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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders PorterFounders Porter

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6,235 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,235
Reviews: 1,432
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.39%
Wants: 321
Gots: 948 | FT: 26
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-11-2003

No absence of hops gives Founders' robust porter the full flavor you deserve and expect.

45 IBU
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Got this one from the dipshit known as younger35, you're a moron.

12 oz. stubby bottle poured into a nonic. Bottled 1/20/09.

Pours a dark cola black with minimal deep ruby highlights and a multi-brown colored one finger head. A fair amount of random lacing grips the sides of the glass. Smell consists of rich dark chocolate, coffee grinds, and musty hops. Peanuts with a bit of smokiness as well, but the aroma is mostly sweet with the cocoa goodness. Taste starts off with a nice balance of bitter roasted grains and sweet chocolate. Midway some brown sugar and caramel malts emerge with a good earthy hop backbone. Espresso lingers in the aftertaste with more of that bitterness that lasts and lasts. Medium body with a creamy, but prickly feel to it with a medium carbonation as well. For the amount of flavors this baby packs in, I love that it's only 5.1% abv. One of the better porters I've had for sure.

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Poured into a tulip. This one pours dark brown with two fingers of creamy mocha head.

The aroma is rich with nice roasted malts and some nice dark roasted coffee in the background Real enjoyable. Nice roasted malts on the pallet with notes of coffee with some bitter cocoa in the background. Seems to have a little bit of a grassy hop finish.

The body is robust with soft carbonation. Overall another hit from these guys. Real enjoyable.

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12oz stubby.
A) Opaque. Pours with a brown, thin bubbled head. Lacing is tight and sticky.
S) Roasted grain. Coffee. Chocolate. Smoky. Woodsy.
T) Dark Chocolate. Bread. Mellow smokiness. Just a remnant of hops in the finish.
M) Full bodied. Gritty. Thick. Smooth.
D) I would definitely have another one. Fantastic concoction from Founders. Well crafted.

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