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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,454 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,454
Reviews: 1,334
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 260
Gots: 563 | 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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4.61/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance is a very dark brown with a tiny bit of tan colored head.

Smell is dominated by chocolate, maybe a bit of roasted coffee in there as well.

Taste is bold, some chocolate and coffee flavor but also more bitterness than I'm used to in a beer like this. It all works well together, really tasty.

Mouthfeel is very thick; this is a heavy bodied beer but with a bit of carbonation that lightens it up. Not an easy drinking beer or anything, but easier than you would expect.

This bottle has been in my fridge for over a month as I polished off my stash of breakfast stout, really wish I had gotten to this sooner!

Dave_in_GR, Mar 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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4.39/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A- Dark chocolate brown color, nearly black. Dark and dense, with a malty-mocha head that leaves big brown lacing.

S- Chocolate, coffe, dark roasty malts, and some alcohol.

T- Good dark chocolate bitterness, coffee, roasted malts.

M-Rich feel, fuller than many porters. Very good carbonation and the alcohol takes a back seat after it passes the nose.

O- It's flavor forward and tuned-up just enough so it doesn't come on too strong. A good 'un.

NiceTaps, Mar 17, 2013
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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,454 ratings.