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RATINGS: 1757   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.


antzman's rating

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
antzman (315) - Clarksville, Indiana, USA - JAN 22, 2009
Bottle. Pours a deep brown with a thin medium brown head. The aroma is full of coffee, chocolate and malts. A very roasted malt flavor comes through with a hint of chocolate, coffee, and even some nuttiness. The hops are very muted, but come through at the very end of the sip. This drank almost like a stout, but had a tremendous flavor and body. A huge porter.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RickFifty (433) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - DEC 18, 2014
Deep brown to black color, light brown head. Roasted malt nose, coffee, dark chocolate, fruity notes, hint of soy sauce. Sweet fruity taste, roasted malt, licorice, coffee, dry finish. Medium body, soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichardGretton (4291) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 16, 2014
Bottle. Black beer with a strong light brown coloured head. The aroma is lightly roasted, and the flavour is well roasted and bitter with a degree of maltiness. Overall a nice porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markoijelena (675) - Belgrade, SERBIA - DEC 13, 2014
Bottle 0.355l at Samo Pivo Belgrade Serbia.Pour it dark color with small white head.Taste and aroma of chocolate, caramel, coffee,leather, maybe some tobacco. Great Porter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mortlach (1005) - Rome, ITALY - DEC 12, 2014
On tap @Mad for Beer (Rome). Nera, densa, impenetrabile, schiuma color cappuccino, abbondante e persistente. Al naso note di caffé e cioccolato, leggera liquirizia e anice, molto intensa. In bocca è ottima, ha un attacco cioccolatoso e un finale più caffettoso, amarognolo, che bilancia il tutto. Gran bel corpo, cremosa e vellutata al palato. Eccellente!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (249) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 11, 2014
Dark brown color with small brown head. Aroma is coffee, bitter chocolate, and malts. Taste is very dry, roasted malts. All the way. Super Porter!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mintzmeet (230) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Like an IPA of the porter distinction. Nice subtle nose, quickly dissipating head. But Joseph: "you get the milkiness of it, then BAM hit you in the mouth." referring to hoppyness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hub66 (169) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 7, 2014
belle couleur noire; petite mousse beige foncé; arômes et goût de café, chocolat et malt grillé; finale douce avec une pointe d’amertume

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
s_hartshorne (1745) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2014
Keg tapped Leeds. Black ok tan head lace. Aroma is coffee dsrk choc taste same done dark fruits great roasted dark malts long bitter finish. Nice chewy body slight carbonation. Very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stldicedealer (10) - Missouri, USA - DEC 2, 2014
This is the first beer I have tried from Founders and I decided to go with the porter because I had heard such good things about it. Smells of coffee and chocolate. Creamy mouth feel. Not as big a head as I expected. Overall a very good and drinkable beer

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kita (1189) - Koper, SLOVENIA - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle, 0.355l. Cloudy almost black color with medium creamy brown head and fair lacing. Aroma of chocolate, strong roasted malt, coffee and dark fruits. Taste starts with smooth caramel with decent fruity touch, follows by sweet and rich chocolate and coffee, mouthfeel is warming, while finish is medium bitter. Full body, creamy texture and soft carbonation in palate. Very nice porter, but still expected a bit more...


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