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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   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 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 (5788) - 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 (3639) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcos (1784) - Maryland, USA - APR 22, 2013
Location/Date:Bottle on April 21st, 2013.

Appearance: Pours a black opaque.
Aroma: Aroma is of heavy roast, very faint chocolate.
Taste: Low bitterness, a lot of roast, faint dark chocolate.
Palate:Medium light body.

Summary: A solid porter that hits the right notes and is especially roasty compared to others of the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fleagle (17) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - APR 15, 2013
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a shaker, black with a tan head. Taste is heavy on the coffee with some chocolate. Not at all sweet, thank God. Mouth feel is thinner than most porters. Well worth trying and well worth having again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheHOFF43 (2043) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - APR 9, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark with tan head. Flavor and aroma of roasted malts. Nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chuckaduck (674) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - APR 7, 2013
Bottle. 4/7/13. Pours opaque brown black with a massive bubbly light-brown head. Aroma is vanilla, chocolate, coffee, lightly fruity, toasty. Taste is coffee, chocolate, creamy, chalky, really pretty nice. Here’s the problem; the carbonation is obnoxious. Just too much. Highly drinkable; good flavor; but that carbonation hurts.

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