Founders Harvest Ale | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Harvest AleFounders Harvest Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.60%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
70 IBU

Added by granger10 on 10-24-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,444
Reviews:
1,100
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
9.26%
 
 
Wants:
421
Gots:
575
For Trade:
5
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,444 |  Reviews: 1,100
Photo of cryptichead
4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NateDyk47
4.16/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bought a 4 pack of bottles. Drank from snifters.

Look: medium golden color with half a finger white head, light lacing
Smell: citrus hops with a hint of pine
Taste: bitter hops upfront overtaken by a mild tangerine aftertaste, hint of malt
Feel: medium bodied with light carbonation, very crisp & refreshing

Overall: great IPA by Founders. Would definitely have again.

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Photo of MJSFS
4/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of warlock_with_a_backpack
3.96/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cmsfish
4.05/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Brzezniak88
4.39/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Justinprintz
4.16/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gobearswalter34
4.52/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a nice, golden orange with a thin, creamy, off white head.
A wonderful citrus hop smell with tangerine.
Wonderful balance of hop and malt. Candied citrus fruits. Resin bitterness sticks to tounge. Refreshing finish.

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Photo of Chizzlethespeez
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of travelguy
4.31/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nwhittin
4.59/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of drh88
4.23/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hoppyhoppy
3.77/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Samlover55
4.17/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle into Nonic Pint
Bottled 10/03/16 about 3 weeks ago
L- clear, dark gold, inch-thick foamy head, leaves lacing
S- pine, citrus, pineapple as well
T- feels like i'm biting into a fresh pine tree, sweet lightly toasted caramel malt, with a bitter piney finish with hints of the aforementioned pineapple
F- light/medium bodied, crisp carbo
O- a extremely solid IPA, well balanced, really enjoy the freshness especially from a National Brewer. Well Done.

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Photo of QuakeAttack
4.33/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.07/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gambyt20
3.27/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Sabtos
3.12/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear gold-copper with a large frothy head dying to a thin blanket leaving a lot of lace.

Smell is really toasty cracker, popcorn and lime with a lightly astringent afterscent.

Taste is orange, lime, Smarties, cracker, and biscuit. Tangy but bitter.

Frothy and medium soft at first, finishing very dry and chewy.

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Photo of ocelot2500
4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a clear golden color with a tight, white head that leaves little bits of lacing.

Smells of floral and pine notes along with citrus.

Tastes of the oily hops with a good malt backbone. Hops lead off with pine resin and floral notes along with some citrus zest. This gives way to sweet malts with caramel and syrupy sweetness. Not particularly bitter. Finishes fairly clean.

Mouthfeel is medium with a smooth amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is a good wet hop ale that showcases the hop oil.

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Photo of cbcrunch
4.23/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MeLoynes
4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tappangordo
4.41/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CityofWind_brew
4.06/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MaddDogg84
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Walleybeer
4.99/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Founders Harvest Ale from Founders Brewing Company
4.21 out of 5 based on 4,444 ratings.
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