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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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5,686 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,686
Reviews: 1,589
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 510
Gots: 1,371 | 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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5/5  rDev +14.7%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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5/5  rDev +14.7%

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Ferd577

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

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5/5  rDev +14.7%

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adamcarlson28

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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Joey1566

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -8.3%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -8.3%

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5/5  rDev +14.7%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev -8.3%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -8.3%

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Giantspace

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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lonewolfcry

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +8.9%

02-06-2013 01:30:04 | More by lonewolfcry
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outrage213

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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New Jersey

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Virginia

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deuce9259

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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Massachusetts

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bookerandy

Indiana

4/5  rDev -8.3%

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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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Docrock

Illinois

4.4/5  rDev +0.9%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Snifter at 53F

A- pours a very thick jet black, looks like crude oil, with a solid mocha color head and nice sticky lacing.

S- aroma is predominantly dark roasted coffee with a bit of wood ash and burnt malt. as i pull away from the glass i picked up waft of bittersweet chocolate and brown sugar?

T- really dense chocolate and dark roasted coffee, a touch of toffee. it is almost syrupy in its viscosity and i quickly sensed the alcohol content.

M- i was surprised how little carbonation there was after looking at the beautiful head for several minutes. its thick, creamy and as i said above seems like a syrupy thickness but it goes down very smooth.

O- after scoring a 4 pack and drinking for the first time i would be glad to share this with friends. It was a bit heavier on the coffee flavor than other Russian Imperials i have had, however this was an impressive beer and well worth the price.

02-05-2013 01:48:11 | More by Docrock
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Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 5,686 ratings.