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RATINGS: 1728   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
The beer youíve been waiting for. Keeps your taste satisfied while keeping your senses sharp. An all-day IPA naturally brewed with a complex array of malts, grains and hops. Balanced for optimal aromatic and a clean finish. The perfect reward for an honest dayís work and the ultimate companion to celebrate lifeís simple pleasures.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
smartnor (20) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 28, 2013
Amber and light orange in color. Has a mix of citrus, pine, and floral hops to it. Light body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2013
From note. Draft at olympic. Loads of citrus and pine. A bit watery but thats ok in this case. Perfect for drinking in the sun. Probably the best lawnmower ipa ive ever had.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wxman (1614) - OíFallon, Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2013
On tap at Global Brew. Pours a clear golden with a respectable white head. Aroma is grapefruit. Taste is sweet pale malt, some breadiness and a pretty good dose of hop bitterness with grapefruit up front. Very good, but a bit more hops than I would expect from a session ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBear11D (364) - Michigan, USA - APR 27, 2013
All Day pours a golden orange yellow with an off white head. The aroma is a mix if citrus and floral hops. The flavor follows suite with a hint of caramel. Overall this is a nice session IPA for those that prefer to drink several and want some good flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Huhzubendah (3098) - Washington DC, USA - APR 27, 2013
The beer is golden yellow with a small white head. The aroma brings citrus and pine hops. Light in body and sufficiently bitter. A bit watery and certainly refreshing. A nice brew to toss back on a hot day.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chad9976 (1504) - Albany, New York, USA - APR 26, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 6, 2013 I poured a 12oz bottle into a tulip glass. It was bottled on 2/11/13 making it two and a half months old.

Appearance: Golden/light orange hue. Slightly hazy. Forms a small, white, soapy head which mostly dissolves and leaves minor lacing on the glass.

Smell: Light "cat pee" and a general tropical fruit scent. A hint of spice, too.

Taste: Iím not really sure if Founders All Day IPA can truly be considered an IPA. It has a fairly prominent hop character, but the body is a bit too light. Itís more accurately described as a hoppy pale ale, but since this beer is intentionally lighter in body and sessionable, Iíll let it slide.

Whatís nice is you get genuine hop taste here, not just bitterness. I couldnít find a listing of the hops used but Iím guessing Simcoe, Amarillo, Cascade and possibly Summit. Thereís an interesting combination of tropical fruit flavor, along with a hint of garlic and some pine. The bitterness isnít too strong, but it certainly is noticeable (42 IBUs according to the bottle). Thereís an ubiquitous earthy/piney character making it rather complex as far as the hop profile goes. Not much in the way of malt, though, just a standard pale ale base without much sweetness or distinct character. Though a bit simplistic, it all adds up to a surprisingly satisfying beer.

Drinkability: Founders All Day IPA has a sub-heading of "session ale" on the label, which tells me exactly what this beer is intended to do. Though plenty flavorful, itís never too intense which makes it quite drinker-friendly. The mouthfeel is on the thinner side with a smooth finish and relatively clean aftertaste. I wouldnít consider it to be truly refreshing, though, due to the earthy/herbal hop profile. At 4.7% ABV, this is one of the few IPA(ish) beers you can drink in large quantities without getting bored or overwhelmed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - APR 26, 2013
Draft at Guild in S Burlington. Pours a golden copper color with a white head. Nose is fresh grassy hops with a light biscuit. Palate is crisp and refreshing with a crispness. Flavors of fresh grass and light crisp citrus. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
szinck1 (25) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - APR 26, 2013
On tap, served in pint glass. light hazy, light gold color, short head, some lacing. Hoppy, and mild bitterness. Citrus, sweet, a little caramel in there I guess. Somewhat light for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
strap (613) - Seoul, SOUTH KOREA - APR 26, 2013
Smell and taste a lot of lemon and pepper. An easy drinking IPA...smooth and sessionable. Not remarkable...something slightly off here but can't put my finger on it. Plenty of better IPAs for the price ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SudsMcDuff (7309) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - APR 26, 2013
oh gee wow, this is totally beaver!! .. . pours gold .. . sail? .. . solid foam, lacing .. . nice crispness .. . well balanced .. . if a hop was an apple, this beer is like biting into a fresh summer hop apple .. . great stuff, now easily my favourite everyday Founders beer!!! .. . . Iíve got two beautiful daughters and they spend an amazing amount of time with their fingers up their nose.

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