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Founders All Day IPA - Founders Brewing Company

Founders All Day IPAFounders All Day IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

3,519 Ratings
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Ratings: 3519
Reviews: 588
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.43%


Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly Endurance - All Day IPA.

(Beer added by: Avagadro on 06-05-2010)
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Brushkanna

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-26-2013 17:57:41 | More by Brushkanna
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illpass78

Maine

3.06/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

12oz. bottle poured into a glass.

Appearance: Pours a rusty, clear orange. Head and lacing both minimal. Carbonation moderate.

Aroma: Smells of citrus, pine, lemon, hops and grass. All typical IPA smells. Smells hoppier than 42 IBUs. Alcohol is faint.

Taste: The taste follows the nose, but it's kind of underwhelming. The lemon note is a little too dominant. It's very average.

Mouthfeel: It's thinner than I'd prefer. Somewhat watery for an IPA.

Overall: This is a very mediocre beer in my opinion. It does what they want it to do - it's an IPA you can plow through all day because of low ABV - but it's really boring. It seems like a stab at a pale ale / IPA hybrid and I think it would be better if they'd committed to one or another. It could serve as a good "bridge" beer to help folks move from pales to IPAs, so it's not without value.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 00:33:39 | More by illpass78
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RobbDogg

New Hampshire

4.01/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

DRINKABLE. A great summer beer. Lower alcohol and a crisp refreshing feel make for an IPA that can be grabbed one after another from a cooler. Pine, fruit hops, and just a touch of a bitter aftertaste remind you that you are drinking an IPA. Get this for your summer BBQ. Everyone should be happy.

Serving type: on-tap

04-20-2014 22:37:19 | More by RobbDogg
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eepound2

Georgia

3.76/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured out of a can. Color is a nice see through copper/orange. Pretty decent head on this pour not too foamy.

Smell is good, fruity with some hop aroma. Taste is also good, not outstanding but a nice balance with some definite citrus flavors. Overall, this beer is pretty good and I'll give it a try again.

Serving type: can

04-20-2014 20:39:35 | More by eepound2
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lewzer99

Georgia

3.79/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A: It pours a clear orange-brown, with a tan one finger head that fades quickly with no lacing.
S: A lot of grapefruit
T: A little tartness up front fades to a lingering hoppy bitterness and some biscuity malt
M: medium bodied with slight crispness. It' a little less refreshing than I would like.
I: Tasty and drinkable mild

Serving type: can

04-20-2014 19:14:36 | More by lewzer99
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markgugs

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-20-2014 13:16:53 | More by markgugs
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kyle86

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-20-2014 12:22:04 | More by kyle86
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AFchino

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-20-2014 12:14:57 | More by AFchino
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AHeaston8

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-20-2014 02:39:31 | More by AHeaston8
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coz

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

04-20-2014 02:29:46 | More by coz
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RobTheKnob

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-20-2014 01:00:25 | More by RobTheKnob
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Remdog

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-20-2014 00:30:41 | More by Remdog
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JKbeerlover

New York

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

04-19-2014 22:17:45 | More by JKbeerlover
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drdiesel9483

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-19-2014 19:48:50 | More by drdiesel9483
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wtighe03

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

04-19-2014 18:40:25 | More by wtighe03
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hvy1

Maine

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

04-19-2014 14:47:25 | More by hvy1
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.53/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Founders All Day IPA has a fairly thick, foamy, off-white head, a somewhat hazy (suspended sediment), bubbly, burnished gold appearance, and a bit of residual lacing. Aroma is pineapple, hop resin, and white bread. Taste is the same, with moderate bitterness. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Founders All Day IPA finishes semi-dry, easy drinking, and refreshing. Overall, an excellent example of a ho-hum style. Elevated price and disappointing presentation, in the overall scheme of things.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 14:43:04 | More by RonaldTheriot
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ZepHead80

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-19-2014 02:45:08 | More by ZepHead80
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bcsteve89

Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-19-2014 02:27:57 | More by bcsteve89
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cp45

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

04-19-2014 01:14:54 | More by cp45
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wildcatboy

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

04-18-2014 17:20:53 | More by wildcatboy
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Mikecap

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

04-18-2014 15:17:19 | More by Mikecap
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billhelm

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-18-2014 14:14:07 | More by billhelm
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Norica

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

04-18-2014 01:06:32 | More by Norica
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Hypersomnia

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-18-2014 00:29:39 | More by Hypersomnia
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Founders All Day IPA from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 3,519 ratings.