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Founders Devil Dancer | Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.9/5
Very Good
5,064 Ratings
Founders Devil DancerFounders Devil Dancer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
foundersbrewing.com

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,922
Reviews:
1,487
Ratings:
5,064
pDev:
13.33%
Bros Score:
3.7
 
 
Wants:
343
Gots:
1,171
Trade:
32
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,064 |  Reviews: 1,487
Photo of Can_if_you_can
4.79/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Smells amazingly sweet, fruity and hop driven the fruity smell comes from citrusy hops, one of the best smelling ipas I can remember... has a clear copper deep yellow color. Taste is EXTREAMLY POTENT! bitter hops overboard! 112 i.b.u. - no kidding! Still in no way harsh just VERY rich.

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4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 5/24/13 at 45 degrees into imperial pint
Aroma – very deep pine/hemlock aroma
Head large (6.5cm), frothy, off-white, mostly diminishing to a 2 mm layer
Lacing good
Body clear, more amber than orange
Flavor begins with a thick sweet piney taste, very resinous, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate is medium, oily to syrupy, with a light bitter finish

I realize this beer is technically past its prime, but has aged well, becoming a very smooth flavorable ale. I’ll be buying more to cellar.

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Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 5,064 ratings
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