beertholomeus (1104) - California, USA - MAY 16, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a dark brown color with an off white head. Chocolate, coffee, caramel, toast and roasted malt aroma and flavors. Medium body and carbonation with caramel and roasted malt finish.
rosenbergh (8271) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 9, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at the Russian River Brewing Co, Santa Rosa, CA.
Dark reddish copper brown colour with a small light tan head.
Roasted malt, mild coffee, liquorice and mild medicine notes in the aroma.
Strong roasted malt, mild coffee, bitterness and chocolate in the flavour. Dry and roasted.
Beerman6686 (5158) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 31, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
This poured a darker brown with a beige head. Aroma was of roasted malt and light dark.chocolate. Flavor was fairly dry, almost like a London Porter, but lacking chocolate character.
slowrunner77 (6705) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 7, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
"a basic but tastier than average porter. aroma of roasted malt, coffee, and smoke. chocolate malt and smoke in the flavor and finish. a touch thin, but not bad. quite smooth and highly drinkable. 2014-body better than remembered. Kicked the stout’s behind."
htzpah (103) - - SEP 2, 2014
1.6 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 6/20
A bit of a chalky coffee aftertaste. Chocolate notes on the start. Not a stupendous porter.
AirForceHops (4172) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 17, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft @ Russian River. Thick foamy tan head chillin on top a dark brown/black liquid. The aroma and flavor run hand-in-hand. Burnt coffee grounds, barely, dry roast with a hint of bitter chocolate to even out the sweetness. The body and texture is real nice for a standard porter. Borderline full with a slight creamy, smoothness.
AdamJackson (3430) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 16, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark chocolate black 2 finger coffee cream head. Standard porter nose. Chocolate some wood and charcoal with a lot of coffee. Creamy mouthfeel. Slight mineral water qualities some 7UP. Tastes great. Chocolate and coffee. So much of it. Lots of roasted malts and finish is silky cream.
yiannnos (1027) - , CYPRUS - AUG 16, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sampler @ RR. dark brown colour. Coffee, toffee, caramel, chocolate, somewhat thin
Defreni (2775) - Husum, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Fad: taster på brewpub. Sortbrun øl med et lækkert stort skumhoved. Sødlig maltduft klassisk porter. Ingen ristede noter. Ekstrem drikbar porter. Jeg er meget imponeret af disse to mørke øl som RR ellers ikke er så kendte for at brygge. Lækker øl.
chinchill (2763) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 23, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the RR Brewpub in Santa Rosa.
A: dak brown, nearly opaque but clear. Somewhat weak head still leaves very good lacing.
Aroma: as expected for style: a role model.
Flavor: refined dark roastd malts; fine London style porter
Feel: smooth; medium body; medium-low carbonation.
O: unremarkable excepting the high quality.