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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,178 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,178
Reviews: 1,317
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 234
Gots: 478 | 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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parkwood

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -29.4%

06-17-2013 01:36:42 | More by parkwood
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chooch5

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -29.4%

12-24-2013 00:23:09 | More by chooch5
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Brown120

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -29.4%

12-09-2011 01:40:52 | More by Brown120
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plato

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -29.4%

02-22-2013 20:53:18 | More by plato
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IAMTEAMPONY

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -29.4%

01-31-2014 05:30:17 | More by IAMTEAMPONY
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michaelfcasey

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -29.4%

06-04-2014 12:44:43 | More by michaelfcasey
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romulus523

Ohio

3/5  rDev -29.4%

06-20-2014 14:27:42 | More by romulus523
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dvsbizzyb

California

3/5  rDev -29.4%

09-11-2013 05:12:55 | More by dvsbizzyb
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Kaveman

Illinois

3/5  rDev -29.4%

08-25-2013 21:29:42 | More by Kaveman
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carnoustie7

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -29.4%

07-09-2012 18:03:21 | More by carnoustie7
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ToddBeans

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -29.4%

05-18-2014 21:53:07 | More by ToddBeans
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LambClowder

Michigan

3/5  rDev -29.4%

04-21-2013 19:06:27 | More by LambClowder
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winomark

Missouri

3/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Deep dark brown, almost black with a creamy medium brown head. Aromas of chocolate malt and mocha, with a mild alcohol sweetness. Lots of roasted malts balance a slight sourness. Not as smooth as I expected. Mouthfeel is coating, but not too heavy. Slightly sour finish. Overall, a solid beer. Would like to see a little more roundness and less of the sour/acidic flavors. Give it a try if you want.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2004 04:17:27 | More by winomark
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BraveGator

Georgia

3/5  rDev -29.4%

05-31-2013 01:58:29 | More by BraveGator
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hmmmbeer10

Florida

3/5  rDev -29.4%

04-03-2014 16:41:22 | More by hmmmbeer10
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stbo101

Illinois

3/5  rDev -29.4%

11-19-2011 13:48:16 | More by stbo101
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adamfullen

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -29.4%

02-20-2012 15:22:05 | More by adamfullen
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jophish17

Georgia

3/5  rDev -29.4%

11-20-2011 21:16:47 | More by jophish17
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afrothunder

New York

3/5  rDev -29.4%

01-17-2013 06:59:00 | More by afrothunder
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CeasarB

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -29.4%

11-13-2013 21:24:18 | More by CeasarB
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Beerlover

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -29.4%

07-23-2013 04:26:39 | More by Beerlover
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Alex5

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -29.4%

12-10-2013 13:26:19 | More by Alex5
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zbooks

Texas

3/5  rDev -29.4%

01-30-2014 04:04:00 | More by zbooks
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foulhooked

New York

3/5  rDev -29.4%

03-14-2012 19:26:59 | More by foulhooked
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Cyrano41

Virginia

3.03/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had this one poured from the bottle into a goblet.
Appearance: Black with a thin half-finger of head, nice lacing on the glass as it went down. Close inspection reveals lots of tiny bubbles fizzing bottom to top.
Smell: Malt, yeast, burnt coffee and chocolate. A bit of a tingle on the nose.
Taste: Very heavy, more like a stout to me. The burnt coffee & chocolate first, then malt and hops. The finish lingers reminding me of bitter medicine.
Mouthfeel: Like I said, this was heavier than I anticipated.
Overall: I was looking forward to cracking this one open. Disappointing. Porter isn't my favorite style, but I really enjoy Orginal Flag and crave the occasional Otter Creek Stovepipe Porter. This one, not so much. Out of respect to the brothers and my fellow BAs I'll give this one another shot but I'll have my porter lovin' buddy standing by for the handoff.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2012 15:30:38 | More by Cyrano41
Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,178 ratings.