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Smoked Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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89
very good

284 Ratings
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Ratings: 284
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 4
pDev: 10%
Wants: 12
Gots: 47 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A robust porter brewed with beechwood-smoked barley, oak-smoked wheat and chocolate malt.

(Beer added by: Alextricity on 02-02-2014)
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cardsfan

North Carolina

4/5  rDev 0%

08-19-2014 03:28:05 | More by cardsfan
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

08-17-2014 22:03:31 | More by KevinGordon
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ChrisinRI

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

08-16-2014 19:19:54 | More by ChrisinRI
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

3.96/5  rDev -1%

08-16-2014 03:38:02 | More by Canada_Dan
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clayrock81

Virginia

4/5  rDev 0%

Poured a black body with some tan head and minor lace that dies quick. Aroma is mostly smoked and roasted malts, not quite meaty type smokiness but strong and there are some subtle notes of coffee, dark fruit and bitter chocolate. Beer is heavy but smooth and retains its dry, smoky edge throughout. Balance and additional flavors are brought in from some coffee, chocolate and boozy taste sensations. This sweetness seems to hit on backend as the beer finishes dry and sweet at same time.

08-13-2014 20:59:35 | More by clayrock81
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JonBeer

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

08-08-2014 20:01:57 | More by JonBeer
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vfgccp

New York

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

08-07-2014 03:45:45 | More by vfgccp
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DanielGJ0

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

08-06-2014 21:15:18 | More by DanielGJ0
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DrewRPS

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev 0%

08-04-2014 02:33:08 | More by DrewRPS
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JerryM1984

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

07-31-2014 19:54:35 | More by JerryM1984
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thereal_adam

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-31-2014 02:38:05 | More by thereal_adam
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AmericaGWShark

Georgia

4/5  rDev 0%

07-29-2014 16:48:20 | More by AmericaGWShark
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BlueAndBrew

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

07-29-2014 04:15:37 | More by BlueAndBrew
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_morandi_

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

07-25-2014 17:28:52 | More by _morandi_
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FrankHammer

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

07-24-2014 18:27:02 | More by FrankHammer
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DTSweet


3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

07-22-2014 22:57:09 | More by DTSweet
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digitalflood

New York

4/5  rDev 0%

07-20-2014 21:03:49 | More by digitalflood
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AnthonyD12

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-17-2014 15:24:09 | More by AnthonyD12
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Vivs85

New York

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

07-16-2014 10:57:18 | More by Vivs85
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PseudoBen

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

07-16-2014 08:57:54 | More by PseudoBen
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

4.4/5  rDev +10%

Draft only offering in this market. On tap at the Moan and Dove. Served in a mug.

A: Very dimly lit in here, but it appears to be a solid opaque black. Creamy brown head retains well at one inch.

S: Bitter dark chocolate, lots of roasted barley, chocolate truffles, campfire is a bit more subtle than expected, slightly metallic, plum ester.

T: Milk chocolate and chocolate truffles. Roasted barley. Hints of espresso and woody, nutty malts. Campfire and smoke strike a perfect balance and complement the roasted malts harmoniously. Slightly metallic and steely. Plum and currant esters. Decadent chocolates, woody smoke, and roasted barley on the finish.

M: Medium bodied. Decadent and rich. Very velvety and creamy. Ridiculously smooth. No too weighty, but it certainly has substance. Low carbonation lets the rich malt textures settle in.

O: Oh God was this good. So decadent in both flavor and feel. Like high end chocolates that melt in your mouth. The smoked malts strike an absolute perfect balance. They complement without overstepping their bounds. An absolute pleasure to drink.

07-15-2014 21:21:18 | More by ryan1788a5
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enelson

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

07-15-2014 07:46:24 | More by enelson
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mjshearer1

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

07-15-2014 03:07:30 | More by mjshearer1
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jbriggs7

North Carolina

4/5  rDev 0%

07-14-2014 19:22:22 | More by jbriggs7
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BEERMILER12

Maine

4.01/5  rDev +0.2%

On-tap at Novare

A: Pours a pitch black color with a fingers worth of head that fades down to almost nothing. Leaves some pretty decent lacing, regardless

S: Roasted malts with a bit of light smoke, chocolate, and a hint of coffee. A lot like the regular porter with a nice bit of smoke

T: Again, roasted malts with a bit of salty smokiness up front, followed by a nice bit of lightly sweet chocolate and some coffee. Finishes with a bit of the smoke and some bitterness

M: Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation

O: A nice twist on the regular porter. The smoke doesn't overwhelm the base, and adds a nice bit of complexity. Quite drinkable for being 8%, and doesn't get overly cloying like some smoke or rauchbiers. Glad I got to try it

07-12-2014 06:11:42 | More by BEERMILER12
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Smoked Porter from Founders Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.