Founders All Day IPA Session Ale | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders All Day IPA Session AleFounders All Day IPA Session Ale
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3.87/5
Very Good
7,304 Ratings
Founders All Day IPA Session AleFounders All Day IPA Session Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
foundersbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Endurance - All Day IPA.

Added by Avagadro on 06-05-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,849
Reviews:
1,018
Ratings:
7,304
pDev:
11.63%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
258
Gots:
2,521
Trade:
12
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Ratings: 7,304 |  Reviews: 1,018
Photo of StoutBoi
3.15/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rderedin
3.15/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Colleen_Parker
3.16/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of Brian_True
3.16/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of majinzin
3.16/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of MikePags
3.17/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Nice beer for a session, but it leaves a lot to be desired due to the metallic aftertaste. Could be due to a bad tap, but not a good enough beer to bring me back. However, due to the overall quality hop flavor, this beer may see some repeat business from me due to the mellow starting taste and the overall drinkability. Poor mouthfeel may e a result of the metallic taste but the lack of a quality head and carbonation hurts.

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Photo of Smk54
3.17/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

First let me state that I am more of a pale ale and wheat beer fan. This is a very smooth and refreshing beer.
Poured a 12oz bottle into a tulip glass. Very nice copper color with thin white head. Head dissipated quickly with fine lacing. I can detect citrus notes and hops. Very smooth mouthfeel and light citrus taste that fades to a pleasant hoppiness that does not linger too long. Enjoyed this beer a lot.

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Photo of cosmo4u
3.18/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of LFinCO
3.18/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JacobusFavier23
3.19/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

L- Light, bubbly, small soapy head.
S- It's slightly grassy, more citrusy, some floral.
T- Slightly bitter, floral and slightly earthy. Very toned down.
F- Watery.
O- I could drink this all day-hint hint. But in all seriousness, this beer is meant to replace shit beer like bud light and corona. It's a refreshing, toned down session IPA that isn't meant to be a heavy hitter. Decent.

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Photo of hseldon15
3.2/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of vandeg
3.2/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2

Overall a decent IPA but not the best, if it was anymore bitter it should be classified as a ESB. It was semi sweet and had a great taste. I'm a big fan of IPAs but there are better ones out there, if this was conditioned a little longer it could definitely be a better beer.

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Photo of kennyn01
3.2/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of Jeff_Benson
3.2/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of Nobcefus
3.2/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of thisXwar
3.2/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SysopChris
3.2/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of butlermattj
3.2/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of ljbonadonna92
3.2/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Pav5069
3.21/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Peepskp
3.21/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Good but not great session IPA.

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Photo of jhartley
3.21/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle to an English style pint.
A bright crystal clear yellow-gold body with a 1/2 finger thin head.
Smells of citrus and herbs with a little spiciness. Very "bright".
Very light in body; thin and watery. A little pepper-like bite on the end.
A little too much carbonation for me.
I know this is labeled and supposed to be a session ale, but it's a little too light for my liking. Would prefer more in the body too match the smell. I really love all the other offerings I have had from Founders, but this one misses the mark for me. Not too say it wasn't a decent beer, just not one I would seek out in the future.

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Photo of Johnroby
3.21/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheCrowsEye
3.21/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jesse13713
3.22/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Had this as part of the "Glass of the Month" at Winking Lizards in Fairlawn, Ohio.

Appearance - A transparent golden color. It has average lacing with little to no head.

Smell - Aromas of flower and pine. A slightly bitter and hoppy smell.

Taste - Tastes more bitter and hoppier than I had anticipated. Notes of light pine and citrus. It is very fruity, but I can't exactly pinpoint a specific fruit that it tastes like. Quite a complex build in terms of fruity flavor. It also has a yeasty and bread-like aftertaste.

Mouthfeel / Drinkability - Quite malty with many floral notes. Good to sip and enjoy. It can be a little too bitter at times. It is medium to light bodied. Not one of my favorite offerings from Founder's.

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Founders All Day IPA Session Ale from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 7,304 ratings
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