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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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95
world-class

5,192 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,192
Reviews: 1,317
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 235
Gots: 484 | 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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ptickle

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-10-2014 02:46:42 | More by ptickle
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KBrady

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.9%

06-17-2014 02:29:37 | More by KBrady
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-03-2012 01:45:41 | More by AndrewMichael
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Dirty25

Germany

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-01-2013 18:09:49 | More by Dirty25
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Goldmund1

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-27-2012 02:42:32 | More by Goldmund1
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Marty91

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%

09-04-2012 23:23:19 | More by Marty91
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msgraceffa


4/5  rDev -5.9%

03-29-2012 01:31:42 | More by msgraceffa
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jordanmckell

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.9%

12-30-2013 00:44:20 | More by jordanmckell
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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -5.9%

11-21-2013 06:38:03 | More by zestar
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HopHead147

New York

4/5  rDev -5.9%

12-07-2012 05:04:24 | More by HopHead147
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Brewer1980

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4/5  rDev -5.9%

09-09-2013 12:59:55 | More by Brewer1980
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mjmadsen21

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-17-2012 06:15:43 | More by mjmadsen21
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dmhurdle

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-20-2014 23:29:14 | More by dmhurdle
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rapayn01

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -5.9%

03-18-2013 00:25:44 | More by rapayn01
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CampusCrew

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

appearance:light lacing and pitch black

smell: heavy coffee and sublte chocolate

taste: not bad, solid porter, a little flat tasting, nice chocolate flavor

mouthfeel: full bodied porter

drinkability: solid porter, I like them more on the hoppy side

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2010 02:19:41 | More by CampusCrew
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dan027

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%

05-17-2013 02:50:43 | More by dan027
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corby112

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours pitch black and completely opaque without even the slightest hint of lighter color when held to a light and a one finger beige head that quickly fades into a lasting ring. Sporadic spots of lace left behind.

Nice roasted malt aroma with hints of bittersweet dark chocolate, oatmeal, toffee and roasted coffee/espresso bean. Smokey but not acrid or burnt smelling with subtle lactic/cream and even some hazelnut. Beautiful roasted coffee in the nose that isn't overly powerful, burnt or stale. Smells great!

Chewy medium body with lots of roasted malt, slight hops, sweet chocolate and a lingering dry finish. Deep roasted coffee/espresso bean flavor along with hints of chocolate, toffee and oatmeal. A bit more acrid/burnt tasting than the aroma suggested with bittersweet dark chocolate, toffee, oatmeal and nut. Subtle bitter dry hops toward the end of the palate with a dry finish. A bit too roasted for my preference with bitterness lingering throughout but still pretty drinkable with a nice lactic creamy flavor mid-palate that gives balance and adds to the mouthfeel. It could use a bit of sweetness to round things out but overall this is a very good representation of the style.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2011 08:36:53 | More by corby112
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oneturbucfan

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-16-2014 13:05:40 | More by oneturbucfan
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SharkNado

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%

03-12-2014 13:02:48 | More by SharkNado
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iwanatalk2sampson

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -5.9%

04-15-2014 21:36:36 | More by iwanatalk2sampson
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dansmcd

Australia

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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EasyReader

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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medrolific

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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New York

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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MRAnderson

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.9%

09-12-2012 05:43:08 | More by MRAnderson
Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,192 ratings.