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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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Black Ale Brewed With Coffee Beans RED EYE Coffee porter is one of a series of special limited run beers in styles that are more EXTREME or unusual. Porter’s an elusive dark ale that has been constantly changing during its long 300 year history. We figured it was about RIPE for some REINVENTION. 23.3 Plato 40IBUs 9.2 ABV


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
elfertbryan (1) - - MAY 21, 2012 does not count
This beer was fantastic!! It has a great taste,just the right amount of sweetness, and perfect combination of coffee.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUL 13, 2012
A very good coffee porter, not overwhelming sweet, not too bitter. An even balance of the chocolate malts and sweet acidic coffee aftertaste. Pours black as night, thick tan head. Tried with Vaughn and Josh in Lawrence in 2012.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jstraw (1906) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 17, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 18, 2009 Draft at Jerry’s. Black with good, creamy cappuccino head / Rich, roast nose of barley, coffee, chocolate and vanilla / Medium body, chewy with good hop balance on the excellent, lingering finish / Flavors of tobacco, dark roast coffee, bittersweet chocolate, and vanilla / Great flavor profile and balance. Better than many stouts.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
novels (424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2013
Sweet loving, this is some amazing stuff. One of the best beers I’ve ever had (out of a bottle) and would love to snag again. An extremely roasty brew with a tart espresso finish and notes of plums, chocolate, coffee, and dark grains. Absolutely stunning.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
badgerben (4386) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - APR 8, 2009
Black color with a one-finger head. Strong coffee aroma. Light chocolate and roasted malt. Tons of coffee, chocolate and rich, dark malt flavor. Very light bitter roast. Thick as heck. I freakin love this!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sbroome (149) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - FEB 23, 2009
another fantastic coffee porter in a growing sea of coffee-infused beers. pours black and bleeds a medium thick head. nose is slightly sweet with a hint of smoke. mouth is silky and somewhat oily. taste is coffee and dark chocolate. tastes more like a stout than a porter, but is wonderful. if two brothers would make it in a 6 pack for $3.99, I would be a happy man. Excellent treat for any coffee/beer fanatics.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (10539) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2010
Tap at Marshall Stack. Really solid beer. Poured a dark, brown-black with a thick beige head. Nose of dark coffee and chocolate with a flavor that emphasizes those aromas. Nice burnt malt character and lingering, mocha aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andyhwcinc (1429) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 3, 2012
Purchased at Armanetti’s in Chicago, IL; enjoyed on a stormy, steamy Thursday May night. Appearance is pitch black, moderate consistentcy, at first pour the head is huge and off white fizzy. Aroma is a fantastic blend of coffee, dark roasted chocolate, mocha. Taste is extremely smooth considering the ABV, rich in chocolate with a light bitterness from the coffee beans. It’s got a touch of sweetness, but for me that touch is just right. I think this is the cats pajamas, 2nd of the 15 anniversary beers I’ve had and both have been fantastic.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ughsmash (7101) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 25, 2009
Bomber. Poured black with a creamy, dark, well-retained cap of tan head. The aroma picked up an excellent dose of coffee with rich, nutty notes, vanilla, and earth present.. the fresh beans were joined by semi-sweet chocolate.. piney hoppage cut through the meat, and this was well-balanced. The flavor was also focused on the coffee, with moderately-roasted malty goodness at the core and some bitterness on the edges.. chocolate and a little blackstrap molasses also down there.. vanilla and toasty pine accents.. mocha on the finish. Medium-plus bodied and a touch sour on the palate from the beans.. roasty and sweet overall, but I thought it had enough other stuff to make up for the latter. This was just what I needed.. I wasn’t planning to score it this high, but I just couldn’t find anything to knock it for.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
dmac (3919) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - NOV 1, 2009
22 oz bottle from Abe’s. Pours a deep dark blackish/brown with a smaller sized beige head. Aroma of fresh brewed coffee, roasted malts, dark chocolate, vanilla extract, slight alcohol. Palate is medium to fuller with a nice creamy mouthfeel and light to average carbonation. Flavor is more of a mild coffee, slight cream, burnt malts, burnt toast and some slight dark red grapes. Very solid underrated beer.


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