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Mocha Porter - Rogue Ales

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Mocha PorterMocha Porter

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,351 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,351
Reviews: 1,305
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 74
Gots: 98 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-16-2001)
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Spider889

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured nearly black (but thin and dark ebony when held to the light) with a decent toffee head. Leaves minimal lacing but what it does is thick and viscous.

I am not smelling nearly as much as a beer of such a style would suggest. You get plenty of dark chocolate malt and a little of the coffee. There's a slight burst of hops followed by a mild sweet smell.

You definitely taste the coffee, it's only slightly sweet, and very roasted. Not as complex or enjoyable as I'd hoped but of the few coffee porters I've had this is the best so far.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied. The beer itself is rather thin for me, but all the malts and coffee flavors make the beer extremely dry, leaving a cloying film on the tongue and roof of the mouth.

I don't think I'd want to drink more than one bottle in a night to be honest.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2010 10:30:56 | More by Spider889
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Mocha Porter from Rogue Ales
87 out of 100 based on 2,351 ratings.