Benelux TChoc
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Brewed by Benelux Brasserie Artisanale
Style: Porter
Montreal, Canada


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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Chocolate porter brewed for St. Valentine Day.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rastacouere (6174) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 21, 2008
Objectively speaking: A soft porter of low intensity
I like: Unagressive. Smooth bodied. Clean. Easy to drink. No acidity.
I dislike: Not much character. Chocolate was barely hinted at. Very limited depth. A bit boring compared to what I’m usually drinking at Benelux. I would not one a second glass.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 17, 2008
In short: Basic roasted porter/stout with a light chocolate flavour.
How: Tap at brewpub
The look: black body with a very small tan head
In long: Medium body, medium roastiness level with a burnt toasts flavour. A little chocolate taste in the back but I expected a lot more of it for a beer described as a chocolate porter. Roasted malts really is the upfront taste here. Light hops presence brings a medium dry finish with only a mild bitterness. Not a bad beer at all but this is sub-par for Benelux. As complex as a Ramones guitar tablature.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quevillon (2928) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 14, 2008
Bu sur place en fut (20 oz), le 14/2/08. Brune mélasse, mince collet. Arome légé de café et de réglisse malté. Goût de choco café très présant, un peu amère. Un porter assez doux!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (7068) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 11, 2008
En fût. Verre de 12 oz. à la brasserie. Arôme: Odeur de malt torréfié. Apparence: La couleur est noire opaque. Présence d’un mince co beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de café avec une pointe de chocolat. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement crémeuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence de café en arrière goût. (Rating #1470)

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