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Founders All Day IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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5,137 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,137
Reviews: 678
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 146
Gots: 786 | 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%

ironchefmiyagi13, Apr 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

jadejaws, Apr 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

NickBeery, Apr 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Ish1, Apr 18, 2013
Photo of Slatetank
4.14/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I had this previously on tap, but after several other hoppy beers so i picked up a couple bottles to enjoy on a clean palate -I am glad I did. This review is from a 12oz picked up at Shady McGrady's poured chilled in a 1/2 pint.

The color is deep golden with mild hazed appearance with thick white head that settles to a ring but has good retention w/ fine bead. The smell is a nice blend of floral and slight grassy/herbal hop aromas with a mild citrus aspect. The feel is great, medium bodied with resinous hop texture and moderately high carbonation with low astringency and semi-dry finish.
The flavor is bright and has a mild citrus element with green tangy astringency from the hops which are similar to strong brewed green tea, light sweetness but not vegetal and very smooth bitterness with gentle malt backing. Overall this is a very drinkable beer I love how much hop flavor you get in a session strength beer, wonderful to sip on with mushroom pizza as it scrubs the palate and I could probably drink this on any occasion -Kudos Founders!

Slatetank, Apr 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

aleckpa, Apr 18, 2013
Photo of HugePlume
2.88/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

A: Very light amber, almost a touch of yellow to it. Effervescent foamy head that retains well.

S: Very strong, almost perfume like fruit note. Reminds of potpurri and orange soda. Not necessarily a good thing.

T: Offputting sweet flavor right off the bat, bitterness struggles to overpower it and doesn't really succeed. Perfume smell carries over to taste a little. No real malt profile.

M: Well they nailed it here, very crisp but not watery. Finishes with a little dryness that makes the bitterness pop a little, but overall its well bodied for the intent.

O: This is what IPA would taste like if Budweiser tried it. Hop finish seems artificial and the taste is all wrong. A heavily dry hopped pale would be much better than this. Its only the second bad IPA I have had, and this might be the worst of the two.

HugePlume, Apr 18, 2013
Photo of thedoubler55
3.81/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: A nice golden yellow, a bit cloudy, has a finger of off white head at the top that leaves a good amuont of lacing around the glass.

S: Strong hop presence on the nose and taste, lots of citrus and some sweetness on the tail end, probably from the tropical fruit.

T: Exactly like the nose, lots of hops all over the place, boozie a bit, a nice sweetness on the tail end though.

M: Med to high in carbonation, smooth drinker, not to bad.

Overall this was a good beer from Founders, very simple compared to their other IPA'
s but nonetheless very drinkable.

thedoubler55, Apr 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

skinnycox, Apr 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Beergelden, Apr 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

karlt, Apr 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

ale207, Apr 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

liquorpig, Apr 17, 2013
Photo of 3beerdudes
2.48/5  rDev -35.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

I bought a six pack of this last weekend after enjoying many of the other Founders offerings.
A- pale clear golden brown. Not too much head/lacing
S- smelled like a skunky pine cone. I couldn't shake how awful it smelled.
T- the taste was acceptable, but the smell was even off-putting during the drink. Strong piney hop taste with a decent aftertaste
M- a bit flat, without too much appeal.
O- I can honestly say this is one of my least favorite ipas. I'm hoping I got a bad six pack. I'd try another single serving but would definitely not purchase another sixer of this one

3beerdudes, Apr 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

cadaugherty, Apr 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

brewtus, Apr 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

JDD419, Apr 16, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

ejimhof, Apr 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

HopsintheSack, Apr 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Tiburon, Apr 16, 2013
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4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The beer pours a nice golden color with a thick frothy white head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is great! It has a solid pale malt scent along with a killer citrus hop nose. It's light and refreshing with plenty of hop character. The taste is good. It has a great hop character that's balanced with an adequate amount of malts. It seems a bit watery, but the hops really add a good amount of complexity. The mouthfeel is decent. It is a low bodied beer with adequate carbonation. This is a highly drinkable beer and it's incredibly sessionable as well.

WesWes, Apr 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Eastside151, Apr 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Invictus, Apr 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

four91, Apr 15, 2013
Founders All Day IPA from Founders Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 5,137 ratings.