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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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95
world-class

5,143 Ratings
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95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,143
Reviews: 1,313
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 230
Gots: 469 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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kemoarps

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a beautiful opaque black, espresso foam head.

Even with my weak sense of smell I pick up deeep dark chocolate with a little espresso bitterness. somewhere between roasty and burnt? Like a good tea. is that weird to say?

slightly more bitter than I would expect, but built in, taking second fiddle to the malts I picked up on the nose. Sweet smoothe chocolate, with a wave of caramel and coffee. The finish is a dry bakers chocolate, sugar and some grassy hops.

This is one of my favourite beers. I am very glad I picked up the pack on my travels, and look forward to getting it again.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2012 03:20:00 | More by kemoarps
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homebrew311

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: pours an opaque black with a very dark brown head that looks like hot cocoa, decent head retention and lots of lacing

S: huge roasted malt profile with an intense dark chocolate presence, extremely robust

T: like the nose, this porter is all about the roasted specialty grains, tons of chocolate malts and coffee, a touch of earthy hops on the finish, very nicely balanced and incredibly flavorful.

MF: medium to thick body, low carbonation, silky mouthfeel

D: well it's weird to judge this as an American Porter because it is far more like what I thought a stout was supposed to be. Then again, there is definitely some overlap between these categories, but the bottom line is that this is the best American Porter I have had. Founders has never disappointed me.

Serving type: on-tap

05-11-2010 01:36:50 | More by homebrew311
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Minnesota

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,143 ratings.