Founders All Day IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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87
very good

5,277 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,277
Reviews: 690
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 160
Gots: 851 | FT: 6
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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4.39/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HappyDays
4.2/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of happydrunk
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Love this for session and I'm not afraid to say it!!!

Photo of cfox142
3.64/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of midnightcowboy818
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ultimate
3.9/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of KMBradyJr
3.1/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

Photo of ryannaman
4.28/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kettle1
3.91/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Buschyfor3
3.51/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, served in a tulip glass.

A: Hazy, golden-amber pour; a finger's worth of off-white foam on the pour; head quickly reduces to a fine layer of bubbles; clingy lacing

S: Initial notes of pine, grapefruit, citrus rind (lemon peel maybe?) and grassy hops; the malt backbone is relatively missing in the aroma - maybe a faint hint of doughy bread, but that's all.

T: The first wave across the tongue reveals flavors of bitter grapefruit and citrus rind; some pine and a sweeter, grassy note darts through the middle; the malt remains relatively tame, just a light biscuit flavor revealing its presence behind the grassy hop note; finish is drying and slightly astringent, with lingering notes of herbs and mint from the hops.

M: Slick body with sufficient carbonation to lend a crisp, lighter edge

O: While session IPAs are a very popular trend these days, I'm not entirely sold on this offering. While the low-ABV package means you can enjoy a couple these beers in a single sitting, the flavors leave something to be desired, meaning I probably wouldn't drink more than one anyways. Personally, I would like to see more balance and sweetness from the malts backbone.

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4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of wulfie85
4.58/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JIMMER
4.63/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pDubs
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of njtmayhem
4.41/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Casp1119
2.93/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Decent IPA not the best but def not the worst.

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4.59/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hayley_86
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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2.64/5  rDev -31.6%

Photo of JNForsyth
4/5  rDev +3.6%

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2.96/5  rDev -23.3%

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3.04/5  rDev -21.2%

Photo of aklude
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of Urk1127
3.76/5  rDev -2.6%

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Founders All Day IPA from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 5,277 ratings.