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Founders Harvest Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,012 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 3,012
Reviews: 903
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.15%
Wants: 285
Gots: 148 | 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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Gtg642

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-16-2011 15:34:34 | More by Gtg642
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RichBeer

California

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-16-2011 08:59:51 | More by RichBeer
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teyuders

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-16-2011 05:00:24 | More by teyuders
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THEOPTIMATOR88

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-16-2011 04:40:56 | More by THEOPTIMATOR88
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virinow

New York

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-16-2011 03:39:21 | More by virinow
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Tamarack22

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

11-16-2011 03:38:23 | More by Tamarack22
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maximum12

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Picked up late in the game as it came & went quickly in these here parts. Bottled 9/22/11.

Poured into my curvy Captain Lawrence glass, purty brew, clear yellow/orange, or maybe it's just the tulip. Lovely head, for what that's worth (nothing). Great smell, bitter, grapefruit, mint leaves.

Founder Harvest Ale is a credit to its style. Bitterness reaches out of the glass with a big mitt & seizes the lips & palate, schlaps them around, & pummels the taste buds into whining submission. Damn. In after the bitter is a hornful of hops flavors, grapefruit, pine, citrus, slight floral & mintiness. Malts? We don't need no stinkin' malts. And there aren't any to be seen or tasted. Finish is very clean, with an additional grassiness to tie everything up in a nice hoppy bow. Drinkable as water after a marathon, that's about the only parallel I can think of.

I wish I'd picked up more than the couple of bottles I did, now. So clean, so easy to shotgun, this is a heady salute & the best wet-hop beer I've had to date. An elite IPA. Boody hell.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2011 03:36:41 | More by maximum12
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rjknyy

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

11-16-2011 02:58:59 | More by rjknyy
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oline73

Maryland

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-16-2011 02:39:57 | More by oline73
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victory4me

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-16-2011 02:23:58 | More by victory4me
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marine1975

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-16-2011 01:32:46 | More by marine1975
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Scoot1969

Michigan

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-16-2011 01:12:49 | More by Scoot1969
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KGarrett

New York

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-16-2011 00:53:51 | More by KGarrett
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sgoro

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-16-2011 00:50:39 | More by sgoro
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RyanPS

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-16-2011 00:19:01 | More by RyanPS
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warbird07

Michigan

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-16-2011 00:09:08 | More by warbird07
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projhex

California

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-15-2011 21:20:38 | More by projhex
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radicalruckus

Missouri

3/5  rDev -29.6%

11-15-2011 21:16:10 | More by radicalruckus
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aglose45

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-15-2011 19:42:17 | More by aglose45
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mcgwire756

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-15-2011 18:58:18 | More by mcgwire756
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sm0key

Michigan

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-15-2011 18:41:03 | More by sm0key
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JimboHD2005

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-15-2011 18:39:55 | More by JimboHD2005
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brycevolk

Ohio

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-15-2011 17:44:29 | More by brycevolk
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rebis1bear

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-15-2011 16:08:39 | More by rebis1bear
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ej285701

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-15-2011 07:54:02 | More by ej285701
Founders Harvest Ale from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,012 ratings.