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Founders Double Trouble - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,943 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,943
Reviews: 1,539
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 329
Gots: 466 | FT: 6
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Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
86 IBUs and 9.4% ABV

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bbkd3b

California

3.9/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass.

A - Not all that great looking... Reminds me of some weaker beers. Pale, straw body with an extremely thin head that dissipates quickly. Weak carbonation. The only strength is in the clarity.

S - Hints of grapefruit and grassy hops. Faint, aromatic sweetness give it a nice balance.

T - Strong, sprucy hops and sweet, grapefruit flavors. A powerful hop bitternesses as it hits the back of the tongue really sends me reeling, but in a good way! Very potent flavor.

M - Creamy, smooth body with perfect carbonation. Dances around the tongue. Finish is easy, clean, warming and pleasant. Excellent.

Overall/notes - Really tasty IIPA! Lacks h punch it really needs to be one of the top examples, but worth revisiting for sure. Drank this one over a long period of time, and it really improved as it warmed. All of the flavors became stronger. I'll have to get another pack of this sometime soon.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2011 02:28:53 | More by bbkd3b
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Roke87

Ontario (Canada)

4.45/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

355 mL (12oz) bottle, chilled, and poured into a Duvel tulip,
Bottled on 02/07/11.

Appearance- A glowing golden straw colour, a bit hazy with a finger of white head that quickly dissipates to a nice ring that leaves lots of lacing throughout the glass.

Smell- Nice citrusy grapefruit smells immediately come to the nose followed up by a strong pungent piney hop smell.

Taste- Is very bitter and absolutely dominated by hops and pine, followed by that citrus grapefruit flavour, couldn’t really tell that this is a 9.4% double IPA, which is amazing.

Mouthfeel- Light to Medium body, moderate carbonation, and dangerously drinkable! Very bitter that dominates the palate all the way through.

Overall- An Amazing double IPA, founders really hit the nail on the head with this one. Bitter hop flavours, paired with a sweet grapefruit flavour that is smooth, crisp, and very easy drinking for such a high ABV. Can’t wait till my next trip to Michigan, will definitely be picking this one up again!

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2011 04:25:12 | More by Roke87
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

4.53/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-Pours a very slightly murky honey color. The bright white head rises and leaves some really thick lace along the glass. The head looks great.

S-Vibrant tropical fruitiness. Extremely rich and juicy nose. Smells fresh and natural. Great hop barrage. I love the spectrum of hops this beer brings out in the aroma. You just want to stick your nose in it.

T-This beer tastes excellent. Ripe tangerine and grapefruit wallops your taste buds. The beers is oily and resinous but maintains those exceptional fruity flavors. This beer is very hop forward. Absolutely love those fruity hops. Exceeds my expectations

M-Bold and thick mouthfeel. Absolutely awesome. Resiny and sticky. One pof the many highlights of the beer.

O/D-Better than I expected. Absolutely love this one, wish I could have it fresh all the time. One of my favorite Doubles I have had. Oh so drinkable despite the high ABV. The hops are showcased masterfully here. Needs to be fresh to be fully appreciated. Great beer, no wonder why its talked about so much. Once again, Founders goes for the win.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2011 20:03:45 | More by VelvetExtract
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Gmann

New York

4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear honey straw color with a big dense white head that dissipated into a light cap with some sticky lacing. Definitely on the light side for a DIPA.

The aroma packs a citrus grapefruit punch, quite lovely. There are some peppery and grassy notes as well. Pretty much all hops on the nose.

The taste is of grapefruit rinds, tropical fruit followed by piney & resiny hops. This is one bitter bastard. There is a sweet malt the compliments the citrus and tropical fruit hops and adds a hair of balance to this beer.

Moderate feel with tingly carbonation. Starts off fairly smooth on the palate but then it turns bitter and destroys your palate and leaves some aspirin astringency. A bit of a belly burn and some stickiness on the finish.

It appears that Founders went with the palate stomping approach to this DIPA. I prefer much more balance but the flavors are good and it is a well made beer.

Serving type: growler

04-16-2011 19:29:41 | More by Gmann
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AEK

United Kingdom (Wales)

3.78/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

355ml brown bottle poured into a Delirium Tremens snifter.

A. Bright gold coloured ale with a bubbly white head. Bubbles rising through the beer.

S. Hoppy, grapefruit, melon, champagne notes, lemon powder.

T. Citrus fruits, not too bitter.

M. Surprisingly medium given the %ABV.

D. Okay beer but there are much better Imperial IPA's out there that give more satisfaction.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2011 12:50:52 | More by AEK
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capeannbass36

Massachusetts

2.68/5  rDev -36.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Clear golden yellow. 1/2 inch white head that disappeared quickly.

S- I am smelling grapefruit and skunk. Nothing else. YUCK.

T- Citrus, pine, very bitter.

M- ehhh. Damn near flat, almost no carbonation.

O- Over priced, over rated. Need to do my homework a bit better. 20 bucks for a 4 pack of this swill?! Does pack a punch.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2011 03:23:23 | More by capeannbass36
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phiberoptik

Ohio

3.88/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a standard pint glass. Pours a golden yellow with a frothy two finger head. 10 minutes later and there is still some head on the beer with a ton of lacing.

Smells of lots of citrus and some piney hop notes. It smells very pleasant and a noticeable amount of grapefruit notes are in the nose.

Lots of citrus notes in the taste with a significant amount of bitterness in the finish. The bitterness really lingers between drinks. This is very flavor forward but less balanced and more bitter than some of the other IIPAs I have had lately.The alcohol gives a nice warmth in the throat as well.

Overall this is lighter in color than most, tons of lingering lacing, profound grapefruit and bitterness, and overall a big beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2011 02:18:05 | More by phiberoptik
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evilkalla

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Serving: Bottle into an ale glass.

A: Kind of a hazy, pale yellow with a tiny bit of head on it, but not much to speak of. Leaves some lacing on the glass. A fair level of carbonation is evident.

S: My nose is a little stuffy though I detect the faint hint of resinous hops.

T: There is an immediate mix of malt and hops up front. The malt comes forward a bit and then recedes into a long, bitter, hoppy finish. Alcohol is impossible to detect. Awesome.

M: Thick and palatable, but not overwhelming at all.

O: Awesome IPA. Very drinkable. Alcohol isn't noticeable at all, I wouldn't have known it was 9.4% if the bottle didn't say so. I would drink this untl I fell off my chair, which wouldn't take that long.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2011 23:56:58 | More by evilkalla
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DNICE555

Connecticut

4.47/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Fresh bottle thanks to R Moe Nay

Cloudy scarecrow yellow with a thin white head. Nice lacing throughout.

Earthy, grassy hops up front with some citrus hop goodness towards the end. Notes of alcohol and spice as well.

Very similar to the aroma. A Little added fruit in the background. Wonderful hop profile.

Nice level of bitterness with a dry ending

Founders really does some nice work and this a fine example

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2011 16:18:35 | More by DNICE555
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colts9016

Idaho

3.78/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I got this bottle from E, thank you. Poured into my Delirium Tremes snifter at 49 degrees.

Appearance: A nice frothy white two finger head that has okay retention. The head left lacing on the glass. The color of the beer is a warm straw with light copper highlight. There are carbonation bubbles and the beer has a slight haziness.

Nose: A nice floral bouquet, pine, and grapefuit with a note of lemon. The malt is toasty, there a slight breadiness, phenols, and solvent. At the tail end of the nose there is a sublte sweetness.

Taste: A semi bright floral bouquet, grapefruit, pine and a subtle note of citrus. The malt is a little heavy and toasty. There are notes of phenols, yeast, solvents, and a touch of sweetness.

The mouthfeel is astringent, carbonatede, and coating.

Overall: The body of the beer is medium with almost a full finish. I am use to West Coast DIPA's, to me there is not enough umph in the hop department. I feel that it is just above an IPA but not a double. Good beer and a good malty backbone overall.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2011 04:48:03 | More by colts9016
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Arenbeer

Connecticut

4.53/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle into a tumbler glass.

No date on bottle but assume its fresh.

A- pours a cloudy straw yellow with a thin less than a finger white head. Small splotches of sticky lacking on the side of the glass and some really nice alcohol feet as well.

S- Really nice strong earthy and grassy hops up front with some slight citrus in there. Slight alcohol in there and a nice spice aroma in there as well.

T- Awww ya. Just like the aroma, really bitter earthy hops that give off flavors of pine, grass, and resin. Also some nice citrus and fruit notes in the background.

M- medium bodied with moderate coronation and a nice chalky, bitter, and dry finish.

Overall a really solid and brutal dipa.

Skal!

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2011 00:08:36 | More by Arenbeer
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

3.23/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle poured into a snifter.

Pours a filtered light golden amber with a frothy off white head that quickly fades to a clumpy film with streaks of lacing.

Aroma is mildly solventy with a pleasant grapefruit citrus struggling to gain the upper hand. Generally overly sweet and boozy in the nose.

Body has a strong caramel malt sweetness with a lingering, excessively dry sweet citrus finish. Thicker side of medium body with light carbonation, the net effect is an overly sweet, tangy DIPA.

A solid DIPA if you find it fresh (and don't mind some harsh booze), but nowhere near the class of this style.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2011 01:19:33 | More by yourefragile
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output01x

Ohio

4.2/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a pint glass. The bottle is dated 03/29/11.

A moderate pour yields a 1-finger snow white head that dissipates after a couple minutes to small clumps of foam and a thick ring at the edge of the glass. The body is a clear honey gold with renegade bubbles speeding to the surface in a vain attempt to reform the fallen head. Lacing is unfortunately rather light.

Floral, spicy, and piny hops aromas saturate the room from the instant the bottle cap is removed. The pour really helps the pine stand out. Fresh and green with a touch of citrus, this beer smells like it will be a hop-bomb.

Warm, mellow and smooth at first, this beer does a great job of misdirecting the drinker. After a couple seconds, a sharp bitterness stings the tip of the tongue followed by a slow creeping combination of piny bitterness and alcohol warmth that travel from the back of the tongue. Grassy, floral, piny, and lemony, Double Trouble is everything a hophead could want.

A medium body with good carbonation, this beer coats and sticks the way a DIPA should, but it is also very drinkable and refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2011 04:14:13 | More by output01x
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paulginva

Virginia

4.4/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

APPEARANCE: Poured from the tap into a pint glass, this beer arrived at our table with a 3/8" foamy off-white head that dissipated quickly. Head lacing was fair. Body was a cloudy golden color with soft carbonation.

AROMA: Noticed a STRONG hop aroma off the bat. Citrus and orange with floral highlights. Also noticed a pleasing, heavy scent of pineapple.

TASTE: Again, HEAVY hops taste -- like HopSlam only a little better. Citrus, floral, grapefruit, lemon, and pineapple were all present and well-balanced.

MOUTHFEEL: The beer had a nice medium body and smooth texture. Carbonation was fair. There was a modest amount of body lacing that dissipated quickly. The initial flavor was a sort of moderately bitter cold pineapple that changed to orange as the beer warmed. The finish was more heavily bitter with an aftertaste that lasted for a moderate amount of time.

DRINKABILITY: Loved this beer -- a real competitor to HopSlam. It might even displace it as my favorite Imperial IPA. Because of the high alcohol content, I wouldn't want to stick to this as my beer for an all-night poker session, but one or two sipped with friends would be appropriate. The cost is reasonable and I'll definitely be having many more.

Serving type: on-tap

04-11-2011 20:41:31 | More by paulginva
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BillHaverchuck

Virginia

4.28/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Big strong white head to start things off. Not especially wowing on the eyes, very typical golden tone to this beer. However, there are some very nice scents going on here. Strong grapefruit and fresh floral smells. The mouthfeel is just about perfect for a double IPA in my opinion. It's got that punch expected from the style, however theres a certain smoothness that really bring it together nicley. The hop profile includes mostly earthy/grassy notes with a little smudge of grapefruit and an orange-y citrus kick. Very nice, complex flavors in this glass. It's a beautiful thing.

Serving type: growler

04-10-2011 22:40:08 | More by BillHaverchuck
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KYBrewgrass

Kentucky

4.08/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- 3.5 Pours a clear golden straw color with a 1/2 finger white head that disappears quickly. There is sparse lacing that does look rather sticky, leaving blotches of bubbly remains throughout.

S- 4.5 Strong, pleasant aroma of hops and pine that has a grassy undertone. It is a bit citrusy as well. Very nice.

T- 4 There's a clear hoppy presence right up front that is coupled with a smooth and sweet malt that calms it down pretty well. I get a hint of the alcohol. It is slightly bitter on the finish. I don't get as much citrus as expected from the aroma but it is a solid taste.

M- 4 Right at about medium in body with ample carbonation. A bit syrupy on the finish from the alcohol which leaves me dry.

D- 4 For a strong IPA like this I feel the drinkability is decently high. It is a drink that could catch up to you weren't careful (9.4% ABV); all in all it is pretty crisp and easy to take down. Just a bit bitter and dry for me to want all night, but very good nonetheless.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2011 20:41:47 | More by KYBrewgrass
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Shrews629

Kentucky

4.85/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - A tremendous looking, cloudy orange color with a nice, tight, compact, bright white head. Some larger bubbles in the head. Pretty good retention and well above average lacing. The overall head appearance was not the best, but still rather attractive.

Smell - Whoa!!! A strong fruity, citrus aroma of orange juice and grapefruit juice. Smells floral and very fresh. Smells like the freshness of Spring. Some piny notes. Balanced perfectly. Some bready/biscuit tones come through as it warms. This aroma is outstanding.

Taste - More of the grapefruit and orange in the taste. The grapefruit seems to stand out a bit more in the taste than in the aroma. A strong, wonderful, appealing hop bite. No alcohol flavoring, but I do get the warmth. A super tasty brew. Again the bready/biscuit tones as it warms bring in more complexity.

Mouthfeel - Medium. Super dry. Enormous amounts of flavor left behind. It almost has me begging for another sip. Smooth. Crisp. Snappy. Clean.

Drinkability - Wow!!!! An incredible brew. Without a doubt one of the best beers I've ever had. I want another. I could definitely make a night of this. Very easy to drink. Would be great at anytime of the year. Crisp and snappy for Spring/Summer and a nice warming appeal for Fall/Winter. Outstanding. The high ABV is only a small setback because I wouldn't be able to gulp this all night.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2011 13:19:31 | More by Shrews629
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bmxer87

California

4.28/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- poured nicely with a full head though it slowy disappeared. The lacing was beautiful

S- tis the season to be jolly. Christmas brings a thought when you smell this wonderful delight. The fresh smell of pine. With the slightness of citrus

T- Very hoppy. Carbonate background. Pretty bitter with a note of citrus and sweetness.

M- slight Medium body with a fizzy sensation.

O- it was delightful drink. Founders make the best and this was not shy off there mark.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2011 23:21:20 | More by bmxer87
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perryw

Indiana

4.33/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle (bottled March 8, so about a month old) in to an imperial pint glass. Pours a slightly cloudy medium gold color with a white head. I can see just a couple of fine trails of bubbles rising to the top.

When I first cracked open the bottle I took a whiff and was caught off guard by the strong, sweet citrus smell. I poured it in to the glass and could smell the citrus as I held the glass about 18" from my nose.

It tastes far more sweet than the citrus smell would lead you to believe. It's not quite as bitter as I expected either. I guess the sweetness mellows it out some.

There's a nice creamy feel in my mouth. I can't really detect the high alcohol content; maybe a bit a few seconds after I swallow.

Overall, it's a beer I think I enjoy, but it does seem a bit overwhelming to my mouth. One in an evening will be fine, but I won't mind drinking it for several evenings.

Serving type: bottle

04-08-2011 23:10:47 | More by perryw
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oline73

Maryland

4.2/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a standard pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a very clear golden light amber color with a finger and a half of fluffy, thick, off white head. The head dissipates fairly quickly and leaves just a thin layer.

Smell: A fruity hop bitterness hits the nose right away. At the end I'm picking up some sweetness from the malt as well, but the hops dominate.

Taste: The taste isn't as sweet or fruity as the smell. Quite bitter from the hops, the citrus peel bitterness coats the tongue. There is some sweetness with some fruity and floral notes as well. I am picking up a bit of alcohol in the finish, but it doesn't seem out of place.

Mouthfeel: The body is on the thick side of medium. The beer sticks to your tongue and the finish is very mildly dry and perhaps a bit slick. A good amount of carbonation, bubbles are fairly delicate.

Overall: This is a very good Double IPA. The smell is slightly better than the taste. The bitterness wears your tongue out, and it's hard to tell what else is going on. I know it's a double IPA, so it should be really bitter, but I'm just nitpicking.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2011 22:46:41 | More by oline73
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WankelEngine

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a pint glass

A: This is a hazy light amber color. There is a head that mostly receded quickly but left splotches of foam all over the top.

S: The smell is overwhelmingly of hops. There are strong notes of citrus, maybe apricots or peaches. There is also the light scent of herbs or flowers.

T: The taste is similar to the smell, strong on the hops. The citrus flavor is still here, but less prominent than it is in the smell. There are also flavors of pine and grass which are notable. While it's not overwhelming bitter, the bitterness begins with the first sip and stays long after you swallow. The fruitiness hardly balances this bitter taste.

M: Relatively heavy bodied for a double IPA. The light carbonation complements the strong hops flavor very well.

O: A tasty ale. This beer is entirely focused on hops, with little attention given to the malt or other flavors. Despite the bitterness, it is also surprisingly drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2011 04:19:38 | More by WankelEngine
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Kelly88

Kentucky

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

Poured into my bells tulip glass. No dating on the bottle.

A- a real murky golden yellow. Cannot see through the beer. Has a very little white head that that is receding to a bunch of scattered islands of foam. Decent lacing creeps on the sides of the glass.

S- sweet mangos and oranges are dancing with pine cones slathered in hop resin. Great smell of a very aggressive sweetness That has the hop kick On the end.

T- one of the greatest fusions of sweet fruit hops and piney floral hops. All these flavors have equal showtime and work the stage great together. Starts with the sweet hop profile that gets kicked up a notch hop wise with the pine and resiny hops. Great balance of sweet bitter with piney bitter.

M- I like this feel. Pretty heavy to medium bodied That really delivers the bitterness across the whole mouth. Creamy at first that is good then a sting of bitterness delivers the coup de grace of flavor. Real nice.

Overall a great melding of the coasts. Sweet like the east and puckering like the west. Balance flavors really show a good well made ipa. Hops are the stars and do not share any room with malts or any other inferior flavors. Great beer

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2011 03:09:01 | More by Kelly88
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Preismj

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a: hazy amber with a light head that is sticky sticky sticky. Watery consistency...for how sticky the head is this beer isn't very thick.

s: pungent grapefruit aroma, strong earthy scent of flower and grass. slight lemon zest and orange aroma...the smell of citrus is definitely more potent than the hop.

taste: at 86 IBU this isn't as bitter as I thought it would be...it is a very well balance hop flavor...though the bitterness lingers the length of the taste. The grapefruit shines in the forefront of the palette and quickly tapers off. There is sweetness in the middle, caramel almost, that is welcomed with a dry bitter finish.

m: nice texture that coats the palette. light carbonation is good for the flavor profile here and compliments the drink well. would have liked a tad more fizz in this one.

o: solid brew, extremely drinkable. I could sit and pound these out as they are very light, have a wonderful texture and a solid bold taste profile. I do wish the bitterness settled more in the middle to make way for the sweetness...only joining back in for the dry finish. The lingering bitterness is still well balanced, though may be a distraction for some.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2011 01:41:04 | More by Preismj
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Trilogy31

California

3.95/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a attractive golden sunset orange with a fingers width of head, dying quickly and leaving nice curtains of lace. Nose has some caramel and shortbread notes with some light floral notes. Interesting nose for a beer i find to be pretty bitter on the finish. Taste has some sweet malts, citrus pith and more shortbread and a nice piney hoppy finish. I struggle to drink dipas as they are a bit too syrupy sweet for me, but this was nicely done and interesting, glad i was able to try it out on the west coast.
Part of my experience might have been that this was bottled on 12/8/10 so my drinking experience definitely different than getting this fresh but still enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2011 03:35:41 | More by Trilogy31
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fdkayti

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - The color of marmalade and honey. Thin head, lacing is minimal (possibly due to over-rinsing glass because of a previously contaminated beer, boo).

S - Grassy, grapefruit. It all comes back to grapefruit.

T - Candied orange peel, lemon. Herbal hop flavor but little bitterness (lingering bitterness). "Definitely isn't harsh".

M - Smoooth, bubbly on my tongue.

O/D - Yes. Exceptionally drinkable, I'd say. Good beer to drink before Trailer Park Boys.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2011 01:27:54 | More by fdkayti
Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 4,943 ratings.