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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5,375
Reviews: 1,572
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 481
Gots: 1,283 | 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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peensteen

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4.43/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nearly jet black, deep tan head that recedes to the edges of the glass, almost no lace on the glass. Coffee, chocolate, roasted malt and nice bittersweet notes round out the nose. Taste is of coffee, chocolate, nice firm bitterness, mildly hoppy, brownie like taste, rich dark malt, nice chocolaty finish. The taste of this is out of this world. Full body, creamy and almost milkshake like, decent carbonation and overall very nice. Drinks well, great imperial stout, sweet and bitter, very complex and wholly satisfying.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2011 18:04:35 | More by peensteen
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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 5,375 ratings.