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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,806 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,806
Reviews: 1,356
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 276
Gots: 699 | FT: 25
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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a - pours dark. you can maybe make a head if you our hard. dark. even the pour looks roasted.

s - ok here you can small the roast. hints of chocolate and coffee. not to my nose. but my nose is currently stuffed up. i smell the dark roast appeal.

t - ok here we go ..... nice dark taste. not heavy. not light just right for a porter. if you want porter this is it! no problem!

m - ok here is the deal. with stouts and porters sometimes i a drinking a beer milkshake. not here. IMHO good balance.

overall - U know in the 80's a polar vortex was called a COLD FRONT! . During these cold weather days this porter does the job. I drink it slow and enjoy it.

this is my review.

djkman, Nov 21, 2014
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Pours a deep dark brown with a 2 inch tan colored head that takes its time dissipating leaving good lacing down a 16oz pub glass.

Smell is good with roasted malts taking center stage. I get some chocolate, coffee and maybe a medicinal smell of cough syrup.

Taste is good with the sweet malts hitting first giving those chocolate and coffee flavors. That gives way to a nice bite of hop bitterness, maybe a little piney. The aftertaste is of the chocolate and coffee malts.

Mouthfeel is pretty full with really nice, velvety carbonation.

Overall, a really nice beer. I like these dark beers this time of year and this one has delivered. This is my first beer from Founders and I was pretty impressed. Looking forward to more from them.

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,806 ratings.