Founders Porter | Founders Brewing Company

7,317 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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4.75/5  rDev +12%

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4.14/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance- Jet black body with a short khaki head.

Smell- Rich coffee, slight smoke, sweet fudge and just a hint of sour.

Taste- Bitter coffee up front with sweet chocolate following close behind. Roasted malt gets stronger towards the end. Aftertaste is dry and smokey.

Mouthfeel- Between medium and full bodied. Carbonation is low. Rich and creamy, perfect for a porter.

Overall- Delicious full bodied porter, recommended if you love dark beers.

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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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5/5  rDev +17.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +12%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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3/5  rDev -29.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +12%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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3/5  rDev -29.2%

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4.22/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Deep black color with a one finger caramel head with low retention but leaving a constant ring.
Nice aroma with lots of dark chocolate and roasted coffee.
Bold and rich flavor of coffee, like the real thing. Notes of roasted and smoked malts and earthy hops. Hints of pine, licorice and dark chocolate. Dry and bitter aftertaste with a prolonged flavor of roasted and burnt malt and its earthy hops.
Full and thick body with low carbonation and a velvet sensation.
Incredibly balanced beer that is full of character with precise and assertive notes. Highly recommended for who digs dark beers. Let it warm up to fully enjoy this beauty.
Ps. it seems that an American Porter is almost equivalent to a Foreign Stout.

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3/5  rDev -29.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
4.24 out of 5 based on 7,317 ratings.
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