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Brewed By: Founders Brewing Company

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Average Rating:
7.87622

Number of Ratings: 2157

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

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

ABV: 10.5%

IBU: 75


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Imperial Stout

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Tasting Notes

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zerocool profile picturezerocool - January 20, 2015
Has a great deep color as well as aroma and head. Nice malty start with hints of alcohol along the way. However, towards the end finishes strong with a chocolate flavor. Smooth all the way down. Very impressed.
festiv1030@yahoo.com profile picturefestiv1030@yahoo.com - January 8, 2015
Well blended. Nice flavor with a thickness rich in chocolate and alcohol. Ya baby !!!!!
Semper_Fi profile pictureSemper_Fi - August 17, 2014
Only produced Jan -Mar.
rsd profile picturersd - August 11, 2014
8/9/14 aunt bevs. Strong taste and content.
Doc Ying profile pictureDoc Ying - July 19, 2014
Light smokiness good ice cold
Xavier profile pictureXavier - June 17, 2014
Rich chocolate coffee roasty deliciousness. Bitter dark chocolate finish lingers on the palate. Perhaps the best stout I have had
Mapwhap profile pictureMapwhap - June 10, 2014
This is a very tasty stout. Strong coffee on the nose, looked like oil when poured, but surprisingly well carbonated. Heavy bitterness towards the end. Complex and delicious. Really liked this one.
eataknobatnight profile pictureeataknobatnight - May 22, 2014
Slightly more than a hint of smoky flavor throughout. Good solid stout
lizard_queen2003@yahoo.com profile picturelizard_queen2003@yahoo.com - May 17, 2014
Amazing for an imperial stout, just not my thing. Thick, dark head, definitely a sipper.
aaf145 profile pictureaaf145 - April 8, 2014
Wow I have no idea how this is a top 100 beer on brew gene I could name 10 Russian imperial stouts off the top of my head that are better.. First few sips aren't bad.. But then you get that familiar Founders liquor like burn aftertaste, reminiscent to their Backwoods Bastard and Double Trouble.. Not impressed...Wtf is founders doing making at imperial stout, or any stout for that matter with an ibu of 90... Save that bitter, burning aftertaste bullshit for ipas and the hopheads of the world..
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