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Founders All Day IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders All Day IPAFounders All Day IPA

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87
very good

5,653 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,653
Reviews: 788
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 196
Gots: 1,233 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Avagadro on 06-05-2010

Formerly Endurance - All Day IPA.
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Ratings: 5,653 | Reviews: 788
Photo of Joe_Howard
3.89/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a golden color with a small white head. Smell is lemony with some pine accents. Taste is pretty disappointing. It has a generic bitterness with not too much flavor, and the flavors that are present are primarily lemon with some grassiness. This beer is very very light bodied. But rating it for what it is it's not too bad, pretty refreshing and easy to drink. I Just wish there was more hop flavor.

Photo of CraftBeerGuild
2.97/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Looks nice.
Smells ok.
Body is thin and I would have preferred a smoother/rounder hop presence.

Photo of Dufmandinga
3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The name is true. This is very drinkable but not an overly flavorful or hoppy IPA. Great summer beer but don't expect to have your senses blown

Photo of Yoop_IPA
4.75/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

It is a very good session IPA

Photo of sobrsean
4.84/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This beer hits you with a nice floral smell and provides a good hop bite that finishes clean.

Photo of Lemke412
3.36/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Draft. Bull and Bear Liverpool, ny

Photo of mageek52
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nicely hoppy and refreshing. May be my 1st choice for the category.

Photo of kbernthal
2.18/5  rDev -43.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

orange in color, bitter with an odd after taste

Photo of Roby923
3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Very "sessionable". A decent mix of hops and malts. It does have a watered down taste to get to the 4.7% Abv, a taste some other session ales are able to combat. It's exactly as described, an ipa to drink "all day".

Photo of Dogfishnoggen
4.79/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Exceptionally drinkable ipa The balance is impeccable

Photo of Michelleluw
4.31/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is great IPA. I prefer Two Hearted Ale, but Founder's makes a smooth and balanced beer. The hops are just right, and the aftertaste leaves you wanting more. Darker in color with an orange tint, I recommend this beer.

Photo of redinge7
2.03/5  rDev -47.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Orange or dark gold in color. The taste was tangy, almost sour, with a weird after taste to follow.

Photo of stickyv
4.15/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I haven't been much on the session IPA craze but this is a very nice beer. My main aversion to the style is monetary. I can't bring myself to spend $11 on a six pack of beer this low ABV. However it was a hot day and I had just walked a couple of miles. This was on happy hour special and it hit the spot when the others choices were heavier IPAs or Allagash white. This split the difference of what I needed. Great hop flavor but a lighter more drinkable body. Really good.

Photo of stuartpierce
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Best thing about this beer is a relatively low alcohol content for an IPA.

Photo of MattR2014
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on draft this. Solid session ipa

Photo of RickW574
4.8/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Best tasting session IPA I have had. Nice and hoppy full body taste, very smooth finish, I purchase these in 15 pack cans and it's very reasonably priced.

Photo of CraigP83
4.59/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Perfect session IPA, reminds me of moon man with a little more bitterness. Refreshing, good color for the style with nice head retention. Slightly floral with citrus. I love it

Photo of mr-jj
3.78/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a tumbler from a 12 oz bottle

Color is clear gold with a frothy white head that slowly receded to clumpy islands. Lacing is okay. Smell is really nice - tropical and citrus fruit. Flavor is also very good. It's a little subdued, being a session IPA, but still very tasty. Body is light/medium with good carbonation. Overall, one of the first session IPA I've had that I actually would enjoy sessioning.

Photo of Pjd2
3.6/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Heavy grapefruit, a bit much for me otherwise would be a 4. Good balance malt, crisp and not too dry

Photo of Phaedrus
3.85/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

probably my favorite session ipa... usually buy the suitcase of 15 cans

Photo of Jbreeze0588
4.2/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

An IPA that you can drink multiple of and not got sick of

Photo of lipster
3.71/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a tap into a 16 oz pint glass, an unremarkable blonde-gold color with a short lived white head that left a lot of lace. Mild hop aroma. Tastes strongly of piney resin and bright citrus hops, rather astringent at first, almost more Pine-Sol than pine, but then rounds out with a little more malt for a clean light finish. Mouthfeel is pleasant and slightly sticky. The overall flavor profile just slightly off-key, the front a tad too bitter, the finish a tad too watery. This reminds me of sodas or juice drinks with reduced sugar: my tongue misses the boozy heft of the real thing. However when you want those bitter hops but only a minor buzz, this gets the job done and is fairly pleasant.

Photo of robbb
3.9/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

All the facets of an IPA like the bitterness, stinky Hop breath, and satiating of the pine tree palate without all the buzz. I guess I'm happy that I can reliably go beer for beer with my Bud drinking friends IPA style now without looking (or feeling) inadequate....at the same time it's a bummer that I'm gonna have to drink a few more of these IPAs before I'm feeling good. Though it may take one or two more to get me going, that's okay, because this one has a bright, citrus flavor to it that tastes pretty good actually.

Photo of TreyIsWilson
3.85/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours a clear golden orange with a two-finger foamy white. The head dissapates quickly and leaves some soapy lacing.

S - Aroma is floral hops and citrus.

T - The flavor starts with a nice hit of piney hops that quickly into some nice citrus and bready malts.

M - Light bodied with high carbonation. The mouthfeel is crisp with a dry finish.

O - This is a great session IPA. Perfect for a drinking session or a warm day.

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
4.31/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours reddish amber with a nice thick foam head.
S: smells hoppy, citrusy, sweet, yellow fruits and some spices.
T. Very fresh, citrusy and bitter but balanced.
F: Low body with low carbonation.
O: Very good IPA.

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Founders All Day IPA from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 5,653 ratings.