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RATINGS: 1796   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.


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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ghawener (1476) - San Salvador, - DEC 2, 2009
Bottle: Falkenstein brought it from MO; a solid Porter, but my preferred style. Food Pairing: Pastel Chocolate Tóxico from Chef Andre.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
weark (361) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - JAN 30, 2015
Bottle - Black color with a beautiful creamy brown head, fully lasting and beautiful lacing - Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, soy sauce and licorice - Flavor of roasted malt, coffee and dark chocolate - Medium/full body, light/medium bitterness, creamy mouthfeel, good carbonation, long bitter roasted dark chocolate finish - Impressiv porter, well balanced

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Senka (726) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 29, 2015
35.5cl bottle. BBE 16.March’15. Pours silky black with a creamy tan head. Beautiful lacing. The nose is sweet with strong chocolate and caramel malt presence - exactly. Gently iron in first mouthful. Medium bodied. Not overly dry, and not powdery as some. Soft and gentle texture. Better when served at cellar temperature. Slightly sticky finish. Roasted all around. Perfect example of a porter. Like it a bit more than Anchor Porter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bergstaden (1427) - Røros, NORWAY - JAN 28, 2015
Black with a brown head - Roasted malt aroma - Roasted malt body with some coffee flavours and bitterness from the roasted malt - Roasted malt and bitterness goes into the finish - This was real good

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (667) - Iowa, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with nice tan head. Nose is dark chocolate and some roast. Taste adds some smoke. Some bitterness in the aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen2 (1293) - NORWAY - JAN 24, 2015
Bottle shared with JMD and OWK at HNB 24.01.14. Almost black. Brown head and lacing. Aroma and taste of roasted malt, dark chocolate, sweet vanilla and a slight hint of peat. Well balanced with good drinkability.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nijstrom (80) - Turku, FINLAND - JAN 24, 2015
Bottle. Pitch black with a small, off-white head. Lovely aroma of malts, roasted malts, soy sauce, caramel, coffee and chocolate. Moderately sweet and bitter taste with a lightly bitter finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SotallyTober (68) - Channahon, Illinois, USA - JAN 21, 2015
Pours black with a thin tan head. Light lacing present. There’s a chocolate, coffee, caramel, and earthy aroma. Medium body that was slick and creamy on the palate with a slight bitter finish. Flavor’s of chocolate, roasted coffee, caramel, and malts.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeffbigD (69) - - JAN 21, 2015
Solid tasting porter. Extremely rich taste of coffee and chocolate. Overall a smooth, good porter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
left_bank (73) - JAPAN - JAN 20, 2015
Very Good! Aroma-mostly coffee & chocolate,Taste-mostly chocolate(s),nut,& caramel. I was told by friends to pick this up if I ever saw it on the shelves;this time my friends were right.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dyetube (1218) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JAN 19, 2015
On tap at The Common Table. Pours black with a thin tan head dissipated quickly. The aromas are chocolate, coffee. The mouthful is dry and bitter with a heavy and good carbonation. Cheers!


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