Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company
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4.01/5 rDev -8%
Good beer overall I'm fairly new to stouts (enjoying them that is). The aroma is a little lack luster I expected more from as rich looking of a beer. The flavor is fantastic has great taste up front with a little bite that I enjoy. It isn't as coffee flavored as alot of other stouts I have had. The finish is quite good however about 20 seconds after you take a drink it does leave a slightly bitter taste far back in the throat. All in all a very good stout, I would order it again!
04-26-2013 00:42:29 | More by MrRutan
4.95/5 rDev +13.5%
Never considered myself a stout man but this beer changed my opinion of stout's. Was like drinking an extremely smooth dark chocolate/espresso milkshake. What a beer... maybe the best I have ever had. Poured thick with no immediate head but a nice 3/4 inch amber head formed at the top. Nice lacing on the glass. Honestly was sad to finish the glass now I am on a crazy search to find more. Great job Founders!
04-24-2013 14:31:52 | More by erialbill
3.99/5 rDev -8.5%
Poured into a Due South Brewing Co. snifter. Bottleneck says Bottled 12/22/11.
A- Pours an intensely opaque black color with no head but instead just a thin brown ring around the edge of the glass and no surface foam. Minimal spotty lacing.
S- Heavily roasted malt of the dark chocolate variety with a bit of nuttiness and molasses. Some alcohol fume.
T- Big attack of dark roast and some booze that just pounds down on the palate. Moderate hop bitterness plays second fiddle to all the charry molasses notes. A bit of dark chocolate but there's not much sweetness to it. Pretty boozy overall. Small note of oak.
M- Chewy and slightly creamy with the most robust of bodies and low carbonation.
O- A bit one-sided. I was thinking this would be fantastic since there's a good amount of age on it (and it has been cellared properly) but I'd be more interested in trying a fresher one.
04-21-2013 01:44:17 | More by Immortale25
Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 5,688 ratings.