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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
Ranking:
#771
Reviews:
1,124
Ratings:
4,540
pDev:
8.94%
Bros Score:
4.37
 
 
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Photo of hoosier222002
4.48/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Footballtennishockeygolf
4.53/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of acashk
4.73/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of gabepesce
4.22/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MaineBrewing
4.35/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A - poured a brilliant clear golden body with one finger white fluffy head. Decent amount of lacing, head did dissipate to next to nothing in a short time.

S - nose is a wave of fresh hops, lots of citrus, floral, and tea. Ample malt wafts through adding a crisp cereal character. The aroma exudes freshness, delicious fresh hop water.

T - very hop forward and fresh. Lots of citrus and some pine, slight earthiness. It isn't just one sided though, the malt is more then adequate to balance out the hops, crisp cereal, biscuit and some sweetness. Finish is bitter enough to balance but not overly brash.

M - carbonation is smooth and the mouthfeel is slightly syrupy, finishes a little sweet.

O - overall a great beer, has the unmistakeable wet hop flavor, very smooth and well balanced. I think the execution is great and it is a perfect example of a fresh wet hopped ale. I get excited every year for Sierra Nevada's fresh/wet hop offerings, and its good to enjoy another brewer's iteration.

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Photo of MShloss
4.22/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of imkohld
4.29/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Look forward to having this beer again; fresh, complex, and refreshing taste throughout.

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Photo of BSUNyikos31
4.89/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jaemeno3
4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wulfie85
4.86/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of JNForsyth
4.56/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of T_Hass
4.27/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BobJude
4.24/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Found a four pack tucked away at my local bottle shop. 9/30/2014 bottled date. Overall a very good IPA - probably would have been even better fresher.

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

Photo of dsl72701
4.77/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of leaversuch
3.5/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gobuccos
4.89/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kerry4porters
3.99/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of breadwinner
3.98/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gr8zehaman
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of bdelonj13
4.32/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of gwiedman1
2.75/5  rDev -35.3%

Photo of rockernino
3.98/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Lanoke12
4.36/5  rDev +2.6%

Founders Harvest Ale from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 4,540 ratings
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