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RATINGS: 2082   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   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.


annunz123's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
annunz123 (948) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Chocolate, nuts, roast, and coffee in the aroma. Flavor is bittersweet, with chocolate, raisin and nut. A fair amount of bittering hops in the finish. Really good.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
sharkydodson (1169) - 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...

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jury (162) - 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%)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1981) - 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

4.3
   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.

4.5
   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.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
aleigator (783) - GERMANY - SEP 26, 2016
Pours as black as the night with a dark brown, medium sized, bubbly head. Smells of sweet milk chocolate, toffee and leafy hops. Bakers chocolate and earthy cocoa nibs add to the well pronounced milk chocolate quality, with a flowery hint being able to cut through. Has a lower carbonation and a pleasantly creamy, medium body, which screams chocolate all the way. Its finish though reveals a pungent dry and earthy crushed coffee bean appearance, which works incredibly well as an antagonist to the the initial chocolate sweetness. Tastes of creamy milk chocolate from the get go, together with some dusty earth and a metallic hint, resulting from the initially noteable carbonation. Adds a toffee hint, as well as powdery bakers chocolate, remaining pleasantly balanced on the tongue, due to its gentle creaminess. Then there is suddenly absolutely nothing going on, but a totally calm ending which does not even turn watery, just producing a subtle dry hint. This is the part I love most about this beer. Its coffee finish, which picks up on all the prominent chocolate flavors, while adding the most creamy and dry long lasting aftertaste you can imagine. It truly takes it time to become recognizable, but once its there, it completely redefines the beer. In a good way. Man this is lovely, what an overlooked gem on my end with so many hyped beers getting released on a daily basis nowadays. This features actually everything which made me interested in craft beer years ago. It is way different than your industrial brewed Lager, well balanced and features an enigmatic thumbprint. It remains easy drinkable throughout, while providing such a satisfying depth, with a world class twist between chocolate and coffee.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
willisread (2473) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 19, 2016
Bottle from Stone shared. Lots of deep, rich cacao notes on the nose, some dark fruit as it warms. More cacao and fruit on the palate with some light vanilla undertones. Rich and decadent, but very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoulderbroken (3755) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 19, 2016
Bottle, thanks Will. Nice roasty, bit of cream vanilla, aroma is cocoa powder, nice. Light spice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonno (2489) - JAPAN - SEP 19, 2016
Great Beer. Rich, decadent, at only 6.5% drinks much bigger. Nice velvety body. Would drink this by the pint on tap - in a UK pint I think...

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
UFleku (39) - SOUTH KOREA - SEP 16, 2016
Appearance : medium beige head Black Aroma : cocoa coffee cholcolate Taste : same as aroma roasted malt finish dark chocolate Palate : Thick bodied Great First porter


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