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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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95
world-class

5,158 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,158
Reviews: 1,315
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 231
Gots: 475 | 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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Qwest_35

Florida

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-09-2014 23:15:43 | More by Qwest_35
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wesside89

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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Hendrick24

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-09-2014 18:56:11 | More by Hendrick24
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Jonathan2291

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

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Abe_Froman

Texas

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-09-2014 06:42:13 | More by Abe_Froman
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TypsiYpsi

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-09-2014 00:24:14 | More by TypsiYpsi
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jpd026

New York

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

01-08-2014 21:28:04 | More by jpd026
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ethanmc12

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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IPeteA91

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-08-2014 03:07:22 | More by IPeteA91
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blackrim

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

01-07-2014 21:31:01 | More by blackrim
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sclitch

Alberta (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

01-07-2014 07:31:20 | More by sclitch
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xseanprimex

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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California

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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

01-07-2014 00:20:56 | More by NonicPanic
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prisdefer

New York

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

01-06-2014 22:39:07 | More by prisdefer
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ThatsThatDude

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

01-06-2014 15:45:57 | More by ThatsThatDude
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Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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Hypersomnia

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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Digimaika2

Ontario (Canada)

4.38/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

(4.0) A: Pours black with a relatively thin head that quickly forms a brownish ring. Patchy lacing down the glass with short lived retention.

(4.25) S: Cocoa, dark coffee, vanilla, nice fruity qualities, and a steady caramel backbone. Very good contrast between the roasted malt and the bold hoppier-fruity elements.

(4.5) T: Similar to aroma with roasted malt and hoppier (citrus fruit-like) tastes in unison. Vanilla, caramel, and a faint smoke are all detectable. The bitterness is very well balanced and an appropriate (and noticeable) dryness lingers in the finish.

(4.5) M: Medium-full bodied with a moderate carbonation. Perfectly creamy and slick. Outstanding.

(4.25) D: This is one of the best porters I’ve had to date and could easily drink plenty of this stuff frequently. The mouthfeel is tremendous with a creamy and thick body.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2014 22:50:26 | More by Digimaika2
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Wukk

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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DougT

Ohio

4.4/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dated 11/17/13. Today is 1/5/14. Poured into a pint glass.

Black with a chocolate brown 2+ finger head. I saw some other reviews that didn't have the head or lace this one does. The initial foamy head was rich and thick. A nice layer left all the way through the bottle. The lacing sticks to the sides nicely.

Sweet smell of milk chocolate hits the nose first. A little roast in the middle. Slight hop aroma last. Smells delicious.

Taste of bitter hops and malt. There is a subtle chocolate flavor. Quite tasty.

A strong medium mouthfeel with nice effervescence that coats the whole mouth and dances on the tongue.

I drinkable, full on porter. Verging on a Stout. I like this very much. Founders hit another one.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2014 05:30:06 | More by DougT
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Stobin

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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New York

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New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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PaulyB83

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-04-2014 18:12:26 | More by PaulyB83
Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,158 ratings.