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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,439 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,439
Reviews: 1,334
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 257
Gots: 561 | 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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Photo of Steve212
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Steve212, Mar 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

DruC4, Mar 12, 2013
Photo of JohnnyBarman
4.18/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Single bottle from a Founders mix pack I made myself on a recent trip to Buffalo. Poured into a Founders glass.

Pours a near black hue, with a bit of chestnut. A half inch of large bubbled head dissolves speedily into a fine ring. Not the best looking brew I have to say, but fortunately that doesn't matter too much here.

Nose is nice roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, caramel, good bitterness.

A very nice porter, with loads of flavor. Coffee, chocolate and a firm, assertive bitterness - whether from the coffee or the hops, I can't tell, but there's a mild citric bite in there as well. Creamy, with a lingering bitter finish. Great stuff.

Mouthfeel is just on the edge, almost a bit too carbonated for my tastes, but it hangs in there. Decent thickness, but well within the porter range. Warming alcohol on the tongue.

A get up, stand up kind of porter. Highly drinkable for those days when a beastly imperial coffee stout is just too much to handle. This one is just the ticket.

JohnnyBarman, Mar 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Herky21, Mar 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Kevincredible, Mar 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Cvescalante, Mar 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

Zachtheporter, Mar 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

HeyYoMar, Mar 11, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

leftbigtoe, Mar 11, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

Shankopotamus, Mar 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

RWACKO, Mar 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

msondel, Mar 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

TychoNDC, Mar 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Biff9, Mar 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Njstoutlover23, Mar 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

whatsgoody, Mar 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

seakayak, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of JuliusCaesar
4.3/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Black, little to no head

S: Dark chocolate and coffee with a hint of booze

T: Bitter dark chocolate and dark roast coffee. Nice bitter finish evens every thing out. No alcohol

M: Smooth and light

Overall: A great Porter. Not as aggressive as Smutty's Robust but better than others I've had. A very enjoyable beer.

JuliusCaesar, Mar 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Duvel, Mar 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

dfecteau, Mar 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

Snikwad1020, Mar 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

NorthSideSean, Mar 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

mjn5036, Mar 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Rusty_Pabst, Mar 07, 2013
Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,439 ratings.