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Founders Inspired Artist Black IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Inspired Artist Black IPAFounders Inspired Artist Black IPA

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

201 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 201
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 9.33%
Wants: 27
Gots: 16 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Vogie on 08-27-2013)
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mikerap100

Michigan

5/5  rDev +19.6%

10-02-2013 03:28:27 | More by mikerap100
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larryarms847

Illinois

5/5  rDev +19.6%

10-13-2013 20:56:33 | More by larryarms847
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CEDAMA

California

5/5  rDev +19.6%

09-14-2013 01:36:34 | More by CEDAMA
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pb9613

Michigan

5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance – This beer pours a dark black with a large tan head that is maintained throughout the drinking experience. If you hold it up to an extremely bright light, you can see a slight mahogany tint.

Smell – This beer has a heavy pine and citrus smell with a back ground of coffee, chocolate and caramel.

Taste – This beer is interesting with a roasted malt flavor that is perfectly balanced by the pine and citrus of the hops that hit you right after the roasted malt and finishes with a caramel/bitter balance that lingers.

Mouthfeel – A light roasted malt hit that is balance with the citrus/pine perfect hops. It is then finished with a caramel malt balance with the bitter hops.

Overall – This limited release for Artprize is a huge hit. I have never had a better balanced black IPA. Most seem to go overboard on the roasted malt or the hops. This one has a great balance. Get it before it is gone. Actually it should take first place at Artprize!!!!

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2013 01:17:23 | More by pb9613
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Michigan

5/5  rDev +19.6%

10-03-2013 10:25:41 | More by BrewtalHonesty
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Michigan

5/5  rDev +19.6%

08-29-2013 01:19:07 | More by WCW
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Florida

5/5  rDev +19.6%

08-29-2013 01:39:28 | More by DevilsAdvocate
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Michigan

5/5  rDev +19.6%

08-28-2013 15:15:43 | More by avalonct
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MortalKombat14

Michigan

5/5  rDev +19.6%

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Tennessee

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Michigan

5/5  rDev +19.6%

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Michigan

4.84/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Outstanding grapefruit flavor with lots of tang. Hop bitterness in aftertaste. Red highlights in almost black color. Medium head and body. A superior brew that needs to be full time! 7.5% ABV is less than most top ranked beers in this style---and is appreciated. The best black IPA that I have tried!

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2013 19:40:56 | More by CraftAle
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Texas

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Michigan

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Michigan

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Michigan

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Pennsylvania

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Michigan

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Michigan

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Pennsylvania

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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Michigan

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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Michigan

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Founders Inspired Artist Black IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.