Founders Imperial Stout | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Imperial StoutFounders Imperial Stout
BA SCORE
96.4%
Liked This Beer
4.36 w/ 7,874 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:
#312
Reviews:
1,903
Ratings:
7,874
Liked:
7,589
Avg:
4.36/5
pDev:
8.49%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
755
Gots:
2,459
Trade:
143
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Ratings: 7,874 |  Reviews: 1,903
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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.49/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A- Pitch black body with a light brown head that hangs around.

S- Tons of roasted malts, lots of chocolate, hints of rolled oats.

T- Roasty malts, smooth chocolate malts, toasted oats, almost a burnt chocolate flavor throughout. Really tasty.

M- Incredibly smooth. Full-bodied, but very drinkable. Just enough carbonation.

O- Probably the best non barrel-aged stout I have had so far. Intense flavor, very drinkable, great imperial stout.

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4/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of atr2605
4.75/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A-pours black with a foamy mocha colored head that clings to the edges of the glass
S-roasted coffee, bittersweet chocolate, smoked malt
T-smokey roasted coffee flavor up front with the dark chocolate flavors in the finish, and the smoke following through with a bit a warming alcohol
M-full bodied and creamy
O-one of the smokier RIS that I have had but is solid in every way. great flavors and balance, and the mouthfeel is fantastic. Even the alcohol comes through in the finish the beer doesn't finish hot. Great beer.

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Founders Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 96.4% out of 100 with 7,874 ratings
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