Double Trouble
Founders Brewing Company

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From:
Founders Brewing Company
 
Michigan, United States
Style:
Imperial IPA
Ranked #674
ABV:
9.4%
Score:
93
Ranked #2,868
Avg:
4.2 | pDev: 9.52%
Reviews:
1,719
Ratings:
4,960
Status:
Active
Rated:
Sep 17, 2022
Added:
Dec 06, 2006
Wants:
  486
Gots:
  1,202
SCORE
93
Outstanding
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Notes: An imperial IPA that was brewed to turn your world upside down. Hops will get you coming and going. Pungent aromatics up front pair with a malt-balanced backbone and a smooth, bitter finish.

86 IBU
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Rated: 3.48 by brandoneast from Texas

Sep 17, 2022
 
Rated: 4 by GFK from Michigan

Sep 02, 2022
 
Rated: 4.28 by DarrellK from Florida

Aug 05, 2022
 
Rated: 3.75 by akk14 from Illinois

Dec 21, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by Junior from Michigan

Jun 28, 2021
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Reviewed by Sigmund from Norway

3.68/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
355 ml bottle, courtesy of Cardinal Pub & Bar, Stavanger. ABV is 9.4%, 86 IBUs. Surprisingly pale golden colour, probably the palest American double IPA I’ve seen. Big to moderate white head. Distinct but still relatively moderate aroma of citrussy and piney American hops, also notes of caramel and orange marmalade. The flavour is of course very hoppy from start to finish, but not really extreme. The grapefruity bitterness is partly balanced by a pronounced malty sweetness. Notes of caramel and orange marmalade again. Very bitter aftertaste.
Apr 16, 2021
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Rated by crazyspicychef from Pennsylvania

4.74/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
My favorite IPA.
Big grapefruit up front.
Alcohol is well hidden.
A great citrusy beer.
Mar 07, 2021
 
Rated: 4.25 by Sinister from New York

Feb 21, 2021
 
Rated: 4.21 by GaryM6 from New York

Jan 28, 2021
 
Rated: 4.52 by Jarrod_LC from Louisiana

Nov 18, 2020
 
Rated: 4.15 by Archfiend from Illinois

Oct 03, 2020
 
Rated: 4.55 by GenoMcCoy from Texas

Aug 07, 2020
 
Rated: 4.25 by Manthon from Pennsylvania

Jul 03, 2020
 
Rated: 4.14 by DOCRW from Washington

Jun 29, 2020
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Reviewed by milkshakebeersucks from Maryland

4.12/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Hazed, amber/gold appearance with a medium size head and decent lacing. Subtle aroma; coaxed out some tropical fruit that resembled mango. Hoppy flavor leaned more resinous than citrus and was well balanced by the modestly sweet, malty backbone. Lush aftertaste.
Jun 20, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by gshak from Texas

Jun 06, 2020
 
Rated: 3.75 by mpenske from California

Jun 05, 2020
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Reviewed by maxpower from Missouri

4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12 oz bottle pours a glowing amber-copper color, nice thick head, leaves a nice sticky lacing in my glass. Strong grapefruit cotton candy aroma. Full bodied but carbonated , Strong citrus flavors, nice lasting bitterness, very tasty.
Jun 02, 2020
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Rated by RT-Kris from New York

4.22/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
10 month old bottle
Apr 09, 2020
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Reviewed by Mindcrime1000 from South Dakota

3.94/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Poured from a bottle into a tulip.

Pours slightly hazy dark gold with excellent smooth foamy head that lingers well for the ABV and good lacing.

The aromas are more floral than pungent, with some good earthy aromas as well. Evocative of an old school over the pond IPA, rather than a piney American. But as the brew warms, pungent resins start to bloom.

The brew has a nice balance. A solid but delicate clean malt backbone offset with an ample earthy/floral hop flavor. Hints of honey, citrus, and graham in midstream. The brew finishes with growing resin and chive and some warming booze.

The mouthfeel is actually a shade beyond medium, and grows heavier as the brew warms, but the carbonation and leaning alcohol keep things in check.

Overall, a really good DIPA that combines a lot of different hop feels. Although it gets a little all over the place and unfocused as the brew warms.
Apr 04, 2020
 
Rated: 4.02 by Blogjackets from Ohio

Mar 14, 2020
 
Rated: 4.5 by doctorgary from New York

Mar 09, 2020
 
Rated: 4.49 by Jjl329 from California

Mar 08, 2020
 
Rated: 4.37 by jmbeerdude91 from Arizona

Feb 21, 2020
 
Rated: 4.59 by golf4collet from West Virginia

Feb 05, 2020
 
Rated: 4.5 by imanidiot777 from Pennsylvania

Jan 19, 2020
 
Rated: 4.09 by dubnation from Kansas

Jan 16, 2020
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Reviewed by Peach63 from New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Pours amber with a 1/2 inch tan head. Moderate lacing as you go. A bit hazy.

Aroma of orange, pine, grapefruit, floral.

Strong taste of pine, grapefruit, orange, a bit of pineapple. Resiny.

Medium to full bodied, heavy carbonation. Dry, bitter finish.

Outstanding. A damn good IPA.
Jan 06, 2020
 
Rated: 4.28 by FrankCastle from California

Jan 04, 2020
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Reviewed by jjamadorphd from Florida

3.87/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
One more drink before I hit the "hard stuff" for New Years...

...and what a good choice I have made. Great looking orange-yellow brew with frothy, thick head. Great lacing all the way down the pint glass. The smell was full of citrus and the mouthfeel was medium-bodied and full of decent carbonation. The taste is mostly what you will find when you take in an imperial IPA and overall, it's solid enough.
Jan 01, 2020
 
Rated: 4.24 by Seal4676 from Michigan

Dec 30, 2019
 
Rated: 3.75 by rare_bird from Michigan

Dec 02, 2019
 
Rated: 4.06 by Livyatan1996 from Missouri

Nov 21, 2019
 
Rated: 4.38 by scream from Wisconsin

Nov 10, 2019
 
Rated: 4.08 by blissfulNemo from Michigan

Nov 10, 2019
 
Rated: 4.12 by TXRobbo from Texas

Nov 03, 2019
 
Rated: 4.02 by WickedBeer from Alabama

Oct 22, 2019
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Reviewed by mothmanscott from Georgia

3.97/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
From notes 7/7/13: Pours an opaque deep gold producing 2 fingers of off-white, foamy, short-lived head that leaves motes and a small webby ring of lace. Aroma is grapefruit, orange and caramel malt backed by pine and melon. Taste is intense grapefruit with notes of orange, pine resin,tropical fruits, melon and caramel. Starts sweet with bitterness entering at mid-sip and becoming predominant in the finish and aggressively so in the aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with low-medium carbonation, creamy, silky, a little oily in the finish and slightly chewy.
Oct 15, 2019
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Reviewed by dd53grif from Michigan

4.19/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pours a cloudy copper color with a foamy head that lasts quite a while. Aroma of grapefruit and spice. Taste is sweet and boozy. Good mouth feel. Creamy, easy drinking.
Oct 05, 2019
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Reviewed by Spikester from Oregon

4.18/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Lightly hazed gold with four fingers of bone color head. Very dense lacings.
Smell is malty with grapefruit hops.
Taste is malt forward with good grapefruit pine slightly dank hops.
Mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation. The finish is dry and pretty balanced.
Overall a tasty dipa. Bottled 06/19/19. The hops have most likely faded a bit.
Sep 29, 2019
Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 6679 ratings