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Smuttynose Robust Porter - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,090 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,090
Reviews: 1,006
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 137
Gots: 144 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This hearty, mahogany colored ale is brewed to evoke the dark, full-bodied ales that were a favorite of dockworkers and warehousemen (hence the name “Porter”) in 19th century London. It is a good bet that when Dickens’ Mr. Pickwick sat down for a pint, we would have been drinking an ale much like our Robust Porter.This is a smooth and very drinkable beer, characterized by its well-balanced malt and hops, plus subtle notes of coffee and chocolate.

43 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-18-2000)
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3.48/5  rDev -15.9%

HSW40, Oct 10, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark cola brown with lots of caramel tinged foam that dissipates quickly.

Cocoa, coffee, roasted nuts and some earthiness.

Toasted malts, rich dark chocolate, coffee, and some toffee notes to boot.

Mouthfeel is silky smooth, like coffee with cream.

Overall a damn fine porter and something to try once or dozens of times.

larryarms847, Oct 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

A smooth porter with a frothy head that lingers in the glass. You can definitely taste and smell the earthy coffee and dark chocolate aromas

ahb5117, Oct 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

JVStabile64, Oct 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Swilso, Oct 09, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +3.4%

JuanAlberto, Oct 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

jeffthepony, Oct 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

zstrue, Oct 08, 2014
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esd45, Oct 07, 2014
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ZenBiscuits, Oct 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

TheSamKuehn, Oct 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Kert, Oct 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

rydev24, Oct 05, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +1.4%

bryanpb11, Oct 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

zbooks, Oct 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

BJasny, Oct 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -33.6%

sgttibbs, Sep 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Bottle at the Rookery. Dark black with frothy white head. Aroma of roasted coffe and chocolate. Taste of roasted coffee with a bit of sweetness at the backend. Medium bodied with a mild bitter aftertaste

ttroha, Sep 30, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +15.9%

Aaron_Kerkvliet, Sep 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

aking32753, Sep 29, 2014
Smuttynose Robust Porter from Smuttynose Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 2,090 ratings.