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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Imperial StoutFounders Imperial Stout

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world-class

5,475 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,475
Reviews: 1,579
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 8.7%
Wants: 491
Gots: 1,310 | FT: 112
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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Funkwich

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-31-2014 03:49:31 | More by Funkwich
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OldManBike

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

01-31-2014 03:08:59 | More by OldManBike
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FinchSCF

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-31-2014 01:50:30 | More by FinchSCF
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Sonofalime

Virginia

3/5  rDev -31.4%

01-31-2014 01:32:12 | More by Sonofalime
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Sazz9

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

01-31-2014 00:16:43 | More by Sazz9
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TallulahSparks

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

01-30-2014 22:41:31 | More by TallulahSparks
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earljones199

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +3%

01-30-2014 22:02:18 | More by earljones199
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dank203

New Jersey

4.45/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

tulip: black, completely opaque. coffee+cream colored head. rich aroma of chocolate. hint of booze. faint. more chocolate. one of the richest and smoothest feel I've had in a while. the chocolate is so present. very roasty on the back end and a lingering alcohol taste but it is warming and pleasant

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2014 21:24:07 | More by dank203
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CraftFan5

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-30-2014 20:11:13 | More by CraftFan5
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sfr26

New York

4/5  rDev -8.5%

01-30-2014 18:31:13 | More by sfr26
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blue-dream

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-30-2014 17:17:47 | More by blue-dream
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ThirstyMavros

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3%

01-30-2014 17:05:53 | More by ThirstyMavros
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Joecaddie

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-30-2014 14:35:58 | More by Joecaddie
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zbooks

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

01-30-2014 04:52:27 | More by zbooks
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mattreitz49

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

01-30-2014 02:38:47 | More by mattreitz49
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benjamincarter

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3%

01-30-2014 01:22:31 | More by benjamincarter
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Bouder32

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

01-30-2014 00:52:12 | More by Bouder32
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ToddBeans

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +3%

01-30-2014 00:48:29 | More by ToddBeans
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JandJMD

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-30-2014 00:41:18 | More by JandJMD
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JohnG190

New York

4.66/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a solid black with a small dark khaki head. There's a hint of ruby around the edges. Great lacing. A beautiful stout to behold. On the nose there's lots of coffee, chocolate and dark roasted malt. As it warms, hints of smoke and vanilla come through. Outstanding aroma! On the palate, hop bitterness gives way to a chocolate and coffee bomb! Mouthfeel is thick and creamy. Little carbonation lends to the smoothness of this great stout. Overall, this is the finest non-BA Imperial Stout I've ever had.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2014 23:15:01 | More by JohnG190
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Syracuse12

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3%

01-29-2014 21:28:34 | More by Syracuse12
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JonHooper

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

01-29-2014 20:13:43 | More by JonHooper
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s_wit

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-29-2014 19:24:25 | More by s_wit
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vcoggins

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-29-2014 16:14:46 | More by vcoggins
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ronin926

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

01-29-2014 16:00:33 | More by ronin926
Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 5,475 ratings.