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RATINGS: 1688   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   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.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Valgreen (646) - - JUL 27, 2013
Bottle @ home, 27 / 7 2013. Dark brown almost pitch black, very small tan head, okay lacing that doesnít last long. Aroma, roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, . Taste, roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, licorice, vanilla. Dry roasted aftertaste. Great porter.


4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
azzie (230) - - AUG 28, 2014
Bottle. Thick and very dark liquid. Unsteady tan creamy foam. Full body, light carbonation. Medium sweetness at start. Creamy and rich. Strong coffee aroma and taste. Taste like strong instant granulated coffee. Great one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2138) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 26, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours black, a sweet chocolatey porter, slight dry bitter finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Barnoloid (164) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle pour. Dark brown to black with a tan head. Plenty of chocolate, coffee and roasted notes. The cocoa wafts in on the nose and dominates. Smooth and drinkable with enough of a hop factor to even out the sweeter, dessert inflected elements. A classic, whether enjoyed on tap or from the bottle this is a top class porter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (13599) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle from GBBF 2014 and drunk at home. I know Iíve had this before, Iíve just never rated it. Bizarre, seen it on shelves for years in the UK but only just now got around to rating it. Black beer lasting tan head. Big chocolate on the aroma. But smooth chocolate. Wow. Itís just like drinking pure chocolate. Sheet, that is really nice. Cozy like velvet? Check. A little bit of milkiness perhaps. But itís just so damn good. so drinkable. Lovely. Poised delicate all enveloping, lots of chocolate but never papery or thin. Just the right balance of everything. Just a bit of milk perhaps. Lovely though.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
veceo (485) - CROATIA - AUG 22, 2014
Coudy very dark brown color, average sized brownish head. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Very strong chocolate aroma, some coffee and nuts. Medium sweet taste, with some mild bitterness. Texture is creamy and oily. One of the best porters out there, no doubt.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
HammerTroll (450) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 22, 2014
Dark as hell, big tan head. The greatest tasting foam ever. I usually donít even try to taste only foam without a liquid, but this one looked delicious. The taste was delicious as well. Like some mousse chocolate pudding or something like that. The beer itself has a huge chocolate and coffee aroma, with some caramel, cocoa, nuts and traces of vanilla. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Finish is pleasant bittersweet coffee and chocolate. The bestest!
(Za Popenít 0,33l bottle)

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
pottygok (462) - Ohio, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Aroma: Toasted and roasted malts with hints of nuttiness. Appearance: Mahogany with rocky tan head. Taste: Light sweetness throughout with hints of bitterness at the edges. Palate: Medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, sweet finish. Overall: A rich, deep beer with lots of flavor. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TJGator (5) - USA - AUG 16, 2014 does not count
The hops in this porter are a great compliment otherwise I wouldn't score it as high. Chocolate on the nose and a rich, dark chocolate, velvety taste. Overall a pretty damn good porter. One of my go to's. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bearslapper (4) - - AUG 16, 2014 does not count
Not much head. Pleasant chocolate and maybe yeasty aroma. Good malty flavor well balanced with just enough hops.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfearnley (942) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 11, 2014
Draft to pint glass Milk chocolate, a little coffee, tar, toasted malt, caramel, and toffee. Silky black with a thin creamy tan head. Dark chocolate, coffee, malt, oak, and caramel.


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