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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,780 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,780
Reviews: 1,353
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 276
Gots: 687 | FT: 25
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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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

artoolemomo, May 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Naters333, May 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

dctriman, May 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

cornpone, May 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

DerekMorgan, May 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

videofrog, May 11, 2013
Photo of Bosoxfan20
3.83/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A- Pitch black with a 1 finger head that hangs around for just a bit. Head is creamy and dark mocha in color. Delightful lacing.

S- Dry coffee bean, unsweetend chocolate, powdered cocoa, mocha, earthy hops and caramel.

T- Love the flavor of this porter. Totally follows nose. Pine hops come out from underneath the dry, roasted goodness. Woodsy, slight charcoal, rich.

M- A little let down by the feel. not horrible, but somewhat thin for the style imo. Mid body. Dry and fairly drinkable.

O- I love a great porter, and that's exactly what this one is. Not real sweet, but delightfully earthy. One of the best in the country. Would most certainly have another!

Bosoxfan20, May 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Slay40, May 10, 2013
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Boone757, May 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

twenty5, May 10, 2013
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bconsidine, May 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

Roberto11232, May 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

justforrazors, May 10, 2013
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

andrewschirmer, May 09, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

SHerninko, May 09, 2013
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caguiar, May 09, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Metalaero, May 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

JasonTaverner, May 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

GoBlue12, May 08, 2013
Photo of jaycle
4.48/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Poured into snifter. 1/2 finger tan head which dissipated leaving behind lacing all around the glass. Deep black. No lights getting through this stuff

S: Sweet roasted grains and some fruitiness makes it through.

T: Tastes of chocolate and toasted malt. The 45 IBU's provide a great bittering finish to compliment the sweet malt.

M: medium to heavy bodied. A really fine micro-sized carbonation and a moderate amount for style.

O: I really really enjoyed this beer. My favorite porter currently. Well balanced with plenty of bittering and sweetness. I wish I had the words to describe the awesome, unfortunately my tasting vocabulary is limited.

jaycle, May 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

tommyguz, May 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

JaymeAyotte1, May 08, 2013
Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,780 ratings.