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Founders All Day IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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4,937 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,937
Reviews: 665
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 142
Gots: 709 | 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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4/5  rDev +3.6%

CMOrak, Aug 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

tfsimpkins, Aug 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

zdeck37, Aug 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

RinZo, Aug 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

PGVG, Aug 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

chris1919, Aug 24, 2013
Photo of Danny1217
3.34/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a golden color with a slight orange tint. A small head of white foam with medium retention and lacing.
A nice, mild citrus and floral hop aroma. Slightly piney.
The taste is more mild than the aroma. Very little malt presence and a good dose of citrus hops.
Very light body, as is expected from the name and the low ABV. The beer goes down smoothly and I feel ready to have another beer as soon as I'm done.

Overall it is a solid pale ale, but my main problem is that it's not an IPA! As I am rating to style and this just doesn't meet the expectation I have when something is listed as an American IPA, I can't give this any better of a rating. My other problem with this is the price. It costs just as much as Centennial IPA, Founders Porter, and Dirty Bastard. At this price I don't see why I would ever buy this again when other good pale ales are being sold for cheaper.

Danny1217, Aug 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Piddmeista, Aug 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

slowonder1, Aug 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

vermilcj, Aug 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

mjstacker, Aug 24, 2013
Photo of dwren89
2.99/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Appearance: orangey gold with a thin white fizzy head, and great clarity

Aroma: very grapefruity, strong tropical fruit aroma. No malt character.

Taste: very thin, actually surprisingly thin tasting. Almost no malt character and almost all grapefruit hop flavor. It actually tastes likes hop steeped water.

Mouthfeel: very thin and light bodied in a way that is wrong for the style. Medium carbonation

Overall: Disappointing for such a great brewery, especially one known for such strong beers like Dirty Bastard. No malt flavor makes the beer taste like hop steeped water.

dwren89, Aug 24, 2013
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4.18/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I have this for breakfast, most work-weeks long. It's either this or some ridiculous Double IPA that makes me want to remove my intestinal tract around lunch-time... for whatever reason [not liking most piss mainstream 'beer'], this light, crisp refreshing brew is suitable for every hour, day.

Something about the sharp, cheap punch combines with possibly a de¢ent, hippity of hop-like spurt. Without punching you in the face.

The artwork, PERFECT; some beat-down, wood-paneled station wagon meandering down this perfectly-manicured suburban [dirt?] road. To nowhere. From nowhere. Just sipping away, all day, this beer.

And then, Monday morning comes around, zero miles padelled, we'll fret. [6]

C_Reid_S, Aug 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

jiggad369, Aug 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

mc4z, Aug 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

detroitpat, Aug 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

adam42381, Aug 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

OptionParalysis, Aug 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Viking_Bob, Aug 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Theortiz01, Aug 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

beerhast, Aug 23, 2013
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3.8/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear gold with one finger thick white head, spotty lacing. Smell: big grapefruit stank, herbal, pine, light apricot note in back. Taste: citrus rind, herbal, peach tea, spicy and rindy finish. Feel is light, a little too slick. Still tasty and refreshing.

babaracas, Aug 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

KeyWestGator, Aug 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

victory4me, Aug 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

army01, Aug 23, 2013
Founders All Day IPA from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 4,937 ratings.