Porter | Founders Brewing Company

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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:
#791
Reviews:
1,683
Ratings:
7,545
pDev:
9.18%
Bros Score:
4.23
 
 
Wants:
457
Gots:
1,756
Trade:
22
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

bottle into tulip

appearance: solid black, tan 1 finger head, some lacing

smell: roasted malt, intense smokiness, some espresso/coffee aroma, dark chocolate, caramel, subtle vanilla

taste: dark chocolate, espresso, earthy hop bitterness on the tail end. For a Porter, this is pretty hoppy. This is very well balanced, smokiness and coffee flavors come out when it warms. Very, very smooth.

mouthfeel: full bodied and thick, lots of carbonation

overall: A very smoky, hoppy porter, this is another amazing brew from Founders. Did a blind test with Bells Porter and Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald, this one wasn't as smooth as the Edmund, but hands down better than Bells. If you like dark, hoppy beer, you will enjoy this, very drinkable and lots of flavor complexities.

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Porter from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 7,545 ratings