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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2009
Bottle 12fl.oz. @ home.
[ Trade by toncatcher ]. Clear dark brown color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate, coffee, vanilla. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, and dusty finish. Body is medium, texture is oily - creamy and smooth, carbonation is soft. [20090607]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 1, 2009
From bottle, blindtasting #7. Pours pitch black with a diminished white head. Dry roasted malty and smooth chocolate. Quite dense aroma. Smooth. Light sweet malty with a solid hardroasted base. Smooth chocolate and hardroasted malty flavoured into a nice lingering finish with a solid hoppy finish, slight fruity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ungstrup (34690) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2010
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a dark brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt with an edge of burnt malt combined with light notes of soy sauce. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel and roasted malt as well as lighter notes of soy sauce and wood. The alcohol leaves a slight burn in the mouth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2010
Bottle at home. Black coloured with a small beige head. Light roasted aroma of caramel, roasted bread, chocolate amd liquorice. Roasted flavour of caramel and liquorice with notes of chocolate and hops. Light roasted and hoppy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAY 31, 2011
Bottled@The 2nd ES/CS Beer Tasting. (thanks J.S.!). Quite much black colour with a small beigeish brown head. Aroma is ashes, liquorice, some mild roasted malts as well as mild notes of tobacco. Flavour is ashes, roasted mats, some chocolate and coffee along with mild liquorice and quite bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 16, 2009
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of TheCheeseMan. Pours black and opaque with a nice, light brown head. Distinct coffee aroma. Medium body with hard roasted malts and vanilla and again these very strong coffee notes. Dry and lightly malt bitter finish. 010209

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (23725) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2013
Bottled at SBWF. Very dark brown, small head. Earthy roasty aromas. Dry with soft mouthfeel and medium body. Deep earthy malt with notes of licorice and coffee. Mid bitter finish. Really harmonious. Quality all the way.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23363) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 17, 2009
Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma with hints of coffee. Roasted malty chocolate and coffee flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (22450) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2012
19th December 2009
Opaque black beer, thick foamy light tan head. Toasted malt nose. Semi dry palate that is quite silky. Lightly toasted malt, a little creamy as well. An odd touch of glue is a distraction before unsweeet dark chocolate and a splash of espresso present. Could be decent but the glue is a real turn off.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (21897) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 18, 2009
Bottle at home ... Thanks to iowaherkeye for this one ... Deep black ... medium large tan head ... big coffee roast nose ... Deep roast ... bit heavy on the alcohol ... again quite a lot of coffee and some chocolate ... little licorice ...A decent but not stunnign porter...

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