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Brewed By: Founders Brewing Company

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Average Rating:
9.6422

Number of Ratings: 109

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Brewed In: 235 Grandville Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, USA

ABV: 10.6%

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Tasting Notes

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RyanLado profile pictureRyanLado - December 29, 2015
Bourbon barrel taste
SarahMunz profile pictureSarahMunz - September 20, 2015
Strong! Nice chocolate flavor. Second beer of the beer festival day, and with a long line to get it. Draft, Snallygaster, Sept 2015.
gflock profile picturegflock - April 27, 2015
Terrific
dlitolff profile picturedlitolff - March 31, 2015
This stout is outstanding. Creamy and full of flavor. Chocolate, coffee and vanilla, rich and that subtle taste of maple syrup that makes it slightly sweeter than KBS. Complex and delicious. On tap at Ave Pub, March 2015.
jaywill1323 profile picturejaywill1323 - February 26, 2015
If the KBS is awesome this beer is even more amazing! Jet black in color with a thin ring of khaki head. Very low carbonation. Had on draft at cork city aged 1yr (2014). Aromas of burnt caramel, and coffee notes. Vanilla tones. Heavy in body this beer glides over your tongue with an intricate mix of flavors. Chocolate and black coffee at the forward followed by a big sweet maple flavor followed by a vanilla oak bourbon finish flavor with a dark chocolate flourish. This beer is awesome!
rsd profile picturersd - January 4, 2015
12/30/14. Shepard and knucklehead. On tap. Best beer I have ever had. So good and smooth. Strong too. 5/7/15 Morris tap and grill. Tap. Perfect!
parandjlr@aol.com profile pictureparandjlr@aol.com - December 26, 2014
Wow
nwolkenh profile picturenwolkenh - March 20, 2013
Looks dark like tar or oil. Smells like amazing dark chocolate coated with maple syrup with a very slight bourbon smell. Tastes... Just wow... Like... Wow.... Very chocolatey that combines with the coffee. Kind of like a smooth creamy chocolate coffee. The maple syrup is sweet and brings it all together. The bourbon is present throughout but not at all overbearing. Again... Wow!!
Todd T profile pictureTodd T - November 27, 2012
The perfect stout! Very complex but perfectly balanced. Coffee, chocolate, vanilla, toffee, maple and barrel aging. Words escape me ........... I like this even more than KBS. Absolute crime this is not in the Top 100 here
beerbud profile picturebeerbud - November 3, 2012
I have been saving this for a year and have to say wow.really smooth.bourbon is present but blended with a subtle sweetness that is the maple.what a combo.founders should brew this every year ike lbs.maybe 6 months after kbs release.great great stout.
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