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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

6,232 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,232
Reviews: 1,432
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.39%
Wants: 321
Gots: 948 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I'm not sure if this bottle was overly carbonated or what but the cap popped of with force. Upon pouring couldn't keep the head tamed. A good tan 4 inch head exploded out of the bottle. Liquid is nearly black no light is penetrating any corner of crevice.

As always it seems, this dark founders brew has a near perfect nose. Big freshly ground coffee aromas, lovely roasted choclate malt, caramel, hints of vanilla, cassis, and a good hopped aroma to even it all out.

Tastes of cassis, mochiato, big roasted choclate and caramel malts, hint of vanilla bean, nice smooth chewy hops. Mouthfeel has a tad too much carbonation but it doesn't cause any harm. This bad boy is big and rich would be hard to drink more than a few.

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 6,232 ratings.