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Papago El Robusto Porter
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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A rich Imperial style porter. Made with a variety of different types of malts that lead to its rich full-bodied flavor. Voted Best Porter of Phoenix by the Arizona Republic.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (23865) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2008
Draught at GABF 2008. Black coloured with a small beige head. Roasted aroma of chocolate and liquorice. Roasted flavour of chocolate, coffee and liquorice. Roasted finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (16477) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 17, 2009
Draught at Papago Brewing Co., Scottsdale, AZ
Black color. Dusty aroma, meat, roasted malt. Medium body strength, roasted malt flavor, some ashes, light Tequila. The final is dry bad coffee. Quite weird.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (16444) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 2, 2010
Tap at Papago. Dark maroon color, nice lacing. Decent coffee and chocolate. More like an English stout than a porter, but very tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (13600) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 18, 2009
Dark brown. Chocolate aroma with some light beans (coffee). Chocolatey, full on fudgey character. Very light coffee accents in there as well. Smooth. Pretty tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (12374) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 24, 2003
Black body with nice dark mocha head. Aroma is rich and malty, lightly sweet with good roastiness. Medium body. Taste is medium sweet, pleasantly malty, roasty, some bitterness but not too much. Nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12314) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 17, 2009
(Draught) Pours a dark brown body with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, oats, and chocolate. Flavor of roasted malt, cocoa, and caramel.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (12071) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 13, 2012
Draft. Pours black color with a moderate frothy brown head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Heavy toasted dark chocolate malt, earthy and small alcohol aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy dark chocolate bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. This beer exceeded my expectations.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11590) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 9, 2011
on tap-pours a disappearing light tan head and black color. Aroma is dark roast. Taste is dark malt-roasty/chocolate, some resin hops.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAY 11, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2009
Name: El Robusto Porter
Brewery: Papago Brewing Co
Date: May 10, 2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party
Appearance: opaque dark brown, fine tan head
Aroma: huge buttery chocolate aroma with lots of sweetness coming from the butterscotch
Flavor: rich chocolate malt flavor, lots of dark chocolate bitterness, butterscotch and caramel adds a touch of sweetness, the dark malts do a good job covering up most of the dyactyl
Overall: the chocolate and butterscotch almost work together
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.9/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (10322) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 18, 2009
Growler pour from dchmela...damn find porter!! Black pour. Aroma is sweet and strong with molasses, coffee, chocolate. Smells like an imperial stout. Damn if it doesnt taste like one too. Chocolate, molasses and dark dried fruit. This is a super porter. I feel very fortunate to have tried this one. Goddamn the Orlando crew rocks ass.


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