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Founders Devil Dancer | Founders Brewing Company

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5,063 Ratings
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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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours with a moderate syrupy texture. A razor thin head on the pour which dissipated quickly. More active carbonation in the glass then I expected. Deep burnt orange color, look menacing.

Smell: The front is a very sweet malt, maple syrup, and toffee aroma. Accents of honey and bitter hops. A little bit of alcohol spice but overall hidden well in the aroma. Hop bomb all the way, love that aggressive dry hopped aroma of this brew.

Taste: Smooth caramel creamy front is blasted through by massive hops. The hops refuse to give way, carrying through to the body and aftertaste. There are touches of very strong tangerines and grapefruit on the back end. This being what it is, is still incredibly drinkable, almost dangerously so.

Mouthfeel: The palette does not get destroyed like I thought it would. Some fruit and hops on the aftertaste.

Overall: Gotta love a huge hop bomb. This one is pretty well balanced and has some highpoints that are elite. Comes on a little strong and boarders on going over the top but it is no doubt a fun beer to drink.

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Founders Devil Dancer from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 5,063 ratings
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