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

5,914 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,914
Reviews: 855
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 212
Gots: 1,456 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Avagadro on 06-05-2010

Formerly Endurance - All Day IPA.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,914 | Reviews: 855
Photo of Bran_1914
1.54/5  rDev -60.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.25

Not something I can drink all day. Unless. Weird having an ipa with low apv

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

One of my favorite of all time on a hot sunny day!!

Photo of ssuraci
2.87/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

So many really good IPA available for short money... This offering is only average at best.

Photo of dukeandduke
3.99/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

3/7/15 (Bottle) - Nice golden pour with light minimal head. Citrus and malt aroma pleasant and strong. Lemon and malt flavor very good and fun to drink. Carbonation noticeable, beer went down with a slight kick which I liked. Overall very good offering by a strong brewer.

Photo of ZombieChan
4.17/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

It's one of those beers that you want to just sit back on the porch, relax and have a drink. It's very smooth and gentle while still having a lot of flavor.

Photo of treywinkle
4.05/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 o.z. can into a Founders snifter.

Beautiful, honey color. Thin head scatters quickly, but some white bubbles linger.

Slight yeast aroma. Subtle citrus notes. Faint apricot. Strong malt character.

Delicate lemon and toasted spice (black pepper, faint pine), practical hop presence. Perfect gateway craft beer.

Flavor and mouthfeel linger. Citrus and sweetness in just the right spots.

Nothing aggressive about this beer, but it's truly spectacular. My favorite thing to recommend to new craft drinkers.

Photo of Csikic93
4.87/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

The best session ipa in my opinion. Fruity and hoppy on the nose but smooth taste.

Photo of frankwoj
4.43/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The best session IPA I've had. Alot of flavor, citrusy and piney.

Photo of LazyBas7ard
4.06/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good beer if you're in the mood for an IPA or if you prefer them. Has that standard hoppy taste with a smooth finish. Doesn't come with that after bite you get with a lot of other IPAs but is quite good

Photo of tone77
3.8/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a dark golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is dominated by strong grapefruit. Taste is grapefruit, pine, a surprising level of bitterness. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall an enjoyable beer I could down several of with ease.

Photo of Doctor_Bogenbroom
4.12/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours a slightly burnished gold with a two-finger width white, bubbly head that quickly disperses into a thin froth on the surface, minimal lacing.

Aroma: Faint floral accents and hops mixed with a little fruitiness.

Taste: A bitter bite with fruity aftertaste, balanced fairly well so as not to overwhelm.

Mouthfeel: Moderate carbonation on the tongue, fairly smooth, with a lingering bitter bite on the back end. Just a tad watery.

Overall: This is a very serviceable IPA that doesn't blow you out of the room, but lets the flavor linger throughout. A nicely balanced brew.

Photo of Goudie
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My go to session beer and an all round great IPA

Photo of wiseguywood
4.21/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice for a session IPA! Well worth a try.

Photo of TeamMathis
3.81/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pretty good session IPA. The mouthfeel is a little watery, but the smell is excellently grapefruity and floral, and the taste has a nice grapefruit bitterness to it. I could drink this daily.

Photo of Bunny76
3.49/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Not too hoppy but the name doesn't disappoint, drink it all day!

Photo of H0pHed
3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Yes, definitely grapefruit smell and taste. The hops punch your tastebuds around. A little loud but its what you expect from an IPA. Nice mouthfeel. Overall not bad at all.

Photo of Hayden34
4.35/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Probably the best session IPA I've had.

Photo of Beejay
3.63/5  rDev -6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pale yellow gold in color with a little bit of haze in there. A small white head on top.

S: Grapefruit, and a touch of pine. But mostly grapefruit.

T: Holy grapefruit. Nice and clean, with some biscuit flavors, and light bread. The finish is a little thin, but overall very tasty.

M: Medium light in body, with fairly high carbonation. A somewhat thin finish makes it easy drinking, but also semi-watery. But seeing as how it is a session IPA, I don't think that's a major detractor.

O: Overall tasty, refreshing, and something I could destroy on a hot summer day.

Photo of zmfc
4.58/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Tastes like fresh cut grass clippings and I love it.

Photo of bcbcbc
4.83/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is a great IPA you can drink all day

Photo of mluchies
4.71/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

The best Session IPA around.

Photo of tony12hd
2.77/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Barely an ipa. Does qualify as a lager

Photo of MikeyLegend
3.3/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass. Small head, more carbonation than most. Small amount of lacing that disappeared as you drank.

Faint copper color, more of a gold color. Hop smell is not over bearing and it went down smooth. Good session IPA. Probably closer to the top for the price. I'll buy this again.

Photo of pb9613
3.87/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: This beer pours a beautiful light amber gold color like a beautiful white head. The lacing disappears as the beer n consumed

Smell: A wonderful smell of pine and citrus.

Taste: Like most “session” IPA, this one is off balance. The hops hit you strong but there is no malt backbone.

Mouthfeel: A light beer with heavy hops.

Overall: This is one of the first "Session" IPA's that started a bad idea. In reality, these are over hopped pale ales and this one does not disappoint by being off balance. There is no malt backbone found in a good IPA.

Photo of ta_hagen
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good Session IPA, not watery at all, and the name speaks for itself. Good session-able IPA.

Founders All Day IPA from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 5,914 ratings.