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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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5,128 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,128
Reviews: 678
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 146
Gots: 784 | FT: 7
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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3/5  rDev -22.3%

chadwicktorres, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of psoriasaurus
2.25/5  rDev -41.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Figured I would give this one a go... I had heard from multiple friends that it is a great session IPA. Anyway, got a growler fill of it. Looks OK in the glass, pretty much what you would expect a session IPA to be, very low on the SRM chart with a generous amount of carbonation. First impression on the nose was extremely more skunky than expected... almost smelled like B.O. Taste is overwhelmingly B.O. I hate to say it, but this one was a drain pour. In fact, it was so bad that I had to go grab some bottles at the local shop to see if it was just a bad keg. Nope. Bottles had the exact characteristics all around.

psoriasaurus, Feb 03, 2014
Photo of KalanM
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

KalanM, Oct 23, 2013
Photo of IronLover
3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Honey yellow in color with a slight chill haze. Poured with a brief white foam that quickly reduced to a wispy cap. Pungent herbal and citrus hop aromas. The feel is on the thinner side, a tad bit watery up front until the tangy, assertive carbonation rolls through. Herbal hop flavors up front followed by citrus hops through the middle and pine hops at the end. Finishes with a long lasting, bitter pine hop after taste. The hops are the showcase, biting, tangy, and bitter. Not much malt presence, but that's probably the point with the "all day" session theme here.

IronLover, Apr 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

csmartin6, Jun 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

sludgegnome, May 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Amp, May 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

lakersfan16, May 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

PGVG, Aug 24, 2013
Photo of Ri0
3.49/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

poured 12oz bottle into pint glass

A - Pours a light sun color with a slight hue of lime. Nice 2 finger white bubbly head and lacing galore.

S - Light citrus and floral hops, not really any malt or sweet smell.

T - Not too exciting as it is just some floral, citrus hop juice and no real malt to speak of.

M: Light-medium bodied with moderate-high carbonation. A lot like the "fizzy yellow beer" feel

O - As an IPA it is weak since there really is no malt to speak of. As a session ale it is pretty good as a light, refreshing drink on a hot day. Not much separates this from Lagunitas Daytime or Central Waters Hop Rise.

Ri0, Jun 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

WoostaBia, Aug 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

LightnerLiquorKS, Nov 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

BamfBacon, Yesterday at 10:28 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Kevincredible, Apr 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Cubatobaco, Jun 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

TCgoalie, Dec 29, 2011
Photo of andrewinski1
3.94/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass. The color is light golden with lots of clarity. There is a small off-white head; not a lot of retention.

The aroma is full of strong rich tropical fruit. There are subtle notes of pine and citrus. Oh boy this smells great.

This is very dry compared to most IPA's. The hops taste bitter and herbal with lots of grassyness. There may not be enough malt sweetness here to perfectly balance the hops, but I like it anyway.

This is light bodied with medium carbonation. There is a nice crispness to this adding to its drinkability. This is great stuff for those who like bone dry and bitter.

andrewinski1, Mar 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

nebula1999, Apr 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

deebo, Mar 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

dsauter, Jun 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

vcoggins, Aug 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

hansavijaticar, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of ColdPoncho
3.63/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottled 1/4/12

A - Light and transparent copper body with minimal white head.

S - A nice pungent citrusy profile, with hints of tropical fruit. Nice nose

T - Light and crisp with a touch of tropical fruits and a light citrus tang and bitterness. A very pleasant and palatable thing here.

M - light, thin, very smooth. the tiniest bit astringent and a touch drying

O - a really enjoyable beer with is probably very sessionable. $11 for a six-pack isn't really what I look for in a session beer, though...

ColdPoncho, Feb 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

zimm421, Mar 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

bootdown21, Mar 08, 2013
Founders All Day IPA from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 5,128 ratings.