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Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Porter
Newport, Oregon USA

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RATINGS: 2127   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   IBU: 54   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ruddy brown in color, a bittersweet balance of malt and hops with a light cream finish. Mocha Porter is made from Northwest Harrington and Klages; 135-165, 95-115, and 70-80 Crystal; Beeston Chocolate, Black, Munich and Carastan malts. Perle and Centennial hops.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pdubyah (345) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 3, 2014
I revisited this after having some 18 months ago. It’s still slightly disappointing in that I thought that this lacked body and the mull mouth feel that I might have expected, or over expected. It is nicely porter fruity and decently bitter, the head dies quickly and leaves a decent lacing. Aroma is the fruits and mostly chocolate, for me.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
78samh (121) - Olympia, Washington, USA - MAY 1, 2014
12 oz bottle poured a dark brown. Little head. Smells of coffee and chocolate. Bittersweet cocoa and coffee dominate the taste with hints of vanilla, bourbon and oak. Medium bitterness at the finish. Excellent porter!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DwarfeD (836) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - APR 29, 2014
355ml bottle at home. Dark clearish brown with a small off-white head. Light to medium body with light to moderate carbonation. Coffee, chocolate, bread, caramel, brown sugar and dark fruits. A decent porter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eRock_2013 (206) - South Carolina, USA - APR 27, 2014
Well a nice porter style offering by Rogue; as the name implies, stronger on the coffee side than the dark malty side of this porter. Roasty coffee aroma, some caramel sweetness on the nose. Taste is mocha coffee with subtle chocolate malt, more cocoa bitterness than sweetness. Appearance was classic porter, nearly black ruby-accented color with khaki head, nice cascade effect similar to a Guinness when poured. On that note, finished more dry like a stout. Interesting and pleasant, but not my personal favorite porter. A little too light and thin mouthfeel. Flavor intensity could have been stronger too. Still, very good overall.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kordestanchi (32) - - APR 25, 2014
Pours very dark with brownish head. Very nice aroma for a porter. Unlike the smell, it doesn’t taste sweet

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tranquillity (1405) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 25, 2014
Quite light body for a porter, no head. Sweet aeon and the taste does have mocha. Very pleasant, good session beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mstrcrwly (237) - New York, USA - APR 23, 2014
12oz bottle poured into a tumbler..dark brown with fluffy tan head..aroma of chocolate, cream, coffee, roasted nuts..smooth,dry, malty..just like a porter should be..very good.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
radzik5555 (246) - Gdynia, POLAND - APR 21, 2014
Butelka 0.33L. Klarowne, brunatne z rubinowymi refleksami. Piana beżowa, średnioobfita z kożuchem. Opada ale ładnie firankuje na szkle. Aromat: melanoidyny, czekolada, lukrecja, suszona śliwka, daktyle, wiśnie. Bardzo bogaty, średniointensywny aromat z całkowicie ukrytym alkoholem. Z czasem pojawia się coraz więcej czekolady, pralinek itp. Smak: lekko kwaskowe, melanoidynowe, czekolada, długi palony posmak - trochę kawowy. Goryczka śrenie+, chmielowo-palona. Odczucie: cieło niskie, wysycenie średnie, preliste, faktura metaliczno-kremowa. Piwo świetne pachnie, przypomina portery bałtyckie. Jadnak to powoduje, że w smaku brakuje mu ciała, intensywności, słodyczy jaką te portery mają. Nie mniej jednak świetne piwo, mocno czekoladowe, bardzo złożony aromat, któremu smak nie dorównuje w pełnie, a szkoda bo byłoby genialne.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markhofhuis (2) - markhofhuis, NETHERLANDS - APR 20, 2014 does not count
Overall a nice Porter with cocoa smell and flavour. Not to complex yet does not become boring. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cagou007 (312) - FRANCE - APR 15, 2014
Pours dark with brown reflects. Medium tan head. Nose is caramel and hop. Aromas are roasted malts, coffee and floral hops. Dry and bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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