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Founders Double Trouble - Founders Brewing Company

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Reviews: 1,627
Hads: 6,204
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 8.35%
Wants: 416
Gots: 967 | FT: 11
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Michigan, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: CortexBomb on 12-06-2006

86 IBUs and 9.4% ABV
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Photo of eberkman
4.44/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear, bright gold with a moderately sticky white head that leaves a nice crown of lacing on the side that resembles elfin scroll. Much lighter in color than I'd expect for the style -- not the copper hue I've come to associate with DIPAs. Big hoppy aromas, like I just walked into a pine forest with a big grapefruit grove in the middle.

The taste is obviously dominated by hops. Citrusy on the intake, more grassy in the middle with a pungent woodsy, piney lingering aftertaste. Very well balanced with a subtle malt backbone that competes honorably with the huge hop presence, preventing this from being one-sided but without muting the main feature -- glorious, abundant hops. Uberhoppy without being unpleasantly astringently bitter. Nicely crafted -- a fine-tasting brew.

Slick, oily mouthfeel with good carbonated briskness. Very drinkable for a beer this big. Maybe too drinkable. A DIPA where I could definitely go for another. And possibly another. Which would be dangerous, obviously.

Another strong offering from a brewery that's done very little that wasn't for me. (1,089 characters)

Photo of Jayli
3.95/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer poured a very hazy, yellowish color. Nice two finger white head with very nice head retention. Lacing was thick and sticky the whole way down. Nose is of citrusy hops, some earthy tones - grain, slight grass, and a bit piney. Taste is definitely of citrusy hops, most notibley grapefruit. Some floral hops present in the taste, with a touch of pine. There are some faint malt taste - possibly pale malts but it definitely doesn't detract from the bite of this beer. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, slight sticky finish to it, carbonation is good. To sit and have 1 or 2 would be the ideal based on the ABV but taste wise, I could sit with this for an evening. (665 characters)

Photo of Packforever1976
4.7/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served slightly chilled in my 12 oz. tulip.

A: Pours a slightly hazy light copper with a one finger off-white head. Ok retention for the style, leaves a nice layer on top. Very sticky lacing.

S: Aroma is full of big hops...lots of grapefruit, pine, tropical fruits. Wow. I have no words, smells amazing.

T: Taste echoes the aroma, and it's better than I imagined it would be. This beast is just so juicy, full of juicy hops. There is a spicy bite in the back, like a peppery rye.

M: Mouthfeel is nice and creamy. Carbonation is right-on for the style. Finishes dry.

D: Dangerously drinkable, this one could get me in trouble...if I had more that is. So damn tasty. I'm thrilled that we'll finally have Founders here in Minnesota in the coming months, as they make some fantastic stuff. (791 characters)

Photo of indiapaleale
4.42/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Hmm..this pour is deceiving. Its very light golden in color with a slight bit of haze and a very big inch and half of thick white foam. Looks very good and smells even better...

Smell is unbelievably fresh and hoppy. Wow, this is all that grapefruit/citrus intensity that hop heads yearn for. Lots of piney citrusy notes are followed by slight hints of alcohol. Man, this just smells heavenly.

Taste is intense to say the least. This tastes a bit like a greyhound (grapefruit juice and vodka) to start, moreso than any other hoppy beer I've had. Lots of piney, citrusy notes are backed up by some sweet syrup and hints of hot alcohol.

For a dIPA that comes in at almost 9.5%, DT is very drinkable and oh so good. I was a bit turned off by the idea of paying $11 for 4 bottles but I am glad I did. I hope I can find this one on tap sometime soon. Its got to be amazing.

Do I dare say that I like this more than Pliny the Elder? Yes, I dare say. (949 characters)

Photo of sonicdescent
4.05/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Purchased this at Vintage Estates in Boardman.

Appears a very light golden with a red/orangish tint. Carbonation is very active though head retention is not great. Started out quite fluffy and white and has died down to a crown.

Smell is of citrus hops, grapefruit is most up front with a pine resin and malty sweetness in the back.

Taste is similar to smell with perhaps pine taking more of a place. Tasty and above average for sure, but not in the league of say a Hopslam or a Pliny.

Mouth is thick for an IPA, kind of a syrupy feeling, which is different and intriguing.

Overall another winner from founders but I would probably go somewhere else for my DIPA fix first. (680 characters)

Photo of discovolante65
4.23/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into my SA BL pint glass. Pours a slightly hazy golden yellow color. 1/2 inch Head that dissipated fairly quick. Great lacing throughout the beer.

Smells exactly how it should, my wife hates this smell of beer and will refuse to drink anything that smells of "Pine Sol" and flowery air freshener as she calls them. Grapefruits, Fresh cut pine, floral hops scent.

Taste is really well-balanced imo. Nice grapefruit up front trailed by piney, floral hops resin and a little malt hint that reminds me of organic honey. I can detect a little bit of lemons in there as well. I like how the bitter flavor lingers but doesn't grow to be unbearable over time.

Medium bodied, good light amount of carbonation. There is a slight heat to this when you let it warm up. Overall, I am amazed how well the alcohol is hidden. Leaves you with a nice dry mouthfeel.

Drinkability - Well, I cracked one while cooking up some steaks, and immediately decided that I would have another one with my steak. I didn't regret this decision as it was a beautiful Sunday with no where to go!

Haven't had a bad beer from Founders yet! (1,115 characters)

Photo of eaglefreak
4.42/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a Goose Island IPA glass. Produced a nice, thick creamy head that hung around a while. The hops smelled of citrus and pine, tasted the same. This beer was very smooth and balanced. Could not believe the alcohol was 9.4%, very deceiving. Would drink a few of these and not think twice. Very nice Imperial IPA from Founders. (348 characters)

Photo of htomsirveaux
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle tried 7 Mar 2009. Courtesy of Phil, thanks!

Poured in a 0.5 L Adambrau becker. Large tight creamy yellow head. Moderate carbonation. Faintest bit of haze, coppery amber color. Very nice aroma, pineapple, caramel, some ethanol, perfumy, hint of resin. Begins slightly sweet, similar to the aroma but slightly toned down. Lots of floral and perfume in the taste. Hops really kick and linger. Quite a bit of underlying caramel sweetness. Medium body, sticky mouthfeel. Ethanol pretty strong, nicely warming.

Very tasty IPA with an excellent aroma. (560 characters)

Photo of oberon
4.22/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I have wanted to try this offering from the home state for quite awhile.Poured into a standard pint glass a foggy/hazy light to medium golden with a tight formed 1/2 white head that settled slowly leaving shotty lace.Deep pine resin in the nose along with leather and alcohol dipped dark fruit,strong flavors on the palate,the alcohol does not hide by any means.Resiny pine and citrus rind really hit up front,big alcohol sweetness comes thru along with some overripe pineapple,it can sting ya after after one or two.A bigtime American hop monster,it will kick ya in the teeth,just the way I like it. (600 characters)

Photo of ndm502
4.32/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: pours a crystal clear light golden color, slightly darker than a pilsner. Begins with a billowy white head that falls to a persistent, thin layer.

Smell: Amazing aromas of grapefruit, orange, lemon, and pine surge out of the glass. The nose is dominated by hop flavors in accompaniment with an undercurrent of sweet, simple syrup.

Taste: The flavors hit your palate with loads of citrus hop flavors up front, followed by a hint of pine and resin hop flavors, all layered atop a solid malt texture. The malt doesn't contribute much flavor or sweetness. Essentially, it's almost as though the brewers managed to perfectly balance the simply sweet malt flavors with the optimal amount of citrus hop flavors to create an incredibly well balanced beer. The finish begins with some resiny hop flavors that give way to a burst of hop bitterness that itself is followed by a persistent honey sweetness. The malt flavors really kick in at the back-end of the finish.

Mouthfeel: The body has great texture, solid without being thick or syrupy. Surprisingly lightly bodied in light of the 9.4%.

Drinkability: Scarily drinkable on account of the fairly light body and the very well-balanced flavors. (1,206 characters)

Photo of beveritt
5/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Presentation: Poured from a stubby 12 oz brown bottle into an Imperial pint glass. Label depicts a "double" face; what looks like an old man one way and and old women upside down. 9.4 % ABV and 86 IBU's. No freshness date, but I picked it up a few weeks ago and have stored it in the refrigerator since.

Appearance: Pours with 1 1/2 fingers of nearly white head. This settles somewhat, leaving behind thick and complete lacing. The beer itself is an orange amber with a slight haze. Some sediment in the bottle.

Smell: Strong hop aroma of grapefruit and pine.

Taste: Wow, the closest to actual grapefruit that I have ever tasted in a beer! I wouldn't be surprised if someone later told me that this was a beer/grapefruit juice mix. Sharp bitterness in the finish, lingers long after the sip. Slight honey sweetness also hides in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Average carbonation level. Body is incredible, the beer is thick and almost syrupy.

Drinkability: Another hyped beer that lives up to its reputation. While I am more of a malt guy, it is hard to argue with the near perfection of this one. (1,095 characters)

Photo of JerzDevl2000
4.03/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked this up in Totowa recently since I have yet to have a bad beer from Founder's. I tend to associate them with heavier and darker offerings, but this took me a bit by surprise. No, it's not the best hoppy beer I've had and it tastes almost like it's dry-hopped, but this is amazingly deceptive when it comes to the alcohol content. It doesn't smell or taste strong at all and it almost seems like something that Sierra Nevada would concoct if they ever tried this style of beer. Thankfully, the midwest is giving the west coast breweries a good run for their money!

This had a nice pour to it - amber, slightly cloudy, a long-lasting head, and a good amount of lacing. The taste is as I said before, that or a dry-hopped beer. Lots of citrus, lemon, pine, with hints of orange and resin underneath. No, it's not buttery or waxy like the flagship beer from Chico, but this can hold it's own against that. It's not the fullest flavor, but it's confidently bold and the hop bitterness lingers nicely well after each sip has gone down. Lots of bubbles both on the palate and in the beer itself adds for a nice touch!

This is not a session beer but nevertheless, it's weak enough that it's easy to sneak up on ya and give ya a good smack upon the head. The taste is a bit too heavy and earthy for me but nevertheless, this was a solid beer and proof that Founders hasn't found a style that they can't tackle head on. A great alternative for those who can't find a west coast I.P.A. in their local liquor store! (1,513 characters)

Photo of Shumista
4.23/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a beer mug.

A- Founders Double Trouble pours a hazy golden yellow that becomes clear after it settles in the glass. There is a small white head and a good amount of lacing is left on the sides of the glass.
S- The aroma is lots of citrusy hops. Smells very fresh. Not much maltiness in the smell.
T- Not quite as big in flavor as I expected for a DIPA from Founders. Tons of fresh citrusy hops are the highlight of the flavor. Any malt present subtly takes a backseat.
M- Thinner than most DIPA's I've had, very medium bodied.
D- Dangerously high for 9.4%. The first one went down real easy, and I think the next one will too.

Overall I definitely prefer this to Founders "Triple IPA" Devil Dancer (which I thought was more of a barleywine than Imperial IPA). (795 characters)

Photo of DIM
3.74/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a: This was a cloudy, pale yellow color. It poured with a thin, short lived head.

s: Big fresh aromas of earthy grapefruit, and vanilla cookie dough.

t: Bit of a let down here. Starts well with toffee and vanilla flavors. Next up are some lemon zest with a little pine. The finish is abrasively bitter and a little solventy.

m: Decent body, but maybe a little undercarbonated.

d: I love Founder's, but this came up a little short. (434 characters)

Photo of tavernjef
4.6/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Slightly hazed medium lemon gold. A medium sized tuft of a whitish foamy head is displayed after pouring with some lacing sheets spewn about with a few craggly strings and spots being left behind.

Aroma is a favorably welcome in a tropical citrusy realm of pineapple, peach, mango, white grapefruit, and orange. Very akin to Hopslam but just a nudge or so less booming.

Flavors are streaming full of the tropics, spiked pineapple with a twist of mango and peach in the front. Mid ranges are kind of crunchy, grabbing, and bold with a slightly toasted bready backing as it then quickly gains a huge fullness of everything as it then rolls into a huge finish of very well-rounded tones of bittering orange and grapefruit peels, pith, and fuzz. Dryness ensues equally among its bitterness which keeps tropical but also touches a bit on some oily pine underneath.

Incredibly easy going, smoothly solid, bigger medium to full body packed full of tropical warmth and delightfully balanced hop tones amidst all sorts of pithy peels, juicy sourness, and drying, parching piney ascents.

Double Trouble is just that! As its double the hoppy tasty fun and definately troubled in its way too easy drinkability! (1,202 characters)

Photo of Greggy
4.44/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pours a 1 finger white head into my Riedel wine glass, but is rather short lived, dissipating in a minute, but it does leavea minimal cap of foam and a bit of sticky lacing. The body is a very hazy orange color. Very pleasing.

S- Holy tropical fruits. Pineapple (huge), mangos, cantelope (or musk melon?), grapefruits. Very fresh and lively. Reminds me of a fresh tropical cocktail.

T- Starts out with a nice hoppy dryness, with loads of tropical fruit flavors. Grapefruit and pineapples come to mind with bits of mango. The finish has a nice musk melon note, and bits of apple. Quite nice.

M- Low carbonation is nice, a bit of alcohol heat is present, but not cloying. Big feel.

D- A pretty nice sipper with great balance. Reminiscent of hopslam, but a different animal, in my opinion. I'd be up for 1 or 2 of these per season. (837 characters)

Photo of ckeegan04
4.72/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A - Golden yellow and very hazy. I love seeing a DIPA this pale in color. Lots of bubbles rising to the top help to maintain a thin, foamy white layer on top. After the initial pour the head was not much, but the foam does coat the glass.

S - Yes! Big blast of juicy hop goodness. Tropical and citrus fruits with lots of pineapple, grapefruit and a hint of lemon. There is also a nice sweetness to the nose reminding me a little bit of honey. The hops are on splendid display in this one.

T - Light, biscuity sweetness initially that is quickly overcome by a big citrus hoppiness. The tropical pineapple notes are still present as well, just not as strong as they were in the nose. The hoppiness maintains its bitter hold through the drink and finishes with a crisp lingering bite.

M/D - On the lighter side of medium bodied with an excellent crisp carbonation. The hops dont have the mouth coating feel of some oter big DIPA's, but that is about the only criticism I can come up with. An excellent DIPA. (1,008 characters)

Photo of NoLiberty
4.42/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Love this label! Founders does it again with a killer presentation that reflects the good energy put into the outside as much as the inside. Much appreciated.

Pours into my Garre sampling glass a clear golden orange color. Much lighter than i anticipated for a DIPA. Somehow it works and makes me even thirstier for what appears to be a honey-nectar brew. A small light head froths up and quickly settles into a spotty cap resembling the glue left on a bottle with the label peeled off. Small spotty lacing creep up the sides of the glass.

On first smell I'm bowled over by the tropical fruit flavors, reminiscent of, shall I dare say it...Hopslam: melon, passionfruit, ripe grapefruit, mandarin orange, pineapple that blends into a stronger aged cheddar cheese. Again, somehow it works really well. A really subtle, but welcome, alcohol note permeates deep down giving some warmth but not enough to overtake the more delicate fruit and floral aromas on top. Truly bouquet-like!

The flavor is equally light, refreshing but complex and nice. Flavor starts light and sweet with a good citrus hop flavor. The pale malt flavors compliment the soft fruit hop notes. Slight honey and warming alcohol move the beer toward the middle palate. At this point the fruit flavors really come out: cantaloupe, melon, mango resting on top of a more aggressive pine hop flavor. The beer finishes like a fresh grapefruit juice, tart, quenching and asking to be drank. The alcohol is very well hidden which makes it even more exciting to drink.

Mouthfeel is right on. Clean, crisp, light on the palate but full in character. Moves through the mouth extremely well and carries the flavors on an active carbonation base.

A great beer from Founders, well done. Will definitely look for more of this! (1,784 characters)

Photo of rayjay
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Received as an extra from csmiley in the Black Booty BIF 09.

Totally pale without a trace of carmel malt. Tons of fine yeasty haze and a big sticky head of foam...looks great! Besides the yeast floaties its a brite beer without protein.

Smells bomb. Big wafts of citrusy hops, mostly Simcoe I presume. Excellent aroma of pure hop bliss.

Tastes much as expected from the look and smell. Huge hop presence; almost too much to believe. Surely dry-hopped but probably with oils of aroma tabs in addition to pellets (NZ hops?). Malt provides mouthfeel but doesn't get in the way, in fact gladly bows down to the hops. I'm thinking lots of dextrin malt. Nice esters suggesting juicy ripe tropical fruit. Bitterness and malt sweetness are definitely there in big quantities but totally balance each other out, letting the huge hop aroma plow through. A tiny bit of alcohol burn comes through in the fallout as it warms, along with massive hop aroma of course. Delicious hop burps to follow.

Interesting mouthfeel that totally fits the beer. Just a bit chewy, but not cloying at all. Medium carbonation i just right to cut through the sweet malt.

Refreshing an very drinkable, especially fresh. I drank it at 49F and it was just right. Highly recommended for hop heads! This is the real San Diego style IPA, for those that think Big Head is. Cheers! (1,346 characters)

Photo of GilGarp
4.12/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to jdoncbus for this one in trade!

Pours into a pint glass with very pale golden yellow color. At least it's very pale for a DIPA. Nice thick head can be coaxed out and it sticks to the glass very nicely. Lacing everywhere.

Aroma is sweet and citrusy with tons of hops. Great pineapple and mango in there. Enough goodness coming out that my nosehairs perk up.

Flavor is certainly hoppy but maybe not as much as expected from Founders. The bottle says 86 IBUs but this may have faded slightly. It's nicely bittered and fairly well balanced for the style. Some wheat bread flavor and earthy hops make it an unusual example.

Mouthfeel is good for the style. Lighter than full bodied and medium-light carbonation. Drinkability is good too although I wouldn't have two back to back.

Definately a different double IPA. It starts to makes sense when I remind myself this isn't a west coast brewery. Then again, neither is Bell's but this doesn't hold a candle to Hopslam. (977 characters)

Photo of hsway
5/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured on tap at the Roadhouse in Brookline, MA. Very nice orange/copper color with an unusually creamy head for a DIPA. Lots of lacing. The smell was beautiful citrus, as was the taste - more grapefruit than orange. Very, very flavorful, not not so intense that I couldn't have a few. If you're not into this style then stay away! (331 characters)

Photo of maximum12
4.52/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to whatever MN BA that posted this little gem was available in Hudson, WI. I ran over the next day to grab a six pack; love me a good DIPA, & have enjoyed almost all of Founder's brews to date, so what's not to like.

Poured into my new Dunedin pint glass, the beer is clearer than most IPAs, innocent enough looking brew. Well...I physically staggered when I stuck my nose in DT while walking out of the kitchen, I'm glad I didn't spill any. Holy crap. The hops are coming off this thing in a hurricane-strength storm surge. My inner hop-head is yowling at me to drink it. DROP THE KEYBOARD, MORON, TAKE A DRINK.

This is good.

The first sip is such a riot of hoppyness that it just about sears the top of my mouth...you know, like when you have too many sweets? That's what I'm getting. The second & third sips follow close behind. C'mon, geez, where's the balance? Nowhere to be found. Good! Bring your hops to the party, DIPA, & leave them nasty malts behind.

My tummy is warming after about 2 oz. My nose is numb. My mouth is going numb. Maybe they should sell this in those tiny liquor bottles, because after that I'm already starting to long for that first blast to the head.

Truly a top-shelf beer & a first class DIPA. These are folks who know that you CAN'T PUT TOO MANY HOPS IN DIPA. Kudos to them! (1,324 characters)

Photo of hopsleeroy
3.59/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle shared with girlfriend

A-Hazy golden honey, 0.5 inch white head that dissipated quickly
S-Citrus grapefruit, slight carmael honey malt background, melon flavor as well
T-Grapefruit melon citrus, pine flavor with pine really lingering on back end(slightly overpowering), crushed aspirin astrigency at the end, very drying, nice up front flavor but finish leaves bad impression
M-Full and creamy, low carbo, nice feel in mouth until drying astrigency
D-Good flavor but finish kills the desire to have another one. Good try might be better in 6 months when hops die down a bit. (588 characters)

Photo of SammyDavisJrJrJr
3.37/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A - Lighter colored body than most, with honey tints. Average head, with some lacing.

S - Yeasty in the aroma, with big, juicy sweet citrus, a bit of alcohol bite, and grapefruit bitterness. Solid American IIPA aroma with good balance.

T/M - Big hops lead to a dry palate overall, very resiny and piney. Sweetness does come through, but mild and with tart citrus highlights. The main characteristic that seemed to separate this from other IIPAs was the alcohol, which was more assertive than I would have liked... Body is right on par with its style, with a nice creaminess.

D - Not bad, but not quite up to par for me with other Founders products. The alcohol seemed to dominate the flavor to much for this to be an elite IIPA. Still, good hop bomb, and will more than satisfy your need for hops. (800 characters)

Photo of akokandy
4.36/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- 12 oz bottle poured into a mug. Beer is a bright orange-gold and translucent, hazy. The beer sports a small head which quickly fades and leaves minimal lacing. Really noticeable carbonation.

S- A myriad of tropical fruits. Orange, melon, lemon, and even pineapple. Citric hop aroma. Sweetness.

T- Extreme grapefruit, with some orange and lemon are apparent in the initial citrus hop taste. This is followed quickly by some standard maltiness, but not nearly enough to balance the flavor of this beer (not necessarily bad for an IPA). A dry finish with lots of hop bitterness. No alcohol flavor is detectable.

M- Medium-full body, with a little more carbonation than I usually like in an IPA.

D- Great flavor but high abv in this brew. Hard for me to drink more than 2 in a night, but those 2 sure go down easy. (817 characters)

Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 1,627 ratings.