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Founders Double Trouble - Founders Brewing Company

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5,899 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,899
Reviews: 1,613
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.5%
Wants: 364
Gots: 785 | FT: 10
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:
Beer added by: CortexBomb on 12-06-2006

86 IBUs and 9.4% ABV
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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3.99/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to kiddwhiz for hooking this beer up!

Poured from bottle into Sam Adams perfect pint glass. Pours a golden amber perfectly translucent color. Thin head that quickly dissipates into a film of small bubbles with definitive lacing.

Strong aroma of citrus and grapefruit hops mixed with a noticeable pine note and a noticeable sweetness.

Strong and bitter upfront with a ton of the citrus/grapefruit flavors. Pine note not as prevalent in the taste as I anticipated, mostly citrusy sweetness. The malt is noticeable but is clearly second to the hops. Finishes surprisingly warm and bitter.

I could use a little more body and carbonation though for a close to double digit abv Double IPA this is a pretty good brew.

Serving type: bottle

Reviewed on: 01-12-2011 02:13:21

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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured on draft into a 13 oz tulip. Pours a beautiful hazy golden wih a thick head. Nose is hop heavy and loaded with citrus. Taste follows the nose closely and its solid. The mouthfeel is mad bitter but I enjoy it. Overall this is great.Definitely try it

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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3/5  rDev -28.7%

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4.7/5  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.

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4.52/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz stubby- a pop top!

Appearance: Just a slight haze to this yellowish gold beer. White head fades into some spotty dollops. Lacing fades in sheets, but leaves only spots.

Smell: Sweet citrus, bitter grapefruit, and pine. Big, big hops aroma. I could smell this all day.

Taste: What an awesome hops punch. Such huge flavor-- grapefruit, juicy fruit, and pine sap. There's not a lot of supporting malt flavor or sweetness, but its not all that bitter. A great example of hops flavor over bitterness, and the fact that you don't have to "balance" everything.

Mouthfeel: This is a full bodied, sticky, resiny DIPA. Just great.

Drinkability: What a great beer. Thanks to Founders for selling this in 12 oz bottles for $10 a four pack instead of $10 for a corked, foiled 22.

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Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 5,899 ratings.