Riverside Eighty Eight (88) Robust Porter

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Brewed by Riverside Brewing Company (NSW)
Style: Porter
Parramatta, NSW, Australia

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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This dark, mahogany coloured ale was a favourite with the workers in 19th century London.
Our Porter is well balanced between malt and hops with subtle notes of chocolate and coffee resulting in a smooth and very drinkable dark beer.
Eighty Eight Robust Porter is unfiltered and bottle conditioned for maximum taste and enjoyment.

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3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CurlyJoe (148) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 22, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2017 Not much aroma, a little coffee and hops. Big coffee hit and taste though. Quite refreshing for a porter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
E_leap (13) - Wollongong, AUSTRALIA - APR 30, 2016
A beer which is all about the after taste, chocolate and coffee ever lasting aromas after every sip, a beautiful dark color, amazing head, sourness that compliments and confirms the coffee aromas, texture is perfect to represent a porter and sets it aside from Stouts, small bubble carbonation that collapses in the palate to create a creamy mouth feel, this is a PORTER ! It should not be compared or mistaken for a dark ale, or a stout !!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (16497) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 5, 2016
Medium brown, has a chocolatey nose thats a bit one-dimensional. Goes through a sweeter chocolatey taste. Has light toffee..in the dark mild style but way bigger.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (7705) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 6, 2015
bottle, picked up at express liquors in downtown newcastle. nearly black with a light purple tinge to it; creamy texture; some stewed plums in the aroma; forest fruit jam, cocoa powder; modest bitterness; steady and pretty drinkable

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jado (796) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - AUG 12, 2015
From 330 ml bottle. Pours a solid dark brown/black with a sudsy tan head that subsides to a cap. Aromas of milk chocolate, raisins, prunes and coffee. Taste shows dark fruit at the front before a coffee bean and dark chocolate bitterness leading into a smoky note at the end. Smooth finish with a chocolatey aftertaste. Good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maris (1439) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - JUL 16, 2015
From a 330ml bottle on 17/7/2015. Pours not far off black with a small to medium tan head. Has quite a strong chocolate aroma. Sweet chocolate dominates the flavour too, but theres also a good dash of coffee, and some vanilla, against a light roasty background. It displays a decent bitter kick, which sets off the sweetness nicely. Medium to full body with average carbonation. This is a very tasty, well made porter. Tried two from this brewer so far and theyre both winners.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TedE (1147) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 18, 2015
330ml bottle into glass. Roasted smoky nose. Totally opaque darkness. Tan head. Strong coffee & chocolate taste. Aftertaste is intense dark chocolate. Serious and well-made.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Choos (738) - Taylors Hill, AUSTRALIA - NOV 25, 2014
Aroma: little funk, good malt and carbon App: dark brown/black sudsy tan head Flavour: rich malt, balanced hop and dark fruit Palate: thick and finishes hop and mocha ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StevieT (1888) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 9, 2014
On tap at The Archive. Pours thick and dark with a tightly bubbled tan head, laces well, smooth with strong chocolate running through the roasted flavours. Mild coffee on the aftertaste, I liked it a lot.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Malrider69 (146) - Central Coast, AUSTRALIA - SEP 6, 2014
An excellent example of porter with malt and hops complimenting each other. Tastes of caramel, chocolate and coffee.


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