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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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micromaniac129

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4.5/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is super deep jet black. The head forms late going through the Guiness effect. the color is a deep mocha which lightens as it fades, and leaves some fine lacing about the glass.
Aroma is quite pungent having a deep roasted malt and barley smell, border line burnt. other aroma include chocolate, molasses coffee and light anise.
Drinks smooth and soft on the palette with only a slight hint of ashen grittiness. Flavors of roasted malts, coffee, molasses and chocolate just like the nose.
Towards the end there is alcohol warming and hints of licorise and seem to numb the tongue.
There's a reason this brew is on the beer of fame. Definitly top 5 in the Imp stout catagory.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2013 11:48:27 | More by micromaniac129
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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 5,357 ratings.