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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

6,029 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 6,029
Reviews: 1,392
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 300
Gots: 825 | FT: 26
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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2.08/5  rDev -51.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Everything was ok except for the taste of this one. It's very heavy and dark but the taste was just too much-tasted burnt-more so than even the smokiest of rauchbiers. Surprised this beer scores so well. I thought it was just off-maybe I got a 6 pack that burnt on the bottom of the tank!

This is the only beer I've had from Founders and have heard lots of good things subsequent to this tasting so I guess it is surprising how much I didn't like it. Will give them another try but will pass on their porter-this one just didn't do it for me.

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2.16/5  rDev -49.3%

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2.65/5  rDev -37.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 12oz twistoff into my Harpoon Liviathan Baltic Porter glass.

Appearance: Dark black, can not see through it. There was NO head and no laceing.

Smell: Roaster malt, chocolate and coffee.

Taste: Was just OK, malts, strong coffee and a little chocolate came through. Almost a creamy finish.

Mouthfeel: I get a lot of coffee and not much else with no carbonation.

Drinkability: I do not have the desire to finish this one. It is just OK and I would not buy another.

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look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 6,029 ratings.