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Founders Double Trouble - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,746 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 4,746
Reviews: 1,524
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 312
Gots: 405 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
86 IBUs and 9.4% ABV

(Beer added by: CortexBomb on 12-06-2006)
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StoneTSR

Colorado

4.4/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

APPEARANCE: Slightly hazy, golden/orange-ish color. Thin head, maybe a quarter inch, but very well organized bubbles. Thin, but high columns of lace line the glass from top to bottom and seem to add a bit of prestige to the beer.

SMELL: Smells exactly like an IPA should. Strong floral aroma with slight hoppiness and a hint of citrus.

TASTE: Normally excessive malt is too sweet for me, but this beer begins with a IPA-like hoppy, floral flavor and quickly morphs into a delicious, bitter, malty finish. Although calling it a finish might be a bit unfair, the malty bitterness seems to kick in fairly early in the sip. The one thing that ties the front and back end together though is a mild smokiness throughout.

FEEL: The first two words that come to mind in regards to taste with the Double Trouble are light and flirty. This beer is flirting with my tongue. Very bubbly and alive for the entire sip. A fun beer.

OVERALL: There seem to be some distractions at first, but the reality is, this beer is all about the bitterness. The first couple of sips mask the bitter flavor with floral scents and flavors, but as you get deeper into Double Trouble it becomes apparent that the hops are the star of the show and they are bitter. Not an easy drinkin' beer, but a fantastic beer for a hop head.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2010 23:20:08 | More by StoneTSR
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Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,746 ratings.