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RATINGS: 1387   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our most award-winning beer, Robust Porter honors the dark, full-bodied ales that were a favorite of dockworkers and warehousemen (hence the name “Porter”) in 19th century London, where the style originated.
It’s a good bet that when Dickens’ Mr. Pickwick sat down for a pint, his beer would have been very similar to our Robust Porter. This smooth, deceptively drinkable beer features an assertive hop profile which accentuates signature flavors of coffee and dark chocolate.

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3.8
fonefan (51126) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2007
Cask gravity @ GBBF 2007, London. Dark black color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate malty, dark chocolate, moderate hoppy, pine, grapefruit. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat to soft.

3.8
yespr (47567) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 20, 2011
12 fl oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a small chocolate brown head. Aroma is dark roasted malty, vague vanilla touch and slight acidic. Dark malty, hardroasted, mild sweetness and chocolate. Bitter and roasted malty finish.

3.4
Ungstrup (38423) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2004
A black beer with a chocolate brown head. The aroma is of chocolate and coffee. While the flavor is sour with notes of coffee leading up to a dry end. But the body is unfortunately thin. Thanks Mike for trading this one with Jeppe.

4.2
joergen (29216) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2005
Bottled. Black colour with a beige head. Extremely complex aroma of coffee, grass, hops and chocolate. Flavour of chocolate, coffee and grass. Thanks Ivan for sharing.

3.7
anders37 (27062) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 20, 2007
Cask @ GBBF 2007. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Roasted malty chocolate and coffee aroma. Roasted malty coffee and chocolate flavor with some hoppy hints. Long roasted malty finish with a hoppy bitter aftertaste.

3.1
oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 28, 2007
[email protected] Dark brown colour, small brown head. Aroma is roasted malts and very hoppy with some slight black coffee added. Flavour is roasted malts along with flowery hops and slight dark coffee. I was not that amazed by this one.

3.9
Travlr (26127) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 2, 2012
Bottle. Very dark maroon color, medium head. Aroma of toast, plums, raisins, espresso. Taste is chocolate, coffee, dates, dark fruit. Very nice.

3.3
cgarvieuk (25992) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 14, 2007
Cask GBBF ... Deep black ... little hop little roast malts nose ... Very hoppy ... little iodine ... some roast ... but mostly hop. DIdnt work for me but still quite drinkable.

4.4
omhper (25750) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2002
Very black - nearly intransparent. Nicely softly malty, and full bodied. Very roasty, salty with notes of dark chocolate. Well balanced with a bitter finish. This is an outstanding porter!

3.7
madmitch76 (25568) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 5, 2012
4th August 2009
Cask at GBBF. Opaque black beer. Light palate, a little crisp. Grassy spicy hops over a light touch of dark malt. Very tasty.


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