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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Ratings: 7,134 |  Reviews: 985
Photo of clake
3.71/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz can dated 7/27/15 poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass.

Pours a deep amber color with about a finger of head that quickly dissipates to a very tiny ring of head with little lacing.

Smell is of citrus and tropical fruits with a hint of breadiness from the malts.

Flavor is a bit disappointing. The malts seem to dominate up front. There is a hint of the citrus and tropical notes followed by bitterness.

Feel is a bit thin but it is nicely carbonated with a nice, dry finish.

It's a nice beer but not one of my first choices in the style.

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Photo of toolpatient
3.97/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4

My second favorite session IPA Behind GF Citra session. Super tasty and only a bit thin and watery. High carbonation hides the "session" feel. Great aroma, good taste. Can't ask much more from a light IPA.

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Photo of aknalley
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dr-Jan-Itor-
3.59/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BdM
3.71/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of andrew8626
3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of direwolf00
3.54/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Icemann383
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of royalenfield
4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I'm a small person with a very low tolerance for alcohol, so this has become my go-to IPA. Is it the best in the world? Of course not. But it's very reasonably priced (less than a dollar a can) and I can finish several in one sitting comfortably. Not as 'chewy' as full-strength IPAs, but the juicy hop terpenes kick more than makes up for the slightly thin malt palate. Long, satisfying finish.

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Photo of mjbrandt18
3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Flyjetz
4.11/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Pretty good beer. Never disappoints. First drink or last drink of the night, it will go down smooth.

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Photo of corywalston
3.74/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of RichOnCongress
4.58/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Have been enjoying out of the can at home. Crisp, the right amount of bitterness without being cloying or heavy and finishes clean. Definitely a fan.

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Photo of nkamp297
4.17/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MacMalt
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12 oz. bottle into IPA Glass. The color is golden honey with a thick milk white head and generous lacing. It smells of grapefruit, pine, hops, and a little bit of malt. The taste of the grapefruit and hops is somewhat muted - like craft light beer. As a session IPA, it is very easy drinking; nicely carbonated and smooth. This beer achieves its purpose: a light, easy drinking IPA that is perfect for outdoor events.

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Photo of breadwinner
4.21/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Don't remember being a huge fan of this one, but had a nice, cold-stored bottle recently and man was it tasty. Really nice nose, grassy, light citrus or perhaps even flecks of tropical fruit, a just a hint of dankness/pungency. Palate finds a way to not get too thin, though the carb combines with the attenuation to create a pretty buzzy feel. Still, a nice mix of hop flavor with the faintest of crackery malt backdrops. This thing works, and it works well.

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Photo of ghowehattrick
3.86/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of 123321123321
4.35/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.63/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ralph-pine
4.22/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Balanced, delicate, exquisite, soul hovering whiskey all the time about the character of this beer.

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Photo of ggarrow
3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of phantommargiela
5/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of lucky_rodent
3.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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