Founders Harvest Ale | Founders Brewing Company

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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Ratings: 4,451 |  Reviews: 1,102
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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4.56/5  rDev +7.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

I was wondering what I'd be drinking this fall and I have found it! This is another outstanding brew from Founders, I just wish they made more of it.

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3.78/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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3.64/5  rDev -14.4%

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4.4/5  rDev +3.5%

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4.85/5  rDev +14.1%

Really great grapefruit aroma and taste. Some pine and grass mixed in there too. Pretty crisp, clean and has a slight hop bitterness as well. Not at all what I was expecting but much better! Glad I had the opportunity to crack one open; well done!

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3.94/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottled on 9/30/2014 and served in a tulip pint. Pours a translucent gold with a loose, 1/8th inch, bright white head that quickly dissipates into a froth towards the edges. Nose expresses grapefruit, floral notes and a hint of spice. Taste consistent with nose; however, hops presence is a bit subdued. There's also a pleasant malt backbone. Mouthfeel is light-medium (but closer to light) with an even, lightly crisp carbonation and minimal acidity. Overall, a decent wet hop beer, but I was expecting more.

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3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.43/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.19/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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3.88/5  rDev -8.7%

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4.31/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pint pour: Clear golden body with small fast bubbles. Head is thin and white, bit lacing is stuck and it looks great.
Smells like tropical juicy hops, with sweet pineapple and citrus.
Tastes juicy up front with the sweet hops, then pilsner-like malts are tasted, followed then by a somewhat dry bitterness. It's like a west coast ipa and a pilsner in taste. Different-good.
Smooth creamy sipping as if I were feeling a pils, light-medium body, lighter carbonation and with the right zesty bite and sweetness overall. This is tasty.
Harvest is a fine ale that hop cravers should greatly enjoy.

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Pours a golden straw colour with a nice white frothy head. The aroma is dank and piney, with hints of fresh mint; very nice. The palate is light to medium bodied with a pleasant fresh hop oily sensation. The flavour is tart with subtle citrus fruit, lemon zest, strong resinous pine, grass, fresh bitter herbs, and white pepper that gives a long bitter finish mingled with subtle malt. This is a very refreshing and distinctively robust wet hop ale.

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4.36/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Founders Harvest Ale from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 94.2% out of 100 with 4,451 ratings
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