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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5,364
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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timmay41

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours inky black with a light, one finger caramel-colored head. This quickly dissolves, leaving delicious looking lacing and medium sized carbonation bubbles.

S: Smells of a clean, strong coffee bitterness and smokey roasted barley. Hints of dark chocolate and a touch of alcohol on the nose.

T: Dark, dry, and rich on the palette. Strong espresso flavor that rounds out with chocolate semi-sweetness and a little alcohol heat in the aftertaste. For the first few sips I didn't know what I was tasting; it's an aggressive malty front. But once it warmed up some the taste improved.

M: Full bodied and biting with carbonation up front, velvety in the mouth and down the throat with warming alcohol afterwards.

D: My cheeks are warm and happy. This is a great representative for the dry imperial stout family.

Serving type: on-tap

03-09-2009 03:52:41 | More by timmay41
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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 5,364 ratings.