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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
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155 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 155
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 17.37%
Wants: 1
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
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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ali1987

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2%

11-16-2013 00:12:49 | More by ali1987
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2%

11-16-2013 00:11:16 | More by kylehay2004
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DannyLeahy

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +5%

11-11-2013 21:33:56 | More by DannyLeahy
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damngoode

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -2%

11-01-2013 16:23:15 | More by damngoode
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OldeSchool

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2%

10-31-2013 21:12:14 | More by OldeSchool
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -9%

10-21-2013 20:07:05 | More by acurtis
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2%

10-20-2013 00:06:00 | More by WoodBrew
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camartin27

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2%

10-19-2013 13:18:28 | More by camartin27
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beernads

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2%

10-18-2013 11:12:48 | More by beernads
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shand

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +5%

10-17-2013 05:06:52 | More by shand
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outsider

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2%

10-16-2013 15:23:10 | More by outsider
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9%

10-12-2013 01:47:32 | More by Segelstrom
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Erice78

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +5%

10-04-2013 03:44:15 | More by Erice78
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beerme626

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +19%

10-02-2013 02:16:29 | More by beerme626
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C_Roetting

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -16%

09-30-2013 03:41:13 | More by C_Roetting
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mattcrill

Ohio

2.88/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Aroma: Bready rich malty aromatics up front. Powdery chocolate notes as well. Clean fermentation character.

Appearance: Dense black pour with a low, thin, filmy off-white cap.

Flavor: More bready malt notes, subdued chocolate, slight burnt flavors that are well knit. Light cola notes as the beer opens up. Balance is nearly even with some definite earthy hop tones. Finish is dry.

Mouthfeel: Thin-medium body with high carbonation. Slight dark grain derived astringency. No alcohol heat.

Overall impression: A little thin and kind of one dimensional. I was expecting more.

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2013 18:35:28 | More by mattcrill
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neckbracesub

Indiana

4/5  rDev +12%

09-23-2013 18:15:44 | More by neckbracesub
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McNealc31

Ohio

3.23/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours like every other porter. Roasted malt, smoke, coffee, and chocolate in the aroma. Carbonation gives a bit of bite, Flavor isn't quite as big as the aroma sets up, but it's well balanced and has a wonderful finish. Charred oak lasts forever.

Nice, but not amazing

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2013 02:02:25 | More by McNealc31
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ckollias

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed this brew on tap at Tony’s in Athens Ohio out of a pint glass.

A: Pours a brown hue with a minimal off-white lace.

S: Malty aroma with a coffee backbone.

T: Slightly astringent coffee notes with a semi-smooth flavor that finishes on the sweet/tart
side of dry.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: Decent porter – worthy of a try.

Serving type: on-tap

09-03-2013 21:31:10 | More by ckollias
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Rod_J

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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elkinbrown

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12%

08-30-2013 23:18:10 | More by elkinbrown
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.68/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle served in a Belgian snifter.

Pours clear reddish-brown but looks nearly black in the glass.

Aroma: vanilla, dark roasted malts, coffee and hints of smoke and dark chocolate.

The flavor is a bit sweet, and probably seems more so due to the ample use of vanilla, but there is a clear if mild bitterness too, and some coffee in the finish and aftertaste.

O: well crafted and tasty but not as robust as an "Imperial Robust Porter" should be.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2013 23:59:29 | More by chinchill
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MSandahl23

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -2%

08-08-2013 13:29:12 | More by MSandahl23
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J1mmyB09

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12%

08-07-2013 04:46:31 | More by J1mmyB09
Roebling Imperial Robust Porter from Rivertown Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 155 ratings.