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RATINGS: 1846   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Pours silky black with a creamy tan head. The nose is sweet with strong chocolate and caramel malt presence. No absence of hops gives Foundersí robust porter the full flavor you deserve and expect. Cozy like velvet. Itís a lover, not a fighter.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Eructoblaster (3248) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - APR 19, 2015
Bottle - 355ml. Totally opaque black body with a thin, lasting, beige foamy head. Fantastic, complex malty/hoppy aroma with chocolate, vanilla, woody, and roasted coffee hints. Its perfectly balanced malty/hoppy taste carries roasty, coffeeish, and cocoa notes. Ends with a robust bittersweet finish. Awesome!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Krigla (102) - SLOVENIA - APR 17, 2015
Bottle 0,33l. Clear dark brown colour with small beige head. Soft carbonation. Aroma of coffe, roasted malt and chocolate. TAste follows the aroma. Bitter sweet aftertaste. Overal excellent porter.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tsd08460 (73) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - APR 16, 2015
Aroma: chocolate, roasty malt Appearance: black, clear, tan foam, Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: full body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish, Excellent porter

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
SteveOrz85 (52) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 11, 2015
12 oz bottle into tulip. Appearance is black with decent light tan head which disappears fairly quickly leaving good amount of lacing. Aroma is malty with notes of nuts and toast. Taste is very lightly sweet with an extremely lightly bitter, smooth finish. Notes of coffee, roasted malts and some earthiness. Some caramel. Maybe a slight note of wood. One of the most flavorful robust porters I have had. But yet it seems to maintain the character of a porter without crossing the line of being a stout. Very very good beer. Regularly available.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nicksbeers (18) - - APR 8, 2015
coffee, bitter dark chocolate aroma smells delicious. jet black color 2 finger of a brown head. medium body coffee stands out

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaKeAFC (658) - ITALY - APR 7, 2015
33cl bottle at a restaurant in NY. Pitch black color, short thick brown head. Quiet nose, rich aroma of roasted malts chocolate pudding and toffee yet with a decent hops balance. Loads of hazelnuts and dark malts, cocoa cake. Sweet taste almost like a schwarzbier, charcoal bitterness in the finish. Excellent for dessert or after dinner.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
klm1 (342) - - APR 6, 2015
Pours a dark colour with brown head. Smells of coffee, dark chocolate. The same is the Taste: a lot of coffee, dark chocolate notes with little trace of hops. Similar sweet is aftertaste. Surly one of the best porters.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StilleStorm (975) - Stavanger, NORWAY - APR 4, 2015
DWG; Bottle 355 ml. Pours moderate, black with a creamy, lacing and moderate lasting tan head. Nose is heavy roasted malt and coffe, less dark chocolate, some liqorice, caramel and dark fruit. Taste is moderate to heavy sweet, moderate bitter with a lasting liquorice finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat to soft.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mrbigpappa (8) - - APR 2, 2015 does not count
Once again founders does not disappoint. Little stronger than the normal porters I drink and that's a good thing. Loved it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mircoas (172) - ITALY - MAR 31, 2015
33cl @ bottle. Porter per il birrificio americano. Cioccolato e caramello, birra dolciastra e di ottimo aspetto.


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