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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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95
world-class

5,189 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,189
Reviews: 1,317
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 235
Gots: 483 | 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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Michigan

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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Slovenia

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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Georgia

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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cpz28

Indiana

5/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A standalone in category:

This probably the best porter I've ever had.

A- Black with a big, brown pillowy head

S- Roast, coffee, chocolate, dark fruits, slight wood

T- Is spot on with the smell and sweet. These guys have it right. It's so rich and perfectly balanced.

M- Smooth and creamy, very full-bodied.

O- Just buy it. If you like the style, you'll love it. If you like beer, you'll love it. If you don't like it, you'll like Miller Lite.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2011 23:51:51 | More by cpz28
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BrewtalHonesty

Michigan

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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Minnesota

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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schillman

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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djwhit24

Michigan

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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Virginia

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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punky796

Michigan

5/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

On-tap at Bar Louie.

A - Pours dark-dark-brown, almost black, like Guinness. About a finger of thick cream-colored head, but dissipates after a short time. Moderate lacing.

S - Coffee, chocolate, caramel malts. A touch of alcohol, even. All very roasty/toasty.

T - All the same as the smells, and additionally a healthy amount of bitterness, in a good way. Excellent.

M - Smooth, creamy, medium-low carbonation. Almost warms you up as you drink it. Great body. Easy to take another healthy-sized slug right after.

O - You're not supposed to give many fives, but it's happening here...it almost feels like there should be more to say. This is as close to perfect as I can imagine. The best beer I've had to date.

Serving type: on-tap

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,189 ratings.