Founders All Day IPA | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders All Day IPAFounders All Day IPA
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:
7,128
Reviews:
984
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
11.6%
 
 
Wants:
252
Gots:
2,416
For Trade:
12
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Ratings: 7,128 |  Reviews: 984
Photo of BloodSoakedAleMug
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Pours a slightly hazy light orange/yellow color with a HUGE three finger frothy head of off white foam. Leaves sticky webs of lacing lining the entire length of the glass.

Aroma: Bright tropical mango, orange, some sweet caramel and a little bit of pine and grapefruit rind.

Taste: Well balanced. Slightly more bitter than sweet. Upfront flavors of mildly dry grapefruit and sweet mango. Finishes on malty notes of toasted carmel and juicy pineapple, with hints of orange candy.

Feel: Thirst quenching. Crisp. Mid-light body. Low carbonation. Very crushable.

Overall: Unbeatable for the price. $10 a 15 pack at Costco. A solid choice to keep around in the fridge during the warmer months. Better in cans in my opinion.

Rating: [B+] Great. 4.00/5

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Photo of DavidHume
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Look: A shade darker than gold, with a very persistent and surprisingly vigorous head.

Smell: Grapefruit, more like the fruit than the zest, with some pine underlying it.

Taste: Grapefruit juice, with a little graininess and a piney/pithy finish.

Feel: Thin, but not quite watery, a dry, refreshing finish.

Overall: It's a bit thinner than I'd like for a "feature presentation" beer, but for a BBQ outside or a drink after a long day outside in the summer heat, it does a great job. No palate fatigue, but it won't bore you, either. For a 4.7% pale ale (at that gravity it's not an IPA), it's not bad at all.

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Photo of kevinlater
3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of monkist
4.6/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Lucular
4.01/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Can't be beat for the price - picked up a 15-pack for $15.49, less expensive than even Sam Adams or Sierra Nevada. I'm looking forward to enjoying many of these this summer.

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Photo of BeerAndFilm
3.32/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rsuarez1982
3.82/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of runeatdrink
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Dharmelink
4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mben111
4.12/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Metalsnota
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GFerrell
3.82/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Squire123
3.6/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light gold color with small white cap.

Aroma of citrus and pine with just a bit of malt in the background.

Hop flavor, citrus and pine, dominate from start to finish and linger in the aftertaste. Malt presence is noted but it really doesn't have springs heavy duty enough to carry the hop load.

Texture is lignt medium balanced with carbonation.

Overall it's a decent example of the new session IPAs, fairly lightweight brew with an overabundant hop load.

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Photo of clwink
4.33/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

I picked this up by accident. Thought I was getting Sierra Nevada but didn't realize it was actually Founder's until I got back to my car. It was a 15 pack of cans, which pleasantly surprised me. I like to try new beers on a regular basis, so this was a happy accident.

12 oz can poured into a tulip glass.

L: A rich golden color that reminds me of raw honey. Very little head, but I typically pour with a lighter hand. Very hazy, too.

S: Smells really great. Like fresh grapefruit. There is a good amount of pine, too. Nothing too strong though.

T: Tastes like you took a bite out of a grapefruit. Not a big citrus rind explosion you get from something like Stone or Ballast Point, but actual fruit. Pine notes in the background, more citrus fruit based. A lot lighter than most IPA's I have tried, but not in a bad way. This beer has a lot of good flavors, it is just different from what most IPA's are going for these days.

F: Really light carbonation. I tend to like my beers to have a little more body to it. This is the only problem with this beer. Some may like this, but not me.

Overall, this a solid beer. Glad I got to try it, even if it was by mistake. I would drink it again, but it might be a while before circle around to it again. This might just be something with me, though. I like to try everything I see. This beer is light, crisp and refreshing. Has great notes of actual grapefruit fruit, which is different from other IPA's I have tried recently. I would be happy to drink this again.

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Photo of zhupengl
4.4/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I really like the hoppy taste in it, it is bitter but its acceptable. Golden yellow color, sweet after taste

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Photo of BeerTest
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mtemerowski
4.88/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

One of my go to favorites.
Look: pale golden color. clear.
Smell: Hoppy and somewhat grape fruity.
Taste: Clean and hoppy. Not extremely bitter but I would not call it sessionable.

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Photo of Zaybertooh
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of natgrimmer
4.22/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

I loved All Day IPA. It has extreme amounts of hops, paired with citrus notes. It is very enjoyable on draft. I would recommend pouring it into a glass if you get in bottles.

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Photo of Strohm
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of slerche
3.34/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

What a classic IPA. Personally, I am not usually a fan of IPAs but this one blew me away. I will say, I drank it on draft and it was ice cold, which could have played a role in my enjoyment.

If you are someone who loves hops or just wants to try something new, this is definitely the beer to buy.

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Photo of Sheaffer315
3.74/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ThorSon
4.35/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I like it because it wont knock you over after 1 beer. Plus its a great tasting beer, not too bitter, easy style, she made me feel 19 for awhile.

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Photo of SeymourDunn
3.66/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Founders All Day IPA from Founders Brewing Company
3.88 out of 5 based on 7,128 ratings.
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