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RATINGS: 1818   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 Founders’ robust porter the full flavor you deserve and expect. Cozy like velvet. It’s a lover, not a fighter.


Crosling's rating

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Crosling (1863) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - MAY 5, 2009
Pros: Above average malt structure with some complexity. Nice looking beer especially for being a dead beer.

Cons: Nose isn’t offensive, but is really dull and void of character. Seems really dead. Lacks purity and richness. Thin mouth feel. Finish is short. Not alive.

I was expecting a better ale.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cam_Dynamite (59) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 26, 2015
Pours jet black with a stingy tan head. Aroma is mostly chocolate. Taste is chocolate, woody, slightly bitter. Well balanced. Quality stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrodooo5 (1117) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Mmm, deliciously complex porter! Pours black w/ a big mocha head that leaves lacing. The aroma is full of chocolate & roastiness. The taste is quite similar as it hits w/ tasty chocolate sweet notes only to finish w/ a big bitter & coffee like finish. Another great beer from the best!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KL (57) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 24, 2015
Chocolate,malt and coffey. Well balanced. Room for improvement in complexity. Very good porter though.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
steve1966 (131) - Florida, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Oil black pour. Nice lacing. Aroma dark roast chocolate coffee. Taste easy drinking velvet smooth. Bitter dark chocolate in the finish. Some smoke this would be anyone else’s stout. Interesting brew.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bersek (63) - Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 15, 2015
Nejsem pivni znalec. Chci jen zkusit co nejvic. Kazdy at ochutna a zjisti sam. Sto lidi sto chuti.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
popkow (292) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 14, 2015
Thin tan head on top of brown turning black body. Aroma a smidge alcoholic and a bit like wood lacquer. Super smooth palate with chocolate, malt, and coffee notes. Nice finish with sweetness ending at satisfaction.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
miyauchi38 (461) - chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 11, 2015
ポーター 香ばしい香り& 美味しいポー&

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Brandon1989 (383) - Euless, Texas, USA - FEB 9, 2015
The beer pours a dark black with a thick tan head that left good lacing around the glass. The aroma is very sweet chocolate, roasted malts, toffee, and caramel. The taste is somewhat bitter dark chocolate, roasted nuttiness, toffee, caramel, some woodiness, and some hops in there as well to round out the beer. The mouthfeel is rather thick and silky. The drinkability is super high with this beer even at 6.5%. This truly is a world class porter that I highly recommend.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Fashawn (251) - Montesarchio, ITALY - FEB 9, 2015
Nera, sentori di affu,icatura, tostature, orzo, e un po’ di caffè. In bocca è lo stesso, legata magisttalmente con un finale amaro bello lungo e caldo, un po’ terroso. Birra sublime, non c’è che dire.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danielecamo (582) - ITALY - FEB 9, 2015
In bottiglia. Porter sicuramente ben fatta, nessun particolare difetto e aromi di caffè soprattutto e cioccolato amaro ben evidenti e piacevoli. Detto ciò ci vorrebbbe qualcosa in più, classica senza emozionare


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