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Robust Porter | Reuben's Brews

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Ratings:
66
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
10.65%
 
 
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Robust PorterRobust Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Reuben's Brews
Washington, United States | website

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by MA08 on 11-29-2012

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Reviews: 17 | Ratings: 66
Reviews by ssteakley:
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3.07/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I ama anew at drinking Porter's this is my third one so take this with a bit of salt but I was not at all impressed here. The finish disappeared immediately. The smell started out right but it never even started after that. better than a Miller Light but that is about I can say about this one....I will try and educate myself and try some more Porters but it was not as good as the other two I had in Seattle recently.

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Photo of aquazr1
3.92/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle poured in a tulip. Pours brownish black with a short tan head. Some lacing remains in the glass. Nose is a light coffee roast. Taste brings out more of the coffee and a faint taste of cocoa. Mouthfeel is medium to light.

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Photo of juicebox
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kevwcamp
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of troymonty
3.65/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mdaschaf
4.11/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had on tap at Reuben's. Review from notes.

A: Pours a deep brown color with an off-white head on top. Decent head retention with minimal lacing.

S: Nice mixture of coffee and chocolate with some hearty burnt malt and a bit of caramel.

T: More of a cocoa flavor than chocolate with more roasted/burnt malt. Thick caramel and a bit of pine on the finish.

M: Medium bodied, maybe a touch thin for a porter, but smooth.

O: A solid porter, nice flavor profile, deep roasted malt, borderline burnt.

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Photo of jmccraney
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of RenzoD
3.6/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark tan head. Fades quickly. Pure black, dark as night. The way a porter should look! Lovely roasty aroma. Tastes of roasted sugars, faint hints of chocolate, pipe tobacco-like bitter finish. Hops well balanced. Goes in way too smooth; very enjoyable mouthfeel. Maybe a little too thin but certainly not watery.

Overall a great porter. But not quite as memorable as other Reuebens beers. Still very worthy of your dough and palate.

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4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of Boozecamel
4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.81/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Reuben's Brew snifter. Pours a very dark brown, appearing opaque black in the glass, with a thin light brown head that dissipates to a thin ring around the glass with light lacing. Mild aroma of sweet toasted malt, milk chocolate; lightly lactic. Flavor of toasted, lightly charred malt, cocoa, light coffee, flavor drops off to a drier, mild charred malt flavor with some light grassy hop bitterness. Medium bodied. A rather dry, charred malt porter instead of the sweeter mild stout of the aroma. The malt body is not quite as substantial as I would hope for the strong char component. I enjoyed this and liked the roastiness, but would have liked a bit more balance.

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of VashonGuy
4.08/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of indy351
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of dipso123
3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

Photo of Braz
3.6/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Robomunky
4.16/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ygtbsm94
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of The_Golden_Spruce
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CaptainQ
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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