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RATINGS: 127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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The Flat12 Porter is inspired by the robust porters favored by the Industrial-age working men of Europe. We chose to emphasize balance from a combination of dark grains including brown malt, which was the primary roasted grain of the time. This Flat12 creation is smooth and balanced with slight roast and chocolate notes, yet it’s not heavy, just like a good porter should be. ABV: 5.5% IBU: 34.1

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3.8
maxwelldeux (4433) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUN 28, 2013
Bottle. Nice little bit of roasting to the nose of this one. Taste has a lot of the same roasting to it, and seems to be right on the edge of having a little sweetness, just not quite. Very good, though.

3.7
daknole (11402) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 27, 2013
Dark brown pour, milk chocolate colored head. Roasty flavors, chocolate, molasses, a hint of brown sugar and a welcoming bitterness on the end.

3.6
Hophaze (192) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - JUN 9, 2013
On tap. Pours black with a nice tan head and egg shell lacing. Aroma of chocolate and roasted malt. Taste hint of coffee with chocolate and roasted malt being the primary taste. Yummy ----Hophaze out

3.8
decaturstevo (6343) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Black brown pour with tan head and lace. Aroma is light chocolate and roasted malt. Flavor is a mix of coffee and chocolate with a very nice malt bitter finish. Smooth body with good carbonation. pretty tasty

3.8
edgallow (4479) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 26, 2013
12 oz bottle pours black with a tan head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee and roasted malt. Taste is coffee, Malts and chocolate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
mikedevilsfan (226) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 22, 2013
Dark brown color with light tan fluffy head. Nice flavorful porter. Dark roasted malted flavor with some dark chocolate flavor with roasted back end. Solid.

3.7
Kshlava (71) - - MAY 5, 2013
Had on tap at Ralston's draft house. This is my favorite Indiana beer so far. A nice dark color with a thin light brown head. Coffee and dark chocolate flavor. Coffee bean aftertaste. Not too much alcohol, and a good balance for an after dinner drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
dbarnold (1127) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - APR 29, 2013
Good lower abv porter. Dark, easy drinking. Lots of chocolate and roast in the palate, dry finish.

3.7
jcos (1855) - Maryland, USA - APR 22, 2013
Location/Date:Bottle on April 21st, 2013.

Appearance: Pours a black opaque.
Aroma: Aroma is of heavy roast, very faint chocolate.
Taste: Low bitterness, a lot of roast, faint dark chocolate.
Palate:Medium light body.

Summary: A solid porter that hits the right notes and is especially roasty compared to others of the style.

3.4
fleagle (24) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - APR 15, 2013
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a shaker, black with a tan head. Taste is heavy on the coffee with some chocolate. Not at all sweet, thank God. Mouth feel is thinner than most porters. Well worth trying and well worth having again.


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