Founders Imperial Stout | Founders Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
7,865
Reviews:
1,901
Avg:
4.34
pDev:
8.53%
 
 
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755
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look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pitch black, opaque, thin mocha head leaving a faint ring around the glass. This should be the standard for the style. Aroma of roasted malt taking on a heavy chocolate character. Hints of cherries, vanilla, and old leather. Taste is an even more intense chocolate, with high levels of charred meat character, intense bitterness with a moderate proportion of this coming from an herbal hop character. Full bodied without being syrupy, moderate carbonation; higher than commonly assocciated with the style and it works very well here. Lingering bitterness on the finish masks a slightly sweet character.

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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
4.34 out of 5 based on 7,865 ratings.
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