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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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6,104 Ratings
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Ratings: 6,104
Reviews: 1,611
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 570
Gots: 1,468 | FT: 120
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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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Very niice very niice i like

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80% chocolate, marmite, black currant Fruit Pastille, some char, black grape, fig and an earthy, peppery hops kick. 4.25
Pine tar finish and endless char linger with a hint of orange.
Heavy, silky-creamy, chewy. 4

-- Thickest pouring stout ever. More umami, less roast/coffee and more hops than expected. Definitely at one end of the scale; almost a bookend to fun-and-accessible Founders Breakfast that way. Massive. 4.25

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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 6,104 ratings.