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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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7,897 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:
7,897
pDev:
8.49%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
759
Gots:
2,474
Trade:
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours dense thick black with a cocoa head of tight bubbles that dissipates to a ring. Some surprising lace.

Deep roasted malt, dark rich coffee, a little booze, some earth and some carbon.

Smooth rich brew with dark deep charred malt, and associated bitterness. As the palate clears, some hop leaf, but not enough to get in the way. Some alcohol, but you'd never know this is 10.5%. Long smooth pleasant bitter finish.

Full and thick brew, with a little carbonation tingle on the tongue, almost acidic.

Been looking for this for years. Wonderful and dangerously drinkable.

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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.36 out of 5 with 7,897 ratings
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