1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Founders Doom - Founders Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Founders DoomFounders Doom

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,585 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 1,585
Reviews: 317
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 147
Gots: 280 | FT: 35
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: CRJMellor on 02-01-2009

Previously known as Hand of Doom.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Ratings: 1,585 | Reviews: 317
Photo of nathanmiller
4.9/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of johnscooper
4.8/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of JratBones
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of 1jstafan
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of goast8127
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of Mamute2007
4.1/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Tommyv03
4.12/5  rDev +1%

Photo of BG24
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of SFACRKnight
2.7/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Picked up from a generous local BA. Thanks bro!
Poured into duvel tulip
Pours a deep gold, bit of haze, nice white head, looks good, inviting.
Huge bourbon on the nose, hops hiding in there, some pine touch of citrus. Where my hops at?
First sip... huge boozy bourbon, big bitter... second sip, booze and bitter. third sip oh, theres some citrus in there, bit of orange zest. but this is all barrel here. Honestly, tastes like orange cough syrup to me.
good mouthfeel, not to thick.
I don't think im a fan of the style. The barrel, booze, and hops just don't come together for me. the barrel kills the attributes that I look for in an ipa.

Photo of ejmw
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of olradetbalder
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of ElJosharino
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of ChicagoNick
3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

Photo of SurlyUtopia
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of MrGone
3.72/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of EDubLovesBeer
3/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of Stagga_Lee
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of harryhops
4.24/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of pauldave1976
3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

Photo of BergBeer
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of nipiazza
4.7/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of BrewUSA
4.3/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look 9/10
Smell 19/20
Taste 36/40
Feel 8/10
Drinkability 15/20

Overall 87/100

Mega bourbon flavor, very crushing from the go. Monster notes of caramel, bourbon, vanilla. Perhaps a bit muddled and heavy. Is hot and stingy. Almost a sipper. Otherwise the full flavor is dynamic. Almost amazing how much flavor is on it. No real hop presence is really notable, much less predominant. In a way is counter productive to what most seek out In an IPA. That said, its a rest I would like to taste again~

Photo of canonguy14
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of BeersAndBears
4.15/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of ChrisISO_SJ
4/5  rDev -2%

to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Founders Doom from Founders Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,585 ratings.