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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
The Flat12 Porter is inspired by the robust porters favored by the Industrial-age working men of Europe. We chose to emphasize balance from a combination of dark grains including brown malt, which was the primary roasted grain of the time. This Flat12 creation is smooth and balanced with slight roast and chocolate notes, yet it’s not heavy, just like a good porter should be. ABV: 5.5% IBU: 34.1

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (6711) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Chattanooga, Tn. - Riverside Wine & Spirits - 12 oz bottle. Dark brown pour, slight khaki colored head that leaves a light film of lacing. Aroma has some creosote notes, some baker’s chocolate, a touch of black coffee. Flavor is bold and robust with some light molasses, a nice dollop of unsweetened chocolate. a bit of espresso. Mouthfeel has a nice chalkiness to it. Very pleasantly surprised after looking at the silly label.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (5264) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 3, 2013
12 oz. bottle courtesy of queenholly. Color is deep brown, borderline black. Nice head retention that left foam after the beer was complete. Nose is real deep molasses, in fact layers of molasses, also chocolate and traces of wood. Flavor is in reverse order with chocolate up front then getting molasses and Earthy, burnt coffee. Texture is dry and roasted. Whoa, thanks for this bottle Rebekah! This is no doubt a fresh bottle. Well above average porter. Real easy to chug down!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maxwelldeux (4269) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUN 28, 2013
Bottle. Nice little bit of roasting to the nose of this one. Taste has a lot of the same roasting to it, and seems to be right on the edge of having a little sweetness, just not quite. Very good, though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10738) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 27, 2013
Dark brown pour, milk chocolate colored head. Roasty flavors, chocolate, molasses, a hint of brown sugar and a welcoming bitterness on the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophaze (192) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - JUN 9, 2013
On tap. Pours black with a nice tan head and egg shell lacing. Aroma of chocolate and roasted malt. Taste hint of coffee with chocolate and roasted malt being the primary taste. Yummy ----Hophaze out

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5696) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Black brown pour with tan head and lace. Aroma is light chocolate and roasted malt. Flavor is a mix of coffee and chocolate with a very nice malt bitter finish. Smooth body with good carbonation. pretty tasty

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (3190) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 26, 2013
12 oz bottle pours black with a tan head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee and roasted malt. Taste is coffee, Malts and chocolate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikedevilsfan (225) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 22, 2013
Dark brown color with light tan fluffy head. Nice flavorful porter. Dark roasted malted flavor with some dark chocolate flavor with roasted back end. Solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kshlava (55) - - MAY 5, 2013
Had on tap at Ralston's draft house. This is my favorite Indiana beer so far. A nice dark color with a thin light brown head. Coffee and dark chocolate flavor. Coffee bean aftertaste. Not too much alcohol, and a good balance for an after dinner drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dbarnold (1127) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - APR 29, 2013
Good lower abv porter. Dark, easy drinking. Lots of chocolate and roast in the palate, dry finish.

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