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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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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


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3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drsordr (1339) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Draft pour opaque black with brown hues. Nose with bready sweetness. Initial taste almost cream soda, some milk chocolate, and lots of vanilla. Very creamy mouthfeel for this tap pour.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (5871) - 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 (1980) - 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 (2301) - 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

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Errl (1869) - 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..

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kassner (1392) - 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

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3738) - Xalapa, MEXICO - NOV 11, 2014
Quite nice and portery. Drinkable and enjoyable. With nice aroma of malts and also a bit of floral.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (6399) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GIJOE (730) - 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

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arn8897 (96) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Very nice porter. Pours a deep dark brown. Light tan head. Smells of chocolate, vanilla, and coffee. Taste of the same. Complex flavors meld well together. Easy to drink. Very even taste. Not overly malty or hoppy. Will definetly drink again.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike5326 (1067) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Poured from a tap. Dark brown color, medium creamy tan head. Mild pepper malt aroma. Medium body with a slight roasted malt flavor and a light finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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