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Founders Double Trouble - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,974 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 4,974
Reviews: 1,543
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 330
Gots: 476 | 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 kmeves:
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kmeves

Wisconsin

4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a light amber/orange with a thin filmy white head that leaves lots of lacing. The aroma is lightly sweet fruit and has a wonderful resiny, piney, grapefruity quality that begs you take take a drink. Flavor is decidedly bitter with a nice caramel backbone. Nice fruitiness as well. Medum ot full bodied Finish is very dry, long and citrusy bitter. I say 2 thumbs up for Devil Dancers replacement!

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2009 23:29:27 | More by kmeves
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4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured a deep clear gold with a thin and short lived white head. A little bit of lacing hangs on. The initial aroma is pure Cascade: deep and piney, but developing some malt depth as it warms and open up. The taste is equally big, with deep malts balance off of huge citrus and floral hops. It has nice solid weight to the body and is an excellent Imperial IPA.

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Minnesota

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Another DIPA at near 10%. Frankly, I prefer my beers at the 6-7% range, as the 50% increase in alcohol loses as much as it gains.

Appearance: Not much retention and only a bit of lace. I expect a DIPA to look rich and sticky. Not much carbonation, but that's ok, it's wine-like.

Smell: Grassy hops, oily, resinous, with rind of grapefruit and pineapple, and brown sugar.

Taste: Too sugary and candy like? Oily with with the grapefruit and pineapple almost coated in sugar and a bit cloying, after the swallow, the finish is pungent and resinous. Despite the sugar and alcohol, almost as complex as a grand-marnier or after-dinner drink and just as warming.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied and sticky, with low carbonation; almost brandy like, with warmth and buzz on the tongue.

Overall: Sweeter and more liquor like that other DIPAs, a great winter beer, or last one of the night - so long as you need not drive, it's bitter, resinous and cloying.

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pours golden straw yellow with thin white head. alcohol legs present.

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I love this beer. One of the best DIPAS out there and one of the reasons I rank Founders in the top 10 Breweries in the Country.

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Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,974 ratings.