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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

5,400 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,400
Reviews: 721
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 174
Gots: 974 | FT: 8
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.
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.22/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Golden amber in the tumbler with a decent white foam. Spicy and fruity mango aroma is really attractive. Watery body with a lively fizzy mouthfeel. The hops last all the way through but leave more spice than bitterness on the tongue. Crisp and clean. I'd like to compare this to the Lagunitas DayTime IPA and Widmer's Columbia Common. It's a great style, for my taste, though it is hard to compare these light gulpers with the big wave hop crushers that are all in the IPA category.

A little sharp but crisp seems to be the concept. I think this is one of the better under-five-percent beers I've had, especially for a hoppy variety where the bitterness can get ahead of the more delicate body. From the 12 oz bottle out of the cooler at Whole Foods in DC.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.21/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle to an English style pint.
A bright crystal clear yellow-gold body with a 1/2 finger thin head.
Smells of citrus and herbs with a little spiciness. Very "bright".
Very light in body; thin and watery. A little pepper-like bite on the end.
A little too much carbonation for me.
I know this is labeled and supposed to be a session ale, but it's a little too light for my liking. Would prefer more in the body too match the smell. I really love all the other offerings I have had from Founders, but this one misses the mark for me. Not too say it wasn't a decent beer, just not one I would seek out in the future.

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Served in a shaker pint glass at Beer Market - Vernon Hills.

It's been a while since my first taste of All Day, and I must say I do miss it a bit. It pours a clear brass topped by a finger of off-white foam. The nose comprises mild greens, very light biscuit, and a touch of citrus peel. The taste brings in more of the same, with a touch of spice tossed into the greens for good measure. The body is a rather light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, this is still a nice "session" IPA, proof that Founders knows how to make a pleasant brew.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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5/5  rDev +29.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Founders All Day IPA from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 5,400 ratings.