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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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95
world-class

5,189 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,189
Reviews: 1,317
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 235
Gots: 483 | 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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reebtaerG

Maryland

4.38/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured bottle dated 10/4/13? into New Belguim globe.

A-Pours very dark black/brown with a small tan head. Head dissipate relativity quicky leaving spotty lacing.

S-Nose is dominated by chocolate and coffee but also has notes of vanilla and caramel.

T-Taste is great with sweet chocolate and roasted malts with a very balanced level of bitterness.

M-Mouthfeel is medium with soft carbonation and a great balanced finish very excellent.

O-Another great beer Founders. A must do porter!

Serving type: bottle

01-23-2014 13:43:43 | More by reebtaerG
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1424IpA

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

01-23-2014 03:48:12 | More by 1424IpA
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Johnr33

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-23-2014 03:46:34 | More by Johnr33
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TomTown

Oregon

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-23-2014 03:14:13 | More by TomTown
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KJ2013

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-23-2014 02:52:53 | More by KJ2013
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

01-23-2014 01:56:32 | More by kvgomps
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lsiberian

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

01-23-2014 01:40:50 | More by lsiberian
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FritzSteinhoff

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-22-2014 22:47:03 | More by FritzSteinhoff
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Bolivian22

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-22-2014 03:54:21 | More by Bolivian22
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Bearman13

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

01-22-2014 03:50:14 | More by Bearman13
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Jpepe08

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

01-22-2014 02:02:03 | More by Jpepe08
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Sirath21

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-22-2014 02:01:44 | More by Sirath21
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Rilesmiles

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-22-2014 01:12:07 | More by Rilesmiles
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byronic

Ontario (Canada)

4.3/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours almost black with a thin head which dissipates quickly. A very inviting smell of dark cocoa and espresso. Followed by a very similar taste which also includes hints of malts. The flavours linger quite nicely. Feels like a perfect balance of silky smooth and creamy.

Quickly becoming one of my favourite porters.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2014 18:05:22 | More by byronic
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cultclassic89

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-21-2014 17:10:46 | More by cultclassic89
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TheBeerDad

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-21-2014 16:32:47 | More by TheBeerDad
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SammyMacAttack

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-21-2014 08:31:10 | More by SammyMacAttack
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EdFed

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-21-2014 04:32:10 | More by EdFed
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TheFizzinator

Minnesota

4.21/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a jet black with minimal Khaki head. Smells of smoked fish, raisins, a hint of chocolate with some lovely espresso notes. The taste is of sweetened molasses and rich chocolate and prunes. Medium heavy mouthfeel with just a touch of carbonation makes it go down nice and easy.

This is a really easy drinking porter that was perfect for the winter ht that was upon me.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2014 00:07:07 | More by TheFizzinator
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dmhurdle

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-20-2014 23:29:14 | More by dmhurdle
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

4.38/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: It has a nice jet black color to it. It has a nice creamy beige head that dies down moderately and leaves some spotty lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of sweet roasted malts, dark chocolate, some coffee/espresso and some molasses.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some sweet roasted malts, rich chocolate, bitter coffee/espresso and molasses.

Mouthfeel: It has a low/med carbonation with a very nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with great flavors and aromas. Great porter.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2014 22:32:08 | More by SebD
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cellardwellersbrew

Arizona

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-20-2014 21:12:20 | More by cellardwellersbrew
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Bf_89

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-20-2014 04:50:37 | More by Bf_89
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MLaVioletteJr

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-20-2014 03:00:18 | More by MLaVioletteJr
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mattreitz49

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-20-2014 02:05:31 | More by mattreitz49
Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,189 ratings.