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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5,688
Reviews: 1,589
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 510
Gots: 1,372 | 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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Ratings: 5,688 | Reviews: 1,589 | Display Reviews Only:
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jeffwright

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

02-13-2014 00:19:54 | More by jeffwright
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Xandrose

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

02-13-2014 00:16:09 | More by Xandrose
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YieldToNothing

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

02-12-2014 20:52:01 | More by YieldToNothing
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hansenm72

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

02-12-2014 20:38:25 | More by hansenm72
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Scalawags

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

02-12-2014 18:38:44 | More by Scalawags
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xseanprimex

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

02-12-2014 02:02:38 | More by xseanprimex
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vosibeer

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +14.7%

02-11-2014 23:33:58 | More by vosibeer
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Founders Imperial Stout, poured into a Craftgeer snifter.

Look - Pours a high viscosity motor oil black with a small dark mocha head that hangs out around the outside. Great lacing.

Smell - Rich sweet chocolate, roasted malt, and some anise.

Taste - Rich creamy chocolate that is supplanted by some roasted malt and a touch of anise. Finishes pine some hops.

Mouthfeel - Full bodied with high carbonation. Sticky. Warm and boozy.

Overall - Credit where credit is due. Simple yet effective, rich and glorious.

02-11-2014 17:52:37 | More by JMScowcroft
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MWolverines66

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

02-11-2014 17:51:09 | More by MWolverines66
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Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

02-11-2014 17:24:37 | More by Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
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Pdrufo

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

02-11-2014 17:11:23 | More by Pdrufo
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

02-11-2014 16:27:30 | More by lupercmda
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h2k2c

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

02-11-2014 06:07:03 | More by h2k2c
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marcb105

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

02-11-2014 03:23:21 | More by marcb105
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Jirin

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +14.7%

02-11-2014 01:56:34 | More by Jirin
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pschie1

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

02-11-2014 01:34:56 | More by pschie1
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Freemanclaypowell

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -8.3%

02-10-2014 22:18:28 | More by Freemanclaypowell
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

02-10-2014 20:43:02 | More by Burkbom23
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Brent_ray

Florida

4/5  rDev -8.3%

02-10-2014 19:30:37 | More by Brent_ray
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sherm1016

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -8.3%

02-10-2014 14:44:36 | More by sherm1016
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BeerCon5

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -8.3%

02-10-2014 14:39:47 | More by BeerCon5
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YeastEnthusiast

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -14%

02-10-2014 04:34:15 | More by YeastEnthusiast
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Eric15

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

02-10-2014 04:20:00 | More by Eric15
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MistyMountainHops

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

02-10-2014 04:15:05 | More by MistyMountainHops
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Apellonious

North Carolina

4.18/5  rDev -4.1%

12 oz from 4 pack from FMcDs poured into a tulip glass

A - Pours dark as night. Half finger dark tan head. Brown notes.

S - Strong chocolate followed by some roasted malt

T - Chocolate, coffee, roasted malt. I am sensing a theme here. This is tasty.

M - Low carb, things get sticky as it warms.

O - Excellent stout, a slow sipper, perfect for cold nights weathering whatever silly named (or, more correctly, silly being the fact that they are now giving them names) winter storm we encounter over the next few months.

02-10-2014 02:40:26 | More by Apellonious
Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 5,688 ratings.