Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company
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Ratings: 5,341 | Reviews: 1,328 | Display Reviews Only:
4.46/5 rDev +4.9%
A. Dark, almost opaque, thin mocha colored head
S. Delightful, sweet light roasted coffee, dark chocolate
T. Taste is slightly bitter coco, coffee, very nice balance between the two, into roasted earthy tones
M. It is smooth & creamy, medium mouth coat, fairly dry finish, nice grain aftertaste
O. Between this one & black butte porter, I can't choose, but both my favorite porter, must try!
01-14-2014 23:24:43 | More by Or80rowley
4.26/5 rDev +0.2%
A - Nice black pour with one finger of light brown head. Decent carbonation. Frilm retention and spotty lace.
S - Nice aroma right away. Chocolate and roast interplay well. Nice dark malt. Not too roasty but more smooth and, i hate to use this term, luscious.
T - Chocolate, mild roast that falls off in the finish. Again a really nice sweetness with chocolate and roast playing together properly. No artificial cola sweetness present. Quite good.
M - Very smooth, mild carbnoation, medium body. Not too bitter.
O/D - Very solid porter. Tasty and easy to drink with a good combo of properly nailed down flavours. Quite enjoyable.
01-13-2014 00:55:17 | More by tbeckett
4.34/5 rDev +2.1%
poured into the bottle into a Turbinator.
A: Black. Brooding. some carbonation. Leads to 1.5 finger head down to a 1-2 mm disk. Nice lacing.
S: some bacon, smoky notes. Choco-malt. Smoked mild fish. Phenolics. This is definitely a smoky porter end of beer. This is definitely not Class of 88 deschutes/GLBC levels of smoked putridness. Subtle levels.
T: Bacon, smoked fish and the nose exactly and has that bitter smoked meat and porter character. Smooth. It's definitely on the verge of Rauchbier but smoother.
M: Creamy as all hell. Not as dry as I would expect, some creaminess offsets it. puckery smoke at ultimate finish. Out-breath is rough smoke and bitter campfire. It's robust!
O: I like milder porters but this brings the bacon so to speak. This stuff is definitely interesting and certainly world class.
01-11-2014 05:57:47 | More by Scrapss
Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,341 ratings.