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RATINGS: 1587   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Dark, Rich, and Sexy. Chocolate malts and four varieties of hops make this a very full flavored ale.


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4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Beerathon (957) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 23, 2012
Black with creamy brown thick head that lasts the entire glass. Chocolate and coffee in aroma and taste, that has a great bitterness to it. Probably the best porter I’ve ever had.


4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ronaldtheriot (1103) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - APR 20, 2014
Founders Porter has a medium-to-thick, beige head, an extremely dark brown appearance, and a touch, here and there, of lacing left behind. The aroma is rich, sweet, dark-roasted malt, coffee, cream, and chocolate. Taste is of the same, with significant acidity and bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium to heavy and slick, and Founders Porter finishes semi-dry, delicious, and super-drinkable. Just a great, great beer. RJT

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rperez (106) - Florida, USA - APR 19, 2014
Really nice stout! Aromas of coffee and chocolate! Very smooth and easy to drink beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HonusWagner (1230) - Florida, USA - APR 18, 2014
Nose is slightly fudgy, black heavy roast coffee, extremely rich. Flavor is same. Practically an imperial stout from the aroma and flavor profile, truly a remarkable beer loaded with flavor for this ABV and style.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PriorL (1279) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 17, 2014
Bottle shared with S&G. APPEARANCE: black beer, small stable beige head. NOSE: coffee, mocha, vanilla. TASTE: mocha, coffee, bitter. Good for it’s ABV!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garlic_of_Doom (363) - SWEDEN - APR 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours almost black with a small dense beige head. Dark chocolate, roasted malt, fresh coffee and raisins in aroma. Dark chocolate, cocoa powder, coffee, well balanced bitterness. Dry mouth feel, medium body, medium carbonation. Dry bitter coffee after taste.
Solid porter! This is how I like them. Like Black Butte but a bit thicker.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crozdog (4) - Ascot Vale, AUSTRALIA - APR 13, 2014 does not count
Getting some chocolate and bitterness. Nice rich dark colour. Great beer to sit on through a movie. Probably wouldn’t have more than one.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
HopDagger (1) - Bloomfield Hills, USA - APR 12, 2014 does not count
I awoke to the sound of thunder. Total darkness. Blackness surrounded me. Against my better judgment I was drawn to the outside. Oak trees towered over the smokey campfire, now damp from the rain. As the water washed over me I thought of my father, when he smoked a pipe when I was young. Pitch black. Morning may never come...

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
htzpah (28) - - APR 12, 2014
Tasted on tap. Very strong 2-note flavors; decent chocolate and some savory umami.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SlovakSniper (2815) - Candiac/Frelighsburg, Quebec, CANADA - APR 11, 2014
Une robe qui fait le style. Une tête petite et un début de dentelle. Un nez de café, de noisettes grillées et de caramel foncé. Efficace représentation olfactive. Sur les papilles, des malts chocolatés et légèrement brûlés. De la vanille grillée et du caramel croquant. En bouche, un corps bien crémeux. Des bulles parfaites. En finale, une sécheresse provoquée par une juste torréfaction. Ce porter est très efficace. Magnifique sur la langue. Créateur d’endorphines. J’aime.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
NicolasGalli (6) - - APR 9, 2014 does not count
Brown, black, cloudy, frothy, brown foam, chocolate, coffee, earthy, smoke, woody, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, full body, creamy, thick feel, soft carbonation, long finish, and all around a great porter.


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