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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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95
world-class

5,169 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,169
Reviews: 1,316
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 232
Gots: 476 | 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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keywestgourmet

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

02-22-2013 04:29:17 | More by keywestgourmet
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DStoked

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

02-21-2013 22:24:58 | More by DStoked
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-21-2013 20:40:44 | More by Kahlerbock
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GRFounder

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-21-2013 18:12:54 | More by GRFounder
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runlikeakenyan

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-21-2013 11:15:36 | More by runlikeakenyan
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rodlavers

Pennsylvania

4.59/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Well, this is very, very good. I tried the Porter about 18 or so months ago, and literally just picked up two bottles the other day, reviewing my second now.

This was bottled on 12/24/12, and pours a delicious super dark brown/black coffee color.

Smell is more than appropriate; Roasty/toasty malt and barley. Tobacco, hint of leather and grass.

Taste is similar. Super balanced and nearly perfect taste for a porter. This is incredible creamy.

Feels almost like a milk stout. It's a tad bit sweet, balanced with hops and light carb on the end.

overall, this could be my favorite porter, very good. My impression is that it needs to be fresher but not necessarily within weeks -- I'm thinking within 6-8 months. This is very good. Cheers.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2013 02:09:41 | More by rodlavers
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pschul4

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

02-20-2013 21:45:26 | More by pschul4
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Softestdog

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

02-20-2013 17:05:01 | More by Softestdog
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mjenkins5

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-20-2013 02:57:10 | More by mjenkins5
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Rons35

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-19-2013 21:54:22 | More by Rons35
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MichaelDobbins

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

02-19-2013 20:45:50 | More by MichaelDobbins
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vandemonian

Maryland

4.03/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Founders Porter is a delicious American porter that is perfect for drinking on a cold winter's night. It's not tooo alcoholic, so have a couple. Lovely!

A: Black colour and a 3 mm head that fades pretty fast. 3.5

S: Dark, burnt malt and strong coffee aroma. 4.5

T: Dark, sweet malt with hints of chocolate and some bitterness in the finish. The finish tasted a tiny bit metallic to me, for some reason. Still delicious! 4

M: Small bubbles that stick to the edge of the tongue. 3.5

O: 4

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2013 04:52:06 | More by vandemonian
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JoeLacy

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-18-2013 16:33:08 | More by JoeLacy
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cburns48

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-18-2013 14:55:11 | More by cburns48
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Danielr26

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-18-2013 13:27:36 | More by Danielr26
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mctizzz

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-18-2013 13:09:36 | More by mctizzz
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NastyNate11

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-18-2013 05:30:59 | More by NastyNate11
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Selderkin

New York

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-17-2013 06:21:33 | More by Selderkin
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FriedSlug

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +17.6%

02-16-2013 23:10:25 | More by FriedSlug
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bcsbeer

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-16-2013 04:42:53 | More by bcsbeer
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cbeer88

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-16-2013 03:21:48 | More by cbeer88
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ROBSTARR

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

02-15-2013 22:46:39 | More by ROBSTARR
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aasher

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-15-2013 00:44:51 | More by aasher
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Whatnot78

Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-14-2013 23:55:08 | More by Whatnot78
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DarthGuitarHero

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-14-2013 21:19:06 | More by DarthGuitarHero
Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,169 ratings.