Founders Double Trouble | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Double TroubleFounders Double Trouble

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

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

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours hazy vibrant golden yellow with a small white head. Sticky lacing around the glass.

Loads of sweet, tropical citrus and cotton candy. Grapefruit juice and wet, floral hops work with a steady background of malt. Super fresh, moist hop aroma and layers of citrus hop complexity.

Similar to nose, mouth watering citrus hops, pungent grapefruit, tangerine and pineapple upon a slightly noticeable background of caramelized malt. Bitterness comes through but doesn't overpower..very well balanced brew. Alcohol is well hidden.

Medium bodied, well carbonated, puckering and sticky.

Fantastic DIPA

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a Chimay chalice. Blonde in color, with a slight haze, 1-finger white head, and minimal lacing. Some bubbles popping up, and a nice vibe to it.

S: Sharp hop bitterness up-front on the nose, with dried pine needles, grapefruit rind, some caramel malt character coming through to balance it out. Very pleasing, light and floral, without any hint of muddiness. Clean-smelling.

T: There's a lot of nice flavors in balance here, with some grain notes up-front, balanced by resinous hops middle, and a dry finish. Notes of tangerine, grass, barley, with some smoke and sediment mingles on the tongue. A slightly boozy aftertaste, but it's cut with some bitter hops, so the end result is fairly pleasant.

M: Light and hoppy, fairly clean, but enough chewiness to give it texture. Bone-dry on the finish.

O: As an Imperial IPA, this beer is a fine example: heavier than an IPA in overall texture, but not necessarily overpowering with hops. At 86 IBUs, this beer finds the balance between good hop flavor, without killing your tastebuds for anything else.

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Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
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