RateBeer
overall
89
40
style
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


partchapol's rating

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
partchapol (65) - Ohio, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Cocoa coffee smell and taste, Pitch black at side, Coke Pepsi color on top, rather good ohio porter.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrianDorry55 (356) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Pours dark brown with an off white head. Lots of vanilla, cinnamon, and toffee in the nose. Lots of vanilla flavor...almost entirely vanilla...surprised it isn’t better balanced with the coffee...or the uhhh, porter. Medium mouthfeel with that vanilla astringent aftertaste. An alright beer...the base beer isn’t good enough to hold up to the vanilla...and im not sure what makes this "imperial" at under 8%.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Imaena (2038) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Bottle. This is a nice rich porter with a good balance of coffee and vanilla flavors.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Panzuriel (1417) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Roebling espresso vanilla imperial porter. lots of words. Rich dark brown brew with a very fine almost not there head of tan bubbles. The aroma is slightly sweet vanilla over a richly roasted dark chocolate malt. Taste is initially a bit sweet but resolves into a nice roasted dark chocolate and black coffee with a bit of cream bitter. body is full and silky. a very decent porter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdixon77 (1540) - Georgia, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Pretty tasty sweet porter. Dark brown pour. Lots of chocolate, vanilla, coffee.milky creamy mouthfeel. Tasty stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jared_Clifton (58) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2015
On tap pours black with tan head. Had a nitro version on tap not sure if the usual is usually a nitro. Really good, coffee, vanilla, chocolate, toffee. Very roasty then finished sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (4722) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
G_Ram9 (35) - - 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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (6144) - 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. .

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
weihenweizen (2156) - 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.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dnstone (2360) - 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


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 15


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50