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Founders Doom - Founders Brewing Company

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1,471 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,471
Reviews: 315
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 107
Gots: 273 | FT: 38
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:
Previously known as Hand of Doom.

(Beer added by: CRJMellor on 02-01-2009)
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Ratings: 1,471 | Reviews: 315 | Display Reviews Only:
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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

06-18-2014 15:44:40 | More by bleedsblu
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zachraymer

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2%

06-17-2014 22:55:48 | More by zachraymer
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Tanger112

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

06-17-2014 18:07:16 | More by Tanger112
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ja09

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

06-17-2014 16:17:46 | More by ja09
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NYR_Rob

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

06-15-2014 01:37:54 | More by NYR_Rob
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JRed

New Jersey

3.18/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bright sunny orange in body with big, fluffy head that lasts. Aroma of sweet citrus syrup and stinging alcohol. Tastes of caramel, citrus syrup, booze, and aftertaste of elephant peanuts. Medium chewy body with light carbonation. The hops seemed to have disappeared in this bottle. Good but that not good.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2014 21:12:10 | More by JRed
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ToadiesForCody

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2%

06-12-2014 15:43:02 | More by ToadiesForCody
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LakerLeith

California

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

06-12-2014 11:00:29 | More by LakerLeith
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cd34

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

06-12-2014 02:32:12 | More by cd34
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JLeet

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

06-11-2014 21:42:31 | More by JLeet
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The_Craft_Deviant_Rob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2%

06-11-2014 01:33:13 | More by The_Craft_Deviant_Rob
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

06-09-2014 23:32:43 | More by mpalestino
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foobula

Illinois

3.8/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

No bottle date that I could find. Appearance is fairly clear, apricot color, with a one-finger white head that dissipates quickly. Not an appearance to make one cower in fear. Aroma is nice: pleasant citrus hops: mango and peachy, with a subtle buttery bourbon in the background. So subtle I probably wouldn't have noticed it in a double-blind test. Taste is bitter up-front, reminiscent of grapefruit. Sweetness comes next, sort of a standard malty IIPA-type sweetness. The finish is challenging: fairly bitter, almost disagreeable. No real bourbon to speak of, even as it warms. Mouthfeel is light-medium in texture and carbonation. Overall it's a bittersweet beer (more bitter than sweet) that is woefully lacking in any bourbon characteristic. Disappointing entry into Founders Backstage Series, and it's hard to believe that 14 months of age is to blame.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2014 19:58:26 | More by foobula
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amano_h

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2%

06-08-2014 04:54:07 | More by amano_h
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prototypic

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2%

06-08-2014 03:21:12 | More by prototypic
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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

4/5  rDev -2%

06-07-2014 03:24:57 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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thetimhortonsman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

06-06-2014 22:45:24 | More by thetimhortonsman
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my_knew_craft

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

06-05-2014 23:43:31 | More by my_knew_craft
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2%

06-05-2014 19:58:21 | More by Davepoolesque
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ricknelson

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This was our tasting group second time tasting Doom. The first time we tasted it; it was fairly fresh and had a kick you in the head over powering Bourbon hit to it. This bottle had been aged for about a year and in that time it had a chance to mellow out a bit. This turned out to have a great effect on the beers drinkability. Big improvement, and made a great beer ever better. Our group has had a number of Founder's brews, and overall we feel as a group that this is probably one of the best brewers in the Country.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2014 21:07:53 | More by ricknelson
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vancean2

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

06-03-2014 16:25:35 | More by vancean2
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mve102

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

06-02-2014 14:27:05 | More by mve102
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moshea

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

05-28-2014 18:57:05 | More by moshea
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DrGonzoDDS

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

05-26-2014 16:17:38 | More by DrGonzoDDS
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MarshallBirdhouse

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -2%

05-20-2014 08:57:53 | More by MarshallBirdhouse
Founders Doom from Founders Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 1,471 ratings.