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RATINGS: 1656   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 Founders’ robust porter the full flavor you deserve and expect. Cozy like velvet. It’s a lover, not a fighter.


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4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois (7935) - The ’Sham, Surrey, - AUG 14, 2012
Tap at Rattle’N’Hum, Manhattan - 02/03/12. Pretty solid black with a tan head, slight brown edgeing when held to light. Roasted malts a good pinch of coffee and a dash of cocoa on the nose - great aroma! Taste as per nose coffee and chocolate in equal doses and a little licquorice at the back. Medium bodied with a thick creamy finish of malt, chocolate and coffee. Great Porter!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Howlader (700) - - 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 (26) - 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 it’s not really my type.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5182) - 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 I’ve had. Great by the bottle but even better on draft.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cmiller54hr (35) - Manitou, Kentucky, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Pours jet black like motor oil with tan head. Cocoa and mocha aromas. Poured into turonis pint glass. Chocolate y taste. Not much carbonation. Velvety finish. A gem of a porter. Founders delivers again

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rangi (552) - NEW ZEALAND - JUL 8, 2014
Poors jet black oily and slightly thick, thin tan head that seems to disappear and cling to the edges of the glass. Syrupy, chocolate and smooth. Very low carbonation was a suprise with this one. Was like a black chocolate milk shake with hints of beer. Great wee desert beer.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jjsint (628) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle from Beautiful Beers (online). Dark, dark brown with a slight purplish hue. Small tan head. Scent of dark chocolate, coffee, Marmite. The taste is ambrosial: a bittersweet chocolate overload with the slightest sour tinge. A surprising bitter hop bitterness in the finish and aftertaste. The mouthfeel is thick and syrupy, with the perfect amount of carbonation on the lips and gums. Warming, and tastes a lot stronger than it is. Incredible.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gorm (1091) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 6, 2014
Mørk/svart farve med beskjedent skum. Lukt av røstet malt, sjokolade, karamell, lakris og vanilje. Smak av røstet malt, sjokolade, kaffe og karamell. Melkebaren 20140702.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kbudd19 (559) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle Smooth velvety black pour with a small finger of chocolate coloured head, looks like a thick imperial stout. Aroma is, lots of roast, chocolate, coffee, some nuttiness, and a bit of anise. Taste is, smooth roast up front, followed by some chocolate, coffee, velvety mouth feel, with a mild bitter finish, and a coffee roast aftertaste


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