Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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5,931 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,931
Reviews: 1,370
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 284
Gots: 755 | FT: 23
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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Photo of Brewndruid
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Malt_Man
4/5  rDev -6.1%

Poured at room temperature from bottle into saison glass.

A) Very dark brown /black, opaque with thin bubbly film.

S) Subtle, but rich fruity malt and hints of liquorice.

T) ooooooo. Mellow fruity malt with a beautiful roast nutty flavour that just goes on and on. The bitterness is there but is wonderfully understated.

M) Actually quite refreshing, with the roast nut aftertaste balancing it out.

O) There doesn't seem to be a dividing line between porters and stouts in the US - this is stronger and has a deeper roasted flavour than SN Stout. I suppose the name doesn't matter when it tastes this good.

Photo of BryanA
3.75/5  rDev -12%

Photo of BarrytheBear
4.59/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Solid, robust, very dry porter than delivers

Photo of ArkyVaughan
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of BrewRy
3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

Photo of ten80pee
3.8/5  rDev -10.8%

Photo of diegominach
5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of Tschnab
4.1/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of cjfriend
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of sampsonw
4.36/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of tonyrocknroll
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of KZane
4.4/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of PA-hunter
4.25/5  rDev -0.2% and opaque. Dark brown head.

Smell....earthy smoky with chocolate aroma.

Taste. ....grainy malt roasted chocolate with a bitter finish.

Mouthfeel...heavy and smooth. excellent porter

Photo of Crimkj
4.58/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of MorgothBauglir
4.8/5  rDev +12.7%

Richer & more robust then Eddy Fitz, a tad more bitter too & slightly less balanced. Other then that, pretty damn close. High praise indeed!

Photo of Chrislovesbacon
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.28/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of mikebcpa
4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stercomm
4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

A - Pours an extremely dark brown, almost tar colored, nice small tan head, sticks to the glass very nicely.

S - Getting lots of roasted, toasty malts, some coffee, slight hint of baker's chocolate, some smokiness.

T - Out of this world good, creamy chocolate and coffee with the coffee more pronounced on the finish, smoky and toasty malts.

O - One of my favorite porters, a very sessionable beer as well

Photo of Prop28WasBetter
4.1/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.52/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.4/5  rDev +3.3%

Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,931 ratings.