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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

3,532 Ratings
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Ratings: 3532
Reviews: 591
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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Reviews by kevanb:
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kevanb

Illinois

3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a Founders Brewing Company snifter.

Pours a true copper color, hues of orange and gold, fairly clear texture with a slight chill haze. A thin, fizzy white head surfaces for a brief moment before receding into nothingness leaving no film and no lacing. The aroma is pleasant, light citrusy and floral hops, a bit of fruit brings out the sweetness from the grain that is soft and subtle. I can't say there is too much going on here, but it's certainly enough to keep my interest. The flavors are right in line with the nose, light tropical fruit, citrus fruit with floral undertones lead the way with some earthier pine and pale cereal grain at the finish. The body is nice, carbonation is a bit higher but still moderate, with a lightly dry finish.

Verdict: A really enjoyable session IPA from Founders. The flavors do skew to the lighter side and aren't as impactful as a higher gravity IPA but the refreshing nature of this beer makes it a winner.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2013 03:04:02 | More by kevanb
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MarcWP

Arizona

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-24-2014 05:37:51 | More by MarcWP
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tberry1693

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

04-24-2014 04:03:32 | More by tberry1693
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Johnny_Duck

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-24-2014 03:27:35 | More by Johnny_Duck
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Growlerguzzler

New York

4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Wow. A nice resiny, hoppy, piney drink.15 cans for under $20?!? How can that be beat?
This will be a staple of my summer BBQ parties. A great tasting, low abv beer at a nice price? Who needs corona?

Well done, Founders! You've produced just about the perfect summer beer for people who like good beer. Taste, drinkability and price! Bravo!

Serving type: can

04-24-2014 01:32:23 | More by Growlerguzzler
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RaphaelSC

Brazil

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-23-2014 12:55:50 | More by RaphaelSC
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kniles38

New York

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

04-23-2014 04:20:56 | More by kniles38
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agentorangebitter

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-23-2014 01:59:12 | More by agentorangebitter
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jTmakkiCx

Maryland

2.94/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

12 oz. Bottle poured into a pint glass.

Light amber color. Pours out with a rich thick head that that lasts several minutes, but interestly leaves little lacing. Relatively low in alcohol. Nothing remarkable other than its lightness, making it enjoyably refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2014 01:57:13 | More by jTmakkiCx
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robotiks

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-23-2014 01:15:43 | More by robotiks
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bhurtle4

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

04-22-2014 19:20:02 | More by bhurtle4
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Tyrus

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

04-22-2014 17:51:29 | More by Tyrus
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shaneshort

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -22.1%

04-22-2014 05:41:29 | More by shaneshort
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edzo22

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

04-22-2014 02:54:10 | More by edzo22
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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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Founders All Day IPA from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 3,532 ratings.