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Founders All Day IPA in Cans/12pks this Summer

Discussion in 'Beer Releases' started by BottleCaps80, Mar 28, 2013.

  1. scud

    scud Savant (380) Indiana Sep 22, 2010 Beer Trader

    Can't wait for these days again
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  2. screamking

    screamking Savant (405) Ohio Jan 20, 2013 Beer Trader

    $10.99 in cincy for a 6-pack. Logically I'll guess a 12-pack will cost $20.99, saving you a dollar or if your smart $20.99 for not buying it.
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  3. I have always considered cans to be superior to bottles for beers made in large quantities. For years, I have heard craft brewers say that the cans are inferior. Therefore, I would expect that the cans should be priced lower than bottles.
  4. abaculy

    abaculy Savant (265) Michigan Sep 14, 2005

    Founders has always charged the same price for everything that comes in a six-pack... so if you want them to charge less for All Day IPA, you can be sure Dirty Bastard and Centennial will go up in price to accommodate. Their idea has always been to keep their pricing structure as simple as possible, which is nice.
  5. nineball

    nineball Aficionado (130) New York Mar 19, 2013

    for ten bucks a 6, i do at least 5 other IPAs before ADIPA (and im a HUGE founders fan)
  6. williamjbauer

    williamjbauer Champion (840) Colorado Jan 17, 2012 Beer Trader

    I'd love to have a few sixes of canned all day next to my dales pale ale in the fridge this summer
  7. BeastLU

    BeastLU Advocate (595) Virginia Dec 20, 2012

    I don't know about that. Dales 6ers are like 949 here and the 12s are only 1499.
  8. screamking

    screamking Savant (405) Ohio Jan 20, 2013 Beer Trader

    That's a great deal! They also only can beer. This is new for founders. I just don't see that happening with founders, hell even SNPA is $15.99 around here at the cheapest for 12pk cans. If its below $18 I would be very surprised.
  9. BlackDragon

    BlackDragon Initiate (0) Michigan Feb 16, 2013

    Just when you think Founders couldn't do anything else stupid they go and do this. Founders should be spending money to make more CBS for Michigan distribution not buying a canning line. With the exception of KBS and CBS they've lost a customer hopefully more people will join me in letting Founders beers sit on the shelves until they release CBS again.
  10. FTowne

    FTowne Initiate (0) Missouri Jan 27, 2012

    Because having more canned beer options is the worst.
  11. What's going to make Founders more money? Putting a sessionable IPA in cans? Or slightly increasing distribution in Michigan for one of their most difficult to produce and rare beers?

    If they make more money first, perhaps they can do both in the long run.

    As a side note, multiple beers are being offered in both cans and bottles....one would think this will eventually take up too much shelf space.....
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  12. broseidon

    broseidon Zealot (85) Ohio Oct 17, 2012

    I really hope this is out in time for my vacation in June. I'll be drinking that stuff on the beach all week.
  13. jman005

    jman005 Advocate (565) Kentucky Jan 21, 2013

    That's awesome news! Also heard that sometime in the future Bell's is going to start canning Two Hearted.
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  14. Steimie

    Steimie Advocate (590) Michigan Jan 7, 2012

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  15. mechamifune

    mechamifune Savant (415) North Carolina Jan 26, 2008 Beer Trader

    I'm still anxiously awaiting 2hearted coming out in cans (anyone hear a date yet?) but this is awesome to hear as well. Like everyone has already said, the pricing on the 12pk should be interesting....if it ends up around the 16-17 mark I will likely buy it quite often over the summer.
  16. gcamparone

    gcamparone Advocate (685) Rhode Island Dec 6, 2011 Subscriber Beer Trader

    $13.99 for a 6 pack at chris gasbarros in mass. I passed with no second thought. Seeing these posts it looks like that was really high, so I'm going to have to seek it out for a decent price
  17. Danny1217

    Danny1217 Advocate (705) Florida Jul 15, 2011 Beer Trader

    Hoping it hits Florida with Founders coming down here.
  18. gcamparone

    gcamparone Advocate (685) Rhode Island Dec 6, 2011 Subscriber Beer Trader

  19. NooseJustice

    NooseJustice Advocate (670) Indiana Aug 4, 2010 Beer Trader

    One less dipshit buying Centennial and Red's Rye means more for me. I can drink to that
  20. founder26

    founder26 Savant (470) Michigan Sep 9, 2009

    Please stop posting, you give michigan people a bad name. Are you even at legal drinking age? Lol
  21. Paid $40 and tax on a case. It's good but for the price I can't justify it too many times. Rather a full size IPA and have other low abv beers around. I do not get the can love. Not in love with the plastic liners in cans and why is a can better? I grab a bottle from the cooler or fridge, pour to a glass. I would think cans should be less as they can pack more cases in a truck and they weigh less so transport should be much less. I will stick with bottles most times. 12oz bottles.

  22. willth

    willth Savant (300) Illinois Apr 2, 2013

    I hate all day ipa. It is just too watered down
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  23. FTowne

    FTowne Initiate (0) Missouri Jan 27, 2012

    Have you ever tried pouring a beer in to a glass while canoeing or fishing?
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  24. Herky21

    Herky21 Advocate (730) Iowa Aug 7, 2011 Beer Trader

    I always see a 12 pack of craft beer and I'm like, why is that $17.99? It's a 12 pack of cans..
  25. I'm not being snarky, I'm legitimately interested. Do you have any studies to confirm your fear of the plastic liners? Do you know the percentage of BPA in the Founders cans to support your concern?

    Please link to actual studies, not cnn.com articles. As far as I've read (admittedly I haven't researched this at length) the fear seems to be unfounded. Some studies say BPA MAY be causing cancer, but there's no proof. Certainly not on the level of something such as carcinogens from smoking.
  26. Easily the worst Founders beer. I'd rather have a Leinenkugel Summer Shandy.
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  27. mjshearer1

    mjshearer1 Advocate (575) Michigan Dec 16, 2011 Beer Trader

    Yes, clearly what needs to happen is we all need to provide Founders less money until they use all that money they no longer have as a result of this brilliant boycott to mass produce one of their most-expensive-to-brew beers. Makes perfect sense.
  28. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poobah (1,270) Indiana Aug 11, 2012 Beer Trader

    Founders calling All Day an IPA is like 3 Floyds not calling Zombie Dust an IPA.
  29. Between this and Fatheads Sunshine Daydream I have my tailgating beers lined up.

  30. nc41

    nc41 Champion (855) North Carolina Sep 25, 2008 Beer Trader

    Should be a winner at the beach/pool, I had my 1st sixer this weekend and it was better than I expected for such a low ABV IPA. I've had low ABV IPA's here locally and I think they suck, way too bitter and very little malt to balance things out, but that's why it's a low ABV. Founders hit it.
  31. lucasj82

    lucasj82 Champion (980) Indiana Aug 13, 2009 Beer Trader

    I am really looking forward to camping this summer with all of the "craft cans" that are going to be available this summer. Most of the parks and perserves we camp at prohibit bottles so I was usually stuck with Fat Tire or SN Pale Ale as my go to camping beers. Really looking forward to some variety this year.
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  32. GoGators

    GoGators Champion (875) New Jersey Aug 5, 2010 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Loved the aroma on this beer but found the mouthfeel and taste to be thin, and it is unusually expensive for such a low abv beer. I know Founders has said it's expensive to make despite the low abv, but it's literally double the price of other quality IPA's when you consider price to abv ratio, so I probably wouldn't be purchasing a whole lot of it.
  33. FTowne

    FTowne Initiate (0) Missouri Jan 27, 2012

    It's only $8.99 a sixer here ($7.99 at one store on sale), which I consider pretty standard pricing.
  34. GoGators

    GoGators Champion (875) New Jersey Aug 5, 2010 Subscriber Beer Trader

    That's a good price!!! Here in NJ it's $10.99 or even $11.99 and like I said, I can buy better IPA's with 2X the abv for less.
  35. FTowne

    FTowne Initiate (0) Missouri Jan 27, 2012

    It's nowhere near my favorite IPA, but it's nice to have a low ABV option. Sometimes I like to have multiple beers (yard work, fishing, canoeing) without being completely faced and useless.
  36. steebo777

    steebo777 Advocate (590) Michigan Jun 30, 2009

    This will be absolutely perfect for camping, canoeing and tailgating.
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  37. Yet the stores in my area do not. They vary anywhere from $11.49 for the seasonals up to $13.99 for Centennial IPA - even at the same store. When I bought my first six pack of All Day this year, it wasn't in the system yet and the beer mgr told the clerk to charge me the same price as the IPA, I told him I'm going to put it back at that price - he then told the clerk to charge me the seasonal price - I told him that's better, but its still too much for this beer. I can see buying quite a few 12 packs this summer if they are less than $18 though.
  38. Shocker...another butthurt Michiganer complaining about Founders not doing more to cater to them.
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  39. soze47

    soze47 Savant (425) Massachusetts May 22, 2010

    Any specific release date set for these to start hitting stores?
  40. thats awesome...but honestly i wouldn't even bother unless they dropped the price. but i doubt they're going to do it. over here its like $11.00 for a 6pack...IMO it taste good for what it is but i feel like the price doesn't do it justice being a session beer at 4.7% ABV