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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,792 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,792
Reviews: 1,355
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 277
Gots: 694 | 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  rDev -5.9%

Jonathanb34, Nov 08, 2014
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4.63/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

lehueve, Nov 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

malprep, Nov 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

jbfarris, Nov 07, 2014
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3.78/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle poured into a stout glass.

Appearance: Pours a deep, dark brown that's very close to black. Short tan head. Some lacing.

Aroma: Surprisingly earthy and floral and hoppy for a porter. Also lots of chocolate and black coffee.

Taste: Nice hoppy, bitter taste with dark chocolate and burnt notes. Lots of black coffee bitterness. Pretty complex.

Mouthfeel: This is a sturdy, robust beer - it's a sipper despite moderate alcohol. Not heavy, but it's a very full-tasting beer. I paired it with chocolate. Wise move.

Overall: A really nice porter. For fans of the style and fans of good beer.

illpass78, Nov 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

freehafe, Nov 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Served in a duvel tulip glass. Poured this right down the center which yields a 1 finger mocha brown head that dissipates to a ring around the edges. Aroma is massive with strong dark chocolate, faint black coffee, smoke/char, and maybe some caramel as well. Taste starts out with a smack of dark chocolate and roasty malts followed by a lingering char and dark chocolate bitterness mixed with a hint of hops on the backend. Massive mouthfeel, very chewy, and smooth as silk.

Its a style I haven't had much of, but that being the case Its probably one of the best porters around.

Vogie, Nov 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,792 ratings.