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RATINGS: 244   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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A rich, robust porter with a dry finish. Brewed with organic hops, malted barley, and Ruta Maya Shade Grown organic coffee beans from Chiapas, Mexico. Located on the town square near the Blanco River, Real Ale is a great destination for a day trip in the Hill Country. Start with a tour of the brewery and sample our fine libations. Take a dip in the refreshing spring-fed river. When hunger strikes, BBQ at the park or try the local fare. Blanco also offers antique shops and art galleries. Available all over Austin, and at various bars, restaurants, and grocers in the Hill Country, San Antonio, Dallas/Ft. Worth, and Houston. Be sure to ask for us by name at your favorite places. Thanks for your support. ABV: 5.6%, IBU: 40, OG(plato): 14

Now brewed with Katz coffee.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Imperial_Scout (363) - Illinois, USA - APR 8, 2013
A little light for a porter and not what I’m used to for this . Not much body and taste kind of stale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Phatdog1 (179) - Brentwood, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 3, 2013
12 oz bottle compliments of Crajun, sampled with friends last weekend and rated by notes taken. Aroma of sweet malt, watered down coffee and yeast. Appearance seems a bit light for the style. Sweet malty taste seemed to lack the coffee punch that I hoped for. I get more of a mocha/ chocolate flavor. Dry finish. Not at all bad, just had higher expectations.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JakeSparks (124) - Alvin, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2013
had this for the first time at the austin gingerman. before they bottled this, this beer was amazing, now the bottles are just average

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drsordr (1237) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Nose of coffee and roast. Taste coffee, chocolate, just a hint of dark fruit. Slight bite from hops. Good length and moderate mouthfeel

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
rxeight (1523) - Illinois, USA - JAN 16, 2013
Best by 1.16.13 date. What the hell is this? Didnt taste like coffee. Just cheap malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Haslinger (865) - The World of Beer, Texas, USA - JAN 3, 2013
12 ounce bottle. nice dark pour with a beige head. Good sweet malty coffee taste with some chocolate in the aftertaste. An extremely drinkable porter. Way to go Texas. Would buy again

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
pushkinwow (2100) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 21, 2012
12oz bottle. Thin brown with a biege head. Roasted malts, coffee, bit of smoke, some herbs, caramel, toffee. Mild body / little thin, mild carbonation, malty chocolate sweet with a slight bite, becomes quite dry, some more cocoa, but of coffee grinds.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
sjohnny (398) - - DEC 7, 2012
Roasted malt, coffee, and slight yeast aroma. Dark brown with hints of ruby red. Medium tan head that dissipates quickly. Lighter bodied than expected. Coffee and dry roastiness. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kevinator (1060) - The Colony, Texas, USA - DEC 5, 2012
Nice variance on a porter. Coffee aroma is definitely present with the roasted malts. Also a hint of sweetness. Cool dark coffee color with medium and sustainable head. Creamy palate. Roasted flavors with lingering malt essence. Less sweet than suspected but coffee is there and lingers as well. Another good offering from Real Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wordsworth (135) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 23, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 5, 2013 Coffee and molasses nose that tastes almost exactly as it smells. Pure black with a thin creamy head and good lacing.

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