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RATINGS: 247   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (2971) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 10, 2013
On tap at Craft and Growler in Dallas. Pour is clear brown with a small tan head that quickly dissipated. Roasty, chocolatey, sweet vanilla, dark fruity, bready, somewhat earthy, and licorice in the aroma. Taste is light coffee, toasty, bready, dark fruity, raisins, toffee, caramel, and figs. Medium body with medium carbonation. Decent porter, although really not much of a coffee presence.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JakeSparks (125) - 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 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
pushkinwow (2164) - 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 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 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
rxeight (1607) - 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 (866) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
brystmar (1305) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 30, 2013
On cask. Viscous, creamy body. Roasty grains accent the silky coffee notes which reach my nose and palate. Isn't too bold on the coffee front. Delicious, sessionable. Moar please!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drsordr (1320) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ROGUE (2145) - Newark, Delaware, USA - SEP 24, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a dark black color with a light tan head. Aroma of bitter roasted coffee, slightly burnt, notes of charred wood and tobacco. Taste is less charred, has some sweet sugary malt in back, a faint touch of wood. Decent blend of coffee and roasted malt. Light body, soft and smooth, assertive carbonation.

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