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:
4,448
Reviews:
1,102
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
9.26%
 
 
Wants:
425
Gots:
576
For Trade:
5
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Ratings: 4,448 |  Reviews: 1,102
Photo of zenithberwyn
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Harrison8
4.16/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a foggy orange-straw with three fingers of white head. Head foams up quickly after a slow start. Good retention and lacing. Citrus, dank, and pine hops form a sticky, hoppy aroma with a sprinkling of black pepper. Flavor profile is similar, with citrus, and pine hops, and a black pepper taste throughout. Mouth feel is smooth, and holding at a medium thickness. Overall, a well rounded IPA. Hops are at the forefront, but easily managed and balanced. The pepper notes are a pleasant change for an IPA.

Served in a 12oz snifter.

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

Photo of goblue30
4.23/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Giantspace
3.96/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ben1313
3.65/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BIGPOPPAS
3.95/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Timtac
3.74/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of augustwest
4.42/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Svyturys30
4.06/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PUbeer
4.15/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tharper178
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bryanlindsey12345
3.5/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DougT
4.43/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jakecattleco
4.28/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of steverx8
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GarbageMan10
4.22/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From the growler, it pours an American IPA standard hazy amber with a moderate head. Goodly bits of grass and citrus in the nose. Yumminess in the fresh hop flavor. Feels nice going in and entirely easy to drink! Yum!

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Photo of Flathead_Monster
3.97/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of edward_boumil
4.01/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L: Yellow/orange in color, translucent, and bright.
S: MIld aroma of bread. citrus, and herbs
T: Peppery, almost spicy hop quality. Citrus zest, pineapple, grapefruit, and a bit of pine on the finish. Not very bitter, more zesty than anything else.
F: Light body, smooth, easy drinking, and tastes great, not astringent.
O: Really nice IPA.

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Photo of mmorris15
4.41/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gruves33
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of curtisjoseph
4.59/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jk3
4.08/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fern22
4.29/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Founders Harvest Ale from Founders Brewing Company
4.21 out of 5 based on 4,448 ratings.
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