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Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Porter
Newport, Oregon USA

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RATINGS: 2258   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   IBU: 54   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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.
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Brentv's rating

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Brentv (456) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 14, 2014
On tap. Dark brown with beige head. Thin head. Dry and bitter with roasted malts. Thin mouthfeel.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Taboada (466) - Compostela (Galiza), - APR 20, 2015
355 mml bottle tasted on the 18/04/2015. Dark brown colour with a medium beige head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate and intense roasted malts. Taste is intense black coffee with some fruitness and licorice. Dry aftertaste with presence of hops. Next one please!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jinroh (625) - ESTONIA - APR 20, 2015
Pours dark brown, thin beige foam. Looks kind of transparent although it is too dark to see through. Aroma has some toffee, coffee and roast malts. Sweet dark fruits also there. Taste is nicely hoppy, dark fruits, dried figs and plums are really evident, hop bitterness strong at first, later giving way to lingering roast burnt bitterness. Actually better than I expected, not a big fan of low alcohol coffee beers but this one is really enjoyable. Not much coffee there though.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jado (615) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - APR 20, 2015
From 345 ml bottle. Pours a dark brown with lighter highlights at the edge and a small but collapsing latte-coloured head. Aromas of raisins, coffee, baked apple, vanilla and chocolate, though lighter than expected. Taste is gentle dried fruit at first but soon overtaken by a firm black coffee bitterness sweeps in. Some chocolate and vanilla and a hint of tobacco at the end. Light bodied but with a nice underlying creaminess. Light fruity aftertaste. Very decent porter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geiserich (3564) - Linz, AUSTRIA - APR 19, 2015
Bottle: Very dark brown color, creamy brown head. Aroma is very roasty, malty, notes of dark chocolate, burnt cacao. Flavor is also malty and roasty, dark chocolate, black coffee, some sweetness. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alomtnez (128) - SPAIN - APR 19, 2015
Bottle. Average beige head with moderate retention. Clear very dark brown colour (black appearance). Aroma is dried fruits (prune), chocolate and brown caramel. Taste has hop presence, floral, roasted malt, some fruitiness, liquorice hint and some diacetyl sign. Watery palate, medium body and medium carbonation. Quite a good porter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MMR (443) - NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2015
Decent Porter but nothing much out of the ordinary. It has an aroma of hops and chocolate and is not too outspoken.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Torrefacto (783) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 17, 2015
Negro con reflejos caoba y espuma beis Ligera. Aromas de café dulce, bizcocho y galleta. Cuerpo medio-bajo con inicio de bizcocho y chocolate y final de amargor medio y tostado.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Karstenborg (441) - DENMARK - APR 15, 2015
Dark brown with a small light brown head. Aroma is chocolate, malt and coffee. Taste is dark chocolate, coffee and malt

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jabah (139) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2015
This was my first introduction to Rogue beers, and after trying many, is one of my favorite "standard price beers" from them. Has a very dark brown-near black appearance. Not super heavy, but I wouldn’t call it a thin either. Almost like a stout. Tastes of chocolate, little bit of caramel, and little bit of coffee. I didn’t notice the coffee flavor as much as some other coffee/mocha beers that I’ve tried. It’s been a while since I bought a 6-pack of this, as I’ve been trying other things. But after some trial and error, I’ll probably be picking a 6 up of Mocha Porter soon.............................................. 3/30/10- As good as I remembered. Coffee definitely noticeble but not overwhelming. Still one of my favorites by Rogue, and one of my favorite overall porters.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (342) - - APR 13, 2015
Dark brown with light brown/off-white firm head. Aroma of hops, dark chocolate, with caramel and coffee notes. The same are flavours with well balanced maltiness and bitterness. Good stuff.


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