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Smuttynose Robust Porter - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,942 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,942
Reviews: 997
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 127
Gots: 92 | 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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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Bought a sixpack of this over a year ago and let four of them age. Did not realize until now that I had not reviewed it.

Poured from the 12 oz., bottle into a Samuel Adams English nonick

a: Black with an inch and a half tan head which receded to thin even surface foam and dense lacing.

s: Mild dark chocolate.

t; Dark chocolate and black coffee. Some hop bite for balance. Sweet to dry finish.

m: Light to moderate.

o: A tasty and easy drinking porter, great with my steak dinner.

Serving type: bottle

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DATE REVIEWED: May 9, 2014... GLASSWARE: Howard's Pub pint... OCCASION: NFL draft, day two--and the Manziel rush dissipates with Gordon's suspension... APPEARANCE: thick two-finger brown head sits atop a jet black body--yup, it's a porter! thick, smeared lacing... AROMA: rich, toasted malty tone; toffee is present; hops are punchy but brief... PALATE: creamy, vibrantly active at the throat; a softened, stout-like profile that endears and demands another sip...TASTE: sweetly puckering malts, pleasant and easy drinking; toffee and lactic flavors predominate; robust, yes--but I do not detect the chocolate or coffee promised by the brewer's profile...OVERALLL: surprisingly distinctive in the genre--a truly worthwhile experience from a beer whose label suggests otherwise...

Serving type: bottle

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Smuttynose Robust Porter from Smuttynose Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,942 ratings.