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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Ratings: 6,024
Reviews: 1,606
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 555
Gots: 1,447 | 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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A - thick and black pour with a thin light brown head
S - bakers chocolate and roasted barley fill the nose, fruity esters in the background, especially as it warms
T - bold and rich with dark chocolate slathering the palate; roasted barley and dark fruit in there as well excellently balanced.
M - full bodied and thick, velvety smooth, finishes with bittersweet cocoa hanging around on the palate
O - one of my favorite Russian Imperial Stouts. It's been awhile since I had one of these, but it was even better than I remembered it being. I'll have to get some more if I see it.

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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 6,024 ratings.