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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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95
world-class

5,322 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,322
Reviews: 1,327
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 245
Gots: 518 | 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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TheBeerDad

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-21-2014 16:32:47 | More by TheBeerDad
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SammyMacAttack

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-21-2014 08:31:10 | More by SammyMacAttack
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EdFed

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-21-2014 04:32:10 | More by EdFed
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TheFizzinator

Minnesota

4.21/5  rDev -0.9%

Pours a jet black with minimal Khaki head. Smells of smoked fish, raisins, a hint of chocolate with some lovely espresso notes. The taste is of sweetened molasses and rich chocolate and prunes. Medium heavy mouthfeel with just a touch of carbonation makes it go down nice and easy.

This is a really easy drinking porter that was perfect for the winter ht that was upon me.

01-21-2014 00:07:07 | More by TheFizzinator
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dmhurdle

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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

Ontario (Canada)

4.38/5  rDev +3.1%

Appearance: It has a nice jet black color to it. It has a nice creamy beige head that dies down moderately and leaves some spotty lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of sweet roasted malts, dark chocolate, some coffee/espresso and some molasses.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some sweet roasted malts, rich chocolate, bitter coffee/espresso and molasses.

Mouthfeel: It has a low/med carbonation with a very nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with great flavors and aromas. Great porter.

01-20-2014 22:32:08 | More by SebD
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cellardwellersbrew

Arizona

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-20-2014 21:12:20 | More by cellardwellersbrew
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Bf_89

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-20-2014 04:50:37 | More by Bf_89
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MLaVioletteJr

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-20-2014 03:00:18 | More by MLaVioletteJr
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mattreitz49

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-20-2014 02:05:31 | More by mattreitz49
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jb3304

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

01-20-2014 00:37:15 | More by jb3304
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Bartos

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-19-2014 23:45:04 | More by Bartos
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jmint

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-19-2014 22:07:27 | More by jmint
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oakaged88

New York

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-19-2014 21:22:52 | More by oakaged88
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mrp2323

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

01-19-2014 05:09:29 | More by mrp2323
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RedAleMan

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-19-2014 02:33:12 | More by RedAleMan
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VernonBaxter

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-19-2014 01:59:06 | More by VernonBaxter
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BeenTired

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-18-2014 17:06:11 | More by BeenTired
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Griffith

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-18-2014 14:57:59 | More by Griffith
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kerry4porters

Arizona

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-18-2014 05:28:24 | More by kerry4porters
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Fwai

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-18-2014 01:44:29 | More by Fwai
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gnats

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-17-2014 19:26:29 | More by gnats
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Schmoog

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-17-2014 12:40:55 | More by Schmoog
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BrazilianAussie

Brazil

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-16-2014 23:55:28 | More by BrazilianAussie
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I_Like_Beer

New York

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-16-2014 20:39:11 | More by I_Like_Beer
Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,322 ratings.