Pablo McStouthead (69) - L.A, California, USA - FEB 27, 2002
3.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Terminus (3087) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - FEB 25, 2002
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: MAY 5, 2004 Re-Rate-This was one of my first ratings on ratebeer, so i thought i must go back and revisit this fine porter. Pours just about black with a nice rocky tan head. Huge aroma of hops, chocolate, mocha, roasted. The mocha notes are very present. wonderful palate of chocolate, coffee and the mocha again. Very robust flavors that are just fantastic! This could be my 2nd fav porter(alpha klaus being #1). long finish of coffee and hops accented by chocolate. This is a damn fine porter!
Fulkrum78 (175) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 22, 2002
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Nice head, good beer. Very predominate mocha flavor. Didn’t go too well with my meal though.
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - FEB 13, 2002
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Very tasty. Beautiful color and aroma, and a terrific flavor. Very sharp and hoppy for a Porter with a nice smooth finish. One of Rogue’s better beers.
Drew (2413) - Kent, Ohio, USA - FEB 13, 2002
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
starts chocolate-coffee thick, then kind of thins out at the end. has just about everything i look for in a porter, but somehow ends up average - nothing wrong with that.
lizziesage (180) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 13, 2002
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark brown colour with a tan head. Mocha Porter has a nicely carbonated body that feels slightly thin and watery. Overall, the taste was somewhat dry and bursting at the seems with roasted coffee flavors. Above average bitterness for a porter and not quite as sweet as most. Good, but not quite what I was looking for.
argo0 (11167) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 13, 2002
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2008 (5/10/08, 12oz bottle) Cola-black body topped by creamy medium head that leaves nice lacing. Aroma is medium sweet, coffee, cream, some earthy, cola. Taste is medium sweet, coffee, some coffee bitterness, earthy, cream. Creamy medium body. (8/5/7/4/15)
(2/13/02) Very nice porter. Obvious coffee overtones, though the chocolate isn’t far behind. very smooth. hops make their presence noted more in the aftertaste than anywhere else. (8/4/8/4/16)
ttboy8099 (73) - Corvallis, Oregon, USA - FEB 9, 2002
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
A good porter, but still a porter, not my taste.
jcalbi (378) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 4, 2002
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Dark chocolate brown in appearance with a nice coffee colored head. Bitter snap followed by a coffee-ish finish. A wonderful porter.
johnson2020 (79) - Canton, Michigan, USA - JAN 29, 2002
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
One of my favorite porters, second only to Anchor’s. Not as dark as some others, and a nice sweetness(but not too much). A great beer.