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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders PorterFounders Porter

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5,439 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,439
Reviews: 1,334
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 257
Gots: 561 | FT: 23
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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4.28/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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4.3/5  rDev +1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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4.3/5  rDev +1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

This beer is bite-your-knuckle sexy, just as the bottle claims. It has a dark, dark brown body close to a muddy black and a short-lived but beautiful head the color of a cup of coffee with 1 cream that disappears right before you've been able to fully appreciate it. It's silky smooth, but not thick, and subtly sweet with a killer, sticky and slightly bitter finish and an aftertaste that gently nibbles at your conscience. It's like eating a tiny piece of mildly dark chocolate and no more. It's like a tauntingly gentle kiss on the lips from your high school crush who's also wearing the perfect, creamy chocolate lip-gloss and (for some reason) holding an open cup of coffee beans and standing in a dewy field. Every time I have one, my eyes pop out like Eddie Valiant ogling Jessica Rabbit then settle back in as the potent but manageable 6.5% ABV washes over.

ob_carr, Sep 14, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev -2.1%

fishrunner, Sep 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Amedlin18, Sep 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

ripps1, Sep 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

Skandranen, Sep 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

Brams17, Sep 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

A Top 10% Porter for sure, although not as silky smooth as its Anchor Brewery counterpart. Anunmistakable malty-chocolate bite soaks through the membranes in your mouth leaving a strong yet pleasant aftertaste. Pitch-black in appearance although not much of a head and lacing (at least not from the bottle I poured).

Carolvs, Sep 13, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -1.2%

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5/5  rDev +17.6%

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,439 ratings.