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Planet Porter is a big beer for everyone. Don't be afraid of the dark; this beer is very drinkable and remarkably smooth, brewed for a malty, coffee-like flavor. A once almost extinct style of ale, Boulder Brewing helped revive the category and this is now one of the oldest American porters.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SanfordBrewer (1391) - Sanford, Florida, USA - DEC 20, 2009
(br-btl bu-lbl, 5.5%)

mhgy, ^chclt-malt, rich and balanced, easy-drinking.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jblizzard81 (3) - york, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 29, 2009 does not count
Very impressive! I picked this one up not expecting much but turned out loving everything about it. Very smokie and a great coffee ending. Not much of a discription on the bottle, came of more of a robust porter but luckly for them i love them too. Gret beer!!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Finhead (1151) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - DEC 29, 2009
A beautiful black pour with red highlights and a frothy tan head. A malty caramel and chocolate aroma with traces of coffee. It has a creamy texture with medium sweetness. It has a smooth chocolate mixed with light coffee and a hint of bitterness in the finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ronaldtheriot (1201) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - MAR 11, 2014
Boulder Beer Planet Porter has a medium, creamy, beige head, a very dark, almost black, brown appearance, and a good amount of lacing left behind. The aroma is of dark-roasted barley malt, charcoal, sweetness, and black cherry. Taste is of those elements, with the noticeable char, yet little bitterness is detected. Mouthfeel is medium and slick, and Planet Porter finishes semi-dry, rich, sweet, and good. RJT

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - JUN 17, 2004
On tap @ Blind Tiger. Man, I don’t know what beer other people drank to rate this so low, or maybe they change the recipe but this porter was awesome. Medium bodied with a big roasted aroma. The taste was big also, smoky, rich, chocolate and coffee. Fantastic stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ringo (963) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - JUL 18, 2004
Boulder Brewing - definitely a hit-and-miss affair with more misses than hits. This one is a hit, though. It is very rich and tastes of quality and care in brewing; it is not one of those "weak stout pseudo-porters" that you sometimes find from American microbreweries. This is a textbook porter and is just as good as the UK’s Flag Porter that I just had. It looks as if I am a bit against the grain on this one, but if you like Porters, give it a try. Tell ’em that Ringo sent ya!

4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigrond (1460) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2005
UPDATED: OCT 14, 2005 yhis was the last beer from a 12 pack sampler - and it was the best! Dark rich malty favor. And just as the description promised - very drinkable with a perfect coffe finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
williamherbert (1273) - Syracuse, New York, USA - AUG 24, 2009
4Appearance is thick, dark, opaque. Black and shiny like a bowling ball. Head evaporates almost immediately. Bitter coffee smell, bitter and rich. Sweetish tobacco, sweeter dates and raisins. Rich and beautifully balanced. Strong sweet flavor at the start, with dark grapes and a hint of flowery hops. Some bitter coffee and mocha. Hints of milk chocolate. Gets nutty as it warms. Mouth feels a little thin, but smooth and leaves a little reminder on the tongue. A tad chalky. A solid porter. Balanced, smooth and nice. A real good call.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 27, 2010
Rockies Brewing Company--Boulder Beer--Boulder Beer Porter--2002 12 oz. Bottle. 5.51% ABV. (4.25 / 5.0) Malt of the Earth Beer of the Month Club Selection. Clear dark black color. Light tan laced head. Roasted espresso mild floral hop front. Dry sweet burnt crusty earthy cherry fruit body. Balanced mild roasted hop end. Smooth rich dry Porter. Drinkable. Sampled 12/15/2002. Boulder Brewing Company--Rockies Brewing Company--Planet Porter--25 Years--2004 12 oz. Bottle. 5.50% ABV--22 IBU’s. (4.0 / 5.0) Beer of the Month Club Selection April, 2004. Light tan lacy head. Clear opaque obsidian black red color. Creamy smooth rich earthy sweet tasted biscuit cocoa body. Smooth crusty mild hop spice end. Unique overly chocolate Porter. Sampled 5/29/2004. Rockies Brewing Company--Boulder Beer Company Planet Porter--2006 12 oz. Bottle. 5.51% ABV--27 IBU’s. (4.25 / 5.0) Beer of the Month Club Selection December, 2006. Mild lace espresso head. Clear dark red black color. Roasted crusty mild hop front. Dry sweet crisp roasted earthy mild biscuit fruit espresso body. Clean dry mild hop end. Rich refreshing Porter. Sampled 1/15/2007.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpreo (1523) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - SEP 14, 2011
Colorado’s first micro-brewery. Suck on that New Belgium. Suck on this Porter too, it’s delicious!


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