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Roebling Imperial Robust Porter - Rivertown Brewing Co.

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Roebling Imperial Robust PorterRoebling Imperial Robust Porter

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BA SCORE
83
good

218 Ratings
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Ratings: 218
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 17.58%
Wants: 1
Gots: 38 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rivertown Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with imported sweet vanilla beans, cold pressed espresso/coffee & raw cane sugars.

(Beer added by: Beejay on 10-22-2011)
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3.88/5  rDev +6.6%

Radiohannibal, Saturday at 05:21 PM
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2.25/5  rDev -38.2%

A - nearly flat low head. Dark cola brown. Instantly disappearing beige head 3.25

S - soda. Ginger and cola. Chocolate vanilla 3

T - vanilla cream soda that one day saw a beer in a magazine. This is not beer. 2

M - very soda like. Not creamy not slick. Just like a cream soda 2

O - For an "imperial robust porter" there is very little about this beer that is imperial or robust or porter like aside from the color. I chose this just wanting to tick Ohio off my list of beer states. Won't buy this again. 2.25

jeranbrews, Friday at 02:28 PM
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Bunuelian, Friday at 01:00 PM
Photo of jburris64
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Poured from a brown bottle this dark brown porter had no head and little to no lace.
At first the vanilla reaches the nose followed by a slight espresso/ chocolate note.
Espresso and vanilla caress the palate making this enjoyable to drink.

jburris64, Wednesday at 11:57 PM
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4.24/5  rDev +16.5%

RuckusAmuckus, Wednesday at 02:28 AM
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1/5  rDev -72.5%

BriKel2525, Nov 12, 2014
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4.64/5  rDev +27.5%

artguinnessforprez, Nov 08, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +8.5%

chrismattlin, Nov 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

wjoelbrooks, Nov 05, 2014
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5/5  rDev +37.4%

Schwinnisbest, Nov 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

tmneyer, Oct 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Pinioned, Oct 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Smooth imperial porter with some coffee/chocolate/vanilla flavor. Excellent after work beer for the fall/winter!

Jeffkrieger, Oct 22, 2014
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3.83/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Good starting head (for a bar pour). It leaves a blanket of streaky, non-lasting lace. The color is deep ruby brown where bright light will pass.

Interestingly, I smell berry initially--almost like Hi-C. There's a darker chocolate aroma in the background.

This beer tastes like chocolate milk. Good body with a lower level of bubbles. This is sweeter than most porters. It also doesn't have the harsher flavors of the stronger porters. I like this more mellow offering--it's flavorful without being harsh.

smcolw, Oct 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

TheWiredDJ, Oct 20, 2014
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3.82/5  rDev +4.9%

APH, Oct 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Freehouse, Oct 17, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev +2.2%

TheyCallMeYukon, Oct 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

t2grogan, Oct 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

nyrblue2, Oct 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

ZenBiscuits, Oct 07, 2014
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3.3/5  rDev -9.3%

mmink27, Oct 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

On nitro.

Vanilla bean up front. Sweet. Chocolate notes more milk chocolate than dark. Subtle caramelized sugar notes on the nose.

I'm a little surprised this isn't rated higher. Perhaps the nitro does a lot for the drinkability.

chakadrum, Sep 30, 2014
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3.44/5  rDev -5.5%

BMESSER88, Sep 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

ninaturner, Sep 26, 2014
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Roebling Imperial Robust Porter from Rivertown Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 218 ratings.