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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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5,511 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,511
Reviews: 1,583
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 493
Gots: 1,317 | 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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Sweet and roasty. Really nice. Balanced with no coffee, chocolate or barrel to take away from a really solid base beer.

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A: 1/2 inch of thick, hot-cocoa colored head; solid lacing. Thick, rich, black body.

S: Sweet, rich milk chocolate. Touch of coffee and booze. More roasted coffee as it warms.

T: Sweet milk chocolate, followed by mild roasted coffee. Slight medicinal booziness. Finishes with deep, bitter coffee beans.

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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 5,511 ratings.