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Founders Harvest Ale | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Harvest AleFounders Harvest Ale
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Founders Harvest AleFounders Harvest Ale

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.60%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
70 IBU

Added by granger10 on 10-24-2004

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

From a 4 pack bottled 10/2, so around three weeks old.

Pours a honey orange, clear, finger of head. Good lacing.

Smell is light citrus, hop resin, leafy greens, grapefruit, citrus peel, a wee bit of a musty smell (interesting). Tangerine, not much malt.

Taste is very interesting, green grassy hops, really bitter grapefruit, huge underlying bready malt, nice orange, and musty melon.

Mouthfeel is where this beer excels IMO, it is slick, prickly, wet and I can not stress that enough... Most IPAs dry you out which is fine and I enjoy it, but this beer just does not at all, it is medium full bodied.

Really love the Mouthfeel on this beer, For me the flavor and smell is to close to a dry hopped IPA.... I do not get the super fresh smell I expect from my wet hop beers. Still a great beer though. Give it a shot!

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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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Founders Harvest Ale from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 4,541 ratings
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