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Founders Double Trouble - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,064 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,064
Reviews: 1,547
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 330
Gots: 509 | FT: 7
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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frankthetank86

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

07-02-2013 19:11:54 | More by frankthetank86
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

4.38/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle, with the bottled on date apparently reading 04/01/2013. Excited to have this beer in my grasp yet again, since I remember enjoying it a lot last year. Scored the 4 pack from my local beer store for $10.99. Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass.

A - Pours a nice bright beautiful orange color with about a quarter inch of white head which dissolves out quickly. Slightly hazy with some bubbles lazily floating topside. No lacing to speak of.

S - Smell is of nice citrus grapefruit, oranges, & pine needles. Some toasty malt presence, and just a hint of alcohol heat. A fairly simple aroma, but hits it's mark indefinitely.

T - Now this is what a DIPA should taste like. Beautiful sharp citric grapefruit, complemented well by the sweetness of the malt. Juicy, fruity, sweet, & just a bit earthy. Alcohol heat is faint, but apparent.

M - Feel is sleek and creamy, with bitter grapefruit hop resins coating the palate. Such a smooth brew.

Overall, a wonderfully executed DIPA, easily one of the best I've had. Definitely just as good as I remembered it being last year. Dangerously smooth and easy drinking for being such a big beer, with minimal alcohol warmth. Truly an outstanding beer from Founders, one that all IPA lovers should try.

Founders Double Trouble ---4.5/5

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2013 18:49:22 | More by mfnmbvp
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bismarksays

Iowa

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-02-2013 18:25:19 | More by bismarksays
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HeyJim

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -23%

07-02-2013 18:16:38 | More by HeyJim
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jroberts8811

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

07-02-2013 18:03:56 | More by jroberts8811
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed on tap at a Founders tap takeover at Bier Station in Kansas City. Served in a small bulbous tulip-style glass.

Appearance - Body is a bright and clear golden color with stark white head that is maybe a finger worth. Eventually settles to a rim of lacing around the edge and speckled lace on top of the body.

Smell - Wonderfully piney with undertones of fruit--grapefruit and other stark citrus notes. Very little else going on to my nose, but it doesn't matter because the aroma is so intoxicating.

Taste - Fresh and pungent with pine resin and more grapefruit goodness as well as some pineapple and a bit more sweetness peeking through as it warms. Alcoholic heat is detectible but well hidden. Notes of bitterness balance the fruitiness.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied and medium carbonation. Lingering and faint bitterness.

Overall, a delicious DIPA that I feel doesn't get as much love as everyone's favorites, but it 's well worth a mention. I would gladly drink this again and again.

Serving type: on-tap

07-02-2013 04:59:08 | More by LambicPentameter
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2GOOFY

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-02-2013 03:29:35 | More by 2GOOFY
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Weavagra

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

07-02-2013 01:15:06 | More by Weavagra
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Teddy-Pickles

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

07-01-2013 12:02:32 | More by Teddy-Pickles
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-01-2013 11:56:22 | More by Burkbom23
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DrankIT

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-01-2013 03:29:42 | More by DrankIT
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Illmaticzx

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-01-2013 03:28:52 | More by Illmaticzx
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MallyOMight

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

07-01-2013 02:48:49 | More by MallyOMight
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Invictus

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-01-2013 01:18:38 | More by Invictus
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craftbeerasian

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-01-2013 00:42:15 | More by craftbeerasian
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Achoo_Bacca

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

07-01-2013 00:40:43 | More by Achoo_Bacca
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nabit

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-30-2013 23:11:47 | More by nabit
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McAndrew

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-30-2013 21:52:49 | More by McAndrew
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-30-2013 03:22:30 | More by bumchilly25
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BrewSTL

Missouri

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-30-2013 02:23:44 | More by BrewSTL
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nandemo1

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-30-2013 01:29:32 | More by nandemo1
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-29-2013 22:37:19 | More by mrfrancis
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Laslomcd

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-29-2013 21:30:22 | More by Laslomcd
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blt2646

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-29-2013 21:21:11 | More by blt2646
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smithj4

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-29-2013 16:49:33 | More by smithj4
Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 5,064 ratings.