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Founders Double Trouble - Founders Brewing Company

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5,613 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,613
Reviews: 1,578
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 351
Gots: 686 | 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:
86 IBUs and 9.4% ABV

(Beer added by: CortexBomb on 12-06-2006)
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Photo of paulozanello
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours a bright golden color with a very very light haziness and lots of tiny bubbles coming from the bottom. The head is fluffy and white and it lasts for a long time leaving lots of lacing.

Aroma is citric hops and lots of fruits like grapefruit, mango, tangerine and apricot. Not quite as strong as say a Hopslam but pretty impressive.

Taste is very fruity and hoppy with grapefruit, oranges and mango. It also has a nice bitterness all over the sip, lasting well into the aftertaste. Malt sweetness is in the background and it fits perfectly with the bitterness.

Body is medium with moderate and perfect carbonation. Alcohol is barely noticeable. Mouthfeel is silky and smooth.

Great drinkability on this beer. Probably one of the best for this style. The sweetness and bitterness coexist in a perfect harmony.

paulozanello, Feb 22, 2011
Photo of yankeej13
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

yankeej13, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of PeterIngemi
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a duvel tulip

A- pours a slightly orange golden, very clean and crisp with a half a finger of white head that settles into a film, nice lacing.

S- pinneaply citrus, pine, alcohol, a hint of malt, a very nice hop aroma.

T- similar to the nose, bitter pine hops with a slight alcohol bite, pineapple , not overly sweet, and very well balanced. Resinous hop flavor. The alcohol is well hidden on the hops.

M- medium body, with a nice medium carbonation that Works beautifully here, I'd say the body is dry overall and very well rounded, for all that bitter hop flavor it doesn't heavily coat your mouth with hop resins leaving a long bitter after taste. Very very drinkable.

O- an awesome dipa, one of my top for the style, inwishbi could drink this beer all the time, a great brew .

PeterIngemi, Feb 29, 2012
Photo of ohtheguilt
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

ohtheguilt, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of Yummmmiller
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Yummmmiller, Feb 03, 2012
Photo of evilkalla
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.

evilkalla, Apr 16, 2011
Photo of brandonpeiffer
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

brandonpeiffer, Jan 18, 2012
Photo of chrishvee
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

chrishvee, Sep 29, 2014
Photo of cmiley123
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

cmiley123, Feb 02, 2012
Photo of XavierMuskies
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

XavierMuskies, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of btesta
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

btesta, Jan 14, 2012
Photo of MrJuengling
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

MrJuengling, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of ooms
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

ooms, Aug 18, 2013
Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

SaisonRichBiere, Mar 02, 2013
Photo of webmanspidey
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this on tap at the Founders brewery. Has all the typical characteristics of the style.. orange-ish color, grapefruit-ish hoppy aroma and flavor, strong alcohol backbone. Was balanced appropriately as some beers of the style can be too overwhelming in terms of bitterness or strength. Really enjoyed this one and picked up a few to come back to later.

webmanspidey, Feb 02, 2009
Photo of jpd7374
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

jpd7374, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of AndrewMichael
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

AndrewMichael, May 07, 2013
Photo of MrBuckHigh
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

MrBuckHigh, Apr 25, 2013
Photo of DmanGTR
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

DmanGTR, Jan 25, 2013
Photo of DoctorB2B
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

DoctorB2B, Nov 20, 2011
Photo of TigerOwl
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

TigerOwl, Dec 30, 2013
Photo of opwog
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

opwog, May 11, 2013
Photo of Johncnh
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Johncnh, Jun 22, 2013
Photo of tweenDhedges
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

tweenDhedges, Feb 22, 2012
Photo of paxchristi
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

paxchristi, Jan 23, 2012
Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 5,613 ratings.