Founders Porter | Founders Brewing Company

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Founders PorterFounders Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
foundersbrewing.com

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
7,371
Reviews:
1,642
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
9.43%
 
 
Wants:
438
Gots:
1,659
For Trade:
22
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4.59/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: Black; looks like a stout

Smell: roasted and chocolate malts at its finest.

Taste: again, such great depth in flavor between the roasted and chocolate malts.

Mouthfeel: Heavy medium body; chewy and chalky.

Overall: My favorite porter along with Smuttynose and Eddy Fitz. I can't say enough good things about it

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If I had to pick one beer (and that beer would be a porter or a stout) to drink for the rest of my life this would be it! Excellent color and taste, not too flat. I've had a fair number of porters and this, Black Butte and Sam Smith's Taddy Porter always do it for me - of those three I'd pick this one if I had to - fortunately I don't.

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
4.24 out of 5 based on 7,371 ratings.
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