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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

126 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 126
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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hannaho

Washington

3/5  rDev -15.7%

02-14-2012 16:07:56 | More by hannaho
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shelby415

Oregon

3/5  rDev -15.7%

02-12-2012 07:28:37 | More by shelby415
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Beertracker

Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -15.7%

02-09-2012 06:24:19 | More by Beertracker
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army01

Texas

4/5  rDev +12.4%

01-27-2012 04:18:29 | More by army01
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dbossman

Nebraska

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

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2012 01:02:32 | More by dbossman
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acurtis

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -15.7%

01-15-2012 02:20:04 | More by acurtis
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megahurts4

Louisiana

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2012 03:30:37 | More by megahurts4
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K9AleingPiss

Oklahoma

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2012 00:30:22 | More by K9AleingPiss
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gtermi

Texas

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.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2011 08:03:15 | More by gtermi
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Grebdioz

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

12-28-2011 02:45:38 | More by Grebdioz
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cdwil

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

12-27-2011 16:39:03 | More by cdwil
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Anew

Washington

4/5  rDev +12.4%

12-13-2011 20:18:28 | More by Anew
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twelveinches

Washington

4/5  rDev +12.4%

12-10-2011 06:46:00 | More by twelveinches
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Tone

Missouri

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.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2011 14:59:59 | More by Tone
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HaysAmerica

Kansas

3/5  rDev -15.7%

12-05-2011 18:40:28 | More by HaysAmerica
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mhaugo

California

3/5  rDev -15.7%

12-05-2011 05:02:49 | More by mhaugo
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RTrain12

Illinois

3/5  rDev -15.7%

11-27-2011 14:56:53 | More by RTrain12
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barnzy78

Illinois

4/5  rDev +12.4%

11-22-2011 05:27:37 | More by barnzy78
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Dunkelhund

Oregon

4/5  rDev +12.4%

11-21-2011 15:31:32 | More by Dunkelhund
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12.4%

11-20-2011 19:26:43 | More by DoctorB2B
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hoesweizen

Oregon

4/5  rDev +12.4%

11-18-2011 19:37:37 | More by hoesweizen
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Brueghel

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +12.4%

11-17-2011 22:41:03 | More by Brueghel
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riored4v

Colorado

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.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2011 22:00:23 | More by riored4v
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osusullins

Illinois

4.22/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a nice coffee porter.

Pours black with tan edges.

Aroma is coffee with some dark chocolate notes.

Taste is very coffee forward. The dark chocolate is subtle, but present. Mild hoppy undertones. Dry finish.

This is a good coffee porter. Not as heavy as some of the coffee stouts out there, so it is a nice change of pace. I think this is my favorite Bridgeport beer.

Serving type: on-tap

11-03-2011 03:43:03 | More by osusullins
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titosupertramp

Tennessee

3.93/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A big thanks to Handle for the opportunity to try this.

A: Very dark brown, almost cola like. Under a finger of khaki head that quickly fades. There's some lacing on the drinking side of the glass, but it too retreats quickly. Not much of a cap to speak of.

S: Coffee, chocolate, caramel and toffee. Pretty straight forward, nice smelling beer.

T: Solid tasting beer too. Coffee is out in front, but I wouldn't say that it dominates. Semi-sweet chocolate and caramel help to balance the coffee bitterness.

M: Just on the thin side of medium. Decent carbonation.

O: Outside of their IPA, Bridgeport really hasn't made anything that's impressed me, but Cafe Negro isn't bad at all. I'd drink this again.

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2011 00:12:38 | More by titosupertramp
Café Negro Coffee Infused Porter from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
81 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.