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RATINGS: 1661   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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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
myersk27 (26) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - MAY 6, 2012
Rich and robust. Smells of deep roasted chocolate malt. Hint of coffee. Full of flavor. Hearty. Slight bit of hops noticeable throughout. The roastiness is rather incredible. Love this brew ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
eRock_2013 (205) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 19, 2014
An impressive porter, very dark and opaque with faint red highlights, thick enough to resist a LED light, yet pours with not much of a tan head. Smells distinctive with an espresso coffee aroma and some dark fruit. Taste is enjoyable, heavily roasted malt with dark chocolate and coffee bitter accents. Very flavorful and also very smooth, not thin at all but still manages to be slightly watery. Some hoppiness but the bitterness primarily comes from the burnt chocolate malt. I found this at $8-9 a six-pack, a great classic porter for that price. Recommended overall.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
swillguzzler99 (118) - Peoria, Arizona, USA - JUL 19, 2014
16 oz draft. Opaque brown. Minimal head. Faint chocolately nose. Taste is chocolate/toffee. Lingering aftertaste. Decent beer.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tschof (57) - - JUL 18, 2014
Awesome porter. Smooth, chocolatety, tan head, nice balanced hippy flavor. I thoroughly enjoy these in the fall and winter. Nothing better.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
micronaut129 (241) - chalfontborotowntonbergville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 17, 2014
pours quite dark verging on black without a very large head, even with a vigorous pour. Smells richly of roasted and toasted malts with a bit of coffee and espresso. Tastes smokey with roasted malts, chocolate and coffee. Some hops are present to give some bittering. Thick full bodied beer. Smooth but with a little bit of grittiness.Tastes a bit watery too. A good beer.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Cunningham (4324) - Halden, NORWAY - JUL 14, 2014
Appearance: Black color with a small beige head that ends up in a thin layer. Probably the only thing that is not perfect with this beer.
Aroma: Balanced and nice! Coffee, roasted and chocolate.
Palate: Medium + body. Balanced mild sweetness and an ok bitterness. Average to soft carbonation.
Taste: Rich balanced chocolate, some coffee and a bit roasted.
Overall impression: Just perfect! Probably the best porter I have had.
Personal stats: Bottle at FÝrtito Bar & Bowling in Sarpsborg, Norway.

Porter #100!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Howlader (696) - - JUL 11, 2014
12oz bottle served in a pint glass. Good porter, chocolately aroma - nice beer.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MrGreen (2) - Missouri, USA - JUL 10, 2014 does not count
Chocolately aroma and taste. Minimal head. Dark. Smooth mouthfeel. Beautiful porter.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiamiBarman (28) - Miami, Florida, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Pours a dark brown with a very tan head that leaves lacing. The nose is mostly chocolate with some burnt caramel notes.Taste is syrupy and chocolatey and then the palate has a long lasting aftertaste of bitter chocolate and slightly cherry flavors. I like but itís not really my type.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5200) - ITALY - JUL 9, 2014
On tap scura buona schiuma persistente buone tostature al naso piu morbida in bocca secchezza media amaro medio leggeto liquoroso noce

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bluegoosed (25) - - JUL 9, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 12, 2014 Tremendous porter on draft. Nice deep/dark flavors of chocolate, coffee, and caramel. Really smooth and easy drinking. One of the better porters that Iíve had. Great by the bottle but even better on draft.


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