Founders Devil Dancer | Founders Brewing Company

very good
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Founders Devil DancerFounders Devil Dancer

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Triple IPA. Dry-hopped for twenty-six days straight with a combination of 10 hop varieties. 112 actual IBU; although it calculates to over 200!

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-17-2004

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Founders Devil Dancer Triple IPA has a thin, off-white head, a hazy, yet brilliant, rust-orange appearance with some lacing left on the glass. The aroma is strong and impressive- sweet malt, fruity (apricot) hops, and bread crust. Taste is of those elements, with some not particularly strong bitterness and some noticeable alcohol pickup. Mouthfeel is medium, slick, and there is some underlying chalk on the tongue. Founders Devil Dancer finishes semi-wet, boozy, and fairly harsh.


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A - Creamy head that disappears rather quickly to a thin lacing. Deep reddish amber in color with a subtle hint of haze. 3.75/5

S - Hops are actually somewhat subdued here which is unusual for an IPA. Slight resin, grass, pine aroma. There is some sourness to the aroma reflecting the alcohol content (12%). I also get plenty of stone fruit such as dates. 4.5/5

T - Sweet malt, caramel, and toffee hits me right off the bat. Fruitiness (dates) then enters the picture followed by some resin and pine. Very complex layering here. One flavor hits my tongue right after another. 4.5/5

M - Medium body. Coats the tongue nicely in the beginning and then finishes clean. Somewhat heavier body than most IPAs that I've had. 4/5

O - Amazingly complex beer. Both flavors and aromas are layered very nicely. Can't drink more than one but a great beer to finish the evening with. 4.5/5

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Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
3.93 out of 5 based on 5,048 ratings.
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