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Founders Double Trouble - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,027 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 5,027
Reviews: 1,545
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 327
Gots: 499 | 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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CircusBoy

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-24-2013 23:19:46 | More by CircusBoy
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MightiestBeard

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-24-2013 21:56:41 | More by MightiestBeard
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bluesfan1181

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-24-2013 21:54:04 | More by bluesfan1181
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BostonPhilly

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

06-24-2013 20:47:24 | More by BostonPhilly
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nickdago

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

06-24-2013 18:26:21 | More by nickdago
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SoCalStout

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-24-2013 16:53:28 | More by SoCalStout
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openmind

Massachusetts

4.83/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Founders makes amazing beers. Everyone of them is spot on! I am a big fan of their Cerise, but it has been discontinued. I am looking forward to their raspberry.

Double IPAs are my favorite style of beer, when done right. Many have a distracting malt presence that I am not fond of.

DT has a nice malt support system for the wonderful hop wham.

Appearance - looks like beer.

smell - citrusy tropical splendor.

Taste - great mouth feel, Great balance. Big body. NICE bitterness, full body. And, whoa - 9%.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2013 15:14:32 | More by openmind
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Doc_Hops

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-24-2013 02:59:25 | More by Doc_Hops
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Rope

Illinois

4.55/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance-
Burnt copper, with a thin head.

Smell-
Oh my goodness, like a good IPA should. The Imperial part stands out at the edge of the smell, a slight buttery vanilla note.

Taste-
These does exactly what a good double/Imperial IPA should. I has the sweet thick flavor, but does not miss out on the hop bitterness, especially the end. The end is a non-lasting bitter that cleans the palate, and does not linger.

Mouthfeel-
I was expecting the thickness, but the carbonation seems really demure.

Overall-
Some brewing companies are just known for doing a great to superb job on all their beers, and Founders is definitely one of those rare few. This is a deadly Imperial IPA, because it is so smooth and delicious.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2013 00:40:14 | More by Rope
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MLaVioletteJr

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-23-2013 23:53:08 | More by MLaVioletteJr
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SSEngelbrecht

Louisiana

4.24/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: beautiful golden color slightly cloudy with a white head that quickly dissipates leaving light lacing behind.

S: maybe its just me today, but I don't get much out of the smell besides a light herbal / floral aroma

T: The taste is an explosion of spicy hops with bitter herbal finish. In the background you can taste the caramel malt back bone and nice citrus notes.

M: The mouthfeel is much heavier than I expected with a wonderful body that feels good going down.

O: I didn't care for my first bottle of Double Trouble, and I figured the bottles must have been mis-handled or otherwise mistreated. I waited a couple of weeks before trying another, and I'm sure glad I did. It is really nice with an interesting and unique flavor. It is well balanced and enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2013 20:16:00 | More by SSEngelbrecht
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bsnone

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

06-23-2013 16:26:05 | More by bsnone
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rjknyy

Georgia

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-23-2013 16:18:40 | More by rjknyy
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-23-2013 16:12:54 | More by UltimateLivewire
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RaulMondesi

California

3.79/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Raul been seeing it and Raul been wanting it. And guess what? Raul had it!

Malty like your gramama while cooking breakfast and hoppy like, well, nothing. This thang is overly malty like a Prussian wedding. It's cool, and it's got the hype, but not everyone subscribes to US Weekly.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2013 04:07:07 | More by RaulMondesi
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Roberto11232

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-23-2013 03:45:29 | More by Roberto11232
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ethanmc12

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

06-23-2013 01:42:19 | More by ethanmc12
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jdet1

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-23-2013 01:27:28 | More by jdet1
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clay23

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-22-2013 20:23:42 | More by clay23
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Purp1eOne

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-22-2013 19:38:11 | More by Purp1eOne
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BeerBuddy2122

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-22-2013 17:58:05 | More by BeerBuddy2122
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HinghamRick

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-22-2013 15:25:36 | More by HinghamRick
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FrostyWPG

Manitoba (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-22-2013 15:24:43 | More by FrostyWPG
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gashmoney

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-22-2013 15:18:35 | More by gashmoney
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Renegrenade

Texas

3/5  rDev -28.9%

06-22-2013 04:15:33 | More by Renegrenade
Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
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