Papago El Robusto Porter

RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
A rich Imperial style porter. Made with a variety of different types of malts that lead to its rich full-bodied flavor. Voted Best Porter of Phoenix by the Arizona Republic.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
shadbow (84) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - DEC 9, 2011
Great chocolate, coffee, earthy porter. Dark with nice brown Lacey head that clings to the glass. Light in aroma but great taste w little to no bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (10081) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 16, 2011
Draft @ Papago. Pours a dark brown with a medium beige head. The aroma had dark roasted malts, cocoa and an earthy quality. The flavor was roasted malts, cocoa, ash, a hint of dark fruit with an earthy bitterness. This was a solid drinking porter that favored the roasted malts and was a touch dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (6203) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 4, 2011
Brown pour with no head or lace. Aroma of coffee and toasted malt. Bitter coffee and a hinto creamy chocolate. Medium bodied with good carbonation but a tad thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (12401) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 9, 2011
on tap-pours a disappearing light tan head and black color. Aroma is dark roast. Taste is dark malt-roasty/chocolate, some resin hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (8557) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAY 1, 2011
Poured up on tap at Papago brewpub with mahogany body and virtually no head. The modest aroma offers up earthy notes, some toffee and cherries. Its mild in strength and a bit tough to pin down whats going on in there aromatically. The taste is a mix of dark roasted malts, coffee and earthiness. Toward midway I get some additional notes joining in like spicy hops and a sort of strawberry esteriness. It ends a touch on the dry side thanks to some roasted malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (7456) - Utah, USA - MAR 9, 2011
On tap at Papago
Appearance: Dark brown with a medium sized beige head and good lacing
Aroma: Roasted malts and chocolate
Taste: Roasted malts, fresh grains and chocolate
Nice and easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (8996) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 7, 2011
On tap at the brewery. Pours a black color with a medium brown head. The aroma is rich cocoa, coffee and roast. The flavor is a smooth dry cocoa, dark fruit, ash, sweet and tasty. Very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (24004) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 2, 2010
Tap at Papago. Dark maroon color, nice lacing. Decent coffee and chocolate. More like an English stout than a porter, but very tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wavers1 (916) - Notown, California, USA - JUL 31, 2010
growler very generous given to me by hellbilly, thanks a ton for this huge want! pours a dense dark brown with a minimal brown head. pretty classic and straight forward importer, no fancy additions or gimmicks. solid aroma and flavor, roasty malts with a bright lager yeast present, slight oxidation in both. nice medium full body, fairly oily texture, nice crsip finish that is slightly dry but more thick and lingering than anything. the aftertaste is very oily and thick, roasty, and acrid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (11971) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 7, 2010
The best of 3 contracted brews, enjoyed on tap at Papago. Opaque black with lovely off-brown head, lacey. Coffee roast chocolate aroma. Good for something coffee, I am not a coffee drinker. Above average mouthfeel.

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