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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,797 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,797
Reviews: 1,356
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 277
Gots: 695 | 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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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

exactly what i want a robust porter to be. way richer and fuller than Black Butte and pure chocolate whereas Black Butte reminds me of charcoal. Not like Edmund Fitzgerald either with its slight smokiness and average thisckness mouthfeel. the closest similar beers would probably be Gonzo baltic porter by flying dog or maybe washington tavern porter by yards due to its full mouthfeel and rich chocolatyness

A= dark, black, nice tan head, nothing wrong here
S= roasty chocolate and some sweet malt. hints of coffee
T= same as nose, very full rich mouthfeel, sweet but with hop and roasty bitterness to balance.
O= One of my favorite interpretations at the style, very enjoyable and full dark beer at half the abv of an imperial stout. Will have to keep this around

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Smell: Dark roast/burnt coffee with sweet milk chocolate notes

Taste: sweet and bittersweet. coffee and chocolate.

Mouth feel: Creamy, velvety....perfect.

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,797 ratings.