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Founders Double Trouble - Founders Brewing Company

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5,891 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,891
Reviews: 1,612
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.5%
Wants: 364
Gots: 783 | 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:
Beer added by: CortexBomb on 12-06-2006

86 IBUs and 9.4% ABV
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottled poured into a La Fin Du Monde tulip glass. bottled on 4/2/13.

Pours an amber color with a very thin, bubbly, white head. Smell is a dry, hoppy scent with citrus being the dominating aroma. Taste is extremely bitter with dry hops overwhelming the citrus. ABV is very well hidden and undetectable. Medium bodied with low carbonation. A bit too dry and bitter to be "easy drinking."

Overall an alright DIPA. I expected more from this considering Founders is top class, but this one fell short for me.

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4.19/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours a slightly hazy golden orange color, good sized fluffy head, fades at a decent rate, leaves some patchy lacing on the glass, thin cap on top sticks around for awhile longer.

Smell has a nice citrus pine aroma, fair amount of caramel malt in the nose as well.

Taste starts with the citrus pine, mild bittering effect in the aftertaste, malt has a stronger than anticipated presence but helps to balance the flavor, nice creamy mouthfeel with a soft but ample amount of carbonation, finishes slightly dry, alcohol is very well-hidden.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: a light copper. poured a two finger head that quickly disappeared into a half finger head that lingered.

S: burnt caramel, roasted pineapple, apricots, with a slight herbal quality. a lot of lingering grapefruit. Can't wait to drink!!

T: a tart citrus and grapefruit up front with that sweet malt. then come the hops! not a palate wrecker by any means but wonderful bright tropical fruit flavors with an earthy herbal quality that leads to a semi dry finish that leaves you wanting more. the hops are never too bitter but you definitely know they are there. nice and balanced.

M: i know there is almost 10% abv in here but i dont taste it at all! the mouthfeel is definitely on the lighter side with hardly any carbonation to speak of.

O: I love this beer! its a wonderfully balanced DIPA that hits all of your taste buds. its sweet, dry, a nice acidic quality, easy drinking and full of dank hops. awesome stuff. i think i'd give this a 94 or 95.

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Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 5,891 ratings.