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RATINGS: 2052   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   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.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielst (318) - AUSTRIA - JUN 2, 2016
12 oz bottle: Dark brown color with a tan head. Dark chocolate powder aroma. Roasted hazelnut, lightly burnt caramel flavor. Pretty light body and a crisp carbonation, a little too crisp and light. Decent.

4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lars_G (4) - - JUN 1, 2016 does not count
Drinking 355ml bottle on Kvittfjell in Norway. Dark almost black color with a light brown foam. Seems to be a bit of a metallic smell to it, but I find a lot of chocolate and nutty aromas as well. The roasted notes in the taste are pleasant and you got a very long aftertaste with a smooth bitterness. I also taste some cherry and dried fruits. I could imagine this beer will only improve if stored for a longer period of time.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sdaniel90 (861) - Mexico City, MEXICO - MAY 26, 2016
Bottle, 355ml. Opaque dark reddish with a frothy brown head. Deep aromas of roasted caramel, chocolate. Medium to robust bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth and creamy. Medium sweet with low bitterness and a subtle acidity. Very pleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Percy0103 (584) - MEXICO - MAY 26, 2016
Bottle, 355ml. A dark beer with a red hue and a small brown head. Aroma is of chocolate, nuts and dried fruits. Taste is moderately bitter with a roasted malt and chocolate character. Medium to robust bodied, smooth and a somewhat smoked aftertaste.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmichaelg (12) - - MAY 25, 2016
Beautiful dark color. Lovely aroma of chocolate and vanilla and other great things. Wonderful mouthful of flavors.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RedSox2004 (1599) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - MAY 24, 2016
Ink black with a frothy 2-finger head that dissipated slowly and left modest lace. Roasted coffee is strongest in the aroma, along with dark fruits like plums and raisins. Taste followed the smell, with the fruits coming in stronger than they were on the nose, with a slight hops bitterness that materializes late. Gentle smokiness throughout. Moderate carbonation, medium body and a pleasant warming alcohol presence.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
StevieT (1488) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 22, 2016
From a bottle. Canít believe I havenít tried this before, itís everything I expected in a great example of style, loved it.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerplace (542) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 21, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2016 355ml bottle. Pours an almost black with a weak brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, dark fruits resin. Taste is roasted malt, some dark fruits and chocolate notes. Bunt malt, resin aftertaste. Excellent!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lacho (58) - USA - MAY 21, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2016 Pours thick like burnt oil, very little foam. Intense coffee nibs aromas present at first, dark Mexican chocolate second. Alcohol content is not obvious, intense earthy tastes throughout, Italian espresso, burnt sugar. Great beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jonb5 (494) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2016
Quarter of a litre at Celle Bierfest. Almost jet black, opaque, extreme tanned head.Lots of lacing, clung to the glass. S: More hops than other porters but not overly pronounced, gave way to a some fruits. T: High on sweetness and molasses, dwarfed the dark chocolate and espresso, finished like a Belgian dubbel. M: Thick texture, really smooth, silk in a glass. O: Good desert beer, really slid down well.


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