Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company
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Ratings: 4,415 | Reviews: 1,268 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by blackearth:
4.6/5 rDev +8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Enjoyed on tap at Three Cellars in Franklin, WI. Pour with a black body and extremely dark brown and thick head of fluffy foam. Aromas of chocolate and coffee along with some roasted malt sweetness. Mouthfeel is full bodied and creamy with a low to medium amount of carbonation. Flavor is almost like a milk chocolate bar. There's a toasty flavor from the malts as well and a sweet but not cloying finish with a little bit of bitterness. This beer is just execptional!
Serving type: on-tap
02-12-2010 14:40:46 | More by blackearth
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3.48/5 rDev -18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured into a sampling glass. Vigorous poor gives a dark tan head which quickly disintegrates leaving plenty of lacing.
Smells of light roast but mostly a sweet alcoholic aroma as it warms.
Taste is roasted malt but subdued, and watery. Some alcohol but not in-your-face. a little bitterness in the finish and enhanced roasty character.
Mouthfeel is a little thin and watery, but nothing off-putting.
A good porter, I have not had so many recently but something I love coming back to.
Will try again if on tap, otherwise I will keep exploring!
Serving type: bottle
03-14-2014 02:15:32 | More by grammodesguapote
3.79/5 rDev -11%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
A: Black in color with no light penetration. Gorgeous 1 1/2 finger head that is made of uniform bubbles. The head lasts a long time - and is dense enough to reshape as you move the glass.
S: There is a smoked or charred smell. Like a charred hardwood. It almost smells like hickory smoked meat.
T: Smoke up front then again at the back. Slight mocha taste as it warms.
M: Dry feeling but goes down easily
O: The appearance on this one is amazing! If you handed this to me and said it was a smoked porter I would believe it. There is a lot of smoke essence in there. This one is good - but I wanted to love it and I am not there.
Serving type: bottle
03-13-2014 00:56:58 | More by fscottkey
Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
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