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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5,357
Reviews: 1,572
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 482
Gots: 1,280 | FT: 111
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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SaucyA

Michigan

4.15/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours an impenetrable black/brown with a quick-receding tan head. Teeny tiny bits of lacing. No crazy legs. Boring.

S - Booze, sweetness, chocolate, mocha, fresh ground coffee, molasses. Hops on top of all that.

T - Extremely hoppy, but it's great. Basically starts with a sweet, boozy, malt presence, and finishes dry, hoppy, and bitter. Lots of chocolate, lots of coffee. Normal Imperial Stout affects and thensome... the huge hops remind me of fresh Expedition. Love it. Only thing that slightly detracts is the booze, but it pretty much adds another level of complexity.

M - Slightly thinner and a little more carbonated than I prefer my stouts, normally.

D - Do you like hoppy stouts? If so, it's extremely drinkable.

Notes: This is a beer I've been waiting a while to try, and it's with great pleasure I'm able to find this in stores, finally.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2009 22:25:07 | More by SaucyA
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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 5,357 ratings.