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RATINGS: 1374   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Our most award-winning beer, Robust Porter honors the dark, full-bodied ales that were a favorite of dockworkers and warehousemen (hence the name “Porter”) in 19th century London, where the style originated.
It’s a good bet that when Dickens’ Mr. Pickwick sat down for a pint, his beer would have been very similar to our Robust Porter. This smooth, deceptively drinkable beer features an assertive hop profile which accentuates signature flavors of coffee and dark chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (5535) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 10, 2016
Tap at Ginger Man, New York. Colour is black with brownish white head. Aromas and flavours: Chocolate, coffee and roasted malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3909) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 29, 2016
Tan head block size dark pour strong carbonation aromas liquorice rich chocolate dried fruit caramel coffee a creamy touch the flavours dark chocolate caramel rich coffee dried fruits liquorice creamy note mild bitter grass sweetness grain malts the finish a good porter just slightly watery only but still very good to drink best tastes malts richness hops abound sweetness creamy note lovely flavours

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
retinadoc (217) - - JAN 13, 2016
UPDATED: APR 9, 2016 Bottle. Sweet, hoppy effervescent aroma. Well above average carbonation. Medium dark brown color. Delightful, well balanced beer. Slightly sweet, smooth predominantly hoppy flavor, with hints of chocolate and coffee. A refreshing respite from the current trend of mega-ABV porters and imperial ales that are simply too boozy to be imbibed as conventional beers. One of my new faves!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (7327) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 26, 2015
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. Poured a dark brown with a thin tan head. The aroma is light creamy sweet malt. The flavour is moderate sweet with a liqourice malt, coffee, burnt toffee palate. Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
davidtjm (1074) - Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 14, 2015
Bottle. Pour is black with a caramel frothy head, aroma is toffee, malty, sweet. Taste is malty, toffee, burnt notes, bitter. Very good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajnepple (4897) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 13, 2015
12 oz bottle into a pint glass from Gino’s East. Black appearance with a small, light brown head. Aroma of milk chocolate, lactose, light roasted grain and light earthy hops. Similar flavor, creamy and moderately sweet with a light bitterness. Medium body with soft carbonation and a smooth finish. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brownaler (509) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - DEC 13, 2015
Faint vanilla and licorice aroma that is found within the coffee malt. Finish is smooth an velvety chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sirmixsomewhat (190) - Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2015
Good flavor, but really strong. A little too strong. Okay, it’s about as strong as the guy in the unitard on the label: like it’s been working out for years and taking selfies at the gym.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaBeer1972 (1755) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 30, 2015
Single bottle from Julio’s. Pours out jet black with a frothy dark tan head. Very roasty aroma and flavors with decent hop balance. Dry bittersweet finish. Excellent porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Inbreak (4278) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - NOV 26, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 18, 2016 26.11.2015, 12 oz bottle (bbd. 01.01.2016) shared with friends:
18.05.2016, 12 oz bottle (bbd. 01.01.2016) @ home:
Nice light brown fizzy-creamy mediumlasting head. Aroma is slightly sweet, caramel, dark malts, dark sugar, nuts, minerals, butterscotch. Taste is slightly harsh roasted, weeds, paper, sour caramel, grass, caramel malts, dark sugar, butterscotch. Medium bitterness, slightly harsh mineraly mouthfeel. Boring.

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