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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders PorterFounders Porter

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

6,232 Ratings
THE BROS
94
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Ratings: 6,232
Reviews: 1,432
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.39%
Wants: 321
Gots: 947 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-11-2003

No absence of hops gives Founders' robust porter the full flavor you deserve and expect.

45 IBU
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Ratings: 6,232 | Reviews: 1,432
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Appearance - Black and opaque in color. Has a heavy head which diminishes in a few minutes leaving a nice lacing.

Smell - Smokey molasses aroma.

Taste - Light hops and molasses taste.

Mouthfeel - Full bodied, light carbonation, hint of bitterness.

Overall - It's full body, smokey, and not too bitter flavor make for a satisfying and easy to drink porter. I highly recommend this beer!

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Another brew Kevin hooked up in our trade, thanks man! Poured from unstamped bottle to mug the beer pours an oily viscous opaque black with a 1 finger mocha colored head with good retention and lacing throughout. The nose is an impressive blast of rich coffee, cocoa, roast. Terrific. If I didn't know better I'd say this is a stout. More character than any non-imperial porter I've sampled. Awesome. The flavor follows suit with again tons of coffee, roast, cocoa along with a mild bitterness, and hint of caramel and nut. Unbelievably smooth. Creamy. I can't believe how much flavor is packed into this brew, no hint of alcohol but with so much going on I'd think this was a much bigger beer to accommodate the character. Medium bodied. Well carbonated. To say this is a treat is an understatement. New standard for me.

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 6,232 ratings.