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Founders Double Trouble - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

5,285 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 5,285
Reviews: 1,558
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 335
Gots: 575 | FT: 8
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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gcamparone

Rhode Island

3.91/5  rDev -7.3%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tulip. Purchased in Warwick, RI.

A- Pours a hazy, dull honey-mustard colored body with a 2 finger white head that reduces to some frothy foam and leaves some spotty lacing.

S- Smells like it has a heavy malt backbone - sweet caramel and bread. The hops are more on the piney, resinous, floral side with some citrus hiding in there.

T- Pretty much matches the nose.. big pine and resin notes sitting on a heavy malt backbone. Some soapy notes in there. Aftertaste is hugely bitter and somewhat off balance. Some booze.

M- Medium body, medium high carbonation.

This is a mini version of Founder's Devil dancer, which I wasn't a huge fan of. Pretty drinkable but the hops were a little off balance in my opinion. I could put down two before becoming sick of it.

07-16-2013 02:15:03 | More by gcamparone
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Kjanisch7

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-15-2013 18:29:47 | More by Kjanisch7
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arthuro11

Wisconsin

4.39/5  rDev +4%

Picked up a single based on wanting something decent to end a day of working outside. Poured out a light amber color with a good head that was very promising. Smell was not particularly overpowering, but hits the taste buds pretty fast with great hops flavor, and flavor lingers for awhile. In a way that makes you want to take another sip. And another.

Very decent lacing, actually a little surprising to see the high alcohol content, an anti-session beer that you could easily drink more than one of as if it were a session beer. All in all I would say it is just about the perfect double IPA, might have to pick up another one tomorrow while they are still available.

07-15-2013 02:54:16 | More by arthuro11
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Danmullens1

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-15-2013 01:59:09 | More by Danmullens1
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Prager62

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-15-2013 01:17:16 | More by Prager62
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osuskin

Indiana

3/5  rDev -28.9%

07-14-2013 23:19:02 | More by osuskin
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bralston345

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-14-2013 23:13:41 | More by bralston345
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FortKnox15

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

07-14-2013 21:52:18 | More by FortKnox15
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BraveGator

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

07-14-2013 21:06:48 | More by BraveGator
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Apom

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

This is one of those double ipa's that is so drinkable it's scary, would love to try the barrel aged version of it. The aroma and taste on this one match up perfectly.only picked up a single, now wishing I had just bought the 4-pack. Founders has never really disappointed me and they still haven't.

07-14-2013 20:35:09 | More by Apom
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EGolfer4

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-14-2013 18:36:35 | More by EGolfer4
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PaulUH

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

07-14-2013 18:27:56 | More by PaulUH
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beerist

Missouri

2.25/5  rDev -46.7%

07-14-2013 14:27:03 | More by beerist
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Fast-N-Loud

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-14-2013 13:34:35 | More by Fast-N-Loud
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Lambocalrisien

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-14-2013 11:54:37 | More by Lambocalrisien
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mrsmiley272

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-14-2013 06:55:41 | More by mrsmiley272
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MMBrew

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-14-2013 02:43:06 | More by MMBrew
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SFNC

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

07-14-2013 01:26:31 | More by SFNC
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kyle86

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

07-13-2013 23:33:24 | More by kyle86
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markmo

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

07-13-2013 14:43:30 | More by markmo
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teal

Wisconsin

4.63/5  rDev +9.7%

I am not an IPA fan in the least but drinking this and comparing it to what I believe the style to be - it's an excellent beer. Grapefruit is the word of the day on this for me. You can smell in, sitting there on the table in a crowded bar/restaurant. Very overpowering which isn't to say that's bad.

I enjoyed the beer rather much but wouldn't ever make it a habit and it didn't make me want to try other brewers' IPA's (singles or doubles).

Having tried more than a few different styles of beers and not considering myself to be locked into any one style when I go out or think about a beer enough to write a review - I'd say this is a good beer, worthy of trying at the least.

07-12-2013 21:21:44 | More by teal
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SocalKicks

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-12-2013 07:42:32 | More by SocalKicks
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Bdiddy4826

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

07-12-2013 05:57:07 | More by Bdiddy4826
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roodie

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

07-12-2013 02:22:11 | More by roodie
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IvoryFoxhole

Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-12-2013 00:35:53 | More by IvoryFoxhole
Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 5,285 ratings.