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Founders Porter - Founders Brewing Company

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95
world-class

5,286 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,286
Reviews: 1,324
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 246
Gots: 509 | 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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Hallertau

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.9%

04-02-2013 01:38:13 | More by Hallertau
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Pearlstreetbrewingco

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

05-09-2014 22:28:14 | More by Pearlstreetbrewingco
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tsauce2

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev 0%

10-05-2013 02:02:51 | More by tsauce2
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mwbrady12

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

07-21-2013 14:32:58 | More by mwbrady12
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DavidHume

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-04-2014 15:12:38 | More by DavidHume
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chcfan

California

4/5  rDev -5.9%

11-28-2011 13:32:35 | More by chcfan
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bootdown21

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

07-15-2012 17:41:51 | More by bootdown21
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev 0%

10-20-2013 17:47:38 | More by jim_carignan
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gmfessen

Michigan

3.98/5  rDev -6.4%

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass, Founders Porter is nearly black in the glass with only the slightest dark brown hues around the edge when held to the light. The head is thick and heavy - slow to subside, mocha in color and leaves nice gobs of sticky lacing on the glass as the beer is consumed. The nose is all roasty malt; coffee, chocolate, caramel and black patent are all present - slightly burnt and acrid smelling. The flavor is much the same with the little bit of caramel(y) sweetness coming through slightly and quickly on the onset, quickly followed by the darker roasted flavors of coffee and chocolate and then finally finishes with the acrid, burnt bitterness that leaves the mouth dry. Mouthfeel is medium to full in body with a adequate yet thin head; finish is very dry as previously noted. Overall a good beer but not on my list of beers I'd buy from Founders.

09-07-2012 01:18:04 | More by gmfessen
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throwback

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.9%

12-22-2011 15:05:56 | More by throwback
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Lynn

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-13-2014 02:25:13 | More by Lynn
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anticipation23

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev 0%

08-26-2013 17:35:37 | More by anticipation23
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New York

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

11-06-2013 00:52:07 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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droomyster

Virginia

4.33/5  rDev +1.9%

Pours a very dark brown a big brown head that reduces down to a still-substantial height with dimples dotting the foam. Aromas are predominately roasty with strong notes of dark chocolte truffles and tantalizing garnache. Big taste of sweetened cocoa up front, tons of expresso and roastiness on the midpalate. Finishes long on burnt sugar and a faint note of something like burnt fish (but maybe I'm just crazy). Leaves the mouth with a smoky taste minutes later. Body fills the mouth and saturate the senses. A wise choice for a luxurious digestive or a decadent nightcap.

08-17-2010 03:53:09 | More by droomyster
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MordorMongo


4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-13-2013 19:58:56 | More by MordorMongo
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jjheinrichs

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.9%

01-09-2013 04:52:13 | More by jjheinrichs
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brentblack1

New York

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-25-2013 00:57:12 | More by brentblack1
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ant880

New York

4.25/5  rDev 0%

01-19-2013 16:48:22 | More by ant880
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juicebox

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

07-17-2012 23:45:44 | More by juicebox
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Kevincredible

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-11-2013 23:26:18 | More by Kevincredible
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Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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Bdel34

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-07-2012 05:34:13 | More by Bdel34
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New Jersey

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-13-2013 12:58:41 | More by emottram
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HumphreyLee

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

10-29-2012 05:02:49 | More by HumphreyLee
Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 5,286 ratings.