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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Imperial StoutFounders Imperial Stout

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6,324 Ratings
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Ratings: 6,324
Reviews: 1,646
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 592
Gots: 1,626 | FT: 123
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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12 oz dated 12/18/13 poured into snifter

A: pours seriously jet black. like engine oil. a deep tan head forms about a finger. good retention. foam lingers in the middle and a nice ring around the glass.

S: strong, dark, roasted malts, chocolate, coffee dominate.

T: this tastes incredible. rich, dark chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, a slight burn from the alcohol. after ~8 months the heat from the alcohol (quite strong in december when I drank the first one) has subsided nicely. a slight bitterness at the end. a bit of tobacco on the finish as well. cigar tobacco. (ive always thought people were silly saying they taste tobacco, but I definitely taste it here)

M: mouthfeel on this beer in amazing. smooth and creamy, coating the mouth. lightly carbonated.

O: wow. this is incredible. one of my favorite stouts for sure.

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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 6,324 ratings.