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Founders Double Trouble | Founders Brewing Company

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4.2/5
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6,436 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
86 IBUs and 9.4% ABV

Added by CortexBomb on 12-06-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,047
Reviews:
1,657
Ratings:
6,436
pDev:
9.52%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
455
Gots:
1,124
Trade:
11
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Big thanks to abbddull for this growler. Poured into a tulip.

The beer pours a nice amber/orange that lets a good amount of light through. It has a small white head with a good amount of the traditional oily DIPA lacing.

The smell is very interesting. The first smell is pine, but it's not the strongest smell, just a faint pine that introduces the beer. The dominant smells are citrus hops and a little sweetness, like a pineapple perhaps. Not much booze in the smell, which is unexpected.

The taste is bitter, bitter pine and citrus, just an awesome example of the style. The hops are there at the start, middle and finish of the taste and it leaves you with a nice dry finish.

The beer was surprisingly well carbonated (this was my first growler trade, didn't know what to expect). The bitterness was spot on for the style and I really like a double IPA with a dry finish. The high abv is well hidden and the beer is delicious, something I am definitely going to revisit in the future.

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Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.2 out of 5 with 6,436 ratings
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