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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5,484
Reviews: 1,580
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 492
Gots: 1,316 | FT: 112
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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GameFreac

Georgia

3.9/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2009 vintage from the Brick Store Pub cellar in Decatur.

Appearance: Pours a standard imperial stout pitch black color.

Smell: Smells of alcohol, chocolate, and licorice.

Taste - Smooth and chocolatey…so good. Just warming, not any alcohol in the taste. The only thing I don't really like it the slight licorice taste (just don't like any licorice taste in my beers in general) but it's not overpowering.

Mouthfeel: Feels creamy and thick like your usual imperial stout.

Overall: My first aged beer on my 22nd birthday and it was very good. Not as good as FBS, still great on it's own if you try not to compare them.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2012 06:06:54 | More by GameFreac
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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 5,484 ratings.