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Founders Porter | Founders Brewing Company

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

Poured from a bottle received as a gift about 5 months ago into a Perfect Pint.

A=Extremely dark brown, dark tan head of 1"+ that lasted well over a minute...very appealing. Head seemed to have a slight greenish tint to it, which I found a bit off putting.

S=Molasses and brown sugar, with a hint of coffee.

T=Coffee flavor with a slight creaminess; hints of honey, clove, and banana...also a roasty smokiness; slight sweetness and slight bitterness...I enjoyed this complexity.

M=Medium body with very modest carbonation...could taste the alcohol a bit.

O=Excellent...my second favorite behind Great Lakes' Edmund Fitzgerald...I would definitely buy this on tap and will buy to compare head-to-head with Edmund Fitzgerald. Must try if you love porters.

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 7,440 ratings
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