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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders PorterFounders Porter

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5,430 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,430
Reviews: 1,333
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 254
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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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Much like many other Founders stuff this packs a lot of toasted goodness and char in.

Tony_Giangiulio, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

newbrewer_zb, Aug 29, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

dtd350, Aug 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

Kevinpitts, Aug 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

BeerMeBro720, Aug 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

JTomczak, Aug 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

GeorgeCarroll, Aug 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Leiermann, Aug 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

Chainring, Aug 28, 2014
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4.9/5  rDev +15.3%

jbman73175, Aug 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

WiscoTerr, Aug 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

LodiRigglesbee, Aug 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

hopnado, Aug 27, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +8.2%

hoppyhoppy, Aug 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Kmat10, Aug 27, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -1.2%

From notes on 10/3/2013

Mmmm. Pours from a bottle with minimal head. Smells like roast coffee, chocolate, and toffee. Great, chocolate, vanilla, roast taste. This is really good.

kkleu357, Aug 27, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +3.5%

Kenb72, Aug 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

jordanimal, Aug 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

Skagnetti, Aug 25, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev -0.2%

Ryan5592, Aug 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

BraveMountie, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of mpbenr
4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

This is truly the standard in Coffee Porters. Slight tan head resting atop a deep brown body. Pours smooth, notable coffee aroma. Rich Mocha flavor, slight carbonation - perhaps more than many such stouts and porters. Rich mouthfeel and lingering sweetness.

mpbenr, Aug 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

MikeH75, Aug 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

tylerdykins, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of SitkaSteve
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Holy freaking crap, I get to try this courtesy of the former BeerKangaroo and currently HighDesertDrinker (I so want to meet this highdesertdrinker guy)

This was poured into a pint glass.
The appearance was mainly a dark brown close to black color with a one finger white to off white foamy head that dissipated within a minute and leaving a slight spider web slim lacing here and there.
The smell was mainly roasty with a fine black coffee sort of eloquently aromatic fine toothed sort of way.
The taste was roasty and just a tad of sweet with a fine toothed coffee toned aftertaste and finish.
The mouthfeel was mainly smooth, somewhat roasty and refined in the chocolate/maybe more or less sort of cocoa sort of way.
Overall, I really like this porter, so glad I finally got to try a Founders brew courtesy of a few peeps, but hey I'm not arguing as I have no idea if I'll ever get to try this again. So good and so would love to have again.

SitkaSteve, Aug 24, 2014
Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,430 ratings.