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Founders Double Trouble - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Double TroubleFounders Double Trouble

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,936 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 5,936
Reviews: 1,617
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.5%
Wants: 374
Gots: 807 | FT: 12
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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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottled on date too smeared to read, but looks like the last two digits are 13, which won't bode well if true.

Appearance - Pours a hazy golden amber with an off-white finger width head. Fair retention, resulting in a broken layer of surface suds. Lacing is small and spotty, with fair stick.

Smell - Deep caramel aroma, off-set by touches of light pine and citrus.

Taste - Caramel. Stale cardboard. Faint grapefruit pith bitterness in the finish.

Moutfeel - Medium to full body with light carbonation. Smooth.

Overall - Yeah, I'd say this bottle is well past its prime. I'm now reading on Founder's website that this beer's limited run is July-September, and considering this is June, I declare this about as dead as IPAs get. A shame. Hate to review it like this, but let this review be a reminder: IPAS DO NOT AGE WELL... DISTRIBUTORS PULL THESE OFF THE SHELVES! A definite candidate for a re-review.

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Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 5,936 ratings.