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Smuttynose Robust Porter - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,944 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,944
Reviews: 997
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 128
Gots: 94 | 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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erialbill

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-14-2014 13:39:45 | More by erialbill
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dredz_126

North Carolina

4.74/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

popped this top and poured into my favorite Cape May Brewing Co. glass. Appearance was spot on, with a creamy head and a beautiful dark body. The smell was warm and nutty, with hints of toffee. Taste was a great standard for porter, hints of chocolate and coffee, small note of caramel. This brew is hearty and satisfying. The best part is that it is readily available in almost all beer stores!

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2014 13:14:20 | More by dredz_126
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SpAiReArGsEonNE

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

06-14-2014 02:23:41 | More by SpAiReArGsEonNE
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Buddance

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

06-14-2014 01:51:50 | More by Buddance
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JaxBen_20J

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

06-13-2014 23:48:08 | More by JaxBen_20J
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Cory_Brown

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-12-2014 09:21:04 | More by Cory_Brown
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Gator_Nation

Florida

5/5  rDev +20.8%

06-12-2014 02:06:36 | More by Gator_Nation
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carolinared

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-12-2014 00:47:38 | More by carolinared
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Kramerwtmf

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

06-11-2014 04:21:29 | More by Kramerwtmf
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wvbrewcrew

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-10-2014 23:53:13 | More by wvbrewcrew
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Buttermilk

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-09-2014 23:13:26 | More by Buttermilk
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HoppySeb

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-09-2014 20:32:52 | More by HoppySeb
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GeorgiaGirl93

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

06-09-2014 17:21:50 | More by GeorgiaGirl93
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KevMo84

California

3/5  rDev -27.5%

06-08-2014 23:54:22 | More by KevMo84
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Dicers

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-06-2014 19:08:42 | More by Dicers
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Hannibal_Ives

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-06-2014 02:08:23 | More by Hannibal_Ives
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Soterios

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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rdooley

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

06-03-2014 00:14:20 | More by rdooley
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New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

06-02-2014 23:30:27 | More by Johnnyutah713
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linnymtu

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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wildcatboy

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.4%

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zestar

California

4/5  rDev -3.4%

05-31-2014 08:02:47 | More by zestar
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scotorum

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev -1%
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

05-31-2014 02:30:42 | More by scotorum
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csurowiec

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

05-28-2014 23:08:15 | More by csurowiec
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Hrdqore

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

05-27-2014 01:26:15 | More by Hrdqore
Smuttynose Robust Porter from Smuttynose Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,944 ratings.