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Founders Imperial Stout | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Imperial StoutFounders Imperial Stout
BA SCORE
4.36/5
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7,896 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

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
1,907
Ratings:
7,896
pDev:
8.49%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
759
Gots:
2,472
Trade:
141
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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
Beer rating: 4.36 out of 5 with 7,896 ratings
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