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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,193 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,193
Reviews: 1,317
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 235
Gots: 484 | 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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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-15-2014 00:31:48 | More by BeerForMuscle
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Or80rowley

Texas

4.46/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A. Dark, almost opaque, thin mocha colored head

S. Delightful, sweet light roasted coffee, dark chocolate

T. Taste is slightly bitter coco, coffee, very nice balance between the two, into roasted earthy tones

M. It is smooth & creamy, medium mouth coat, fairly dry finish, nice grain aftertaste

O. Between this one & black butte porter, I can't choose, but both my favorite porter, must try!

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2014 23:24:43 | More by Or80rowley
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jonnypopgun

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-14-2014 23:20:25 | More by jonnypopgun
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sonnmr31

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-14-2014 03:14:48 | More by sonnmr31
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +17.6%

01-14-2014 01:51:52 | More by mattmarka1
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BennyThon

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-14-2014 00:18:49 | More by BennyThon
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swaghawk

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-13-2014 22:02:43 | More by swaghawk
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BeerCon5

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-13-2014 14:24:35 | More by BeerCon5
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Jlabs

New York

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-13-2014 04:54:25 | More by Jlabs
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

4.26/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

From notes.

A - Nice black pour with one finger of light brown head. Decent carbonation. Frilm retention and spotty lace.

S - Nice aroma right away. Chocolate and roast interplay well. Nice dark malt. Not too roasty but more smooth and, i hate to use this term, luscious.

T - Chocolate, mild roast that falls off in the finish. Again a really nice sweetness with chocolate and roast playing together properly. No artificial cola sweetness present. Quite good.

M - Very smooth, mild carbnoation, medium body. Not too bitter.

O/D - Very solid porter. Tasty and easy to drink with a good combo of properly nailed down flavours. Quite enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2014 00:55:17 | More by tbeckett
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Jimmeekrek

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-12-2014 22:12:37 | More by Jimmeekrek
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netshark

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-12-2014 16:44:56 | More by netshark
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Catlin

Iowa

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-12-2014 14:15:48 | More by Catlin
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Jho3325

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-12-2014 05:23:17 | More by Jho3325
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PaleAndBitter

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-12-2014 00:49:57 | More by PaleAndBitter
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oldvines

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-11-2014 22:49:47 | More by oldvines
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VonZipper

New York

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-11-2014 22:33:08 | More by VonZipper
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HoppyBastard1

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-11-2014 14:49:01 | More by HoppyBastard1
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Scrapss

Pennsylvania

4.34/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

poured into the bottle into a Turbinator.

A: Black. Brooding. some carbonation. Leads to 1.5 finger head down to a 1-2 mm disk. Nice lacing.

S: some bacon, smoky notes. Choco-malt. Smoked mild fish. Phenolics. This is definitely a smoky porter end of beer. This is definitely not Class of 88 deschutes/GLBC levels of smoked putridness. Subtle levels.

T: Bacon, smoked fish and the nose exactly and has that bitter smoked meat and porter character. Smooth. It's definitely on the verge of Rauchbier but smoother.

M: Creamy as all hell. Not as dry as I would expect, some creaminess offsets it. puckery smoke at ultimate finish. Out-breath is rough smoke and bitter campfire. It's robust!

O: I like milder porters but this brings the bacon so to speak. This stuff is definitely interesting and certainly world class.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 05:57:47 | More by Scrapss
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Theogre83

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-11-2014 05:44:42 | More by Theogre83
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fthegiants

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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tdatt43

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-11-2014 04:58:34 | More by tdatt43
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fellowrs

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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ChipMurray

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-11-2014 01:49:48 | More by ChipMurray
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cproioi

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-10-2014 19:22:35 | More by cproioi
Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,193 ratings.