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Founders All Day IPA Session Ale | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders All Day IPA Session AleFounders All Day IPA Session Ale
BA SCORE
3.87/5
Very Good
7,248 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:
#8,415
Reviews:
1,013
Ratings:
7,248
pDev:
11.63%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Gots:
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Trade:
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Photo of Helixoon
3.95/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bixby1971
3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HotDogBikeRide
4.54/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Maybe it's not the best representation, but I'll take it for what it was - I grabbed this Founder's All Day IPA 20oz for $2.00 at HEB here in Beaumont, Texas. The look - golden. A little sticky, with a decent retention. I'm surprised. The smell on this one is nice, how could anyone complain? Have you seen the alternatives people?!?! Smell is of pine, hop resin, and just general dankness. Had I not known better, this would be a lot more expensive of a beer. In fact, lots of fools try to pass off beers as being "great" when they are no more fresh or better than this one. The flavor is also great, matching the hops, just a little light on the bitterness. The feel shows that it is a session ale - super light. I guess that's why people don't rate this higher or something? Maybe I just got a really fresh can, but I would say that this is a perfect introduction for someone to an IPA without all the barriers that might stop your everyday Natty Lite type drinker. I've drank a lot of beers and this one is not bad at all. There is a little bit of barley/grain that kind of seems to sit in the finish, but this beer is supposed to be a session ale, and it does what it does like a boss. Cheers.

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Photo of s_minette
3.95/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mwhitey12
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of detgfrsh
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From a can stamped 9/18/17. Pours a clear orange with a finger of white head that dissipates quickly. Smells of grapefruit. Fairly light feel, slightly sticky. Tastes of citrus, hop resin, and a touch of malt. I still prefer stronger IPAs, but this is decent and at $15 for a 15-pack, the price is right.

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Photo of EricHaroldson
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BigGruntyThirst
3.76/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LetsgoAs9
3.09/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Waytoplantann
3.46/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of darkfruits
4.22/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KLHBB
3.89/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PprBurke
3.25/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Cmarshb
4.07/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamesLeung
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Krajnyak
4.63/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jsalz21
3.67/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of keeganfrank
3.69/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TBDave
3.63/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I picked up a 15-pack of cans for $16. Looks and smells like a normal IPA. Has decent flavor, but tastes a little weak compared to normal IPAs. Takes a little getting use to. I enjoyed the second one more than the first. I prefer this over mainstream lagers with a similar ABV.

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Photo of DerwinWentworth
2.5/5  rDev -35.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Kevinjamesward
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of matuto
4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cmukid87
3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of golf4collet
4.19/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Goofster
3.59/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Founders All Day IPA Session Ale from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 7,248 ratings
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