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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Drake’s Black Robusto Porter is a deep, dark “Robust Porter,” a beer style known for being darker, fuller-bodied, and higher in alcohol by volume than a standard Brown Porter. Our Black Robusto goes down smoothly with flavors of bittersweet chocolate an slight roast from Crystal and Chocolate malt. A touch of spicy, herbal hop character from Willamette hops balance out the finish. Enjoy a pint with dark, lingering satisfaction.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (8246) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle @ DTE tasting shared with Deanso, kermis, sic1314, JulianHuxley and jmgreenuk. Pitch black color, average sized brown head. Smell and taste malts, lightly roasty, nicely bitter but not too much. Not my best rating but I got distracted a bit and liked it too much so drank it a bit too quickly. Nice one!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (4364) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle at the DTE tasting, Den Haag. Poured a deep mahogany with round light tan head. The aroma is earthy mineral roasted malt. The flavour is medium bitter light sweet with a smooth creamy chocolate coffee light spicy hop bitter palate. Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (5090) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle shared at the DTE tasting thanks to Benzai. Pours near black with a small beige head. Aroma of chocolate, roast, toffee, a little dark fruitiness. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Over medium bodied with soft carbonation. Good for the ABV.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (5266) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2014
66cl bottle shared @THT. Thin creamy tan head. Clear black pour. A lovely smooth porter. Very enjoyable

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314 (3295) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2014
Poured deep dark brown with a dense beige head. Aroma of roast malt, coffee grinds. Medium body, flavour as the aroma, bitter sweet finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fatehunter (1220) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUN 17, 2014
Pours two fingers of tan head on a black body. The aroma is rich roasted malt, chocolate, a little burnt wood and milk. Excellent. The taste burnt, roasted malt with some chocolate to smooth it out. It stays on the roasty/bitter side. The texture is softer with low carbonation. Nicely done.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (3950) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 1, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, some dark chocolate and coffee, light smokiness, hints of bitterness, and light notes of dark fruits. Flavor the same. Average texture. A solid porter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
novice101 (308) - - MAY 22, 2014
Pours dark brown/black with a large mocha head, this beer smells of a lot of chocolate and some bitter coffee taste. Taste like chocolate and some coffee bitterness in the back, along with other notes such as caramel as well as biscuit.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1438) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Enjoyed at dinner with Zach and Brandon with homemade Indian food. Pours a dark black color with a nice java head. Nose is sublime chocolate and deliciously so with sweet malt as well. Taste is rich chocolate, light with sweet malt, drinks quite easily. Finish is sweet chocolate, dessert on a bottle. Nice light porter. Quaff Score 8 / 10

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
zgaier (1394) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Pours black with a brown head and sweet chocolate, roasted malt aroma. Taste is sweet, nice chocolate notes throughout with burnt roasted malt, and light bittering coffee and hops into the finish. Delicious porter


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