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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

Founders Imperial StoutFounders Imperial Stout

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Ratings: 4890
Reviews: 1544
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.47%


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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dowen17

Alabama

4.11/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a pitch black with a huge milk chocolate colored head. Insane retention and lacing.

On the nose is bitter coffee and huge dark chocolate. Some dark roast malts as well. Very complex. Dark fruits linger in the background.

Taste is char and roast malts. Some bitter roast coffee as well. The chocolate doesn't come through as much in the taste as it does in the nose.

Big chewy mouthfeel as you would expect from this style. Very good.

Great beer. Another home run from Founders.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2013 23:17:39 | More by dowen17
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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 4,890 ratings.