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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.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jazz88 (2558) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 26, 2012
Bottle. Black in color with a brown head. A hearty aroma of toasted malts and chocolate. This beer has a nice body, feels rich and leaves a long aftertaste of malts and chocolate.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MikeJslc (755) - USA - SEP 19, 2014
Black, tan head. Baker’s chocolate, dark bread, clean roastiness. finishes with a grainy dryness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jackfrost9p (289) - California, USA - SEP 19, 2014
This was really, really good. Chocolate, espresso and roasted with a nice bit of hops.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (5975) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 18, 2014
"22 oz. 6.3% abv. Jet black pour. Flavor and aroma of toasted malt, dark chocolate and a hint of hops are robust indeed. Feel is a bit thinner but this drinks very smooth.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rodenbach99 (3183) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 5, 2014
Un bomber. Une robe foncée, un nez très agréable de chocolat fondu au lait. Une bouche dont les saveurs ne sont pas agréable. Une finale sur les tootsie roll.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (3219) - Out Of This World, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 4, 2014
Robe presque noire qui montre un anneau de mousse avec des parfums fins et des saveurs délicates de chocolat, de grains rôtis acides, de caramel, de noix et de houblons. En bouche, le corps du liquide est représentatif du style : léger et bien aéré par les bulles. L’arrière-goût montre un grain noir sec avec une belle touche épicée. Loin d’être grandiose mais facile à boire tout de même.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AirForceHops (3295) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Draft sample with a great dry roasted nose of chocolate and ground coffee. Nice thicker \ fuller body. Really great flavor for a under 7 % ABV porter. Nice layers of dark malts with a creamy Nitro pour, well it takes like it was on Nitro. Smooth as all hell.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamJackson (2689) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Pitch black throughout. Nose is creamy, chocolate and espresso bean. Very creamy mouthfeel. Wish it was a bit sharper (think HFS everett) but the signs are all there to be a great porter. Burnt oak finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuedmaster (226) - Vista, California, USA - JUL 30, 2014
This is a solid, strong porter. 22 oz. bottle, pours rich and black with a small tan head that fades fast. Aroma of coffee, roasted nuts, dark chocolate, toasted grain, and sweet malt. Taste is lightly sweet, medium bitter, and light sour, with a slight mineral saltiness. Has a clean finish, with a hint of spices and herbs. Has an overall dry feel, but is tasty and even good in the summer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wegro (331) - Fresno, California, USA - JUN 25, 2014
really very good all around. lots of dark chocolate notes and earthiness followed by an interesting hop character. mouthfeel is just right, not too prickly or foamy. very dark pour with a nice tan head. hard to go wrong with this one

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (3263) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle at DTE tasting. Deep black pour with tan head. Aroma is roasty, nice chocolate aroma, full roast, pretty classic porter, light hoppiness. Taste is chocolatey, lots of caramel, light roastiness on the finish but not very bitter at all. Palate is med-light bodied with good carbonation. Good.


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