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Cigar City Puppy’s Breath Robust Porter

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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Dark in color with a ruby hue with forward notes of chocolate and caramel and light toffee notes in the aroma. Flavor has big notes of bittersweet chocolate with notes of caramel and toffee and moderate hop bitterness and more caramel and toffee and slight hints of char. A big take on a classic style.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Werckmeister (2458) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - NOV 29, 2016
0,66l from bottle at a friends party. black colour, small tan head. smells licorice, earthy, light dried fruits, spices, light caramel, nice smell. Medium to full body, light carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes of spices, licorice, lightly earthy, some caramel, light sherry, light dried fruits. finishes lightly dry with notes of licorice, spices and light dried fruits. nice but also not overly complex, drinks good though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (5773) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2016
Had on draft at waterfront in key west. Cherry and cocoa- super velvet mouthfeel. Good stuff

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Torrefacto (1496) - Madrid, SPAIN - NOV 10, 2016
Negro con reflejos caoba y espuma beis. Aromas de chocolate negro, café, ahumados. Sabor intenso como en aroma y amargor acafetado.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blackisle (2169) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - OCT 21, 2016
Bottle 1 pint 94 floz. [other label which doesn’t mention Robust]. Served into a teku glass. Deepest dark brown, good two finger frothy tan head, slowly receding with thin layer remaining, ; aroma roasted malts, cocoa, licorice; smooth and mild taste, medium sweet and light bitter, roasted, chocolate, light dried fruits, spicy touch; mild sweetbitter aftertaste, chocolate lingers on, bit licorice; medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation; well-made mild porter, easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (6572) - Reval, ESTONIA - OCT 1, 2016
660ml bottle (thanks Mart). Very dark brown color. Medium size, yellowish head, stays. Roast, sweet, caramel, malty and toffee in aroma. Sweet, malty, some prunes, woody and roast in taste. Roasted dry and bit dusty malts in aftertaste. Quite nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (3358) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 1, 2016
Bottle. Pours black with brownish head. The head stays for a moment. Aroma is roast malt, cocoa. Flavor is sweet and bitter, roast, malt, dusty notes, cocoa. Finish is dark chocolate bitter. Overall: very good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (4120) - Alingsås, SWEDEN - SEP 20, 2016
sample from bottle, poured a thick rich brown colour with a deep tanned head. nose of sweet caramel, toasted malts, sweet coffee, dark chocolate, molasses,light bitter roast, charred cacao taste. full bodied mouthfeel for the abv.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (3225) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - AUG 15, 2016
Refrigerated brown bomber poured into an English pint glass. Black with dark brown highlights and small beige head. Aroma is dark malt, medium body, low carbonation, and small-bubble lacing. Taste is dark malt, coffee, caramel malt, some chocolate, and slightly bitter her hop finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (2639) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 18, 2016
650ml bottle from GT Package in Grovetown. Excited to see! Cocoa. Dark Chocolate. Caramel. Molasses. Nicely bittersweet and slightly ashy. All the ticks are hit for style. 13.8

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
magsinva (1117) - Virginia, USA - JUL 9, 2016
Tap @ Liquor Express - pours pitch with a tan head, settles beautifully, like a Guinness. Aroma is chocolate, caramel, and as it warms, red fruits. Very nice!


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