Founders Porter | Founders Brewing Company

Founders PorterFounders Porter
BA SCORE
94.3%
Liked This Beer
4.25 w/ 7,391 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:
#740
Reviews:
1,648
Ratings:
7,391
Liked:
6,973
Avg:
4.25/5
pDev:
9.41%
Alströms:
4.23
 
 
Wants:
441
Gots:
1,675
Trade:
22
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 7,391 |  Reviews: 1,648
Photo of DoubleMalt
4.4/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of vkv822
4.15/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into tulip snifter.
awesome extra sent by jctribe25.

Pours a completely opaque black with a thick tan head. Pretty standard, but still quite nice looking.

The aroma is much more rich and full than I was expecting. It is a very pleasant blend of roasty coffee and cocoa

The taste is again of coffee and cocoa, though it is just a bit lighter in strength than the aroma. There is a pleasant roastiness throughout the beer as well.

Medium body, with just enough carbonation to keep it from becoming too heavy.

This was one of the better porters I have had and is just yet another reason why I really wish Founder's distributed to Oregon. It has robust and full flavors, while still maintaining the easy drinking I expect from a porter.

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Photo of Gemini6
4.65/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Budinetz
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
4.19/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DbbC
4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of sposter4
4.1/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TBonez477
4.18/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Stronger licorice flavor than expected but otherwise a nice smooth, full-bodied porter.

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Photo of beerwolf77
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of MattSweatshirt
3.97/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours almost black. A thick light brown head develops and settles to a thin topping that laces the glass.

A rich chocolatey nose with some light roastiness.

Medium body and hop bitterness to balance the sweetness. The inviting malts in the aroma come through in the taste delivering the chocolate and coffee roastiness.

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Photo of brycevolk
5/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of MKrauss
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of chrispoint
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of mythaeus
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of SinjaminBentek
4.05/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TreyIsWilson
4.21/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Pours a very dark brown with a two finger brown head. Good amount of soapy lacing.

S - Aroma is dark chocolate and roasted malts.

T - The taste is dark chocolate, coffee and roasted malts. The finish has a light lingering bitterness.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Soft creamy mouthfeel with a nice crisp finish.

O - One of the best and most easily accessible porters. A perfect example of the style. A must try,

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Photo of Azpittil57
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.1/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brianmandell
3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of Danobold
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of jrohrbacher
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of savagepm
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of LooseMoose1978
4.14/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBishopco
4.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of johnyb
4/5  rDev -5.9%

Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 94.3% out of 100 with 7,391 ratings
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