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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5,369
Reviews: 1,572
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 481
Gots: 1,281 | 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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phillybeer7779

Pennsylvania

4.63/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from a bottle into an oversized Duvel tulip.

Appearance- pure black, with an inch of slowly developing head. I will never drink this beer in a different glass again! Beautiful stout!

Smell- Lots of chocolate, roast, and coffee with a hint of alcohol, very inviting.

Taste- Very true to the aroma, though the alcohol is very well hidden.

Mouthfeel- Thick mouthfeel, I am aware that I'm drinking a big beer, but my palate can handle at least another beer after this one.

Overall- Excellent beer. If Founders made this a brewery only release with a gimmicky name, it would be among the most discussed beers on this site. However, I am much happier knowing that I can grab this bad boy off the shelf for 3 months of the year. If you like stouts, you will like this one!

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2011 01:53:21 | More by phillybeer7779
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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 5,369 ratings.