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Founders Porter | Founders Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
4.25/5
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7,463 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#765
Reviews:
1,662
Ratings:
7,463
pDev:
9.18%
Bros Score:
4.23
 
 
Wants:
450
Gots:
1,711
Trade:
22
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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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4.33/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours almost black with a tan head that laces well. Nose is a mild roast coupled with chocolate, no hop presence. Light / medium mouthfeel with a light creamy texture. The taste is exceptional and well balanced. The roast is forward, but counter balanced with chocolate and malt. Slight hop presence as it warms. Clean finish of roast with a touch of chocolate and malt sweetness. A slight hop bitterness lingers against the dominate roast. I prefer stouts, but this is outstanding.

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Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 7,463 ratings
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