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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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95
world-class

5,157 Ratings
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95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,157
Reviews: 1,315
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 230
Gots: 474 | 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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Reviews by dafla67:
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dafla67

Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pint glass.

A: dark black; a finger of frothy tan foam.

S: not a huge aroma but definitely some coffeee and chocolate.

T: complex. Starts with chocolate flavor and then moves to coffee/hops/malts before ending with a bitter taste. The transitions are perfect.

M: creamy and silky smooth; a bit heavy; flavors linger (that's a good thing).

O: Great American Porter. With so many distinctive flavors, the transitions are very important and this porter does it perfectly.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2012 14:29:45 | More by dafla67
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Johnny_Duck

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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Florida

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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Lordhelmit

North Carolina

3.96/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - Just about jet black. Poured looking like oil or syrup. Thin, non-persistent dark tan head and quickly fading lace

S - Sweet and roasted nut. Maybe some spice somewhere in there. Some coffee notes as well.

T - Pretty good. Taste like a good dark chocolate mixed with roasted...something. I don't want to say roasted nut again but pretty much. Starts off as a burst of dark chocolate and finishes nice and bitter. Burnt dark chocolate is the best way I can describe it.

M - Not much to say. Medium bodied, average carbonation. Pretty drinkable.

O - Overall this is a good porter. A tad bit too bitter for my liking, but still real good. Reminds me very much of Guinness Extra Stout.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2014 21:28:12 | More by Lordhelmit
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Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours black with a nice mocha head. Aroma is a touch smokey, extremely roasty giving offf some nice chocolate and coffee tones. Flavor is a touch smokey as well, wonderfully roasty with some great dark chocolate and coffee and a touch of char, and a nice intrusion of some bitterness from some hops in the finish. A creamy, medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, an absolutely fantastic porter here. Just as good, just different, from my favorite porter, Odell's Cutthroat Porter. Loved it, will absolutely be drinking lots more of this one.

Serving type: on-tap

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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Texas

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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,157 ratings.