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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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95
world-class

5,149 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,149
Reviews: 1,313
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 230
Gots: 472 | FT: 24
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No absence of hops gives Founders' robust porter the full flavor you deserve and expect.

45 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-11-2003)
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UCLABrewN84

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4.28/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to bobhits for sending me this one!

Pours an opaque black with a 2 inch khaki head that fades to a thin cap. Thin rings of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smells of dark roasted malts, coffee beans, cocoa powder, and an earthy note. Taste is very much like the smell with cocoa powder covered coffee beans being the main flavor of this beer. There is a very slight bitterness and acidity on the palate after each sip. The carbonation level is low which makes for a smooth and creamy mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good porter from Founders. It definitely deserves its place in the top 10 of the style.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2011 01:00:02 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,149 ratings.