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RATINGS: 1683   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 Foundersí robust porter the full flavor you deserve and expect. Cozy like velvet. Itís a lover, not a fighter.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Miksu (4947) - Jyvšskylš, - FEB 3, 2013
0.355 l bottle at Vihreš Haltiatar. Black color. Aroma and flavor is dominated by coffee and licorice with firm bitterness and some nutty chocolatey background notes. Full bodied. Plenty of coffee and licorice, even to a point of masking other flavors. I did not find this so complex and special as most raters.


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
HammerTroll (410) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 22, 2014
Dark as hell, big tan head. The greatest tasting foam ever. I usually donít even try to taste only foam without a liquid, but this one looked delicious. The taste was delicious as well. Like some mousse chocolate pudding or something like that. The beer itself has a huge chocolate and coffee aroma, with some caramel, cocoa, nuts and traces of vanilla. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Finish is pleasant bittersweet coffee and chocolate. The bestest!
(Za Popenít 0,33l bottle)

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
pottygok (454) - Ohio, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Aroma: Toasted and roasted malts with hints of nuttiness. Appearance: Mahogany with rocky tan head. Taste: Light sweetness throughout with hints of bitterness at the edges. Palate: Medium body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, sweet finish. Overall: A rich, deep beer with lots of flavor. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TJGator (5) - USA - AUG 16, 2014 does not count
The hops in this porter are a great compliment otherwise I wouldn't score it as high. Chocolate on the nose and a rich, dark chocolate, velvety taste. Overall a pretty damn good porter. One of my go to's. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bearslapper (4) - - AUG 16, 2014 does not count
Not much head. Pleasant chocolate and maybe yeasty aroma. Good malty flavor well balanced with just enough hops.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfearnley (921) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 11, 2014
Draft to pint glass Milk chocolate, a little coffee, tar, toasted malt, caramel, and toffee. Silky black with a thin creamy tan head. Dark chocolate, coffee, malt, oak, and caramel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mark_Eck (656) - - AUG 11, 2014
Draft at Founders. Pours black. Aroma and taste are chocolate, coffee, and malts.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Msdrbeat (47) - - AUG 10, 2014
My first dark beer so I need to revisit it. Strong coffee and chocolate taste and smell. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nick76 (4212) - Tampa, Florida, USA - AUG 9, 2014
The aroma is burnt malt, coffee, chocolate, and hops. The appearance is dark dark dark brown with a small head. The taste is like the aroma and quite bitter without much sweetness. The palate is smooth. Overall a good example of the style, itís definitely quality, but itís not sweet enough and personally I think itís overrated.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Skykwby (42) - Texas, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle poured TJ's....pours dark as night, brownish black. Not much head. Aroma is chocolate, and lesser coffee. Some kind of dark fruit. First sip tasty, bubbly but not too much. Aftertaste of dark chocolate, clean palate. Hoppiness makes this a great porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
smiles_181 (16) - - AUG 8, 2014
Silk black, with nice cream head. Full of malt and hops. Really nice beer to finish off a session.


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