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RATINGS: 2087   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.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tak_en_Lou (7) - - FEB 25, 2012
Pours an opaque darkest brown almost black. Quickly gone half finger tan head, but think the pour wasnít exactly spot on. Very little lacing, spotty. Getting dark coffee in the nose and something reminding me of Belgian ales I have not liked in the past. The aroma pretty much ends there...maybe some earthiness but that may be something on my fingers. Iím getting like a sort of nutty earth and rubbery cheap candybar in the taste, super thin in the mouth, little oily, sticks around too long with that peanut butter aftertaste thing going on. And on third/fourth sip Iím getting like a heavy sharp dose of medicinal alcohol and is that a dark fruit creeping in? Not bad, not great, a porter, but not what Iím looking for in a porter. Founders has yet to impress me, the Dirty Bastard Scotch Ale was much on the same level. Meh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drmet (822) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - OCT 17, 2016
L: -pours the darkest of brown with no light coming through and a medium,foamy,beige head S: -nutty,chocolate,oats,cognac,lavender,he coffee -medium to high bitterniss for the style F: -low to medium carbonation -light to medium body O: Very nice Porter.I wished this had more of a coffee note thogh.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mapinguarify (40) - SERBIA - OCT 14, 2016
Well, no matter how much porters you drink, and how many times you thought that some porter is absolutely incredible, when you try this beer again, itís still the best. Well, when i tried it, I thought itís the same feeling like when i tried my first beer in life. Absolute happiness and magic. Probably the best porter ever. Incredible structure, hints of alcohol, but in a great way. Roasted malts, caramel, coffee, chocolate, vanilla, dried fruit (or something like plum). Itís not to sweet, itís not to bitter, itís perfect balanced. Love it!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
crabbypantalones (47) - - OCT 11, 2016
So unbelievably good. Rich, smooth, with a deep vein of coffee and chocolate malts followed by a bitter but reconcilable fade. Iíve raved about this beer on so many different forums and sites I no longer know how to expound its glory without sounding insane. Worth the funny looks from people unnerved by my exuberance. Beer at its apex. Comfort in a bottle. Proof that inner peace is attainable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jrwhitney6 (461) - - OCT 3, 2016
Pours a dark brown with minimal head. Nose of chocolate. Taste is black licorice, with some dark chocolate. Velvety mouthfeel. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Probabeer (182) - - OCT 3, 2016
Bastante buena. Es ligero en general. Tiene un sabor corto muy bueno, y el sabor largo es ligero

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
sharkydodson (1193) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - OCT 1, 2016
the aroma is caramel and chocolate with hints of roasted malt. vanilla, robust, toffee and toast... the taste is caramel and chocolate with notes of roasted malt. coffee, toast. toffee and brown sugar... sweet, bitter and dry aftertaste... itís really nice porter...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jury (177) - RUSSIA - SEP 29, 2016
Вкусный портер, мягкий, сильный приятны& аромат, мощный вкус, много жженки во вкусе, легкая горчинк& приятно& продолж& послевк& Срок годност& до 24.03.17. (Bottle 0,355/ 6,5%)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1993) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - SEP 29, 2016
Appearance: Very dark brown, basically black. Some dark tan head.
Aroma: Dark malt, roasted, prunes?
Taste: Roasted, very dark malt. Some dark chocolate and coffee notes.
Bought: Vinmonopolet (Online), 355 ml, NOK 49.90
Info: 24/9-2016, BB: 3/10-2016

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
EsGils (7) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2016 does not count
Porters are not usually my thing, but this is simply a delicious example of the style. Love the chocolate notes and it just slips down so easily. Best black beer Iíve had.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
maltman53 (465) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - SEP 27, 2016
Bottle pours coffee-black with a lush tan, persistent head. Bittersweet chocolate and chicory nose, creamy, full-body palate with fresh carbonation from start to finish. Overall, excellent balance, not cloying at all, an outstanding job.

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