The bottle reads “dark, rich & sexy” and boy is it right. This is a fuller, weightier example of the style, with balanced but forward roasted coffee bean, bittersweet chocolate, licorice stick and smoky vanilla aromas and flavors. The mouthfeel is sheer decadence, smooth and creamy, with thick molasses and espresso grind accents on the close.
Made with four varieties of Belgian caramel malts and dry-hopped with Amarillo hops, there’s a superb balance of flavors here between the assertive ruby red grapefruit and pine resin and sweet malt notes. Thick and lush in the mouth with a noticeable rye spice that meshes well with the other flavors. Dry and earthy on the close, with hints of crushed yellow flowers…
This dry-hopped selection offers upfront hop-derived aromas of citrus, fresh-cut grass and piny florals on the nose, making it an ideal choice for hopheads looking for a break from traditional IPAs. Similar flavors unfold on the palate, with medium carbonation to keep the resiny and astringent characteristics lifted and approachable. A hint of caramel-like malty…
Brewed with molasses and then oak-aged, this is a balanced but strong beer perfect for those cold winter nights. Dark amber in the glass with great glimmers of red throughout. It smells rich and a bit warm with notes of caramel sauce, honeycomb, maple syrup, dried apricot and a hint of resin. The mouth is fairly heavy with a slight slickness to it. The dominating…
Another beauty from Founders, Double Trouble pours a golden orange color with glimmers of radiance in the light. This big beer is loaded with fresh stone fruit scents of peach and apricot alongside the strong citrus hop notes. Fresh bread dough and malt provide a solid core to the mouth, balancing out the bitter orange pith and piney hop characteristics on the…
A clear golden-orange color in the glass, this is an easy-drinking selection that can certainly be a session beer for IPA lovers. Moderate earthy hop aromas lead the nose, along with notes of grapefruit rind and soft pine needles. The mouthfeel is full but fresh, with bright orange supreme and light malt flavors. It’s well-balanced overall, with a light pithy…