All Day IPA | Founders Brewing Company

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All Day IPAAll Day IPA
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3.87/5
Very Good
7,569 Ratings
All Day IPAAll 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
Ranking:
#15,663
Reviews:
1,076
Ratings:
7,569
pDev:
11.63%
 
 
Wants:
269
Gots:
2,690
Trade:
12
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Ratings: 7,569 |  Reviews: 1,076
Photo of Vidblain
4.16/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sjdevel
4.37/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

** I am rating this beer for what it is - a Session IPA - It is ridiculous that a few people are giving it a horrible score because it tastes like a watered down IPA - by design, it is a SESSION beer - which means lower ABV - which is achieved by less grains/fermentables to water ratio. Which in turn is going to give you less malty/bready flavors. This beer still has a lot of Hop flavor. If people want a full strength IPA - then go buy a full strength IPA. And giving a beer a bad score on every category because you don't like the taste is also ridiculous. This is a near perfect beer in color, clarity, and head. Mouthfeel is pretty much right on for this style, and this beer is quite aromatic. **

Look = crystal clear golden color - loads of foam at first - when the head recedes, bubbles, activity, and a foam ring remain
Smell = nice floral hops with a touch of pine and cattiness. Some sweet malt and caramel come through
Taste = decent hop bitterness - a bite at first then some pine and citrus hop flavors barge in. Some sweetness comes through and there are some decent bready/yeasty/malt flavors before drying out and fading out with a slightly smoky finish
Feel = low end of a medium bodied brew - I expected it to be a bit thinner. Activity died down halfway through the drinking timeline so I gave it a bit lower score.
Overall = a great beer - more flavorful than I expected for a session beer. Great color and aroma. Nice blasts of hops throughout. Very happy with this one and will buy again. Founders' beers finally made it to Colorado so I am grabbing as soon as I see them (grew up in Michigan but moved away before I knew what real beer was).

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Photo of BerryKumquat
3.15/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Pretendeer
3/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Chasecrandell
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of awb5401
3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Greywulfken
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Canning date was all smudged out, so not sure how fresh this was, but, ...much better than expected! Clear, medium-golden/faintly amber body, few fingers of white foam on top... Light, crisp, clean, smooth... Crackery malt backbone with some hoppy pine shellac and a bit of dry citrus rind... Moderately bitter, mildly sweet, amply carbonated and really refreshing... I think I killed the 12 oz can in like 5 hearty swigs! Don't know if this is gonna change my world view on session beers, but it might - totally possible to crush a six-pack of this without even trying...

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Photo of Cdriver0414
1/5  rDev -74.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I love founders as a brewery but this beer is just awful. An extremely watered down ipa that misses on so many points. I definitely do not recommend this beer

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Photo of SauceMcSauce
4.09/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MoreBeer4me
3.25/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Just too weak and watered down for my tastes but I imagine that's the idea with this beer. Rather drink that little bit extra alcohol and have more flavor and bite. If wanting something lighter to pack down, I'll stick with Yuengling Lager or Pilsner, Pabst and maybe some Narragansett Lager. Likely won't buy this one again.

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Photo of ZenAgnostic
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

24oz can poured into Duvel tulip. CANNED ON: 08 22 18 printed on bottom of can, so it's exactly 2 months old. Should be plenty fresh. Picked it up at a gas station for $1.99.

Appearance - Pours very large, very loose white head with no lacing and decent retention. Absolute tons of carbonation. Maybe the most I've ever seen in any beer. Deep gold body, hazy to the point of opacity. 4.5

Smell - Fresh grass. Citrus rind. Medium to heavy bodied and round. 4.5

Taste - Light, loose grass up front that mellows out into even lighter grass. Slight bitterness in the aftertaste. 4.5

Mouthfeel - Light-medium bodied, more toward the light end. 4.5

Overall - No off characters. Packs enough grassy bite up front to be a worthwhile IPA, but mild enough to be a great session beer. I fully understand how this beer got its name 'All Day IPA'. Literally even says 'Session Ale' on the can. Flavorful but mild and drinkable. Well done. Great price too. 4.5

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Photo of chiefz1
3.13/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of ndrwmngn
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TF_930
4.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BuckyNBeer
4.26/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I have been on a Flagship kick lately and I would definitely say this is the flagship beer for Founders. I purchased a large can of this from a local grocery store and it was canned on 07/16/2018.

All Day IPA pours a golden hue a moderate amount of carbonation and a nice two inch head that leaves behind a decent lacing.

The aroma is really quite nice. Citrus and pine abounds with a really nice malt backbone.

The flavor closely follows the aroma. There are really nice hints of citrus and pine and the malt just accentuates everything together nicely. The finish is slightly sweet and not overly bitter at all.

This is a heck of a beer. It has everything that can be great in an American IPA in a lower ABV package. Quite an achievement by Founders.

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Photo of warrenc
2.89/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Ndacci10
4.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Matt141
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JohnDon
3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mmmbeer89
3.45/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TrisBlair
3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JimboBrews54
4.9/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Their best IPA by far, this is worth the 15 pack. The kind of beer this is worth the bulk, one of the things founders does very well is make this beer. It is easily drinkable and refreshing.

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Photo of Kdouble
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tigerinatrance
3.87/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A tasty, affordable, “hits-the-spot” type of refreshment, TRULY sessionable IPA. I would probably have called it a regular pale ale with a lil’ bit deeper hop bill. A little on the watery side for my like, minimal lacing follows this beer which one is to drink quickly after it pours to a slight and slightly disappointing head. Not enough malt flavor here for me, the malt notes that are there remind me very vaguely of Italian bread and more prominently of melted butter. Overall, I dig it. It’s what someone who appreciates a tame IPA goes to when they’re budget-conscious and not looking to get loaded from a six-pack. Reminds me of what IPA’s must’ve been like when they first came out, before Americans did to IPA’s with hops as we did to muscle cars with engine displacement. Went a lil’ overboard. (Over-bored???)

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Photo of Jesseizetheday
4.32/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Excellent light ipa but with a complex flavor that has depth.
Holds up well along side spicy wings which is a great sign.
Awesome, easy-drinking for a beer snob

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All Day IPA from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 7,569 ratings