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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,643 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,643
Reviews: 1,344
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 268
Gots: 640 | FT: 26
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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4.25/5  rDev 0%

GinsuDave, May 18, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

EricClayton, May 17, 2013
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eliz108, May 17, 2013
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JMurphy41, May 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

HinghamRick, May 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

tweezer159, May 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

dan027, May 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

carlosega, May 16, 2013
Photo of Brabander
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is an overall great beer! Got it in a trade with Rohkey. Thanks Chris! Poured this beer in my small Struise chalice. Pitchdark fluid with a very nive head. Good starter. The head disappears after a while leaving some nice lacing in the glass.

Smell is inviting but i can not detect much. Taste is with coffee. The alcohollevel is good on this one. Very good mouthfeel, not any carbonation but that is not important in a beer like this!

Brabander, May 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Westuh, May 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -23.5%

Rainblows, May 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

augustwest0823, May 16, 2013
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cp45, May 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

311Reeves, May 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

gfap61, May 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Rob315, May 15, 2013
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4.18/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours black as night, but not thick as I thought it would be. Can't be a judge of the head because I poured it very gently.

Smells of coffee and smokey, earthy, hops. Hints of chocolate or mocha too.

Flavor profile follows the nose almost entirely. Super flavorful and potent despite what you'd expect from the lower ABV.

Tastes of toffee and chocolate remain on the palette remain following each sip, and this beer stays with you long after you're finished drinking it.

It's a solid porter, but it leaves me wanting a breakfast stout or a KBS.

Bauzen, May 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

ajzy, May 15, 2013
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ZEB89, May 14, 2013
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Partridge, May 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Mcvs1507, May 14, 2013
Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 5,643 ratings.