Founders Porter | Founders Brewing Company

7,339 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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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.47/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottled poured into a pint glass. Bottled on 8/01. Consumed on 11/13.

A - Brown approaching black. No light passes through. Light cinnamon colored head. Leaves very little lacing on sides of glass. Low to moderate carbonation.

S - Smells nice, but not overly fragrant. Anise, roasted coffee, and dark chocolate.

T - Dark chocolate, roasted coffee, some coffee acidity, cream and vanilla, with a touch of bitterness. Completely hides ABV.

M - Delightful. Carbonation perfect for slightly thicker texture. Leaves a very nice tingle throughout mouth, complements acidity very well. Much of the flavor of an Imperial Stout, yet light and very drinkable. Some stickiness.

O - Very pleasant. Solid throughout. Mouthfeel is phenomenal. Highly recommended.

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3.25/5  rDev -23.3%

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3/5  rDev -29.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

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4.33/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: black, opaque, with dark tan small head

Aroma: bold and roasty, stout like but with a little more fruity ness, strong and pleasant aroma

Taste: bold, roasty, a little dark fruit flavor to add depth, with a balanced and medium finish. Very drinkable

Mouthfeel: Medium-full body, with medium-low carbonation, sits well in the mouth and is very drinkable

Overall: A definite winner. I highly suggest this porter to anyone looking for a great session porter with all the flavor you want.

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
4.24 out of 5 based on 7,339 ratings.
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