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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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95
world-class

5,919 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,919
Reviews: 1,368
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 283
Gots: 744 | 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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Purchased at one of the local cigar lounges.

A: Very dark brown. Almost black. Good head and retention.

S: Coffee, malt and chocolate. Very nice.

T: Same as the smell with the addition of hops. Outstanding.

M: Rich yet refreshing. Nice carbonation and bite.

O: This is good stuff. I love the hop notes in this. Uncharacteristic for a porter but so good.

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A: Don't have the best lighting at the moment, but this pours black in the middle, with a very dark brown around the edges. Half a finger of head that dissipated very quickly.

S: A hint of milk/dark chocolate which almost gets completely overtaken by a very heavy roasted malt and oats smell.

T: Taste follws the smell very closely. Dominated by roasted grain, chocolate and what I think is a dark french pressed coffee sandwhiched between the roast on the front and the sweet from the chocolate on the end.

M: Very smooth, creamy mouthfeel start to finish and the chocolate is what lasts to create that creamy feeling.

O: By far one of the best porters I've ever had and since it's a year-round beer for Founders, I will definitely by it again on a regular basis.

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,919 ratings.