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Drake's Black Robusto Porter - Drake's Brewing Co.

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very good

127 Ratings
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Ratings: 127
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 8.82%
Wants: 3
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Drake's Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Drake’s Black Robusto Porter – 7% ABV, 25 IBUs
A robust Porter, Drake’s Black Robusto has a roasty character and is stronger in alcohol than a regular porter (thus “robust’). Dark black in color with chocolate maltiness from seven different types of barley and spicy herbal hop character from Northdown and Williamette hops.

(Beer added by: xhcadamx on 02-27-2009)
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2.5/5  rDev -37%

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womencantsail

California

3.45/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Blue Palms for Drake's/Triple Rock Tap Takeover

A: The beer pours almost black in color with a finger of creamy tan head.

S: The nose is almost all roast and ash. Some notes of dark, bitter chocolate are also present, and some coffee and coffee grounds. Maybe a hint of licorice. Not terribly complex, but quite nice.

T: The flavor is fairly bitter from all of the intense roastiness. Quite a strong ash and char flavor with some dark chocolate and coffee. Somewhat astringent and slightly acidic as well.

M: Medium in body and carbonation.

O: I liked the nose on this quite a bit, but the flavor fell short and was just too heavy on the burnt flavors and bitterness.

Serving type: on-tap

05-09-2011 18:03:42 | More by womencantsail
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California

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

01-19-2013 22:34:08 | More by GRG1313
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California

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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3.69/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: pours a deep black with a finger and a half of dense light tan head with good retention into a nonic pint glass
S: smells intensely chocolatey and roasty with just a hint of espresso
T: chocolate up front followed by some nice roastyness, a bit of herbal and spicy hop as well with a hint of coffee. swallow brings more roastyness and chocolate with a bit of spicy hop
M: fuller side of medium in the mouth with a nice and soft carbonation
O: not a bad beer at all. good flavors and easy drinking.

Serving type: bottle

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Drake's Black Robusto Porter from Drake's Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.