Founders Imperial Stout | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Imperial StoutFounders Imperial Stout
BA SCORE
4.36/5
7,876 Ratings
Founders Imperial StoutFounders Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
foundersbrewing.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
75 IBU

Added by mjohn27603 on 01-13-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#314
Reviews:
1,903
Ratings:
7,876
pDev:
8.49%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
756
Gots:
2,465
Trade:
143
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled on 1/02/2013.

Pours an impressive silky black motor oil...wow that's dark. Aromas of strong coffee, brownies, dark chocolate, and tobacco. Taste is much the same with a sweet chocolate flavor upfront followed by a strong tobacco bitterness in the finish that lingers for awhile. Very smooth mouthfeel with very little carbonation.

An excellent example of a Russian Imperial Stout and perfect for the winter months. Definitely bitter but at 90 IBU's what do you expect? Tobacco presence was strong and I was hoping for more chocolate. I guess that's what Breakfast Stout is for. There is a time and a place for this beer and that's during January when is freezing outside.

Cheers!

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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.36 out of 5 with 7,876 ratings
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