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Founders Double Trouble - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,786 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,786
Reviews: 1,526
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 311
Gots: 425 | 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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Ratings: 4,786 | Reviews: 1,526 | Display Reviews Only:
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Vogie

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-29-2013 13:46:05 | More by Vogie
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beerinNV

Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-29-2013 13:36:49 | More by beerinNV
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-29-2013 12:48:32 | More by TheBishopco
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archero

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -23%

05-29-2013 04:49:53 | More by archero
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Pete27lax

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

05-29-2013 04:42:10 | More by Pete27lax
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Fwai

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-29-2013 01:38:28 | More by Fwai
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Slay40

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-29-2013 00:06:09 | More by Slay40
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sblanton83

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-28-2013 23:51:19 | More by sblanton83
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troegaarden

Pennsylvania

4.73/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Dogfish Head signature glass.

A: Poured vigorously into the glass with the result being a very present, off-white head which quickly subsides. There's a nice 1/2 a finger head retention throughout after it subsides. The brew is a very deep, almost Tootsie Pop orange in color.

S: The aroma is definitely very hop-forward with this beer. Definitely something you could expect with a double IPA. The hops are pretty astringent in the nose. Also, the hop character is very citrusy in nature with this beer.

T: Big hop presence in how it tastes with a big malty background as well. I think that the hops definitely dominate this beer, but you can still taste the malt going on in the background. This beer finishes rather dry and the hops linger slightly on the tongue. I get a little Pine along with some citrusy fruitiness.

M: The mouthfeel is generally smooth, although the hops disrupt this a little bit.

O: This beer is definitely a solid DIPA. Very tasty and hoppy as you could expect from Founder's Brewing.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2013 23:48:03 | More by troegaarden
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twiggamortis420

Texas

4.05/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle pours a very hazed gold color with a fluffy, but rapidly diminishing off-white head. Little bit of lace.

Nose is juicy citric and tropical hops all up in yo face, kid! Malts are soft and somewhere in between grainy and biscuity. Smells nice...

Taste is all about the hops, very resinous and tropical fruit pith...grapefruit peel, lime zest and papayas. Unlike many DIPAs that are big on hop flavor, this one also packs a helluva bitterness punch. Malts are pretty non-existent on actual flavor, but it does have a very smooth and creamy body...typical of Founders with a very fine-bubbled carbonation. I like it well enough, but there are a couple local DIPAs that I am surprised to say I would probably buy over this, freshness being equal of course. I like that it is available in 4-packs though as opposed to the bomber format.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2013 23:37:28 | More by twiggamortis420
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dasmusik

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-28-2013 21:55:49 | More by dasmusik
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campfirebrew

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-28-2013 20:43:00 | More by campfirebrew
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somelikehops

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

05-28-2013 20:24:36 | More by somelikehops
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ThatCracker

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-28-2013 17:52:19 | More by ThatCracker
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smelliott

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-28-2013 17:35:34 | More by smelliott
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Tom-Peters

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-28-2013 15:55:48 | More by Tom-Peters
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ohiobeer29

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-28-2013 04:57:26 | More by ohiobeer29
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mahak213

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-28-2013 03:45:18 | More by mahak213
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jpro

South Carolina

4.48/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle into mug.

A: rusty gold; 2-finger, white head leaves a fair amount of patchy lace.

S: bright citrus aroma; sweet; smells great!

T: citrusy, light resin hoppiness; bready / cracker malts in the back; nice.

M: medium-full; higher carbonation; as it warms, some heat shows up.

O: a superb double IPA; glad I tried it and I'll have it again!

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2013 01:23:34 | More by jpro
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Orlando

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

05-28-2013 01:01:41 | More by Orlando
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jet812

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-28-2013 00:57:42 | More by jet812
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nollie77

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-28-2013 00:46:04 | More by nollie77
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psuscott1

Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-27-2013 23:17:00 | More by psuscott1
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mpayne5

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-27-2013 22:33:53 | More by mpayne5
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KohlbeckM

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-27-2013 21:26:17 | More by KohlbeckM
Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
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