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Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Porter
Newport, Oregon USA

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RATINGS: 2388   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   IBU: 54   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ZodiacM (840) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 23, 2016
Uit de fles geschonken. Mooi zwart bier. Aroma van geroosterde mout en licht metalig. Smaak van geroosterde mout, drop en wat koffie. Deze laatste had ik gezien de naam meer verwacht. Maar de dropsmaak (salmiak) is prettig. Lijkt redelijk op de bekende Irish Stout.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bebum (764) - USA - FEB 20, 2016
Light brown, tall, compact and staying head. Light body, thin texture, aggressive flavors, flabby mouthfeel, low acidity, heat and moderate carbonation, short palate leaving an arid and watery aftertaste. Very bitter and dry, almost sour acidity. Overwhelming roast flavors, coffee, Reminiscent of an Irish dry stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tomer (2905) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - FEB 20, 2016
Bottle, medium stable bubbly head, opaque black color, aroma of cola and dark bread, flavor of dark chocolate, charcoal and a hint of vanila. Medium mellow bitterness. Fair and highly drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
adasko (1879) - Poznan, POLAND - FEB 20, 2016
Dark brown color with ruby reflections. One to two fingers beige very inconsistent head. In aroma notes of: dark bread, roasted cake, sweet matls, bit of cherry and plums. Rather sweet, quite pleasant. In taste it’s completely different. All this sweet notes are now gone. It’s much more roasted and toasted. Has a touch of coffee and bitter chocolate. It can really reminds of mocha. Nice bitter finish in the aftertaste. It’s slightly over carbonated and I was expecting just a bit more thick and full mouthfeel. In overall it’s a very pleasant Saturday afternoon beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer_rookie (402) - Arkansas, USA - FEB 19, 2016
Pours a dark murky brown. About two fingers frothy, foamy head, like a mocha. Okay head retention, okay lacing.

Aroma is chocolatey, not so much coffee. I smell a lot of raisins and plums. I also smell, almonds? Quite nice.

Taste is lightly chocolate, light instant coffee flavor. I taste some of the dark fruits, not much. It has some roastiness from the malts. Some bitterness, but really pretty well balanced. It’s pretty smooth.

Mouthfeel is medium body. Perhaps too much carbonation. But it’s smooth, easy to drink. Quite dry.

Overall, it’s good. I like it. It’s worthy of another try. It’s a little disappointing in the mocha taste, not there. It’s a little different, but good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maarten1993 (1004) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 19, 2016
Drank with Thierry 18-2-2016 at my place. Pretty fine taste for such a low ABV beer. Okay.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HuskerTan (1700) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - FEB 15, 2016
Bottle. A- Subtle iron, chocolate, malty, mocha, dates, caramel. A- Dark brown color, dark liquid, off white head. T- Dark fruits, subtle mocha, chocolate, slightly sweet. P- Medium body, slightly thin texture, average carbonation, slightly watery finish. O- An interesting porter no doubt. Assumed it would be loaded with chocolate and coffee. Chocolate, yes. Coffee, not so much. More of a dark fruit and caramel tone to it. Pretty good albeit a bit thin on the body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rami_pl (1933) - Warszawa, POLAND - FEB 15, 2016
butelka, warka do 06/2016. na szybko: sporo kawy, troche czekolady, troszeczke punpernikla i goryczki kawowo-przyprawowej, sladowe ilosci palonosci, lekko slodkawe, bardzo lekkie, milo pijalne, normalne, niczym specjalnym sie nie wyrozniajace, dobre.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Excalibur123 (358) - Soria, SPAIN - FEB 12, 2016
Presenta marrón oscuro con reflejos rubí, con media corona de espuma beige y buena retención, aromas a café, ciruelas pasas, cacao y maltas oscuras; en boca entrada media suave con ligero amargor que torna a dulce en el retrogusto, notas torrefactas y maltosas , con cuerpo y carbónico medios, pos gusto largo, maltoso y ligeramente seco, buena cerveza compleja y equilibrada.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
M_Sack (620) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2016
Bottle. Black, frothy mocha head. Chocolate, coffee and toffee malts. Flavours of dark chocolate, Espresso, roasted malts, tobacco and a solid earthy hop bitterness intertwined from start to finish. A slightly thin mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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