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Smuttynose Robust Porter - Smuttynose Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,966 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,966
Reviews: 998
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 132
Gots: 101 | 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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Hevkee

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

07-01-2014 00:20:02 | More by Hevkee
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glf60

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-30-2014 16:52:10 | More by glf60
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rob10s2

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

06-29-2014 03:43:19 | More by rob10s2
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Thedaver4220

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-28-2014 19:51:25 | More by Thedaver4220
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100200300

Georgia

3/5  rDev -27.5%

06-27-2014 22:11:38 | More by 100200300
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Bmansoad1313


3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

06-27-2014 15:43:02 | More by Bmansoad1313
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bram325

Texas

2/5  rDev -51.7%

06-27-2014 15:42:17 | More by bram325
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megamass

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-26-2014 13:08:38 | More by megamass
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Jasoncolliver

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-26-2014 05:25:16 | More by Jasoncolliver
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dustinjkline

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

06-25-2014 23:59:26 | More by dustinjkline
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Brutus627

Maine

2.75/5  rDev -33.6%

06-24-2014 01:34:22 | More by Brutus627
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timotao

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

06-23-2014 22:59:59 | More by timotao
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.03/5  rDev -2.7%

On tap at Boneyard Bistro in Sherman Oaks, CA.

Pours an opaque super dark brown with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, and char aromas. Taste is much the same with cocoa, char, and citrus zest flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roast and hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with a nice balance of roast and hop aspects.

06-23-2014 03:24:57 | More by UCLABrewN84
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MrWilliams

Arizona

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-21-2014 02:36:02 | More by MrWilliams
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Flight317

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-20-2014 20:34:49 | More by Flight317
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Becca_H

Georgia

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-17-2014 13:34:25 | More by Becca_H
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hvy1

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

06-17-2014 13:33:59 | More by hvy1
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mmmbeerNY

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-17-2014 13:25:35 | More by mmmbeerNY
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dolander92

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-17-2014 04:39:17 | More by dolander92
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Dougwillhike

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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ThreeTens

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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WKyle

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-15-2014 05:31:22 | More by WKyle
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Tarps68

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

06-15-2014 01:49:09 | More by Tarps68
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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%

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!

06-14-2014 13:14:20 | More by dredz_126
Smuttynose Robust Porter from Smuttynose Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 1,966 ratings.