DKML | Founders Brewing Company

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181 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
foundersbrewing.com

Style: American Malt Liquor

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial Malt Liquor Aged In Bourbon Barrels

Added by rudzud on 04-09-2017

BEER STATS
Ratings:
181
Reviews:
63
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
11.69%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
55
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 181 |  Reviews: 63
Photo of VABA
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 22Blue
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fjdelvalle
4.75/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Samlover55
3.96/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz glass into 10oz tumbler
Bottled on 7/3/17
L-pours a clear dark amber, with fluffy white head, good retention
S- bourbon, vanilla, corn
T- starts off with corn, but is predominantly vanilla, and the taste of bourbon aged beer
F- lightly carbonated, light bodied, at first felt like an easy-drinking beer,but this is a sipper
Overall a unique beer, that tastes somewhat like watered-down bourbon

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Photo of Pens1967
4.09/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of HattedClassic
4.09/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The beer pours a very nice white head that takes a while to fully dissipate but still leaves enough on the surface of a nice white stuff. The beer itself is really good to look at. It's a clear golden amber that is absolutely magnificent when held up to the light.

The smell and taste are simple but good. The corn gives off a sweet note but the real winners are the bourbon notes which consist of a very good vanilla and boozy note with hints of coconut all around. Other than that the beer isn't what you would call complex.

The feel is decent. The beer has a heavy body with an extremely creamy feel and a nice alcohol burn at the finish.

Overall, it's a premium malt liquor beer and definitely worth checking out given the quality of the brew.

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Photo of brauseboof
4.16/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of digitalflood
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MJSFS
4.53/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mrfrancis
4.2/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beerlover
4.44/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of glf60
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HawkeyeJosh
4.49/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MeLoynes
4.53/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BWood
4.13/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I liked this one. Pours like a light amber. Smell has basically only bourbon hints. Taste is nice. Vanilla and wood come through. This beer is exceptionally smooth and creamy. Overall this is a nice beer.

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Photo of McBraniel
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BKotch
3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ElGallo
3.94/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stofko1992
3.92/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of epyon396
3.82/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of onlymurderers
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of atr2605
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-pours a copper color with an off white head with a foamy head and nice lacing
S-corn, vanilla, coconut
T-tons of vanilla, oak, sweet caramel, corn, a bit boozy but honestly not as much as I would expect for the abv
M-full bodied, creamy
O-very unique brew, much better than I was expecting. definitely worth trying

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Photo of vette2006c5r
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

DKML pours a dark copper color with a small lacing head. Big sweet aroma with bourbon. Taste is big and sweet, hints of grain, lots of bourbon. Good body and feel. Overall interesting, very sweet and grain but the big bourbon flavor and warmth makes it good.

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DKML from Founders Brewing Company
3.85 out of 5 based on 181 ratings.
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