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Founders Harvest Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,018 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 3,018
Reviews: 904
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 286
Gots: 146 | 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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KAF

Iowa

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-18-2012 22:21:57 | More by KAF
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MeisterSmudge

Indiana

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-16-2012 10:23:00 | More by MeisterSmudge
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leeo

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-16-2012 04:47:52 | More by leeo
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page101

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-16-2012 00:19:53 | More by page101
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gafferjohn

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-15-2012 23:40:08 | More by gafferjohn
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Otis77

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-14-2012 22:06:25 | More by Otis77
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Skye1024

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-14-2012 18:23:53 | More by Skye1024
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hilgart1

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

01-14-2012 15:15:26 | More by hilgart1
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gratefulbeerhead

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-12-2012 01:23:03 | More by gratefulbeerhead
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lccrunchy

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

01-11-2012 22:04:06 | More by lccrunchy
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

01-10-2012 08:06:22 | More by ygtbsm94
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

01-09-2012 05:31:09 | More by IdrinkGas
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rdb4942

Indiana

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-07-2012 09:18:27 | More by rdb4942
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KarlSpackler

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-07-2012 03:09:36 | More by KarlSpackler
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kevanb

Illinois

4.45/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle, bottled on date is Sept 22, 2011.

It pours a nice light marmalade like orange with a similar marmalade texture in the glass. A mildly aggressive pour leaves little head in the glass but a slight film lingers atop the beer and a nice ring of white film along the rim of the glass. Nice juicy tropical notes burst forward with mangos, pineapples and grapefruits. Bitter resins from the hops are present in the nose with a faint biscuity malt layer, but make no mistake, this is a damn hoppy beer. The flavors are no let down, tropical fruits and citrus rush to the forefront but are compliment by a stronger resinous pine element than in the nose, and almost no malt presence, just a bitter hop rush. The body is great, a bit overcarbonated, but does not detract at all from the quality of the beer. It’s smooth and bold, feels bigger than it really is.

Verdict: An exceptional IPA from Founders. Really want to try this super fresh now but this one is damn good, a great beer for any hop head.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2012 04:49:18 | More by kevanb
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ohtheguilt

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-04-2012 03:56:21 | More by ohtheguilt
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imbuckeye

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-02-2012 20:18:59 | More by imbuckeye
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CoryR

Oregon

4/5  rDev -6.1%

01-01-2012 23:38:53 | More by CoryR
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emdawg

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

01-01-2012 05:45:36 | More by emdawg
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CORKSCREWFISH

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

12-29-2011 09:35:59 | More by CORKSCREWFISH
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Grebdioz

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-28-2011 02:10:20 | More by Grebdioz
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VaTechHopHead


4.22/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cloudy golden orange when poured with a dense white head and great lacing. No visible carbonation

Fresh earthy hops, lots of pine and tree sap. Not a lot of malt presence

Tastes of fresh hop cones as well, mostly earthy, pine tree, and just a hint of citrus zest at the end. Finishes sticky on the palate with resins and sap like characters

Medium body but feels big and fills the palate. Nice balance of carbonation and gravity. Easy to drink but sort of a supper because of the hop profile

Great IIPA and wonderful fresh hops. As with most of the wet hop ales that come out in the fall this one ranks with the best

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2011 03:48:18 | More by VaTechHopHead
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reyolb

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

12-26-2011 04:41:22 | More by reyolb
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Jammies

Illinois

3.55/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A-pours a pale orangish yellow with a very thin layer of foam that settles and then lingers in the center of the glass

S-extremely citrusy with minimal hints of a grassy odor

T-very hoppy and bitter. The tongue goes a little dry as the beer rolls down the throat.

M-watery. the bitterness is a bit overwhelming and actually puckers my mouth.

O-I would recommend a glass of water to accompany this one because of the bitter hops. Pretty good beer, I would buy again.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2011 19:21:43 | More by Jammies
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hoppy4me

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-24-2011 16:26:15 | More by hoppy4me
Founders Harvest Ale from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,018 ratings.