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RATINGS: 2201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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
PowY (1215) - AUSTRIA - FEB 15, 2018
355 ml bottle at home. Pours a nearly black, deep mahogany with a tan colored head. The aroma is very roasty, coffee, cocoa, toffee, nuts, hints of burnt notes - very rich aroma. Medium soft body, with a soft carbonation, a light sweetness and a light bitterness. The flavor is again dominated by the roasted malt - lots of coffee, cocoa, chocolate, hints of dried fruits. Finishes with quite some roasty bitterness and lots of coffee and coffee grounds. Overall very roasty with lots of coffee - really nice flavors and great balance.

Aroma: 8
Appearance: 4
Taste: 8
Palate: 4
Overall: 14

4
Mad Dog Martin (190) - - FEB 14, 2018
UPDATED: FEB 14, 2018 Bottle from a Beer Hawk selection case. Black and Tan with a pleasing, plummy, chocolate and malt aroma. Tastes dry and smoky with mocha and a bitter aftertaste.

3.9
ippopotamo36 (2676) - Rome, ITALY - FEB 11, 2018
Tap at Luppolo Station in Rome. Black pour with a frothy brownish foam. Nose: powdered barley with highlights of caramel far away and licorice root. Mouth: I expected a sweet porter...no way. It is a classical porter, easy, bitter, not watery but rich of burnt maltiness although clean. The aftertaste is row burnt malts. Lovely

5
Kronhjort1996 (126) - Århus C, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2018
Silkeblød Rig mørk chokolade Fantastisk smuk mørkerødt, brunt tan head Full body Velvet Lover, not a fighter Sweetness and bitterness

4
Learninbeer (689) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - FEB 6, 2018
The aroma is malt, bread, a little coffee and chocolate, Pours a dark amber brown with big tan head mostly diminishing and excellent lacing. The taste is a medium/light bitter. The body is medium/full, the texture creamy the carbonation lively and the finish bitter and long. Very good.

3.8
hitemwitthehein (58) - - FEB 6, 2018
UPDATED: FEB 6, 2018 ABV - 6.5. .Appearance: Dark, thick pouring. One finger brown head. .Aroma: Roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, subtle coffee. .Taste: Balanced - roasted malt upfront with a hop backbone. Nice bitterness. Slight notes of caramel, dark chocolate. .Mouthfeel: Medium, velvety, smooth. .Overall: B. .Bottom Line: Nice beer. Balanced, easy drinking, delicious.

3.9
Towey1989 (3517) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 5, 2018
Bottle. Pours a deep brown colour with a medium tan head. Aroma of chocolate, caramel, slight roasted malts, a little coffee and subtle tobacco. Taste of chocolate, caramel, slight roasted malts, a little tobacco, a hint of fruit and subtle coffee. Medium bodied and a smooth texture. A dryish, slightly warming, chocolate bitterness in the finish. A really well made and well rounded porter. The description is spot on, enjoyed this.

4.2
MeadTeam9 (67) - - FEB 4, 2018
Robe d'un noir profond, mousse crémeuse et légèrement brune. Nez sur le chocolat, la cerise à l'alcool. En bouche, c'est le café qui domine. A déguster au coin du feu et entre amis !

3.9
GregMooreNH (380) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 4, 2018
Pours nearly black, with thick, dense head. Aroma is heavy roast, with notes of chocolate and faint hoppiness. Taste is dense chocolate and toffee, warming to roast. Finish is velvety smooth. A darned good porter.

3.1
lasage (34) - DENMARK - FEB 2, 2018
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2018 Flaske. Sort, tynd brunlig skum forsvinder hurtigt til tynd ring. Mørk ristet aroma og smag. 1 måned over Best by dato.


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