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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Imperial StoutFounders Imperial Stout

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5,480 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,480
Reviews: 1,580
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 492
Gots: 1,313 | 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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Gryphon69

Michigan

4.38/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle

A- Thick, black, oily with no light coming thru. Very dark mocha 1 finger high head, after a few minutes its still completely covers the top, thick sticky lacing on the sides. Very nice

S- chocolate, vanilla, coffee, some light burnt sugar. some slight alcohol in the nose, but nice mixture overall.

T- Wow, thick, roasted malts, chocolate, slight coffee, a certain sweetness but not quite sure what it is. Finishs with a certain piney bitterness.

M- Beautiful, thick, syrupy, smooth and slick. This beer sticks to everything in you mouth that it touchs. Slight fizziness but nothing to complain about.

O- Ive been waiting for awhile to try this and its lived up to all the expectations and surpassed them. Right from the pour you can see the beauty in it. Thick, full, smells wonderfull and tastes better. Going to get some for the shelf for sure, Highly recommend this to anyone that likes Good Stouts.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2013 23:56:18 | More by Gryphon69
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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 5,480 ratings.