Mocha Porter - Rogue Ales

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Mocha PorterMocha Porter

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,566 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,566
Reviews: 1,318
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 87
Gots: 175 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
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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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3.6/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

Photo of dcscientist
3.9/5  rDev +1%

I'm a porter fan in general, and even though I'm not a coffee drinker, I enjoyed this mocha porter. The coffee flavor wasn't so strong as to make me think I was drinking that instead of beer, so that's a plus in my book. It's a bit on the dry side but nothing too intense, and it's pretty well balanced as a result. Good middle of the road porter.

Photo of TimZebGir
3.8/5  rDev -1.6%

A:dark brown with thick creamy head (3/3)
S:medium strength coffee and dark malt smell (8/12)
T: coffee and dark malt dominate coffee, gets stronger on finish (15/20)
M: really creamy upfront but dry finish(5/5)
O: A very drinkable Porter flavor profile not too impressive but certainly tasty (7/10)
38/50

Photo of Fatehunter
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Pours a finger of tan head on a black body.
The aroma is lots of chocolate and roasted malt. Wonderful.
The taste has moderate chocolate sweetness, off-set by a moderate bitterness that builds through the profile. Finishes with a touch of milk.
The texture is softer and medium bodied.
Enjoyable.

Photo of bilhelm
3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dontelle392
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Well balanced, slight bitterness which I'm partial to. Perfect amount of a mocha note.

Photo of fipoceilz7
4.49/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The aroma at first gives off lots of brown sugar with a prune-like fruitiness; there is also some caramel, bready malt, milk chocolate, and dark roast coffee. The head is dense and deep tan; the body is a very dark brown but garnet highlights come through against the light. The flavor includes roasted malt and dark coffee with some tart fruitiness; the bitterness is husky and resiny; there is an undertone of malt sweetness. The husky, bread crust-like finish lingers. The body is somewhat light with a sharp bite from the carbonation.

Smells great, but the flavor doesn't follow the nose very closely. It's still complex and intense with a resiny bitterness that provides an American hop character.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3.64/5  rDev -5.7%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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5/5  rDev +29.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.2/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of hophugger
3.29/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a very dark color. Aroma is of sweet malts and cocoa. Interesting, complex taste. Bitterness up front and then back and forth with creaminess and bitterness. pretty smooth, creamy finish. Very pleasant beer. Complex, slightly strong, yet very drinkable !

Photo of walterk
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Mocha Porter from Rogue Ales
87 out of 100 based on 2,566 ratings.