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Founders Double Trouble - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
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5,017 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 5,017
Reviews: 1,545
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 327
Gots: 497 | FT: 6
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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Reviews by gunnerman:
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gunnerman

Florida

3.98/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass, pours a yellow color with a not much head and a bit of lace on the glass. Smell is sweet malt, earth tones, no hop character in the nose. Taste is pretty explosive with a sweet taste of candy up front and a hop explosion towards the back end. this has a oily hop taste on the finish that sticks to your palate for hours. Overall the look and smell of this was a let down but the exlosive hop profile on the finish was a nice touch, more sweet on the front end. I want to be fair, I am not sure how old this bottle was and this could be better if it was fresh.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2009 22:50:20 | More by gunnerman
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4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
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served from bottle, slightly over a month old.

pours a hazy straw-yellow. small rocky head that dissipates and clings to side of glass.

smells of pungent hops, cannabis, pine, and tropical notes with citrus (this beer is brewed with Summit, Simcoe and Amarillo hops)

front of the tongue has a big wallop of bitterness that quickly transitions to a pungent, dank taste - the sort of typical Simcoe taste. follows with a nice sweetness, citrus and tropical notes, slightly sugary. really well balanced!

overall, this is a great DIPA. great representation of the style, and this brew is incredibly balanced between pungent bitterness and sweeter notes.

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Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 5,017 ratings.