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RATINGS: 1940   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister (2129) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 13, 2011
Draft. Pours a thickish dark brown with tan head and good lacing. Smell is roasted malts, dark chocolate and a tad roasted coffee. Taste is much the same as smell with some caramel like undertones and a nice bitter kick. Probably the best porter Iíve had to date.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigguns22 (745) - Maryland, USA - OCT 9, 2011
Very very dark brown almost black with a small tan head.Rich and full of flavor.Flavors of coffee and caramel a touch of sweetness and a bitter finish.Beer taste bigger then what it is witch is cool.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikem409 (1913) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - OCT 7, 2011
pours an amazing brown head. smells of roasted toffee/coffee. you can taste all the roasted grain almost silky smooth like chocolate milk. little hop aftertaste which i like. this is one of my go to porters

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheHopster (960) - Netcong, New Jersey, USA - OCT 6, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 25, 2011 On draft at Cloverleaf during Founders takeover night. Burnt coffee and bittersweet chocolate flavors. So easy to drink with smooth oily palate. A rich and complex porter.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JAG55 (77) - OíFallon, Missouri, USA - OCT 6, 2011
12 oz bottle poured in a dimpled mug: very complex aroma chocolate, coffee, toast, spruce, earthy, soy sauce, smoke: pitch black color, minimal head, brown foam; medium sweetness, salty, lightly bitter; full body, soft carbonation, oily feel, an abrupt burn then sweet burnt finish; great beer with meal and just finishing a long hard day.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DalzAle (2012) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - OCT 5, 2011
Bottle. Dark black pour, a little carbonation and chocolatey and slightly smoky aroma. Flavor is slightly sweet nutty chocolate, creamy and finished very mellow and earthy. Surprised I hadnít rated this one until now.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
QuezXLV (414) - Virginia, USA - OCT 4, 2011
A lot of chocolate and coffee in the aroma. Nice combination of bitterness and full body. Very dar and incredible lacing. Kind of oily on the palate. As far as porters go, the taste is nutty and burnt and exctaly what Iíd expect a porter to be.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 2, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 25, 2012 Very very good, right up there with Edmond Fitzgerald, which is the best porter ever brewed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geokkjer (6866) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 30, 2011
Bottle. Pours black with an a beige head. Aroma is chocolate, roasted malt, hay and coffee. Flavor is sweet and malty with some chocolate and coffee. Medium body, average carbonatin. Nice roaste beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
dsal (2) - - SEP 29, 2011 does not count
Somewhat new to the craft beer scene. Been drinking and researching for about a year now and this the greatest porter Iíve ever had. Delicious.

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