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Founders Double Trouble - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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5,057 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 5,057
Reviews: 1,547
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 330
Gots: 508 | 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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dheacck11

Connecticut

4.41/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful golden orange yellow, slightly translucent. Minimal head, no real lacing.

Nose is super citrusy, with grapefruit, lemon, orange, hint of peach.

Taste is full of citrus up front. Grapefruit dominates, with a hint of honey and peach again. Follows with a biting, crisp bitter hop.

Medium full mouth feel leaves a nice coating.

Great DIPA. Super fresh. Super crisp. Tons of citrus. Not the best out there, but totally great. Balance is a little off for perfection, but flavors are dead on.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2013 00:10:42 | More by dheacck11
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kustard

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -23%

06-19-2013 20:01:40 | More by kustard
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kal4478

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

06-19-2013 18:39:09 | More by kal4478
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jono0101

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

06-19-2013 15:49:13 | More by jono0101
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Cubatobaco

Virginia

4.38/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A - A gorgeous orange color with minimal head, about 1/8" of an inch, and a lacing that sticks for a short time and then slides down the side of the glass. It shows a good amount of carbonation for a DIPA.

S - Loads if citrus notes such as orange, grapefruit, star fruit and pineapple. No alcohol present which is a plus. Maybe some sour notes on the back end.

T - very citrus forward with the flavors of the aromas mentioned before. Layers of resin pine and malt linger after each sip. The finish is at minimum 30-45 secs with mild bitterness.

M - This is a delight to hold in the mouth. Nice and creamy with a mild spice from the alcohol on the cheeks. No burn at all upon swallowing. Very well balanced.

O - Founders does it again! When these were released this year, I drank a 4pj right away only to reveal they were very young and abrasive. With a few months in the bottle, they have calmed down and started to come into their own. Very complex and enjoyable even to a novice just getting into beer. Need another 4pk before they are gone for the year.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2013 14:54:14 | More by Cubatobaco
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higgsboson

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-19-2013 05:58:21 | More by higgsboson
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johnnyboy76

Oregon

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-19-2013 03:25:16 | More by johnnyboy76
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corysmith01

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-19-2013 01:56:45 | More by corysmith01
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jloomis

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

06-19-2013 00:05:55 | More by jloomis
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jbar920

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-18-2013 17:43:00 | More by jbar920
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Gardmark59

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-18-2013 11:23:03 | More by Gardmark59
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BeerMeInStl

Missouri

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-18-2013 02:37:36 | More by BeerMeInStl
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Kamil

Quebec (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

06-18-2013 00:36:44 | More by Kamil
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spw109

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-17-2013 21:21:36 | More by spw109
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RaijinQ

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

06-17-2013 03:53:24 | More by RaijinQ
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Saurabhprabhu

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

06-17-2013 01:07:28 | More by Saurabhprabhu
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MaximalC

Illinois

3.55/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy apricot color with a minimal white head. Tiny streams of bubbles can be seen streaming up from the bottom of the glass. Aroma is quite pleasant, smelling of passion fruit, peach, grapefruit, and some pine. In spite of the pine's modest presence in the nose, it comes through full force in the flavor--we're talking full-on Pine Sol here. Any fruits are very difficult to discern behind the resinous backbone. Perhaps some grapefruit sneaks through? There's also a grassy funkiness--the hop bitterness isn't quite as "clean" as I've found in other high caliber IPAs. The mouthfeel is a little thin, but acceptable for the style.

The bottle says Imperial IPA, and this has all the fierce bitterness you'd expect with that. If I liked IPA's, I'd probably be really enjoy this.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2013 00:31:07 | More by MaximalC
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Dave1999

North Carolina

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

Pours a cloudy amber with a thin white head.

The smell is citrus and piney hops.

The taste is bitter, citrus hop and pine. There is a sweet malt back bone but the bitterness takes the forefront.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied and oily. My youngest feels like it is coated in bitter hops.

A very good and hoppy bitter dipa. Hides its abv very well.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2013 00:06:24 | More by Dave1999
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Matt73

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-16-2013 23:44:50 | More by Matt73
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GuitarIPA

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -23%

06-16-2013 23:39:30 | More by GuitarIPA
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gwiedman1

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-16-2013 20:34:10 | More by gwiedman1
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swinyeju

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

06-16-2013 15:35:41 | More by swinyeju
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FIN

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-16-2013 13:52:55 | More by FIN
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BigLittleHokis

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-16-2013 05:37:06 | More by BigLittleHokis
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cw13

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-16-2013 02:49:17 | More by cw13
Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 5,057 ratings.