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Anubis Imperial Coffee Porter | Laughing Dog Brewing

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Anubis Imperial Coffee PorterAnubis Imperial Coffee Porter
BA SCORE
3.79/5
Very Good
273 Ratings
Anubis Imperial Coffee PorterAnubis Imperial Coffee Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Laughing Dog Brewing
Idaho, United States
laughingdogbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jimmys on 10-12-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#17,435
Reviews:
71
Ratings:
273
pDev:
13.46%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
26
Trade:
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Ratings: 273 |  Reviews: 71
Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.87/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the bottle, it pours a deep dark brown with a light brown head. The head diminishes slowly to a hefty ring and continent. LOTS of coffee in the nose, along with alcohol. The mouth gets a coffee taste to go with the roasted malt flavor.

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This was poured into a snifter. The appearance was a dark brown almost black color with a thin sustaining finger’s worth of white to off white head. Damn, that head must last for a good 3 minutes. Finally, the lacing seems good, slight messiness. The aroma, well, I think this is a bit aged, though I don’t see any dates anywhere, but this is how I currently feel about this: coffee bean - slightly acidic, dry roasty, subtle vanilla, sly milk chocolate, then some sweet dark fruits (leaning to plums/raisins, mainly). The flavor takes all of the previously mentioned flavors to combine nicely into a subtle sweet to roasty coffee bean to dark fruitiness. Definitely moves nice and sweet in the aftertaste and slyly touching the finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a decent sessionable to sipping quality about it. Carbonation seems to have fallen off a bit, but that’s okay, as I believe this is slightly aged a bit. Overall, its aged, so, I don’t want to be too harsh on this beer, yes, maybe not as boozy as when it was initially put out on the market. Still, this one has a ton of potential.

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Photo of HeadiestDudeonLot
3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hman43
3.27/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Look: It pours black with a dark brown head.

Smell: There are aromas of coffee and chocolate.

Taste: The flavors are highlighted by the coffee, roast, and chocolate. There is an ever so subtle hint of dark fruits. As it warms, the dark fruits take a more prominent role in the taste after the initial malt flavoring.

Feel: It has a full creamy body with a rather smooth texture. It has a moderate bitterness in the finish as well.

Overall, this porter is dominate with the initial malt flavors and then the dark fruits become more prominent as part of the aftertaste, especially as the beer warms.

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Photo of RJLarse
3.42/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I bought a bomber of Anubis Imperial Coffee Porter in a bottle shop. Poured in to a pint glass.

Pours a black walnut color, opaque, with a thin beige head.

Smell is a heavy sweet aroma, chocolate and roasted dark fruits like dates and figs.

Taste is a little coffee presence, but a lot of dark chocolate and bit of a booze flavor.

Mouthfeel is full bodied, cloying, with a little alcohol heat, and a wet sweet aftertaste.

Overall not the most drinkable brew. Warn on a winter afternoon. I'd probably serve it in an 10 ounce pour.

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Photo of uberabr
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark black, just a tiny hint of red hue. Thin coffee-colored head. Smells of citrus and chocolate, roasted malts.

Taste is mellow. The alcohol doesn't come through at all...could be dangerous, very drinkable. Dark chocolate predominates. There's some acidity from the coffee but the coffee flavor itself is pretty subdued. Roasted malt, raisins, oranges, and some tropical fruit. Not getting much hops or bitterness. There's just a touch of something artificial tasting that I can't quite put my finger on....reminds me a lot of Belching Beaver's PB Stout.

Overall a very drinkable and well-rounded porter. This one doesn't stand out a whole lot in my opinion, but there's nothing wrong with it and I'de definitely drink it again.

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Photo of Hellpop65
3.48/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IDABEERGUY
3.52/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stevoj
3.84/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from Boise Co-op. Inky black pour with small beige head. Light, mellow coffee aroma. Taste brings more of the coffee bitterness, faint chocolate notes, burnt toast and roast malts. Imperial-ness not too evident, fairly smooth Porter. More coffee bitterness at the finish.

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Photo of Majorwolfe
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Shanty76
3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Irrationalist
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Thrifty101091
4.81/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of macpfb03
2.96/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
4.07/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Shockey
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GeorgeAKeim
4.04/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of VeganUndead
3.59/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sludgeman
4.37/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at ChurchKey. Poured into a small snifter. 4.5

A – Pours a dark brown a half-finger head. 3.75

S - Great roasty chocolate nose. 4.75

T - Roasty but no chocolate a bit of alcohol balances the roasted malt. 4.25

MF – Medium heavy body a neutral finish. Warming. 4

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Photo of KShophead
3.98/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ghirsh
4.11/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Hops???? Fo shiz. Tastes more like a coffee IBA.

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Photo of BeerBobber
4.02/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This one poured black as night with no light showing through. Seemed almost like a stout and not a porter. The head was a very thin brown head and not much lacing seen down the glass.

The smell was a ton of coffee with a lot of roasted and toasted barley and sweet malts.

Taste is like a dark roasted coffee with that great roasted and toasted sweet barley and malt notes.

Mouthfeel was thin with a somewhat wet finish.

Overall this one really hits it on all points as it calls itself a coffee porter and that is what I found when I tried this great brew.

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Photo of elglueckert
3.84/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RBorsato
3.56/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of therubicon
3.61/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

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Anubis Imperial Coffee Porter from Laughing Dog Brewing
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 273 ratings
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