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Michelob Porter

Formerly brewed at Anheuser-Busch InBev
Style: Porter
St. Louis, Missouri USA


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RATINGS: 376   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Michelob Porter is brewed using the finest classic aroma hop varieties grown in the Pacific Northwest United States and two-row, caramel and chocolate barley malts, giving it an aroma of coffee and a hint of chocolate. It is dark brown in color and, when held to light, ruby-red highlights can be seen. The porter complements a variety of cheeses, shellfish dishes as well as chocolate desserts, and is best enjoyed when served in a traditional pub style glass.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (25337) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2007
Bottled (thanks heemer77!). Deep reddish/black colour with mediumsized brown bubbly head. Aroma is chocolate, malts and some slight hops. Flavour is malts, chocolate and coffee along with some slight hoppy bitterness. Rather tasteful and drinkable beer, which leaves a big dark chocolate aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Oakes (15651) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 28, 2008
Medium brown. Roasty, chocolatey aroma with cheap coffee. Thin, lightly toasty. Really lame. All-malt...really? It’s just too thin.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bhensonb (14092) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 21, 2008
Bottle. Nearly opaque brown color with a minimal beige/tan head. Light chocolate notes over toasted malt. Medium body with fizzy carbonation. Flavor is primarily toasted malt. There is a little chocolate, and likely some hop bitter. It finishes decently dry, and it’s very drinkable. Possibly the best A-B product I’ve ever had. It’s a respectable porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (13466) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 2, 2007
Bottle from sampler case. Pours dark brown with an average frothy light brown head that was lasting with fair lacing. Moderate roasted coffee nutty aroma. Medium to full body. Balanced bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of an average duration. Drinkable porter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (13284) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 22, 2006
Bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown[almost black] with a lasting amber head. Aromas of chocolate, roasted malt, vanilla and a hint of coffee. Palate was light bodied. Flavors of chocolate, roastiness and a hint of vanilla with a smooth lingering roasty finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (12190) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 14, 2008
12oz bottle -pours a foamy tan head and mahogany color. Aroma is medium/dark malt-chocolate, lactose. Taste is medium/dark malt-chocolate/caramel, grainy, lactose, dark fruit, secondary earthy hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (11781) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 24, 2008
12 oz. bottle from a sampler. Chocolate brown pour with a one-finger head and low head retention. Very, very faint aroma is straight roasted malt. Roasted malt taste with bitter coffee notes. Medium bodied. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Dogbrick (11509) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 27, 2006
This beer is a dark reddish-brown color with a thick and foamy beige head that diminishes leisurely. Thin rings of lacing on the glass. Roasty aroma of coffee with a touch of malt. Medium-bodied and smooth with coffee and malt flavors. Light coffee and hops bitterness shows up periodically. The finish is creamy with a light coffee aftertaste. Better than expected, although it doesn’t really push the envelope in any way. Average all around.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 13, 2008
Date: 07/17/2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting

Appearance: clear dark brown, fine beige head, streaks of drippy lace,
Aroma: sweet dark caramel aroma with a nice chocolate character brought out by the sweetness,
Flavor: rich malt flavor, lots of roasted and chocolate, growing dark caramel sweetness turns the tide from roasted to chocolate, light bitter finish follows the roastedness,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
daknole (10872) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 8, 2008
well i cant rate this at the lowest score. it is better than you would ever expect. a world class porter? oh hell now. but it has some decent malt and chocolate flavor. fair.

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