Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Porter
Newport, Oregon USA


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RATINGS: 2438   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   IBU: 54   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Ruddy brown in color, a bittersweet balance of malt and hops with a light cream finish. 12 Ingredients: 2-Row, Munich, C120, Chocolate, Black, Kiln Coffee & Rogue Farms Dare™ & Risk™ Malts; Rogue Farms Rebel™ & Liberty™ Hops; Free Range Coastal Water and Pacman yeast.
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KajII (800) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - MAR 22, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 30, 2011 Bottle. Poured a very dark brown with a medium (1-2 fingers) sized creamy tan head that was mostly lasting and had fair lacing. The aroma was moderately strong with the scent of roasted bread malts, mild resin hops and a dark leathery yeast with notes of dark chocolate, coffee, and molasses. It tasted nice and malty with a hint of bitterness and a dose of coffee at first and finished with a strong bitter and a mild sweet flavor that had a hint of chocolate at the end. The flavor that was left did not nearly last long enough. Mouthfeel was medium in body and a little watery yet a tad creamy in texture with a very soft carbonation. Overall not a bad Porter, although it was rather tasty it could of had a little more body for my liking. With that said I enjoyed it totally and it is definitely worth a try.

tia (2160) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUN 16, 2017
Bottle at Irish Pub. Very dark with decent head. Smells sweet and molassesy. Nice and dry and light and roasty.

mrdrock (10) - - JUN 9, 2017
Heavy and consistent head Mocha flavor lightly on tongue Smooth to drink No aftertaste Dark color ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

beern (93) - Alabama, USA - JUN 6, 2017
Pours black, amber and mostly opaque with a tan head and an aroma of cocoa. Tastes of malt, coffee, hops and a hint of cocoa with moderate bitterness. It’s medium bodied with minimal carbonation.

Bubeer (443) - - JUN 3, 2017
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2017 Fuzzy mahogany. Sparse light brown head. Aroma intensity 3.5/5. Toast, butter and malt aroma, with notes of nuts and pear. Medium bitter. Caramel finish. Medium body. Watery texture

kovica (280) - Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 24, 2017
0,355 l. Bottle. Brown color with brown head. Roasted malt and coffee aroma. Chocolate, coffee and sweet taste. Bitter finish. I love it.

DraftDodger (1455) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2017
Copenhagen 22/5 2017. 35,5 cl bottle from Skjold Burne. Che Guevara type salutint with a clenched fist and a mug of Michael Porter on the label. Pours opaque dark brown with off-white head. Settles as almost transparent thin layer of foam. Not much Lacing. Aroma is pleasant and strong. Dark roasted malts, light coffee bitterness, brown sugar, a tiny whiff of smoke and dark chocolate. Soft carbonation and medium thick palate. Flavor is quite light without being bland. Quite good balance between sweetness and good strong coffee bitterness. Aftertaste is bittersweet. Easy to drink and very pleasant porter.

josanguapo (1624) - SPAIN - MAY 17, 2017
At Bierkraft. In pint glass. Lunch with Pedro, Miguel, David, Alberto && Miguel Angel Muńoz. With chicken casserole. Really pleasant coffee and chocolate notes with a vanilla sweet ending. Very smooth drinking and all packed in a low abv brew. Great

17Beer (343) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 15, 2017
Toasted malt aromas with some coffee. Very dark brown with a very thin tan head that dissipates quickly. Lots of lacing. Coffee tastes with malt and chalk notes very well balanced. Low carbonation and high drinkability.

AaronIPAAPA (180) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 7, 2017
Barwa ciemna, przebłyski pod światło. Niska piana, szybko opada. W aromacie kawa i jakby troszkę wanilii. Niskie wysycenie. W smaku kawa, paloność, delikatna kwasność. Piwo zdecydowanie wytrawne. Dosyć wodniste.

VDuquerroux (1647) - Airvault, Haut-Poitou, FRANCE - MAY 6, 2017
Bottle, 12 fl. oz. 5.6% abv. Home. A pitch black beer with a medium beige head ; medium retention. Roast, red berries, caramel, candied fruits, black chocolate, herb, resin. Medium to sharp dry lasting bitter ; thirst-quencher ; sweet note. Medium good body, light to medium texture, soft carbonation, dry roasty bitter finish. Overall, good ! (14=15-1) ; I didn’t get the coffee aroma, more "chocolate" character to me.

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