Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Porter
Newport, Oregon USA


on tap

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RATINGS: 2324   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   IBU: 54   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Ruddy brown in color, a bittersweet balance of malt and hops with a light cream finish. 12 Ingredients: 2-Row, Munich, C120, Chocolate, Black, Kiln Coffee & Rogue Farms Dare™ & Risk™ Malts; Rogue Farms Rebel™ & Liberty™ Hops; Free Range Coastal Water and Pacman yeast.
"Let us give praise to our maker and glory to his bounty by learning about beer." - Friar Tuck

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (10284) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 18, 2004
Poured a dark black with a huge brown head. Strong chocolate smells and tastes with light coffee, toffee. Nice bitter balance. A very good and drinkable porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cartoonkhaki (1223) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 18, 2004
Dark black brown head roasted malty chocolate coffee aroma. Roasted malty flavour chocolate complex flavour ... Fantastic!!!! what else can I say. I want it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnC (3004) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - JUL 17, 2004
Aroma: roasted coffee Flavor: dry roasted grain, w/ hop elements in the background a nice porter

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
obisbeer (565) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUL 15, 2004
Inky black w/ thick brown head. Chocolate, hops, pine and dark malt aromas. Nice prickle, dry toasted finish, chocolate, toffee and burnt toast flavors. Dry lingering finish with creamy front and mid palate. Very nice.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LiamPatrick16 (124) - Montgomery, New York, USA - JUL 13, 2004
dark body small dark tan head. no overpowering scents. i couldn’t distinctly point out a real distinct taste, not crazy mocha, but noticed it. definatly bitter sweet taste. easy doing down. very enjoyable porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
arjoseph (642) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 12, 2004
Tap into pint glass, Sheffields (Chicago). It was aight. Since I like the style, I can’t bomb it, but it was disappointing. Not as full-bodied as I expected, it was medium at best and a bit watery. The flavor was nicely balanced coffee and chocolate bitterness, but seemed just a bit on the weak side. Dark brown in the glass, not much of a beige head, this might have suffered in the rating since I had just had a Black Bavarian, which is far superior.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dorwart (2468) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - JUL 3, 2004
Nice thick and creamy head. Brown in color and settles nicely. Slightly roasted aroma with a helping of hops and malt. Maybe a little malted milk ball. Expected a little more from the aroma. Kind of thin and bland. Color is deep, dark ruby/brown. Flavor is a little thin also. More roasted grains, a bit of coffee and more hops. Pretty fizzy in the mouth. Finish is slightly bitter and now the bittersweet chocolate shows up. An ok porter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drinker101 (54) - East Ridge, Tennessee, USA - JUN 28, 2004
Nice thick look. Smell of hops. Flavor is of course very hoppy. My over all impression is high of this beer very thick and tasty beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - JUN 26, 2004
Just a little hoppy for a porter I thought. A nice deep brown in color. Smooth, a little thin. Hops seem to take over and predominate in the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeMcPhee (9004) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2004
Dark brown beer witha huge cloudy tan head. Very subtle chocolate and coffee aroma, perhaps masked by the persistent head. Flavour is fairly thin, caramel, chocolate with a big hop bitterness. As it warms however, more chocolate character comes out, although the body was still a bit thin.

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