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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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5,911 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,911
Reviews: 1,366
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 282
Gots: 737 | 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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4.46/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

I did a taste comparison late last summer with different porters and this one came out on top. So I am biased towards this beer. Imagine doing a comparison in the summer by the pool with Porters. Crazy.

Nice head with small tight carbonation bubbles. Dark almost amber. Medium to heavy lacing that stands up well.

Heavy coffee to a non coffee drinker. Has the sTrong "Porter" smell. A little chocolate hint to me.

A nice complex mix with coffee and little sweet chocolate aftertaste.

A smooth mouthfeel, the best of the comparison I did. Very satisfying and smooth.

A recommended Porter. I did not realize this was so highly rated, but I would recommend this to anyone looking for a Porter. I buy this one when in the local store and look forward to getting it on draught or a growler. Cudos Founders.

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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is my absolute favorite porter! Every time I'm at my local beer store, Peabody's, and I'm looking for a libation to warm me up on these cold mountain winters, the Founder's Porter is what I reach for. I love everything about this beer! The taste is awesome with dark, roasted malts and just enough hop flavor and aroma to compliment that dark, rich, and sexy mouth of real beer. The only thing I've had as good if not better is Caldera's "Mogli".

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,911 ratings.