Founders Porter | Founders Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
7,358
Reviews:
1,639
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
9.43%
 
 
Wants:
436
Gots:
1,651
For Trade:
22
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Ratings: 7,358 |  Reviews: 1,639
Photo of MarkLinton1
4.74/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

L: Midnight black with thin tan head after agressive pour into a tulip glass. S: Dark chocolate, roasted malts, expresso and toffee. T: Dark chocolate, coffee, toasted malt, vanilla and spice. F: Silky smooth. O: Top of my list. World class Porter.

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Photo of bbeerman
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of thatdavegy
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of cosmic-ray
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Dogzbone
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of chetw
3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of gferg10
4.21/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of h-bomb
4.75/5  rDev +12%

Photo of CTague
4.7/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of Paponetti44
4.18/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SeanVonMorrison
4.56/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tjcapture
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of moonboogie_n8
4.35/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

one of my favorite year-round porters, a must try if you appreciate dark smokey cocoa & thick creamy mouthfeel. word.

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Photo of Songminx2
4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rayman2112
3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Photo of sculls65
4.52/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of rchristensen
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of craftbeer31
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of Stew
4.75/5  rDev +12%

Photo of bdtva
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of gehlbach
3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of LiquidSwords1201
4.66/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dciBA
4.36/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours black as night from the 12oz bottle into the usual tulip. No head whatsoever, hardly any lacing. Weird. Might be a glass wash/rinse issue on my end.

Smell holds a lot chocolate with plenty of coffee. Very aromatic and inviting. As it warms the coffee takes over the chocolate, in a good way.

The flavor is almost all chocolate. Milk chocolate and dark bitter chocolate both present. Some coffee mixes in nicely, as well as some caramel on the finish. Very full flavored, but easily palatable.

A full bodied beer for sure, with just enough carbonation. Nice and slick in your mouth with a fairly sweet finish. Flavor lingers for a while. One of the best porters I've had, too bad I only have the one.

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Photo of sm0key
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Founders Porter from Founders Brewing Company
4.24 out of 5 based on 7,358 ratings.
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