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RATINGS: 1298   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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A hearty ebony colored ale that starts with a rich malty palate finished with clean hops and notes of coffee and chocolate.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CraftBeerNick (1249) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Bottle at home, bought in Berlin, 2nd May 15. Loads of smokey chocolate, coffee, strong backbone. Really nice porter

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (3185) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2015
(Smuttynose Robust Porter) Bottle 355 ml at home, served into a snifter, ABV 6.6% Black coloured bosy with a full finger of thick, light brown head on top, with good retention, leaving light lacing behind. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate. Great taste, lots of roasted and burnt malts, dark chocolate, coal, light acidity somewhere in between, eventually finishing with a nice roasty bitterness. Medium thin body, good carbonation. Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (6297) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 29, 2015
Bottle from alesela. Pours dark brown, thin tan head. Aromas of chocolate, light coffee. Taste is caramel, toffee. Light sweet finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (3762) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 26, 2015
Tap@Taphouse, Copenhagen - black pour with beige head. Roasted malty aroma and taste, caramel, coffee, nice burnt notes, very good. ---Sent via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
graham_murphy (433) - - APR 20, 2015
It’s robust. Solid taste of chocolate and roast coffee in the malt. A little bitterness in the hops but not too much. Medium bodied and quite drinkable. A little smokey.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
The Etruscan (567) - Tuscany, ITALY - APR 19, 2015
Brown creamy head. Dark brown colour. Aroma is malty with light fruity (cherries), earthy, dark chocolate and coffee notes. Flavor is malty too with chocolate, licorice and light banana tones, ending in a dry dark, chocolatey finish. Medium bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fdomig (543) - München, GERMANY - APR 17, 2015
330ml bottle. Aroma is malty, citrus-ish. Appearance is black with a brown-ish head. Taste is bittersweet. Almost no carbonation. Dry. Very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
radio_nowhere (1143) - Maryland, USA - APR 17, 2015
Draft sample at the Cherry Blossom Beer & Wine fest a week ago, opaque dark brown color with light tan head. Aroma notes of roasted malt, dark coffee, chocolate and some smoke. Taste adds cocoa, espresso, ash and some herbal hops. Light-medium body, low-moderate carbonation, dry, soft with roast finish. Not many dark styles here so this is very tasty and appreciated.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (4905) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 14, 2015
350ml bottle. Opaque, darkest brown colour with average to huge, frothy to creamy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, beige head. Dusty, chocolately, dark malty aroma, hints of cocoa, unroasted coffee beans. Taste is initially dry, chocolately, roasty, spicy dark malty with subtle sweetness, slightly dusty, later with more and more resinous hoppy influences; lasting, bitter, roasty, spicy finish, full body, super soft palate. Paradigmatic.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (5676) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAR 21, 2015
No, so robust wie es angekündigt wird, ist es nicht, aber dennoch schön knackig mit einer leichten Schärfe im Hintergrund. Etwas Stroh, Röstmalze, etwas Kaffee und ein Schuss Hopfen. Gute Sache.


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