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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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BA SCORE
87
very good

5,107 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,107
Reviews: 676
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 144
Gots: 778 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

BeerBucks, Apr 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

Chucker17, Apr 26, 2013
Photo of dogfishandi
4.01/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle at fridge temp poured into a snifter. Bottled on 2/11/2013 (just over 1 month old)

Pours out a clear golden color with maybe a bit of orange coming through. About one fingers worth of white head that was short lived. Spotty lacing.

A nice fresh hop aroma. Somewhat pungent. Ripe tropical fruits, fresh pine, and fresh citrus peel.

Some nice hop flavors, citrus and pine with some ripe tropical fruits, but it falls on its face on the back end with a thin almost watery feel. No real malt flavors noticeable. Finishes clean with a good hop bitterness. A bit of breadiness noticeable as it warms, perhaps more of a yeasty breadiness?

Light bodied, but quite refreshing and drinkable.

I enjoyed this beer, mostly due to its light drinkable ABV, but still some nice hop flavors. I could see myself buying this again.

dogfishandi, Mar 16, 2013
Photo of brewcrew76
4.13/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Golden amber with a thin white head and long stretches of lace.

S - Floral and citrus hops with a grainy biscuit malt balance. Lemon, orange and tangerine rinds, grapefruit,.

T - Citrus and grapefruit peels, lemon zest, on the bitter side with notes of grainy malt.

M - Light to medium with good carbonation. Lingering dry finish.

D - This beer is properly named. An all day drinking session IPA. Nothing special but good enough to easily put down a 6 pack or two through a long afternoon.

brewcrew76, Feb 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

OldTime, Aug 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

mpalestino, Aug 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

Rekrule, Apr 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

ssimpson89, Oct 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

t2grogan, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of BEERMILER12
3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a golden yellow olor with half a fingers worth of head that quickly dies to nothing

S: A nice burst of fruity hops along with a slightly spicy bready maltiness

T: Follows the nose. Fruity hops along with the slightly spicy maltiness. Not really too much else going on

M: Light-medium bodied with moderate carbonation

O: A solid sessionable IPA (I'd rather just call it a pale ale) that is (of course) easy to drink and has a nice flavor profile going on. Recommended for those who want the flavors of an IPA but the drinkability of a pale

BEERMILER12, Mar 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Sludgeman, Mar 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

uturn, Aug 26, 2013
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4.3/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

pours a bright vivid light golden yellow. light fluffy white head. little lacing but nice retention.

grapefruit, tons of grapefruit. nice light sweetness.

this is very hoppy and very citrus forward. this is hard to describe. i found this very one dimensional in terms of flavor. massive grapefruit from the hops. nice light grapefruit bitterness with a light sweetness. a bit dry in the finish.

very light, like massively light body. crazy easy to drink

this was amazing, i loved every sip. with the uber low ABV and stupid amount of hops, this is the jam and then some.

hooliganlife, May 08, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

nh2032, May 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

DIPAFAN, Apr 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

jeff1973, Oct 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

brandon911, Jun 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

CelticAleMan, Jan 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Kerrie, Mar 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

PA-Michigander, Nov 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

DoctorB2B, Apr 01, 2012
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4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from"stubby" 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.
Chill-hazed golden orange in color, with a short head of white foam.
Aroma-Nice boquet of juicy, piney hops.
Taste-Initial gulp is a bit weak-kneed, then a nice rush of hops and fruity pine come in for a nice flavorfull finish. Mouthfeel is a bit thin, but this is a "sessionable" IPA and would be welcome in the hotter months or at a backyard BBQ. Nice flavor and very refreshing.

hosehead83, Mar 04, 2012
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4.06/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz Bottle
$9.99 6-Pack
4 Season's Liquor

Bottled: 4/21/14

A pour from the bottle fills the glass with a liquid that glows like polished brass. Harvest orange hues run through the body when backlit. The foam is antique white with a bubbly, soapy appearance. The initial pour produces a solid head that slowly settles at a chunky skim coat with scattered chunks floating about.

The nose is bright with hops. The malt base is pale with a sugar cookie and soft biscuity sweetness allowing the hop profile to take center stage. Citrus abounds, mostly in the form of grapefruit and tangerine, but remnants of apricot and pineapple play their role as well. Fruit salad is first and foremost but there is also an underlying herbaceous quality along with mild florals. This beer gets my mouth watering every time.

White grapefruit is big, in your face, and pithy upfront. The grapefruit is bright and freshly squeezed, pushing it's way throughout while being accompanied by the occasional tangerine, candied citrus peel, and apricot. The herbaceous quality is still present but with pine characteristics, and softer than in the nose. Sugar cookie malt adds a touch of sweetness that helps balance the pithy grapefruit.

The body is light with supple carbonation a luxuriously silky mouthfeel. There's a sturdy bitterness present but not at all palate wrecking. drinkability is off the charts with the low abv and juicy hop profile.

I have to say, I'm not very fond of the new "session IPA" craze, but All Day has been a favorite of mine since it was released back in the day. I just wish fresh bottles/cans were a little easier to come across because if that was the case it would be All Day, everyday.

joe1510, May 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

randylangford, Feb 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

dvmin98, Mar 01, 2013
Founders All Day IPA from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 5,107 ratings.