Specialty Dark Porter | Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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Brewed by:
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

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Added by orbitalr0x on 11-19-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 13
Reviews by MerkurKing16:
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

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Photo of orbitalr0x
4.02/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours from a growler into my glass a deep dark brown bordering on black with a small light tan head on top of the brew along with some spotty lacing. Aromas start with a sweet roasted maltiness with a nice pronounced chocolate aroma. Light coffee tones are met by a nice lightly citric hop profile. Pretty nice.

First sip brings a nice dark roasted maltiness met by plenty of chocolate flavor and a bit of a underlying coffee hint as well. Smooth with a nice creaminess that flows down with a green hop flavor at the end of each sip that brings just enough bitterness into play. Overall this is a tasty porter.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and goes down smooth. Works well for the style. I've enjoyed the few beers I have sampled from Rock Bottom Yorktown and I hope to get back again soon to try some more. Hopefully they will branch out into some barrel aged brews in the future as well!

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Photo of rhoadsrage
3.18/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

(Served in an American pint glass)
Also called Robust Porter this beer is at 6.0% ABV
A- This beer has a opaque brown body with a creamy tan head that fades to a film pretty quickly.

S- This beer has a slight earthy dark malt note with a slight sweetness to the smell.

T- This beer has a black roasted malt flavor with a pot caramel flavor and some chocolate malt notes come through pretty strong as it warms. There is a soft pine hop bite in the finish that has a slight tang note to it.

M- This beer has a medium mouthfeel with a slight watery note to the texture.

D- This beer has some nice dark flavors but there isn't much depth to the flavors or any balance to add interest.

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Photo of Rod_J
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of Irish12
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
3.64/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of BonesAttain
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of jesus808
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of zeff80
3.65/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.64/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of justinm4bama
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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2/5  rDev -44.1%

Specialty Dark Porter from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
3.58 out of 5 based on 13 ratings.
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