Smuttynose Robust Porter | Smuttynose Brewing Company

2,711 Ratings
Smuttynose Robust PorterSmuttynose Robust Porter

Brewed by:
Smuttynose Brewing Company
New Hampshire, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This hearty, mahogany colored ale is brewed to evoke the dark, full-bodied ales that were a favorite of dockworkers and warehousemen (hence the name “Porter”) in 19th century London. It is a good bet that when Dickens’ Mr. Pickwick sat down for a pint, we would have been drinking an ale much like our Robust Porter.This is a smooth and very drinkable beer, characterized by its well-balanced malt and hops, plus subtle notes of coffee and chocolate.

43 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-18-2000

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A: Black in color with a two finger tan head. The head receded slowly.

S: Malted smells. Like Whoppers candy. Nice roasted smells.some marshmallow and hints f caramel.

T: Smoked flavor is strong up front. No lingering aftertaste.

M: Very smooth. Great drinkability. Perfect carbonation and no sapping late dry feeling that comes with a lot of beers

O: This is a great surprise find. Really flavorful and robust (good naming choice). Well balanced taste and mouthfeel.

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3.48/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pitch black appearance with a Carmel head that coats the side of the glass and lasts thru the entire beer

There is a strong burnt coffee / bitter taste reminds me more of a stout then a porter.

A heavier mouthfeel then one would expect from a porter is its finest characteristic.

Overall this is a very good beer.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A very good beer. Very dark in color. Has a slight kick to it, that I like. My first Smuttynose beer of a variety pack of 4 that I got from Jungle Jim's in Ohio, since it isn't available where I live. Has a slight coffee taste, but not too overpowering. Almost like a stout. Definitely worth trying for anyone who likes Porters.

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Smuttynose Robust Porter from Smuttynose Brewing Company
4.14 out of 5 based on 2,711 ratings.
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