Founders Porter | Founders Brewing Company

7,336 Ratings
Founders PorterFounders Porter

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No absence of hops gives Founders' robust porter the full flavor you deserve and expect.

45 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-11-2003

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours total black with a rocky tan head that dissipates rather quickly. Chunks of foam cling to the glass. Intense fresh roasted barley and dark chocolate in the nose, with piney hops and malt sweetness in the back. The taste immense chocolate and roastiness. Dark cocoa mixes with milk chocolate and coffee notes. Citrusy, piney hop flavors add more complexity to the mix. Roasted malt bitterness mixes with the solid hop bitterness tying everything down. The finish is thick and full bodied with a textured, creamy carbonation.

A benchmark example of an An American Porter. Rich, roasty, complex. Good hop presence too. A must try.

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
4.24 out of 5 based on 7,336 ratings.
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