 01:07:52 | More by fehrminator
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krazybartender

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.1%

09-07-2012 04:05:00 | More by krazybartender
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strohme2

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

09-07-2012 01:44:15 | More by strohme2
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JimmytheSaintPSU

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.1%

08-19-2012 19:47:26 | More by JimmytheSaintPSU
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Blind

Missouri

4/5  rDev -6.1%

08-04-2012 00:33:03 | More by Blind
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eawolff99

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

08-03-2012 13:10:22 | More by eawolff99
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Jemenhiser

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

07-24-2012 21:06:51 | More by Jemenhiser
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gpawned

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-27-2012 06:54:43 | More by gpawned
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cestlavie

New York

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

06-25-2012 01:55:16 | More by cestlavie
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sammo

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

06-23-2012 19:51:28 | More by sammo
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

06-19-2012 05:51:08 | More by CarolinaKev
Founders Harvest Ale from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,016 ratings.