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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5,520
Reviews: 1,583
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 494
Gots: 1,319 | FT: 113
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
90 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-12-2005)
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BobZ

Massachusetts

4.28/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz. bottle poured into a Duvel tulip.

Appearance: Pitch black with a nice 2" tan head that leaves nice curtains of lacing.

Smell: Roasted coffee and bitter dark chocolate are immediately noticeable.

Taste: Coffee is noticed first as dominant but as the beer warms it transforms nicely, next the dark bitter chocolate merges and blends into a very pleasant mocha. Then as it continues to warm some vanilla comes through. This is another beer that I enjoyed more as it reached room temperature. There is a lot of rich roasted flavor in this RIS.

Mouthfeel: Very smooth with a bitter finish that cleans the palate.

Overall: Another delicious offering from Founder's and an excellent version of a Russian Imperial Stout.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2013 16:48:16 | More by BobZ
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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 5,520 ratings.