ReDANKulous | Founders Brewing Company

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4.13/5
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
reDANKulous Imperial Red IPA is a no frills, bold 9.5% ABV India Pale Ale. It pours a pleasing burnt amber with some sweetness due to the Caramalt and roasted barley used in the malt bill. But hops are the true headliner in this elaborate sensory experience. The spicy, piney, tropical complexities of Chinook, Mosaic and Simcoe hops hit you right away with their dank aroma—and they stick around. Take a sip to have your palate simultaneously walloped and caressed in all the right places. Combined, the hops take the beer to 90 IBUs. It’s not just ridiculous. It’s reDANKulous.

Added by ThatsThatDude on 06-24-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,582
Reviews:
364
Ratings:
1,625
pDev:
8.23%
 
 
Wants:
69
Gots:
445
Trade:
5
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Ratings: 1,625 |  Reviews: 364
Photo of Mclusal
1.34/5  rDev -67.6%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

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Photo of MercInc
4.41/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bigschoolrecords
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KMcGrath
4.16/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of elNopalero
4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a copper amber color. Big dank aroma, hefty bitterness, long hoppy finish. I liked sipping on this bad boy. Drink it fresh if you find it! Don't sit on this.

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Photo of tubeman
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of redresonatedragon
3.93/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I delicious, caramel rich strong ale, plenty of lingering bitterness to mingle with the brown sugared, brandied cherry and marmalade. Kind of like Bigfoot, but less floral and piney, more graham cracker and gingerbread. This is a sipper and will definitely find a place of regular rotation at my house this fall

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Photo of dafla67
4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FLima
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Copper reddish color with a thick beige head with great retention and leaving laces.
Nice aroma with notes of lychees, mango, pine, red fruits, apples and toasted malt.
Flavor with lots of green dank resiny notes, red fruits, mild caramel, toasted malts, mango, pineapple juice, pine, pepper and earth. Quite dry and bitter aftertaste.
Bordering medium body with appropriate carbonation. Alcohol of 9.5% is incredibly well hidden.
Very good American Strong Ale with lots of resiny green and red peppery flavors. Recommended.

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Photo of Kilconey
3.4/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sisterofba
4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jcdonnan
4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rand
3.74/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.96/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bdiiorio
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tlmader
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GreatStoutman
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of B_B
4.11/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MittenBreezeMD
4.41/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Beautiful beer through and through. Looks like a deep ambered ale, and the smell is gorgeously hoppy with the full frontal assault of roasted barley and caramel. The hop profile is spicy and strong. The taste is everything you could want from a red ale, coupled with the explosions of a backwoods piney imperial IPA! Love this beer every time I drink it, and yet, every time I learn something new.

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3.89/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of burny5751
4.02/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A lot of craft beers have 'catchy' names. There's no BS with this one. It's Dank! And, really dank is not for everyone. ReDank is Bold, Boozy, bitter as hell, strong and hoppy. I almost need a chaser. Taste Like a really strong Scotch Ale. And, it'll get you 'down town' fast. Not for the faint of heart.

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Photo of HungarianCount
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MinerBob
3.01/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I just can't figure out IPA'S! This has big ratings but taste like crap! Like most IPA'S the color is fine the rest sucks. Every year I try another one and they always disappoint. DONE!

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4.41/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of siskiyoucellar
3.96/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very nice balance of rich lightly roasted malts with the broad, strong hop tones. Crisp mouthfeel helps to keep it real as a DIPA, refreshing even at this ABV!

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ReDANKulous from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 1,625 ratings