Founders Porter | Founders Brewing Company

7,370 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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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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Photo of scotorum
4.04/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into a stemmed tulip glass.

a: Pitch black. Half finger high brown head dissipated quickly to thin surface foam.

s: Mild dark malt.

t: Mild dark malt, coffee, chocolate and smoky finish.

m: Light to moderate. Smooth with a lingering chocolate/coffee smokiness and hop bite.

o: Exceptionally drinkable porter without being watery or feeling cheap. Had as a dessert but should go well with beef and other red meat.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of SingularWalker
4.35/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

appearance: nice rich dark dark brown with minimal head

smell: chocolatey with a bit of coffee

taste: rich smooth chocolate flavor with a bit of coffee. nice maltyness

mouthfeel: smooth and velvety. not too thick and heavy and not too thin and watery, just right

overall: this is a great porter, all around a tasty drink that feels good on the mouth. nice bold flavors make this a very dinkable example, you cant go wrong with this one.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +12%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.88/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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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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4.43/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-dark brown to black with a brown head
S-coffee and chocolate, with a hops smell that is not th main smell
T- roast malt, and chocolate then the hop aftertaste
M-was light on the carbonation yet creamy
O- was a great beer that got better with every sip, I enjoyed this beer

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
4.24 out of 5 based on 7,370 ratings.
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