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Bobo's Robust Porter - Big Sky Brewing Company

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Bobo's Robust PorterBobo's Robust Porter

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BA SCORE
86
very good

208 Ratings
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Ratings: 208
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.73%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Sky Brewing Company visit their website
Montana, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
32 IBU

(Beer added by: loren01 on 09-05-2006)
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Ratings: 208 | Reviews: 100 | Display Reviews Only:
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +4.7%

10-26-2013 20:38:00 | More by jaydoc
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

10-20-2013 20:59:05 | More by BillRoth
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Jame515

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

09-27-2013 18:19:14 | More by Jame515
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BlissJunkie

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

09-18-2013 00:06:02 | More by BlissJunkie
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OKCNittany

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

08-06-2013 01:25:42 | More by OKCNittany
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Eric908

South Dakota

4/5  rDev +4.7%

08-03-2013 22:25:36 | More by Eric908
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-01-2013 16:07:08 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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alexanf

Mississippi

3/5  rDev -21.5%

07-27-2013 15:44:46 | More by alexanf
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TheMrFarnham

Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +30.9%

07-08-2013 17:37:33 | More by TheMrFarnham
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-06-2013 16:36:20 | More by MinorThreat
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.7%

03-27-2013 10:13:11 | More by bigbeers84
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fivetime

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

03-15-2013 18:41:29 | More by fivetime
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hilgart1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

02-26-2013 01:55:24 | More by hilgart1
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ROBSTARR

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

02-15-2013 15:06:10 | More by ROBSTARR
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SerialHiker

Illinois

3.45/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours the darkest possible brown to black…thick, mocha colored head…tight tiny bubbles making a solid layer of foam…a nice looking beer…(3.75/5)

Smell: Chocolate…strong dark chocolate aroma up front…yummy chocolate! Roasted malts, vanilla, milk…a creamy chocolate porter…I’m talking, breaking up a chocolate bar then inhaling the tiny chips…(4/5)

Taste: Rich dark bitter chocolate surrounded by roasted malts, coffee, cream, vanilla…it’s got flavor, but it’s not complex…comes in very chocolaty, ends with coffee and cream…very roasted all the way through…it’s okay…(3.25/5)

Mouthfeel: Medium body with light carbonation…too light for my taste…smooth, wet…finishes with a bit of coffee bitterness…(3/5)

Overall: This beer is good, not great…the flavor is drinkable, but lacks a bit of pizzazz and almost goes towards “novelty”…it would probably be a better ice cream flavor than a beer…as it stands, if porters are your bag, than this is worth trying, but this wouldn’t be my first choice…I typically like beers that have flavor, not flavored…this is a run of the mill porter with heavy chocolate notes that separates it from others, but doesn’t take it to another level…(3.5/5)

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2013 03:17:28 | More by SerialHiker
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

01-05-2013 23:23:30 | More by DaveHack
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

01-05-2013 23:22:11 | More by millerbuffoon
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I-Beir-the-Bel


4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

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JALIEN

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

11-25-2012 23:37:45 | More by JALIEN
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jeremyd365

Michigan

4.3/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

So this guy poured a solid motor oil with off white head. It smelled of sweet chocolatey coffee and tasted much the same. It's body seemed a little thin for how rich the flavor was, but overall a really enjoyable beer. I'd have it again for sure. As with most beers I really enjoy out of the bottle, I'd want to give the tap a go!

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2012 01:25:02 | More by jeremyd365
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illini4x4


4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-12-2012 01:01:17 | More by illini4x4
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TMoney2591

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Served in a Gale Sayers shaker pint glass.

I think we've all known some dog that looks (and probably acts) exactly like Bobo... Anyway, this stuff pours a deep mahogany topped by a finger of bright tan foam. The nose comprises cocoa, coffee, light roasted malts, and a twinge of molasses. The taste brings in more of the same, with the roast coming through more strongly and the cocoa darkening a touch. There is a pronounced roastiness and, well, robustness present in this beer. The body is a stolid medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a sorta/kinda drying finish. Overall, a very nice strong porter, one that shows you can have some strong, robust flavor without resorting to high ABVs and overly-wacky adjunct additions. Good times.

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2012 14:56:58 | More by TMoney2591
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

10-27-2012 21:06:44 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

10-20-2012 11:44:15 | More by thinwhiteduke
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n2185

North Carolina

3.28/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: pours black a finger of tan head that recedes into a thin ring with a little lacing.

S: roasted malts with creamy chocolate and some slight char.

T: roasted malts here as well with bitter chocolate, char, and some coffee.

M: medium-thick body with lowish carbonation, this beer could be a bit creamier or with more carbonation.

O: a decent porter overall, though nothing special.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2012 03:08:59 | More by n2185
Bobo's Robust Porter from Big Sky Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 208 ratings.