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COOP Ale Works Gran Sport Porter



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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Gran Sport is a robust porter marked by its finesse and distinct malt backbone. Aromatic notes of chocolate and roasted coffee compliment the full-bodied mouthfeel derived from a healthy addition of oat flakes. Dark. Roasty. Malty. Splendid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (4727) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - FEB 4, 2016
Can. Pours black with an average tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, grain, and coffee. Somewhat sweet, somewhat dry. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HuskerTan (1271) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - DEC 13, 2015
Can. A- Chocolate syrup, roasty. A- Black color, black liquid, brown head. T- Chocolate milk, roasty, cream, malty, subtle bitter coffee. P- Full body, thin creamy texture, medium carbonation, watery finish. O- This was good and bad. Unlike most porters Iíve had and a ton like many sweet stouts Iíve had. This was as close to drinking chocolate milk as Iíve ever had in a beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marduk (4780) - Reval, ESTONIA - SEP 5, 2015
500ml can (thanks Annaís daddy). Very very dark brown color. Small size, tan head, stays. Very malty, sweet, nice roast, hints of coffee in aroma. Very nice roast, chocolate, milky, grainy, sweet in taste. Lovely chocolaty roast in aftertaste. Nice crisp mouthfeel. Fantastic brew!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FatPhil (12182) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 4, 2015
500ml can (Beertopia, Omaha) - thanks Frank!
Lovely soft chocolate cakey roasty aroma, such a contrast to the previous harsh IPA, this is putting a smile back on my face. Nice dark brown, tan head. Lovely lovely rich roast, stops me in the middle of my sentence. Absolutely lovely porter, love the cakey chocolate roastiness. So mellow and it relaxes me as I drink it. This is what porters should be like, and this is why I love US porters, it must be the grains they use - oatmeal added? And Iím jealous. Finish has quite a dryness to it, and gets burnter and burnter with each glug, but nothing that doesnít leave you thirsty for more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (2529) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Who knew Prairie arenít the only ones brewing tasty beers in OK? (Actually I see I had another fine porter from Tulsa a few years ago so apparently I should have already known that.) Smooth and creamy with plenty of chocolate and coffee and a bit of char.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (5559) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Can. Pours deep clear black, medium tan head that dissipates quickly leaving decent lacing. Aroma is roasty, ashtray, some lactose, cocoa. Flavor is medium sweet, medium bitter, roasty, lactose, ashtray, a hint of rubber. Too sweet to be really good. Medium body, soft mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrunkSanta410 (770) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2015
Can at home, 600th Rating. Black pour, fizzy tan head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is light milk chocolate, coffee, roasted malts. Taste is milk chocolate, coffee, spices. Very roasty, mild sweetness, smooth. A faint grainy taste at the end. Smooth, medium carbonation. Average.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartzluke (484) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 15, 2015
6 oz pour from chilled bottle into shaker pint. Black and opaque with a moderate off-white head. Roast nose with some caramel. Medium body. A little thin and dry. Roasty coffee notes with lots of dark malt, some caramel, and a little wood. Decent porter, though a little weak for my taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
unclemike (2747) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - APR 4, 2015
Pours brown with an off-white head. Nose is cocoa, chocolate, roasted nuts, and some fruit quality. Flavor is similar with a medium body and roasted nut and almost dark fruit sweetness. Enjoyable, quaffable porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
B33RUNER (1) - rogers, Arkansas, USA - MAR 4, 2015 does not count
smooth porter in taste/aroma and mouthfeel. chocolate/coffee tops the palate. Very underrated porter I would place ahead of the likes of founder or sierra nevada. pours and appearance on the dark side in comparrison to its peers.

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