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:
4,446
Reviews:
1,101
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
9.26%
 
 
Wants:
421
Gots:
576
For Trade:
5
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Photo of brewtus
4.65/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Bottle poured in snifter
A- pours clear orangish yellow, single goner bubbly white head
S- plenty of pine, tropical fruit, wet hops, earthy,
T- very balanced hop profile, tropical fruit, strawberry, wet hops, slightly bitter finish.
M- great
O- a great harvest ale, a benchmark for the style, and yes you can taste the wet hop difference, very piney, sticky resin, bright tropical fruits, citrus, drinks very smooth

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Photo of brianv26
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of jemarent
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of DoubleMalt
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.4/5  rDev +4.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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

It's not easy to find Founders Harvest Ale. It seems as though if you blink around October it's all gone. Founders being my favorite brewery now, I kept an eye out for this one. It took a little research and a few dead ends, but I finally got some, and man was it worth it.

Rich, deep flavor. Nothing's jumping out, but everyone is playing together in harmony. Not too hoppy, but definitely "wet". 7.6 is definitely on the board, but it's so well disguised and it's super pleasant. You could down several of these and wonder which bus hit you!? ...I like this bus.

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Founders Harvest Ale from Founders Brewing Company
4.21 out of 5 based on 4,446 ratings.
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