Founders All Day IPA | Founders Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
7,134
Reviews:
985
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
11.6%
 
 
Wants:
253
Gots:
2,424
For Trade:
12
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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3/5  rDev -22.7%

Photo of bigfnjoe
3.76/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a Gulden Draak tulip

A- pours a transparent light orange with a one finger white head. Fades pretty fast, leaves a nice white film on the beer

S- holy cat pee. Must be a decent bit of simcoe in this one.

T- starts off with some citrus, finish is sightly bitter. Not a lot of extreme flavors with this one, but I wasn't really expecting any

M- body is pretty light, especially for an IPA. Solid

O- easy drinking beer, but not something I'd drink by the gallon at the price point. You can get better IPAs for less money, and that unfortunately puts a hole in the whole sessionable aspect of this

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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4.15/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of daliandragon
3.74/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Picked up a fifteen pack (sweet gimmick, like old Stroh's) today at Lowes Foods. Reddish golden color with spotty, soapy head with miniature lace. Nose is cirus based with a touch of bitter pine. This is a beer I've planned on reviewing for a while.

Solid bitterness throughout the flavor, mostly pine and lemon. Unfortuanely, I do feel there is an abundance of carbonation midway through the sip. The aftertaste, like the whole beer, is pleasant but restrained. Texture is mostly okay apart from the carbonation.

I guess I'd characterize this as the "light beer" version of an IPA if that didn't sound so preposturous. Decent, and probably tasty while paddling up a river but not an IPA to look for generally.

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of DenisKolkin
4.2/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle served cold into glass beer mug. Another cross border treasure, this is the last of a six pack I've been enjoying immensely. Bottled January 25, 2017.

Appearance - mostly clear, rich golden coloured beer with an impressive finger and a half of white head. Plenty of spotty lacing all around the glass.

Smell - rich citrus hops flood the nose with some earthy goodness mixed in. Subtle sweetness mixed in for a well balanced pale ale.

Taste - deliciously balanced, with a touch of juicy fruits, steady grain background and a nice kiss of sweetness at the end. Yet sufficient bitterness throughout. A great daily drinker.

Mouthfeel - smooth and light bodied, perfect carbonation and finish.

Overall - while All Day IPA might not be the best beer on the planet, it is one of the easiest drinking and harmonizes the balance between malt and hops, clean finish, light body and general drink ability to such an extent, that I now understand those who say if they had to drink one beer for the rest of their lives, it would be All Day IPA. Very delicious and a must try beer for any lover of any kind of beer.

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3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hardy008
4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Clear light amber with a two finger white head with decent retention and spotty lacing. The aroma has grapefruit, pine, and pineapple.

Has a nice combination of bitterness and sweetness, with bitterness being a little more dominant. I can taste grapefruit, pine, pineapple, and a little bit of bread malt. There is a lot of flavor for a 4.70 % abv beer.

Medium bodied with average carbonation, and it finishes dry. This is a really nice IPA. I am very impressed by how much flavor there is in this low abv beer. Well done.

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Photo of polloenfuego
3.58/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Looks good with a two finger head, and nice lacing on break. Smell is light but persistent citrus and pine mix. Taste is continuation of the nose. Feel is light with medium carbonation. An alright beer, but nothing special.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of SebD
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: It has a nice hazy golden/orange color to it. It has a nice off-white head that dies down moderately fast and leaves some lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of citrus, mango, pine, toasty malts and sweet caramel.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some citrus, slight piney resin, toasty malts, faint caramel. Fairly light bitterness.

Mouthfeel: It has a low/medium carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with good flavors and aromas.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +16%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +16%

Founders All Day IPA from Founders Brewing Company
3.88 out of 5 based on 7,134 ratings.
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