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Black Raven Porter - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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Black Raven Porter
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 9.09%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-30-2004)
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Photo of wrightst


4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

06-10-2014 10:21:36 | More by wrightst
Photo of beerpadawan


4/5  rDev -1.7%

08-27-2012 16:23:15 | More by beerpadawan
Photo of quantumcipher


4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-07-2012 09:58:09 | More by quantumcipher
Photo of MisterClean


4.68/5  rDev +15%

This one is back on Nitro at the Bear and weighing in at 4.7 abv.

A - Dark brown to almost black in color with a moderate head and little to no lacing.

S - Light roasted malts and coffee with a hint of pine or grass.

T - Light roasted malts and coffee with a hint of pine or grass. Also a slight bit of plum.

M - Very smooth, but not too sweet. Very little note of bitterness from the hops. Excellent.

D - An excellent example of a robust porter. Note: Should be a little heavier in abv.

06-08-2008 21:51:48 | More by MisterClean
Photo of Mark


4.03/5  rDev -1%

Deep, dark, topped by a lasting head, and the glass had solid rings of lacing. A good start. No too much aroma but a definite roasted smell was evident. Very roasted notes on first taste, Some chocolate notes a swell, hops came more forward as beer warmed. Served way too cold, even top breweries like Bear Republic still have not caught on that stout and or porter is better a little warmer than the lighter colored brews. Creamy mouthfeel and very drinkable. Not the most complex porter but very enjoyable.

05-29-2005 04:06:07 | More by Mark
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United Kingdom (England)

3.45/5  rDev -15.2%

Tap@Bear Republic Brewpub. Nicely roasted and chocolatey, soft and easy to drink, nothing special however. Not as full bodied as i was hoping for, but it would be pretty easy to have a couple of pints of these in a row, simple, innofensive and fairly tasty. Nice porter.

02-09-2005 14:49:25 | More by rastaman
Black Raven Porter from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.