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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,325 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,325
Reviews: 1,327
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 245
Gots: 519 | 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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SourAddict

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-19-2013 07:53:35 | More by SourAddict
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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5.9%

05-07-2014 07:33:05 | More by Erik-P
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slipperysoup

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-01-2014 23:33:14 | More by slipperysoup
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Rons35

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-19-2013 21:54:22 | More by Rons35
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blackcompg

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.9%

Poured from their 12oz bottle...

Appearance - Poured a finger of medium mocha head, color of the ale is a nearly opaque deep brown mahogany, nearly black.

Smell - rich black coffee, roasted malts, whiff of dark chocolate and floral hops.

Taste - Roasted malt, black coffee, dark bakers chocolate (unsweetened), slight minerals, and a touch of black licorice and bitter hops long into the finish.

Mouthfeel - nearly medium, there is almost a smoothness and a creaminess that is whisked away by the medium carb halfway through the sip - the carb adds a sharp tingle with some edges that usher in the hop characteristics, and some bitter black licorice.

Overall - This is a very good porter, but with my high expectations for Founders products I almost felt this was just a tad lacking - this opens up just a bit as it warms, and improves. I wanted this to be just a touch thicker, creamier, and a bit more mouthcoating. Definitely a very good porter, and one that you should try and judge for yourself.

05-26-2012 05:09:32 | More by blackcompg
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TempeBeerMan

Arizona

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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Kentucky

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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Kentucky

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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Georgia

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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Florida

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5.9%

04-25-2013 22:53:49 | More by JDavidRice
Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,325 ratings.