All Day IPA
Founders Brewing Company

All Day IPAAll Day IPA
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IPA - American
Ranked #2,856
Ranked #15,352
3.89 | pDev: 11.57%
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
Very Good
All Day IPAAll Day IPA
Notes: The beer you’ve been waiting for. Keeps your taste satisfied while keeping your senses sharp. An all-day IPA naturally brewed with a complex array of malts, grains and hops. Balanced for optimal aromatics and a clean finish. The perfect reward for an honest day’s work and the ultimate companion to celebrate life’s simple pleasures.

Formerly Endurance - All Day IPA.
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bret27 from California

3.99/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Can from BevMo San Jose.
~2 months old in refrigerator so thought I’d give it a chance.
L: clear, caramel, fizzy, minimal-moderate head.
S: toffee, weak pine?
T: Toffee, caramel, resiny bitterness.
F: medium to thin. Appropriate.
Overall: Light ipa. I have no problem with this. I like how it was sold in a 20oz can though. Tastes similar to many Midwest ipa’s (Floyd’s, founders, bells). Balanced. More malt-forward.

Sep 24, 2020
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IPAs_for_days_13 from Texas

4.31/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours a really cool hazy orange color with a nice white head. Smells very floral & piney right off the top, earthy notes as well. This beer has a perfect amount of hoppy bite that balances out very well with the malts. Medium-bodied beer, pretty thin. This is simply a crisp & clean IPA, a damn good one. You can sit back & session on this beer with ease.

Sep 05, 2020
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OldChattanoga from West Virginia

4.11/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 2 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This beer has a lot. Great taste, smell, body and lacing. It goes down smooth foe a session IPA yet has more body that any other session on the market. This not a beer you want to shotgun or chug at a party. This is a beer you want to sip on and enjoy for what it is, a damn good beer.

Aug 30, 2020
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TheBricenator from Oregon

3.77/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Look: Semi-clear orange with a nice head forming that pulls back to ½ finger, leaving decent lacing
Aroma: Citrus fruits, a little pine, some fir notes, and light bready malt as well
Taste: Mainly citrus fruits (lemon-led) and a little pine sap to close. Sweet malt notes come into play and mingle as well. A little bite with some astringency in the finish and quite dry as well
Mouthfeel: Not bad considering the style – pretty full, a little slick, medium-high carbonation and dry on the finish.
Overall: This is solid and definitely one of the better examples of a ‘session IPA.’ More malt presence than expected, good hop flavors, and a decent finish. These 15-packs lend well for a camping/fishing beer and this one fulfilled that role nicely. Not usually a style I dig as many are too watery/light and lacking malt presence but this is a solid effort

Aug 28, 2020
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dapatriot1 from New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

pours clear and golden with a nice 1/2 head
has a nice citrus orange taste
i am not the biggest IPA fan but this is one that i will go back to
perfect for the summer

Aug 08, 2020
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Rschis16 from Maryland

3.58/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Nearly clear orange beer with a pillowy 1 finger white head that leaves good lacing down the glass. The hops on the nose are floral and citrusy, maybe a touch tropical. Touch of malts up front with nice little punch of hop flavor in the middle that finishes with a pleasant lingering bitterness. The hop flavors that come through are earthier than the nose suggested they would be, but with an almost tropical juiciness that can be detected as well. It's a nice mix of flavors and fun to break down, but also the malt bill can't quite hold up to them and the beer tends to finish overly bitter and feels pretty weak and unbalanced. This of course is what they were going for, but without the balance, sessionability can be negatively effected due to the richness of those hops. It is a nice substitute for a bigger beer if thats what the occasion calls for, but as a standalone beer, I would rather reach for something with some more balance. Hard to knock it too much though -- it certainly packs more flavor than most lower abv IPAs.

Aug 01, 2020
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sjrider from California

4.07/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a can -have several and the dates are all smudged so not sure if it's fresh. Nose is mildly piney and dank. Taste follows in a really mellow way , me thinks " IPA lite" or something like that. Finishes smooth and easy with just the slightest bitterness. This is exactly what it claims to be.

Jul 27, 2020
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brewme from Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Have had this brew many times. Great beer for the golf course or beach, because of low ABV. Still tastes like an IPA, & this is usually only about $15 per 15-pack.

Jul 19, 2020
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DJED69 from New Jersey

3.96/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

After years of enjoying All Day, I’ve just accepted the fact that this is my summertime craft go to. Checks all the boxes for me: hops, bitterness, balanced malt, crisp, refreshing, crushable. I always have a 15pk or two in the house. Truly an excellent all-around beer!

Jul 07, 2020
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Troy-Hawaii from Hawaii

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bought a 15-pack cans $15.99 Target.
82 days old
Clear golden-amber color
Medium-light mouthfeel
Medium-high carbonation
Come citrus orange taste, light bitterness finish
Overall a nice session beer. Especially for the price at Target. $20.99 at Whole Foods so don't buy it from there.

Jun 25, 2020
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laketang from Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

One month old and that is important with this beer in my opinion. Pours amber with a nice small bubble head that does stick around long enough to drink this. Smell the malt base and a hint of hops.the key to this beers success is the ibus and at 42 is very nice to get a nice bitter edge and some malt sweetness combined. Well carbonated and crisp feel . Again if fresh it is exactly what you want in this session beer.

Jun 21, 2020
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BigWheelz from New York

4.14/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I am lucky enough to be able to buy this for $15 a 15 pack. My rating is based in the style as this is one one the more flavorful session IPAs. It's my "go to" for drinking on sunny summer afternoon.

Jun 20, 2020
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Richlikestosurf from New Jersey

5/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

OK, I know how obsessed the world is with IPAs in the last few years, but the FACT founders sells these in 15 packs for under 19$ is UNREAL. SO DRINKABLE so tasty SO EASY TO LOVE so nice. I love this beer. I've had A LOT of ipas in many countries and I honestly can say when I am in the US this is the beer I want to drink.


Beautiful clean amber color
Citrisy Piney notes you get from an IPA
Lovely Skunky aroma

Refreshing AS F***
Long finish


It's just lovely. You need to drink this beer to understand. Not too much, not too little THIS IS THE POINT. Some IPAs just kill you, 6-7-8-9% abv. Just ridiculous. This beer is PERFECT. There I said it - PERFECT. Thank you Founders.
PS I don't work for them, but I wish I did, moreso I wish I had that Founders golf bag i saw at the course last week. #1 Beer. Thanks

Jun 18, 2020
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John123will from Indiana

3.87/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Golden orange with a slight amber hue. White foamy head with decent retention. Simcoe and centennial hop smell with the classic citrus and malty ipa scent. Light smooth feel with a slight prickliness on the tongue. Same hops come through in the taste

Jun 15, 2020
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TrashMax from New Jersey

4.3/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

My go to beer. golden amber, lots of hops, nice head. Balanced taste with a bit of bitterness as aftertaste indulging the hoppiness. Quite a light drink at 4.7% abv. Delightful drink all round!

Jun 11, 2020
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maxpower from Missouri

3.36/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear light copper color, aroma of pine and citrus, hops and hops and more hops, nice white head with small bubbles that leaves good lacing in my glass. It's Light, great hot weather session ale.

Jun 02, 2020
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gatornation from Minnesota

3.85/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear golden amber color.Smeel is fruity,piney with citrus notes. Taste is fruity with citrus some tropical notes like mango has some pine. Mouth feel is watered down a bit still very sessionable with hop notes.

May 23, 2020
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izraelc from New York

3/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours copper. Big head. Smells a little skunky. Not much flavor. Tastes a little skunky also. Big bitter finish. I definitely could not drink this all day.

May 17, 2020
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good_to_sea from Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Clear amber with a soapy head.
Smell: Sweet mango and peach, herbal hop aroma, hint of brown sugar.
Taste: Bright, floral, not particularly fruity. Biscuit/cracker malt flavor. Some broad hop bitterness throughout, not overpowering.
Feel: Thin, carbonated, crisp, refreshing.
Overall: Really pleasant to drink, fairly mild and balanced. Great floral hop flavor in this beer.

Apr 20, 2020
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4.46/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Tried first on tap at a seafood shack.
Perfect with fried shrimp & fries.
Deep golden color.
Aroma has lots of hops and piney.
Taste same comes through with plenty of each with a good balance of malty sweetness.
Very long finish. All good.
Followed up with a can on another day, and still very nice

Apr 11, 2020
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WayneRooneyFan from New Jersey

3.83/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I always hesitated to try Founders All Day IPA due to a pair of reasons...a) I love higher ABV beers and b) I love Founders, so I didn't want to run the risk of being disappointed by this offering. What a fool I was not to be more adventurous and open minded! This evening, I had a 12 oz. can each of Goose Island IPA and Founders Centennial IPA. The last can in my Founders Centennial 15-pack, though/strangely, happened to be All Day IPA. Initially, I was a upset with the mistake. Once again, I proved to be a fool. All Day IPA was flavorful, crips, clean and aromatic. The best beer of the evening. A wonderful session brew that highlights the art of craft beer.

Mar 26, 2020
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OrtheusMaximusRex from Colorado

4.14/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I like this beer. The score reflects it within its category, at only 4.7 abv, it drinks closer to a full on IPA, good job Founders. Smell is there, it does drink a little 'thin', but what do you expect for session.

Mar 17, 2020
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graysonslamsbrews from Pennsylvania

3.92/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz can into a pint glass.
Look: Beautifully colored dark golden, slightly hazy. Not a crazy huge head, but is present when poured and dissipates. Leaves some lacing on the side of the glass. Not crazily carbonated, but some bubbles do rise.
Smell: Malty sweet aroma dominates. Slightly citrusy hop profile.
Taste: Lovely, complex taste with some soft citrus and grapefruit. Slight bitterness at around 40 IBUs but is complimentary to the hops and sweeter caramel malts. Pleasant and begs for the drinker to keep going back.
Feel: Thin body with medium carbonation lends itself to easy drinking. Ideal example of a session IPA.
This is an easily available beer at my local supermarket, and is pretty affordable. Perfect for someone transitioning from AALs and light lagers into real beer, or for the seasoned pale ale drinker looking for an easy-drinker. Really can't go wrong with this one.

Feb 25, 2020
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InspectorHound from Canada

3.83/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

You rarely find a Founders in my local LCBO so I jumped at the chance to try this beer given Founders great reputation. This beer has a nice spicy bitterness and clean finish. IPA's are typically out of my preferred comfort zone as I prefer malty beers over hoppy beers any day of the week, but I'd have this again....perfect hot summer day reward yourself after cutting the lawn kind of beer.
This beer earns a B+.

Feb 13, 2020
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3.95/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Very good low abv IPA. Very drinkable, just bitter enough to keep you wanting take another sip and discover yet another shade of the incredibly balanced hop profile. Not as fragrant as some other IPAs, but it definitely has enough character to stand on its own. Highly recommend if you're after a drinkable IPA that doesn't try to overpower your palate but still entices another sip. Pairs greatly with another low abv IPA by Highland Brewing, NC called Daycation IPA.

Feb 09, 2020
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