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RATINGS: 259   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
A rich, robust porter with a dry finish. Brewed with organic hops, malted barley, and Ruta Maya Shade Grown organic coffee beans from Chiapas, Mexico. Located on the town square near the Blanco River, Real Ale is a great destination for a day trip in the Hill Country. Start with a tour of the brewery and sample our fine libations. Take a dip in the refreshing spring-fed river. When hunger strikes, BBQ at the park or try the local fare. Blanco also offers antique shops and art galleries. Available all over Austin, and at various bars, restaurants, and grocers in the Hill Country, San Antonio, Dallas/Ft. Worth, and Houston. Be sure to ask for us by name at your favorite places. Thanks for your support. ABV: 5.6%, IBU: 40, OG(plato): 14

Now brewed with Katz coffee.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (47622) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 1, 2010
Bottle 355ml.
Clear medium brown color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, coffee. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy chocolate sweet and light heavy bitter with a long duration, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20091130]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (43243) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2009
12 fl oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is coffee and roasted malty. Lingering coffee and roasted malty flavoured. Lingering coffee and roasted lingering finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (36442) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2009
Bottled. A deep red beer with a thin tan head. The aroma has notes of milk chocolate and lighter notes of roasted malt and a bit of coffee. The flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, coffee, and milk chocolate, leading to a dry and very roasted finish. Thanks Papsoe and byaeger for this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (27272) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2009
Bottle at Paps. Clear orange brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Roasted aroma of caramel and freshgrinded coffee with notes of chocolate. Roasted flavour of caramel, freshgrinded coffee, chocolate and hops. Roasted and hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2009
Bottle 35,5 cl. Courtesy of byaeger. Pours a clear brown with a beige head. Very distinct coffee aroma. Medium body, sweet roasted malt and again distinct coffee accents. Very dry and malt bitter finish. Not very porterish really. 301109

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (23261) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 16, 2012
Bottle at home ... deep black ... thin tan lacing ... soft dry chocoollate roast ... sweet creamy toffee malts ... quite thin ... soft mellow roast ...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fiulijn (20221) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 5, 2010
Mahogany color; small creamy head. Dry aroma of coffee, dusty. Harsh and astringent coffee flavor (bad coffee; guys, did you ever hear of espresso???), with some sourness from the roasted malt, and light liquorice. Rough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (16965) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 24, 2011
Dark brown. Roasty with light coffee notes. Light, chocolatey, fudgey taste. Very sweet, silky with only a light coffee character. Balanced, tasty.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (15915) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 29, 2010
Darkish brown pour with tan head. Strong coffee notes. Coffee, caramel and roasted malts in the taste. Rated 10/18/09

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (14888) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 17, 2009
Another bottle from ericandersnavy. And grateful I am. Pours really dark brown with a bubbly tan head. Aromas of coffee and dark roast malt. Medium plus body with frothy carbonation. Flavor is coffee/espresso with some definite vanilla. Somehow its bitter without seeming much so. ? I feel that, but its hard to explain. Seems to go a bit thin as the carbonation leaves. But all the flavor elements are continuing to the end. Ends more dry than sweet.

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