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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.33/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bagalagalaga (146) - Indiana, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Very good porter, all the toast/chocolate/coffee tastes that you’d expect are there. It’s one of my favorite styles when done right, and this one definitely is. I will have to go on an Indy beer tour someday and try some more Fountain Square.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Block (1650) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - MAY 6, 2013
A decent porter without too man outstanding features. Flavor is slightly sweet with a dry finish. Caramel and dark chocolate dominate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (4604) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 17, 2013
Pours ruby tinted brown with a thin tan head. Aroma is roasted chocolate, coffee. Taste is very creamy, coffee over chocolate. A bit of grassy hop bitter. Very nice to drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (8772) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 13, 2013
Bottle. Coffee, chocolate and hay aroma. Chestnut with small head. Sweet latte malt and mild bitter hay flavor. Nice body. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmongoose (1607) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 10, 2013
12oz bottle pours a medium brown color with a brownish head. The initial aroma if of roasted malts and ground coffee with some mild chocolate blend. The flavor is pretty close mot the same. You get that roasted malt and coffee action with cocoa powder in the middle and end. Not the best porter but not the worst.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcr (2286) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - MAR 11, 2013
Draft. Deep brown body. Fizzy, beige head, rapidly diminishing. Aroma of roasted malts, milk chocolate, coffee and cream. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, soft carbonation. A very sweet porter that could use a little more hop balance. Raw grain aftertaste with some metallic notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ESBob (379) - Indiana, USA - JAN 4, 2013
On Tap at the Slippery Noodle (Indiana’s First Bar!) Pours a dense black with slight head that dissipates. Aroma is a nice chocolate and toffee. Taste is more of the same. A nice porter!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jethro6191 (487) - Indiana, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Pours dark brown with a fleeting tan head. Roasted grain, coffee, chocolate, and toffee notes. Finishes sweet. Medium body and carbonation. Smooth mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUN 20, 2012
On tap at the brewery, Indy. Dark brown pour but not especially impressive in terms of body and appearance, looking almost like a somewhat hefty brown. Nose of modest roasted malts and a dollop of chocolate, not much in the way of bitterness or complexity. Solid drinking, a bit overly carbonated, and imbalanced towards the sweet end of the spectrum.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thedm (5034) - Fort Wayne, USA - JUN 19, 2012
This draft brew from a beer festival poured a head of fine to medium sized tan colored bubbles that were long lasting and left behind a no visible carbonation semi-opaque brown colored body and a thick foamy lacing. The mild aroma was malty and coffee. The mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish. The flavor contained notes of mild coffee porter. An OK brew just nothing special.

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