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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5,487
Reviews: 1,580
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 492
Gots: 1,318 | 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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bigaltemple

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4.44/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled 12/20/12

Good pour of motor oil. Black and viscous. No real head, but wasn't really expecting one. Dark, caramel ring supplies some small spots of lace.

Nice and toasty, almost smokey. Good amount of bitter chocolate and fresh roasted coffee. As it warms, get some sweeter/vanilla notes.

Initial taste is all espresso before the char and chocolate show up. Very thick and coats the entire palate. Warming even with the alcohol being well hidden. Like the nose, vanilla and caramelized sugar show up after some time.

Highly enjoyed this and would love to have more to enjoy on a cooler evening.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2013 03:45:47 | More by bigaltemple
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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 5,487 ratings.