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Anubis Imperial Coffee Porter - Laughing Dog Brewing

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Anubis Imperial Coffee PorterAnubis Imperial Coffee Porter

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very good

196 Ratings
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Ratings: 196
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 14.59%
Wants: 8
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Laughing Dog Brewing visit their website
Idaho, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jimmys on 10-12-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-17-2013 16:01:36 | More by JohnK17
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-09-2013 01:10:49 | More by FrankShirley
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-08-2013 02:39:27 | More by mendvicdog
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

04-07-2013 17:40:50 | More by oriolesfan4
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North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

04-06-2013 21:19:28 | More by AngusOg
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

04-06-2013 20:37:33 | More by DruRho
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-06-2013 20:35:02 | More by duceswild
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

04-05-2013 23:54:00 | More by TrickkyGangsta
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West Virginia

3.56/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 oz. bottle served in a snifter. Pours a black color with a good, frothy brown head, good lacing. Aroma is roasted malt, cocoa, a little bit of coffee, raisins, and licorice. Flavor is oddly tart, cocoa, coffee, spicy, alcohol, wood, and dark fruits. Mouthfeel is medium-to-full bodied, creamy, and a slightly bitter finish. Pretty good beer but a weird tart/sour flavor.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2013 01:29:22 | More by mtstatebeer
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District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

03-25-2013 19:57:54 | More by Rhettroactive
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4.24/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Near black, good initial head, nice retention, some lacing.

Big coffee smell, quite roasty

Coffee, cocoa, roasted malt, dark chocolate, nicely blended together.

Creamy smooth mouthfeel.

I was quite impressed with this, one of the nicest porters I've had in a long while.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2013 01:45:44 | More by Strix
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-16-2013 02:22:31 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-13-2013 04:23:09 | More by MaseFace
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

03-10-2013 04:10:00 | More by OldTime
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4.38/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Glass: Nonic pint glass
Opaque black in color with no highlights, two fingers worth of thick rocky brown head.
Sweet molasses in the front of the aroma followed by vanilla, coffee, and alcohol. Slight hint of chocolate syrup, magnificent smelling beer.
Tastes of coffee, chocolate, alcohol, and there is some other warming aside from the alcohol. Some kind of pepper maybe.
Full bodied, thick creamy in texture yet seems to go down really smoothly. A lot of warming in this beer that really lingers in the finish.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 08:16:00 | More by Hawksfan79
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North Carolina

3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

[Suggested Glassware: Snifter]

The pour was a deep dark opaque brown with an average (1-2 finger) medium tan creamy head that receded down to a thin layer of residue and medium collar, which created excellent sheets of sticky lacing.

The aroma was of roasted dark malts, light resin hops and a bold leathery yeast with notes of dark chocolate, dark roast coffee, dark fruit (black cherry) and a mild tartness.

The taste was lightly sweet and exceptionally malty with a bold chocolate roastiness which lasted throughout, progressing with a mildly bitter espresso presence along with a slight fruitiness towards the finish. The flavor hung around for a good long time following the swallow, with a lightly tart fruity roasty taste that was left to settle in on the taste buds, as a mild alcohol warming sensation crept in.

Mouthfeel was well beyond medium in body with a dry, oily texture and a somewhat lively carbonation.

Overall as Imperial Porters go, this one is at top of its game. It possessed tons of roasty flavor along with a mild fruity tartness and a superb drinkability. This brew is highly recommended and a must try for anyone who likes a dark roasty brew...


Serving type: bottle

02-26-2013 17:08:41 | More by KajII
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-26-2013 03:55:44 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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3.95/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: This poured a nearly opaque black with a little tan head.
S: It smelled like fresh espresso with bitter dark chocolate and little molasses.
T: It tasted like fresh espresso and some bitter dark chocolate, and a little earthy cocoa powder. It had a smooth bittersweet aftertaste.
M: It was watery with some carbonation. Decent body.
D: This was a very nice coffee porter, with nice scent and taste, and a fitting body. It may age well, but it was also good fresh. Easy to drink and enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2013 00:54:34 | More by Pencible
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

02-23-2013 16:53:26 | More by bsuedekum
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-20-2013 23:03:56 | More by TheDarkKnight
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3.66/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle.

Appearance: Almost a completely opaque black. Poured with a nice fairly thick head, but dissipated rather quickly.

Aroma: Deep with coffee and chocolate. Some hops are evident.

Taste: A lot like the aroma: deep and rich. Some vanilla. Medium hops bitterness. The high alcohol gives it a warming effect but the alcohol is not overly present in the taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium carbonation. Fairly smooth and round.

Overall: A perfect beer for a snowy weekend skiing in northern Michigan. It's not a huge favorite of mine, but I liked it and will have it again.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2013 21:20:58 | More by breakingbland
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

02-11-2013 18:12:21 | More by Cdax
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West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-11-2013 02:53:47 | More by Snodman
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-10-2013 01:42:34 | More by PaBeerLover
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Ontario (Canada)

3.54/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle shared by Sammy, 650ml into a tulip.

Black body with a brown head. Film of retention. Nose has fresh roast, light sourness and mild chocolate. Tastes of coffee beans, lightly sour again and bitter chocolate. Light feel, tartness persists. Good coffee notes, but this wasn't all that complex in any regard. Not something I'd pursue again.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2013 15:49:50 | More by liamt07
Anubis Imperial Coffee Porter from Laughing Dog Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 196 ratings.