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:
#801
Reviews:
1,691
Ratings:
7,569
pDev:
9.18%
Bros Score:
4.23
 
 
Wants:
459
Gots:
1,777
Trade:
22
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3.45/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.41/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.03/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

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3.49/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sdwchef
4.18/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Old drinkable when I eat chocolate.

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4.38/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.36/5  rDev +2.6%
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3.69/5  rDev -13.2%
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3.42/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.4/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.28/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.62/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.44/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.94/5  rDev -7.3%
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4/5  rDev -5.9%
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3.52/5  rDev -17.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.61/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This is the Patrick Roy of porters, the porter which with all others must now be compared. Founders substantiates the state of Michigan in the brewing community. If the sitcom Fargo could be enhanced by a beer, it is this beer. I would rather have one six pack of Founders Porter per week for the rest of my life than world peace, the ability to fly, or Scarlett Johansson.

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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%
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4.59/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

There's a reason why Founder's is mentioned any time there's a discussion of breweries with solid (indeed, excellent) line-ups. Had as part of flight. Dark chocolate in color with a mocha head, aroma of roasted malt, dark fruits, a little baking cocoa. Taste follows, with some smokey, roasted bitterness. Thick and beautiful feel.

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4.24/5  rDev -0.2%
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4.05/5  rDev -4.7%
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4.12/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Porter from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 7,569 ratings