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Founders Double Trouble - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,986 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,986
Reviews: 1,544
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 330
Gots: 481 | 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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phishphorce

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-05-2012 03:42:44 | More by phishphorce
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wmc0005

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-04-2012 22:28:15 | More by wmc0005
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deanhead

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-04-2012 13:36:08 | More by deanhead
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Amalak

New York

4.6/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A. Semi-opaque straw gold color with a ton of bubbles and a big foamy white head that leaves a good deal of lacing.

S. Massive weed-like scent. Fantastic.

T. Very lovely floral hoppy taste. It taste like a weed inspired brew. Some sweetness. Not too overbearing on the hops or other tastes.

M. Nice tingly, refreshing feel.

O. Very lovely. Nicely balanced. A really flavorful IPA.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2012 02:07:02 | More by Amalak
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Bitter_Echo

Michigan

4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy, yellowish, lemony, cloudy pils-ish, with extensive, sedimentary like lacing forming after each drink. The color surprising for a DIPA, I think. Nose is hoppy, coniferous, citrus-iferous, delightful. Taste is rich, clean malt up front, little roasted notes (which is good too), sweetish on the first taste, moderating subsequently. Hop follows cheifly with citrus assertiveness first, then some O-chemistry following. Mouthfeel is on the slightly thick-ish side, marginally syrupy, but overall, a super interesting approach to a DIPA and one I'll buy again. This is less alchol forward, and although all hopped up at 86 IBU's, you'd never know it given the great balance of this beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2012 23:09:05 | More by Bitter_Echo
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vrbulldog22

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-03-2012 15:15:15 | More by vrbulldog22
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mike178


4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-03-2012 01:42:09 | More by mike178
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GringoKid

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-02-2012 22:52:31 | More by GringoKid
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verdict603

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-02-2012 21:10:54 | More by verdict603
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drleomarvin


4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-02-2012 16:43:18 | More by drleomarvin
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JohnQVD

New York

4.71/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Bronze colored with a thin wispy head that dissipates to a ring on the edge of the glass. Scents of citrus (tangerine and grapefruit) and a bit of pine resin or maybe spruce. Taste is citrusy and floral, with a lingering bitterness. Feel is light, with light carbonation.

This is definitely hop forward, but is still really excellent overall. It's high alcohol, but the hops are more prominent than any booziness.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2012 14:54:49 | More by JohnQVD
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flagmantho

Washington

4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: light golden hue with a light haze and a languid effervescence. Head is a finger of frothy white foam. Kind of plain for a double IPA, but still, looks good.

Smell: nice citrusy aroma with a medium-to-light intensity. It doesn't blow me away with volume, but its subtlety and clean fruitiness are very nice.

Taste: fruity, citrusy and lightly floral hops build out the beginning. A light malt backbone lets the hops take the driver's seat. The bitterness is smooth at the end and is strong but not biting at all. I like it.

Mouthfeel: good body and a silky smoothness. Carbonation is relatively low so this beer isn't hugely creamy, but the silkiness is very nice going down.

Overall: a nice, subtle Imperial IPA. Perhaps a bit too subtle, indeed, for the style, which typically requires a more in-your-face attitude. Still, very nice, and I would definitely have this again if given the chance.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2012 05:10:19 | More by flagmantho
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HarmonMW

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-01-2012 20:40:16 | More by HarmonMW
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JSchock7

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-01-2012 04:07:20 | More by JSchock7
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nosavingsaccount

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-01-2012 03:13:41 | More by nosavingsaccount
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ipahead

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-01-2012 02:22:06 | More by ipahead
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smi

New York

5/5  rDev +18.5%

06-01-2012 01:59:08 | More by smi
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beergorrilla

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-31-2012 23:33:40 | More by beergorrilla
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markasparov

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -28.9%

05-31-2012 04:25:28 | More by markasparov
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rudy0908

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

05-31-2012 02:50:50 | More by rudy0908
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Dethsloth7


4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-31-2012 01:35:23 | More by Dethsloth7
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JLapadura

New York

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

05-30-2012 21:41:02 | More by JLapadura
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TheBronze

Washington

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-30-2012 15:55:22 | More by TheBronze
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erha2

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-30-2012 02:08:05 | More by erha2
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jakea

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.2%

05-29-2012 17:21:47 | More by jakea
Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
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