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:
7,870
Reviews:
1,902
Avg:
4.34
pDev:
8.53%
 
 
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz dated 12/18/13 poured into snifter

A: pours seriously jet black. like engine oil. a deep tan head forms about a finger. good retention. foam lingers in the middle and a nice ring around the glass.

S: strong, dark, roasted malts, chocolate, coffee dominate.

T: this tastes incredible. rich, dark chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, a slight burn from the alcohol. after ~8 months the heat from the alcohol (quite strong in december when I drank the first one) has subsided nicely. a slight bitterness at the end. a bit of tobacco on the finish as well. cigar tobacco. (ive always thought people were silly saying they taste tobacco, but I definitely taste it here)

M: mouthfeel on this beer in amazing. smooth and creamy, coating the mouth. lightly carbonated.

O: wow. this is incredible. one of my favorite stouts for sure.

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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
4.34 out of 5 based on 7,870 ratings.
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