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Café Negro Coffee Infused Porter - BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

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Café Negro Coffee Infused PorterCafé Negro Coffee Infused Porter

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BA SCORE
81
good

128 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 128
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 11.8%
Wants: 9
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
OG: 13.4
IBU: 30

(Beer added by: philbertk on 12-21-2010)
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

substanceD, Feb 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

poppyjohn, Feb 20, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

hannaho, Feb 14, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

shelby415, Feb 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

Beertracker, Feb 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

army01, Jan 27, 2012
Photo of dbossman
3.3/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Dark brown with a hint of red; great sudsy head and lacing is okay

S: Some coffee but also lots of sweet chocolate--like chocolate syrup; a bit of a sour weirdness but mostly coffee and chocolate

T: Some coffee and coffee bitterness followed by sweet chocolate and then finally the coffee comes; I wish it was balanced better with other elements but since the beer is a bit thin it doesn't quite finish like you would like; something a bit sour and weird and metallic in the finish

F: A bit thin--though decent feel in the finish

O: An okay coffee porter but not quite as balanced and full bodied as I would like

dbossman, Jan 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

acurtis, Jan 15, 2012
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3.15/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bridgeport Cafe Negro

Appearance: dark brown, medium-small head, and some lacing.

Smell: malts and coffee.

Taste: roasted malts and coffee grounds.

Mouthfeel: medium-light.

Overall:
The roasted malts aren't bad, but the used coffee grounds flavor isn't that appealing.

megahurts4, Jan 08, 2012
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3.98/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The appearance was almost exactly like a cup of Yuban. Nice and dark,unfortunately no head or lace with this bottle. Reminded me of placing a cold cup of Joe to my nose,but the taste is very smooth,not bitter @ all. Just the right amount of sweetness and malty flavors, very drinkable,in fact Ill have more porters if they taste like this.

K9AleingPiss, Jan 01, 2012
Photo of gtermi
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: This is a very nice looking beer. It pours a very dark, almost black, brown with a thin tan head. The head quickly fades and leaves a nicea mount of lace on the glass. Just is a very nice looking beer.

S: I am a sucker for coffee and chocolate smells and this beer has a good amount of both. There is also a strong amount of roasted malt and a lot more coffee.

T: I am very let down by this taste. It is very watery and doesnt have the tastes I was hoping for. There is a decent amount of coffee and chocolate, but it takes a while for this taste to develop. A chocolate taste does linger on the palate for a long time, but I want the instant burst of flavor.

M: The beer sort of burns going down. Its not a terrible mouthfeel, but its not very smooth. I prefer my porters to be very smooth and this just doesnt hit the spot.

O: This is a decent beer, but I just dont care for the flavor as much as I had hoped. Its still not a bad beer, but needs a little bit stronger taste.

gtermi, Dec 30, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Grebdioz, Dec 28, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

cdwil, Dec 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

Anew, Dec 13, 2011
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

twelveinches, Dec 10, 2011
Photo of Tone
3.48/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a black color. 1/3 inch head of an off-tan color. Good retention and slight lacing. Smells of coffee, roasted malt, sweet malt, and a hint of alcohol. Fits the style of an American Porter. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of strong coffee, roasted malt, slight sweet malt, and a hint of hop. Overall, good appearance and blend, but lacking in body. The coffee dominates and there is little else to help make this a good complex brew.

Tone, Dec 09, 2011
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

HaysAmerica, Dec 05, 2011
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

mhaugo, Dec 05, 2011
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

RTrain12, Nov 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

barnzy78, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

Dunkelhund, Nov 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

DoctorB2B, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

hoesweizen, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

Brueghel, Nov 17, 2011
Photo of riored4v
3.83/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed on 9/14/11

Poured in to a pint glass. Then, 1/2 finger tan head that faded to a light cap on the surface. Some lacing left behind. Pitch black body.

Aroma was strong coffee paired with toffee. Mild caramel notes with some chocolate and mild sweetness. Slight burnt bitterness.

Taste had mild chocolate in the middle with a strong coffee flavor throughout. Quickly fades to a mild sweetness. Light minerally flavor. Earthy bitterness. Some light notes of dark fruit.

Mouthfeel had a medium/light body, medium/high carb and a crisp finish.

Overall a good beer but a bit light on body. Flavors are bold upfront and fade towards the end. No signs of ABV.

riored4v, Nov 06, 2011
Café Negro Coffee Infused Porter from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
81 out of 100 based on 128 ratings.