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Founders Double Trouble - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,624 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,624
Reviews: 1,580
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 352
Gots: 686 | 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:
86 IBUs and 9.4% ABV

(Beer added by: CortexBomb on 12-06-2006)
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

alelover, May 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

xdtfx, Aug 27, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

AMCimpi, Jul 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

assman79, Jan 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

jjheinrichs, Nov 18, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Blaze5445, Apr 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

zenithberwyn, Jun 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

Bieniek30, May 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

mmcnaughton, Nov 18, 2011
Photo of minterro
4.08/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Not as special as I planed for my 300th rating, but I've been doing a lot of traveling of the past few weeks (including a move out to Denver) so this was the best beer at my disposal.

A&S: Translucent caramel orange colored beer. Yellow/white head that doesn't have much retention, limited amounts of lacing. Cane sugar sweet complemented by powerful citrus (passionfruit) notes and boozy characteristics.

T&M: Very sweet of the bat but it fades brilliantly into a moderate bitter, piney and grapefruit hopped finish. similar passion fruit tones in the front as were found in the smell. medium to full body, medium to low carbonation.

Overall: a very solid double, I still think I favor hopslam a bit more than this one, but overall it was quite good.

minterro, Jul 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

dcguitar, Jan 17, 2013
Photo of jayhawk73
3.9/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a medium gold color w/ a very thin white head. The smell is very fruity and sweet, almost like a fruit basket- very nice. Nice malt and hop taste mixed w/ a sweet fruity taste. Very nice sweet aftertaste, w/ a hoppy tinge to it. This beer isn't quite up to the reviews I've read on it, but it's very good, and I'll definitely try it again to confirm my opinion. This is the first time I've tried Double Trouble, and I'll definitely try it again. Very good beer, just not World Class for me.

jayhawk73, Feb 06, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

DruC4, Jun 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

vicsju1991, Apr 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

ltdantheman, Feb 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

BigJim5021, Apr 18, 2013
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

larryarms847, Oct 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Sarge3130, Jul 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

MrDave, Jul 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Beestin, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of droomyster
4.63/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a slightly hazy gold with one finger of off-white head that sticks and clings to whatever it touches. Complex aromas that are hop-forward (floral, resinous, citrusy) but packed with sweet malty notes of honey. The taste is nothing short of amazing. The hops are aggressive but extremely well-balanced. Bathes all my senses in a floral and citrusy mist. Stunning stuff.

droomyster, Feb 22, 2011
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3/5  rDev -28.9%

harsley, Jul 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this on tap at the Founders brewery. Has all the typical characteristics of the style.. orange-ish color, grapefruit-ish hoppy aroma and flavor, strong alcohol backbone. Was balanced appropriately as some beers of the style can be too overwhelming in terms of bitterness or strength. Really enjoyed this one and picked up a few to come back to later.

webmanspidey, Feb 02, 2009
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

sgregory, May 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

AnalogErik, Aug 20, 2013
Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 5,624 ratings.