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
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4.15/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Photo of Flounder57
4.18/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served on draft in a bar glass at Cask & Vine in Derry, NH.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pale orange color with great clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Frothy lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Citrus, floral, herbal, toasted, bready, and pale malts.

Taste: Juicy hop flavor, tingly bitterness, biscuity, and caramel. Nice balance of hops and malts and they roll till the end of the sip. Beer is gone and I want more.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, a little chewy, mild tingly bitterness, and medium carbonation.

Overall:

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4.56/5  rDev +8.3%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.41/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.15/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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5/5  rDev +18.8%

The best wet-hopped beer I have had and I have tried everything I can get my hands on.

Bursting with flavor! It will make your mouth sing alleluia while your brain takes a bath in dumbfounded glory. Oh sure, I could go into the mouthfeel, the various flavors etc. and try to sound like a real aficionado but that would be so far less appealing that just saying fan-freaking-tabulous! You will experience nirvana while trying to figure out if you can ever drink another beer again that doesn't pale in comparison.

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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Photo of PeterParker
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Pours a translucent copper with one finger of head. Medium lacing throughout.

So juicy and dank on the nose. Mango, pineapple, pine, orange, and bitterness are all present in the aroma.

Juicier and more dank than the nose. Great hop bite equally bitter and flavorful. All characteristics in the nose are here in the taste.

Medium body with a slick feel and a bitter and salty-ish aftertaste that lingers.

Awesome IPA. Toss up between this and Double Trouble as to the best Founder's IPA but awe-inspiring all the same.

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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