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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Imperial StoutFounders Imperial Stout

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6,350 Ratings
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Ratings: 6,350
Reviews: 1,653
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.49%
Wants: 593
Gots: 1,644 | FT: 125
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-12-2005

90 IBU
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look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle in to snifter from awesome bottle shop where Founders gets no distribution.

A: Not often that the appearance of an imperial stout surprises me. This thing is BLACK black. Dark mocha head that settles to a ring. Looks mean.

S: Boom. Dark chocolate, coffee, malt, vanilla, milk chocolate, alcohol. Reminds me a lot of Ten Fidy.

T: Roasty and not as sweet as the nose implied. Follows the nose with a bitter, roasty, medium length finish. Did become a little more sweet as it warmed.

M: Super thick, super syrupy, a little hot but pretty much spot on. This is a big, fat, bellywarmer of a beer.

O: I see why this is a hyped seasonal beer. For me this is directly in competition with Ten Fidy and I would definitely buy it again. Well done, Founders.

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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 6,350 ratings.