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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5,381
Reviews: 1,572
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 481
Gots: 1,287 | 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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ryantho00

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4.4/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Oil blackness with a slick chocolate head becomes this beer once poured. I sniff cocoa, coffee, deep sweet maltiness, ester alcohol and some dark fruits undertow. The first sip gives way to the deep mocha flavors from a nice warm espresso and plumy sweetness to some deeper hops and a roasted smokiness that is warmed at the end by the alcohol. This brew is simply fantastic, as always perfectly balanced and artistically created from the genius minds at Founders. Good beer in the family of breakfast stouts/imperial stouts, from Founders.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2012 02:26:37 | More by ryantho00
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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 5,381 ratings.