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Fountain Square Backyard Porter



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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.32/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Our porter is brewed in the traditional English style. It has a deep brown color and a creamy tan head. The mouth feel is highlighted with soft notes of chocolate and slight undertones of roasted coffee. Hop bitterness is nicely balanced with the malt and hop aroma being very low, typical of the English style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlajwl (4801) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - SEP 7, 2015
Aroma is dark malts, coffee and mild nuttiness. The flavor is dark malts, coffee, light chocolate and a thick/acidic finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bpar73 (754) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - AUG 23, 2015
On tap at the Pint Room. Dark brown pour with a tan head. Chocolate, coffee and dark roasted malt smokiness in the taste and aroma. Nice porter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
craven5000 (107) - Westville, Indiana, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Creamy tan head. Dark amber body. Dark chocolate notes followed by hints of coffee. Balanced. Would drink again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DWestrick (501) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - JUL 5, 2015
bottle. Pretty average as porters go - this one definitely on the mild side. Decent

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stoutgap (52) - Indiana, USA - JUN 24, 2015
Bottle to glass,cloudy dark amber with a non existent head and no lacing. Light coffee and roast aroma. Very light and thin body for a porter, lively carbonation and a extended bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (16923) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 18, 2015
Draft at the source. Amber brown color. Aroma of burnt caramel. Taste has toasted caramel. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (4339) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Pretty solid porter. Good malty one. Cocoa and burnt coffee notes. Creamy texture and a slightly milky taste too. Had this as part of a flight at Fountain Square brewer in Indianapolis.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (8487) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 19, 2014
Draft - Clear maroon with a decent beige head. Roast malts and chocolate nose. Roast malts and chocolate with a long bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (4883) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Location: 12 oz bottle from Andy, 8/2/14

Aroma: The aroma is a mix of sweet caramel/toffee, coffee, and roasted malts
Appearance: It pours a muddy brown color with a thin head and quite minimal lace
Flavor: In the flavor the coffee comes out more, while the sweetness mutes a bit compared to the nose
Palate: It has a light-medium body with a smooth, clean feel, soft carbonation, and a roasted finish
Overall Impression: At first I thought this one was going to lean sweet, but the flavor is actually much drier than you’d expect from the nose. It gets a hint watery though, unfortunately, but it is still a pretty solid beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Itzjerm (1769) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - JUN 1, 2014
An average brew from fountain square. In general not impressed by their brews. Much better options exist. This doesn’t taste like a porter however.

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