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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Experience: It’s pouring outside, so pour yourself something inside... Raincloud is the perfect “stay at home” brew. Dark, smooth, mysterious—this rich and flavorful porter is brewed with chocolate and crystal malts and a subtle blend of European hops. Raincloud is the ideal accompaniment for a lazy day of movie watching or reading.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scrapersnbeer (1481) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 22, 2013
For breakfast have roasted chocolate oatmeal with dark roast coffee, or have this beer as it smells the same. Brown to black appearance, indistinct. Classic porter flavor: burnt barley and blunted bitter hopping. Comes off a percent stronger than it is. On the weak side, the body could be thicker and richer, it’s a dry out too. Best beer from this outfit though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbill (3407) - Laurel, New York, USA - NOV 20, 2013
12 oz. can. Pours black with a moderate tan head that lasted through the first quarter of the glass and left partial lace. Pleasant aroma of mild roast with a hint of chocolate. The flavor is mild roasted malt again with a bit of chocolate. Mild bitterness at the finish. Medium bodied. Straightforward porter with no problems.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
theblankuc (4) - - NOV 17, 2013 does not count
Beauty of a dark beast. Looks like it’s going to be heavy and it turns out to have this spike in the flavor

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (7812) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2013
2013-08-16. Black body with a small tan head. 3++ Lightly roasty aroma over dark malt core, bit off coffee like notes, and coffee beans. 6+ Flavour is similar, dark malt base with coffee bean like roast accents. Average plus bodied palate. Not to my taste. Can at Campground Brewdown.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Sampled this at Campground Brewdown 2. Pours a deep brown to black with a thin to medium sized beiged tan head. Big roast, cocoa, chocolate on the nose. Medium-bodied, roast, coffee, chocolate. Cocoa and soft sweet roast into the finish, cocoa and just the faintest hint of paper.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (8429) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 17, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2014 Can at Brewdown. Pours black with brown head. Nose and taste of mocha, cocoa, roast and vanilla. Medium body. Smooth.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11535) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 12, 2013
12oz can. Medium tan head atop brown-black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, roast, light smoke/ash, coffee, caramel, bittersweet chocolate. Taste is medium sweet, roast, bittersweet chocolate, some ash/smoke, light caramel, earthy. Light-medium body, light stickiness.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BroSpud (1693) - , Massachusetts, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Can. Poured into a goblet glass. Dark brown almost black pour with a dark tan head that leaves a small amount of lacing. This was the third Foolproof I have tried and the only one so far that is actually half decent. It’s a straight forward porter, a bit on the thin side but no off flavors and quite drinkable. Roasted malt flavors without too much sweetness and a nice bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (3947) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 9, 2013
12oz can in an English pint. Pours near black with a small, tan head. Aroma of chocolate and lightly roasted malts, some floral hops, and light dough. Flavor the same. Average texture. Not bad but not great.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
andyhwcinc (1440) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Purchased at Craft Beer Cellar in Belmont, MA; enjoyed at home after getting back from vacation, preparing for the impending work week. Appearance is ptich black, moderate to thin consistency, with a great tan head that laces to the glass. Aroma is rich in roasted chocolate malt, light coffee, as well as light hop bitterness, smells wonderful. Taste goes down with a nice roasted dryness, chocolate notes, light coffee bitterness. This is a pretty straightforward porter, but it’s done pretty well, very good stuff.


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