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Bridge Road Robust Porter

Brewed by Bridge Road Brewers
Style: Porter
Beechworth, Australia


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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Big chocolate, roasted and mocha notes are the key to this style. A wise country football coach once said “theres no point half doing something”. And in making this porter we’ve taken his advice on board, our Robust Porter uses plenty of roast barley and chocolate malt to give you a big porter that wont leave you asking for more.

Try this one with dark chocolate and liquorice. Bridge Roads Porter, like many of its beers, pulls no punches. Make no mistake, the Robust Porter is big and bold, yet its smooth raosty texture makes it one to convert the non-dark drinker. Match it with rich chocolate deserts, cold winter nights or freshly shucked oysters.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Capa (2153) - Transient., - JAN 18, 2015
Black with a creamy tan head. Chocolate, roasted malt, coffee. Full, chewy body. Bittersweet backside. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jookos (3078) - FINLAND - JAN 5, 2015
Bottle@oldbank. Black, frothy tan head. Chocolate, sweet roast, dark berries on nose. Well carbonated. Some sours. Roasty, slight ashy with a slight aceto finish. Flavourful ok porter. Dry, bit harsh really. Might be unintended though, considering the acidicy, carbonation and all. Ok like this too.

-- bb

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rosslew (289) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 12, 2014
An easy going porter. Would appeal to curious beer geek. Coffee an ash on nose. Roasted in taste. Really easy on tongue and soft at back end. Good entry porter. 330ml. 5.2%. 1.4std drks. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jmar33 (183) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle. This is a pretty good porter. A bit hard to find in Sydney, but if I see it again I’ll revisit for sure.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
RafeAU (253) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - JUL 26, 2014
Tasting at Plonk. Strong coffee roasted flavours and bitterness dominate. Okay - not my thing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
norkle (14) - - JUN 15, 2014
Enjoyable richly flavoured porter. Dark colour, light had, coffee tones without any burnt characters. Clan palate. Yum, try more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (13360) - Pori, FINLAND - DEC 19, 2013
Bottle 330ml @Beer Hunters
Opaque black color, small beige head. Dry tobacco ash, vegetables in the nose. Light to medium bodied. Tobacco, some wood, light notes of vegetables. Too ashy for my liking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sarpa (1009) - FINLAND - DEC 16, 2013
bottle 33 cl @ o’haras. Pours black with a huge beige head. Aroma of cocoa, malts. High carbonation. Flavour of dark malts, something unpleasant.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olio (6916) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 13, 2013
33 cl bottle @ O’Hara’s.
Pours dark red, almost black color with a huge head. Aroma of malts, grass and some vegetables. Flavor of malts, some chocolate and faint vegetable notes. High carbonation, fluffy palate. Not very pleasant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Unde (486) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 28, 2013
Boldly brown beer with cinnamon coloured head which is nice and thick. Dark chocolate, espresso coffee and some herbs in the aroma. Roasted malts, chocolate and herb-like hop flavors in the end. Hints of espresso too. High carbonation but sadly thin body.

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