Founders Porter | Founders Brewing Company

7,358 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: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A - Pours a deep, dark brownish black. The beer is incredibly viscous and folds softly into the bottom of my tulip glass. Very little head, retention, and lacing.

S - Nice strength of aroma. Dominant scent is heavily roasted coffee. Hints of dark chocolate.

T - Initially I'm somewhat overpowered by burnt coffee and the associated bitterness. Light heat and flavor from the alcohol are present on the finish. The beer is already fairly warm, coming from my warmer-than-cellar basement, but as I have more, and perhaps as it warms, the flavors change a bit. The burnt flavors fade and the dark chocolate sweetness comes out. I notice less and less alcohol as I drink down the beer.

M - Really incredible. Velvety. This was evident from the pour and I couldn't wait to try this. Outstanding.

O - Other than the initial hiccups this beer really does live up to its reputation. Not overly expensive. Good value on a very good porter. Recommend.

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
4.24 out of 5 based on 7,358 ratings.
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