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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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95
world-class

5,092 Ratings
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95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,092
Reviews: 1,312
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 229
Gots: 452 | FT: 23
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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demcorhip

Ontario (Canada)

4.13/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A good looking porter. Dark, almost black. Opaque. Decent half finger tan head formed on a pretty aggressive pour, and displayed ok retention, although it has since receded to the thinnest of collars, and leaves no lace.

Some mild lactic sourness and pleasant milk chocolate aroma with a touch of more roasted malts. Rootbeer like aroma from some caramel and the roasted malts. Also some hazelnut and earthiness. Nice.

A pretty tasty brew, roastiness favours chocolate and espresso, with just a hint of char. Underlying nuttiness and soured lactic note adds balance and complexity, which is rounded out by the earthy and leafy hop note. Good stuff.

A nice feel. Medium bodied and silky smooth.

Pretty tasty and drinkable. More good stuff from Founders, suppose that isnt a real surprise. Not overly robust, this one celebrates smoothness and balance. Highly recommended to fans of the style.

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2010 22:28:42 | More by demcorhip
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S- Roast, a little fruity notes. Roast comes out more as it warms.

T- Roast, some tangy hops, more roast. Delicious and what I expect in a porter.

M- Not to thick, not too light. My standard for the style.

O- My favorite porter. Very affordable, very available, very easy-drinking, very rich and flavorful. Cheers

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,092 ratings.