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RATINGS: 2168   WEIGHTED AVG: 4/5   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
Hansen (8587) - Assentoft, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2011
Black. Has a light brown head, mostly lasting. Sweet aroma, notes of coffee, dark chocolate and laqurice. But not much though. Flavor starts heavy sweet, lots of notes, laqurice, faint notes of blood, iron. Dry texture, syrupy too, soft carbonation.

3.5
Zita (6317) - Assentoft, DENMARK - FEB 18, 2011
engelsk lakrids aroma,black, brown foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, nice lakrids finish.

4
dionysus (1486) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 17, 2011
Bottle pours deep brown/black with a beige head. Aroma smells of chocolate, coffee, and burnt marshmallow. Flavor shows the same with an additional hint of vanilla and fudge. Overall body is moderate to full, and finishes with dark chocolate bitterness.

3.9
garthicus (2925) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 15, 2011
Thanks to HogTownHarry. Appearance: Gorgeous , pitch black, thick tan head. Aroma: Peat, malt, smoke, vanilla, almost a strawberry tone to it too. Flavour: Milky, quite a lot of turf/peat, toffee, sticky, a little boozy, beautiful chocolate milk with coffeeness to it. Delicious.

4.1
rings (54) - Michigan, USA - FEB 14, 2011
Big and dark brown, with a milk chocolate head, this thing checks in a little heavier than most, at 6.5 percent ABV. There’s a full rounded mouthfeel and excellent head retention, indicating a nice protein body, with a generous and completely balanced hop finish. Although not as well known as many of their offerings, this is an above average porter, an excellent winter warmer, and one well worth seeking out. Serving type: bottle

4
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2011
Bottle from Beermerchants.com. Poured like a glass of texas tea, with a diminishing beige head. Appealing snout with dark fruit, coffee, dark chocolate burnt toast and malts protruding. Thickish mouthfeel. Flavour was roasted malt laden with yet more dark choc and coffee and a hint of molasses. Some well placed hoppage gave good balance to proceedings. Extremely well proportioned. A quality porter to bring up my 1200th rate.

3.7
mile (3932) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 13, 2011
Bottle. Very dark brown – almost black, small to average, and fully diminishing dark brown head. Moderate malty, lightly sweetish aroma, lots of roasted malt and some coffee with vanilla. Body is medium, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, lots of roasted malt, some coffee with light hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and dryish, roasted malt, some coffee and hoppyness. Nice dryish - roasted porter, some coffee in the flavor.

3.6
HenrikSoegaard (14100) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 12, 2011
Bottle. Creamy lightbrown good mostly lasting head. Blck colour. Heavy malty and moderate hoppy aroma. Roasted and ok coffee and chocolate notes. Average moderate bitter flavor. Some coffee and chocolate notes. Long moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate. Good but not great.

4
tiong (7194) - Espoo, FINLAND - FEB 11, 2011
330ml bottle from Bierkompass

Pours black with a nice brown head. Aroma and taste have hints of roastness. Nice, smooth and long lasting finish.

4
lusikka (7813) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 11, 2011
355 ml bottle.
Pours a black colour with a beige, small, creamy head. Aroma of pleasant roasted malts and chocolate. Flavour of smooth chocolate malts with roastiness, mild hops and coffee. Medium bodied with a very rich and smooth mouthfeel. Dry and fruity finish. A very pleasant porter.


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