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Porter - Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

201 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 201
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.48%
Wants: 143
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 06-14-2004)
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California

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California

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California

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California

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

02-21-2012 02:43:09 | More by McCafferty
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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

12-31-2011 15:16:35 | More by TheDudeRules
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Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

07-14-2012 14:37:23 | More by tripelhops
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California

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

02-08-2012 22:32:33 | More by John11486
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California

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

07-13-2013 03:03:41 | More by ibison4
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California

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

06-20-2014 11:53:21 | More by MastaShonuf
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

06-26-2013 13:37:46 | More by petermethot
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Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

06-18-2014 23:48:47 | More by tykechandler
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Chambic

California

3.53/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

01.28.10 at Pi Bar

A: deep, deep black; head dissipates quickly, with heavy lace

S: rich cocoa

T: less cocoa, more coffee, like a bitter dark roast that stays on the back of the mouth

M: fizz hangs out along the roof of the mouth

D: pretty damn good

I didn't even know this beer existed! It's not my favorite RR, but only because there are too many RRs I love.

Serving type: on-tap

02-04-2010 21:18:54 | More by Chambic
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inlimbo77

Delaware

3.53/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: This pours almost black. It's a dirty, dark brown with reddish hues. There is a very light tan head. Leaves some sticky lacing. The head sticks around.

S: I am pulling those traditional porter notes: light roast coffee, some chocolate, some nuttiness, etc. Smells pretty middle of the road.

T: The taste is more brown ale than porter. It's actually very nutty. I do get that light roast coffee. Leads to a little bitterness on the tongue. Then you get some dusting of cocoa in the mid-palate. The finish is fairly dry.

M: This is a medium body

Serving type: on-tap

09-13-2012 19:56:20 | More by inlimbo77
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hooliganlife

Missouri

3.6/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

On tap at RR

Pour was a dark cola with a nice creamy head that lingered, even leaving some lacing. Great retention.

Lots of roasted malts and dark fruit with a light coffee.

Very dry, lots of roasted flavor with a very light smokiness. No real hop flavors stood out. This was all roasted flavors. Light coffee hidden through out.

Light body, a bit thin, very porter like. Nice mild carbonation.

This struck me more as a stout and not a porter. I was expecting a sweetness but this lacked that. It was ok, I doubt I try it any time soon.

Serving type: on-tap

08-17-2010 04:42:48 | More by hooliganlife
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elNopalero

Texas

3.6/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This pours a coca-colored dark brown color with a lot of foam sitting atop. It has a big roasty aroma—very roast-forward—and the flavor follows suit with a defining roast and some unexpected chalk. I found this rough around the edges, surprisingly, and it didn’t work for me. A rare disappointment from Russian River.

Serving type: on-tap

08-12-2012 17:55:33 | More by elNopalero
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kojevergas

Texas

3.7/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on-draught into a nonic pint glass at Russian River in Santa Rosa. Reviewed from notes.

A: Pours a half finger head of nice cream, decent thickness, and okay retention. Colour is a solid black.

Sm: Milk, coffee, roast, chocolate, toffee, and light nuts. A moderate strength aroma. Maybe there's some cream in there.

T: Nicely chocolatey (though not particularly rich), with depth in terms of caramelized malts and light nuts. Light cream notes are also present, joined by the other notes from the nose to form a very well balanced brew. Built nicely, but without anything special or unique.

Mf: Smooth and wet, with nice cream. Complements the flavours and style well.

Dr: Very drinkable. Slides right down. I'd have it again, but Russian River has better beers. Give her a spin if you're lucky enough to find her. Fans of the style rejoice.

Serving type: on-tap

12-24-2011 21:00:11 | More by kojevergas
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Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

07-15-2014 05:24:15 | More by KevMo84
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Wyoming

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

11-03-2012 03:16:00 | More by tbone1384
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Porter from Russian River Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 201 ratings.