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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
Like a big Chocolate, Espresso infused Brownie, Roebling porter packs a lot a flavor from the use of fresh Organic Ugandan Vanilla beans, Organic Peruvian Espresso/Coffee, and Natural Raw Cane Sugar! 7.8% ABV 35 IBU, 31 SRM

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (6094) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle: Clear, deep brown with red tint...short tan head. Chocolate, vanilla bean aroma. Taste is silky, sweet coffee malt, vanilla, milk chocolate....cream. Really tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
G_Ram9 (93) - - APR 12, 2015
This is a tasty brew. Alcohol taste and aroma are upfront and make this beer seem like more than 7.5abv. Chocolatety on the palate with a nice finish of vanilla and sweet fruity notes. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (7420) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 16, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2015 Labeled as Vanilla Espresso Imperial Porter Tallahassee, Fl - New Leaf Market - 12 oz bottle. Purple leaning to black pour, off white head, no lace. Creosote, licorice, and chocolate in the aroma.Flavor has some espresso accents, chocolate , licorice, biscotti biscuits and vanilla presence permeating throughout. Nice, thick, rich mouthfeel. Rather enjoyed this one. .
Earlier Rating: 6/23/2012 Total Score: 3.5
Thanks to drowland for this.Pours a deep dark brown fading to black, light off-white head. Aroma has some nice earthy black topsoil essence to it, with a touch of licorice. Flavor has some coffee, a hint of licorice, some earthy black dirt essence. Mouthfeel is slightly dry and chalky which is nice. Best of the bunch from Rivertown that drowland shared with me - but still has a touch of that butterscotch noted in their other beers - just mixes in well in this case. .

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
weihenweizen (3182) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Refrigerated 12 oz. squat brown bottle from jsquire poured into a snifter. Black with small beige head. Nice light dark malt, medium body, medium carbonation, and small-bubble lacing. Taste is dark malt, coffee, some chocolate, and some vanilla. Pretty good porter, thanks jsquire.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dnstone (2708) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Light aroma, almost imperceptible. Pours brown with a solid off-white head. Light-bodied and vanilla forward in taste...an ok porter. Notes: GABF ’13

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Errl (2442) - Plano, Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Bottle..Pour is dark brown..Nose is dirt, vanilla, oak, ..Taste is chocolate, spice, vanilla...Taste is vanilla, roast, dry, chocolate..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kassner (1552) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Well looks OK , a small head, coffee and burnt malt taste, quite a lot of citrus and a little thin for a porter

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (4111) - Xalapa, MEXICO - NOV 11, 2014
Quite nice and portery. Drinkable and enjoyable. With nice aroma of malts and also a bit of floral.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (9140) - Ohio, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Draft pour from notes. Pours dark brown to almost black in color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, vanilla sweetness, medium bodied, smoothaand tasty. The bottles are generally thin and not as tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GIJOE (1087) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Pours dark brown. Nose is malty with strong chocolate notes. Taste is basically sweet, with a touch of a dark chocolate bitterness. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Good brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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