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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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95
world-class

5,169 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,169
Reviews: 1,316
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 232
Gots: 476 | 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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nguasta2

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-02-2014 00:52:21 | More by nguasta2
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ninaturner

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

01-02-2014 00:50:29 | More by ninaturner
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arizcards

Arizona

4.23/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a single in late September from the Downtown Wine & Gourmet while visiting Harrisonburg VA for $1.79. bottled i believe on 06/24/13 though it was not a clean bottle date.

Beer poured black with a nice brown head that is leaving lacing behind.

Nose is roasted malts and cocoa.

Taste is chocolate, roasted malts with a nice amount of hopping to balance this to near perfection. Finish has a nice dry hopping.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and smooth.

Overall this is a very tasty brew. Again would love to try this when it is fresh. Definitely a world class porter!

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2014 00:01:58 | More by arizcards
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Maseitz

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-01-2014 21:10:50 | More by Maseitz
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bdk1417

Texas

1.5/5  rDev -64.7%

01-01-2014 20:50:35 | More by bdk1417
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-01-2014 19:16:29 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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HeadyTheElder

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-01-2014 15:42:04 | More by HeadyTheElder
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egoo33

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-01-2014 15:02:41 | More by egoo33
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cambabeer

Florida

4.3/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This was a great porter. Founders doesn't disappoint with this one. Nice head and lace on the glass, deep black color, looks great. The nose and taste mimic each other well, burnt espresso beans and chocolate, with some nice hop character as well. The maltiness is more dominant than the hops but they do their work to give some cleanliness to the middle character. A little fruity and bready towards the end, just really good all around. Thick body, not too strong on the carbonation. Delicious.

Serving type: on-tap

01-01-2014 15:01:53 | More by cambabeer
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swimfire

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-01-2014 03:16:10 | More by swimfire
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thegiantc

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-01-2014 02:26:28 | More by thegiantc
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polloenfuego

Ontario (Canada)

4.35/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From the 12 oz bottle to a snifter.

A: deep dark brown/black with a thin one finger root beer colored head. The head dissipates quickly leaving little in the way of lacing or cap.

S: coffee, espresso, roast malts

T: coffee, roasted malts, some cocoa as well.

M: medium to full feel, good carbonation and smooth.

O: I have to say that I really enjoyed this beer. It is easy to drink and very flavorful. I would put it right up there with Breakfast Stout as one of my favorites from Founders.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2013 18:33:20 | More by polloenfuego
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jacobbocce72

Texas

4.25/5  rDev 0%

12-31-2013 16:13:03 | More by jacobbocce72
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d_brommer_nh

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev 0%

12-31-2013 15:52:20 | More by d_brommer_nh
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KingSlayer

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

12-31-2013 13:34:29 | More by KingSlayer
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Shagator

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev 0%

12-31-2013 04:49:19 | More by Shagator
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TigerOwl

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

12-30-2013 20:04:10 | More by TigerOwl
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Mini4x

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev 0%

12-30-2013 16:18:19 | More by Mini4x
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jordanmckell

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.9%

12-30-2013 00:44:20 | More by jordanmckell
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ObiBeerCanobi

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

12-29-2013 21:16:02 | More by ObiBeerCanobi
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Leftofthedial

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

12-29-2013 21:02:53 | More by Leftofthedial
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RollCast

Georgia

4/5  rDev -5.9%

12-29-2013 04:54:04 | More by RollCast
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Sarunas7

Kansas

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

12-29-2013 04:53:20 | More by Sarunas7
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mbw314

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

12-29-2013 04:21:09 | More by mbw314
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Beerdudenumberone

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

12-29-2013 00:13:01 | More by Beerdudenumberone
Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,169 ratings.