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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders PorterFounders Porter

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

6,224 Ratings
THE BROS
94
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Ratings: 6,224
Reviews: 1,431
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.39%
Wants: 321
Gots: 946 | FT: 25
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-11-2003

No absence of hops gives Founders' robust porter the full flavor you deserve and expect.

45 IBU
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Ratings: 6,224 | Reviews: 1,431
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass from the bottle.

A very dark walnut colored body with a large four finger head. Dark cocoa colored at first of head bubbles but seems to settle down and get lighter in color as time goes on. Some lacing. She looks good.

Great cream smell, roast, fresh brewed coffee, and some sweet malt. This smells just great a mish mash of many things which all get a turn. I can't get over how creamy this smells with a grain husk like sense.

Taste is a great chocolate at first, with good malt chew. Aftertaste has some hop finish with honey. Lots of flavors that come out throughout the tasting. THe honey on finish is surprising where did that come from. Not too wet either, just right, hardly noticeable alcohol content.

This is a great American Porter what can I say, really like it alot.

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Terrific porter!

A: sexy black brew, low head

S: bittersweet chocolate and espresso

T: bitter espresso smoothed out by gentle cocoa malt flavors; had to come back to this to really emphasize the smoothness of the espresso coffee flavors with that dark chocolate malt background

M: milky, creamy, light, and refreshing; this is soooo easy to drink - very mellow, very relaxing, very satisfying

O: My favorite porter - very sophisticated, slightly sweet, smoothly bitter (is that possible?) - a great brew from one of the best American brewers

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 6,224 ratings.