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Founders Harvest Ale - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

3,188 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 3,188
Reviews: 916
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.39%
Wants: 324
Gots: 195 | 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:
70 IBU

(Beer added by: granger10 on 10-24-2004)
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

HawkIPA, Nov 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

bccrosley, Nov 19, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

chuckv, Nov 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Stum-pub, Nov 19, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

heerboth, Nov 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

RobDB, Nov 19, 2013
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5/5  rDev +17.4%

SerBennett, Nov 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Thedaver4220, Nov 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12%

kdb150, Nov 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

maDUECEgunner, Nov 18, 2013
Photo of RacerX5k
4.64/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Liquid gold. I could do this review in one word, juicyfruit. Yesterday's 2 bottles were superb, and I'm glad I have 2 more. Beautiful golden color, nice wet hop aroma, distinct simcoe, and beautifully malted. What really stands out is the fresh hop citrus flavors that explode on the palate, balance the key here. Really perfect juicyfruit mix, lemon, pineapple, grapefruit finish. Very smooth and easy drinking, though the second does get a little sugary sweet in the finish. Amazing, last year I passed on this because I really didnt care for it the year before. This is my third four pak, the beer is even better now than one month ago as the fresh, green piney notes have dimmed, leaving the citrus to shine. One of this years best.

RacerX5k, Nov 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

ahermsen, Nov 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

morrowd3, Nov 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

timoteo833, Nov 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

sonofliberty2, Nov 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

MagnusThunnus, Nov 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Liverpool08, Nov 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%

bcrossan, Nov 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

kristougher, Nov 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

primrose54, Nov 17, 2013
Photo of brentk56
4.59/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Arrives with a modest head perched atop the clear amber liquid; some streaky lacing appears as the liquid descends

Smell: Floral and citrusy, with grapefruit dominant

Taste: Juicy citrus flavors, up front, with grapefruit and pineapple tones; a hint of caramel appears underneath but this beer is all about the hops

Mouthfeel: Medium body and moderate carbonation

Overall: What more can be said - this is one of the finest IPAs out there

brentk56, Nov 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

Mersh, Nov 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a clearish orang with one finger head that left lace patches. A spicy, zesty, wet floral hop aroma with a good amount of caramel and bread malt as well. The balance on this beer is amazing b/c at times it's almost sticky sweet, then there is a bready fullness, almost chewey beer, and then it has this sharp, cutting hoppiness of grassy and wet hops. Really comes together and there's a crisp finish on the backend that is pleasing.

clayrock81, Nov 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

ChrisMyhre, Nov 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

TripelMark, Nov 16, 2013
Founders Harvest Ale from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,188 ratings.