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Founders Harvest Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Harvest AleFounders Harvest Ale

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,854 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 3,854
Reviews: 978
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 352
Gots: 331 | FT: 7
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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Ratings: 3,854 | Reviews: 978
Photo of handcrafty
4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

Hop perfection in a glass. It smacks your tongue, and you're all like - "Whoa!", and then, it mellows out, and you're like "Ahh" .. and then you have another, by the time you look up, you realize you've gone through the whole 4-pack in a little over an hour.

~alwayshoppy!~

Photo of msumike89
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

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4.26/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.56/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of wonothesane42
4.65/5  rDev +8.9%

The beer pours golden yellow with a billowing white head, and the smell is immediate and intensely of mangoes and citrus, very inviting. Taste is much like the smell bright citrus and tropical fruits lots of flavor, very lovely. Mouthfeel is great, very smooth well carbonated, not boozy, a pleasure to drink. This beer is fantastic; a great appearance, great smell, lots of flavor and great texture, falls a little short in the finish though as it lacks a final punch. Fantastic beer; I will savor these.

Photo of potion
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of yannimou
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

An amazing IPA. Smells of sweet citrus that mixes nicely with sweet malt. The beer is crystal clear. Less carbonation than what's typical of the style. Tastes of grapefruity hops. Malt is there too, leaving a bready/biscuity flavor. This is classic act from Founders.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

Zestoman

Photo of TCJ0100
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Poured into a stange glass from the bottle. I got this pretty much right off the truck. It pours a somewhat large head that goes away instantly, and its clear as a bell.

The smell is absolutely excellent. Dank hops just dominate the nose. This is one of the best smells I've seen in any beer. It is rich and citrusy with grapefruit, orange, and pineapple.

The taste is undeniably excellent. It is just like the nose, only more gratifingly hoppy. The is suprisingly smooth, with delicious citrus notes and some pleasant bitterness. It is so good that I mostly want to sip it.

This beer ends great as well and leaves a lingering fruity hop note in the mouth. This is a great beer. The only downside I could see to this is that it comes pretty dear in expensive four packs, and that it is competing with Breakfast Stout for my money.

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5/5  rDev +17.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.3%

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1/5  rDev -76.6%

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4.11/5  rDev -3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.36/5  rDev -21.3%

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Founders Harvest Ale from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,854 ratings.