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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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


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3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j_rogers007 (9) - Kokomo, Indiana, USA - JAN 12, 2013
A decent porter overall. The good is the aroma is spot on for a porter with a very roasted chocolate and coffee feel. The finish is slightly hoppy which I find appealing. The appearance is good for a porter (nice and dark with a tan head) The bad is that it has entirely too much carbonation for a porter. This beer could also stand to be a little more full bodied/creamier.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (4166) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 18, 2014
Draft - Nice dark roast, chocolate, toffee and some light roast coffee. Deep maroon with a rich brown head. Chocolate, toffee and roast malts. Very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wlajwl (3875) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Aroma is toffee, caramel and dark malts. The flavor is toffee, caramel, dark malts, coffee and a dryish/acidic finish.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ktwse (1994) - SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2014
Pours hazy brown with low light tan head. Aroma of milk chocolate and light coffee, hints of vanilla. Taste is light milk chocolate sweet initially, then a coffee and dark chocolate bitter takes over. Body is too light for the beer, with about average carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ross (2088) - weddington, North Carolina, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Dark brown color with a tan head. Roasted malt in the nose, caramel malts, little to no hops noticed. Lively carbonation, rich flavor, easy to drink. Drank my weight in these at the hotel bar over a week. Good stuff

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (6175) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Pour out of 12 oz bottle, dark brownish black pour with off white head, aroma brought notes of dark chocolate, roast, some ash, hints of red fruit, hints of nutty notes and hazelnuts. Taste is mix of cocoa, coffee, nice nutty notes, hints of vanilla, almond, finishing fairly sweet, roasted, slightly bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (9078) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle @ Greg’s dump. Pours a reddish brown appearance with a tan head. A touch smoky, burnt malty, chocolate, lightly nutty aroma. Pretty good carbonation. Balanced flavor. Dark chocolate, earthy hoppy flavor. Pretty good.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
David46 (10) - St Matthews, Kentucky, USA - JUN 13, 2014
An excellent porter with lots going on. A mouthful of flavors with coffee and chocolate notes strongest. The dark ale has a beautiful chocolate colored head. I love stout and this comes very close in taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
degbert (1117) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours a lovely brown with ruby highlights and a high, solid, fine-grained light brown head. Nose is coffee, beef stock, sage, savory, rosemary, and a touch of baking chocolate -- very nice. Very very solid on the tongue; firm, not at all sweet, and clean, with strong roasty flavors leading the way followed by sage and mint. Coffee closes it up. Finish is long, dry, clean, and substantial. This is just a very, very good porter; nothing fancy, no additives, no fripperies. Bravo.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (2566) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - APR 28, 2014
Sampled at DLD 2014. It poured a dark brown color with a tan head. The aroma was of maple, dark roasted malts, some caramel and mild chocolate. The taste was of nuts, roasted malt, mild maple and mild chocolate. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (7388) - Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2014
355ml bottle. A much lighter more traditional americna porter than most, light cocoa, roasted malts.


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