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Founders Imperial Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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5,683 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,683
Reviews: 1,589
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 510
Gots: 1,369 | 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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A - Pours as black as a witches soul with a dark frappa head that holds very well as it clings to the glass. A dark espresso ring forms with lots of dark lacing.

S - Smells like a glass of crushed whoppers and the strongest chocolate milk in existence, very bready, vanilla, full on leather, the most leather I've ever smelled in a beer. Earthy, doughy yeast, maraschino cherry juice, chocolate cake batter.

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M - Thick and viscous to the max, full creamy body, a flood of silk, dry roasted finish.

This is one of the best Imperial Stouts I've had the opportunity to drink. Every time I drink, I like it better. Its a bold yeasty chocolate bomb in your face. There are so many layers to this beer. Do not pass this up!

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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 5,683 ratings.