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RATINGS: 2   MEAN: 3.75/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Chocolate lavender porter.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BillKismet (3360) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 15, 2011
This looked like a thick chocolate syrupy milkshake in a glass. Everyone at the table (Paratti) remarked at how thick this brew looked. Thicker than blood. Definitely a meal in a glass. Not much head though. Roasty cocoa nose. No real nuances of lavender throughout, though perhaps they were subtly melded with perfumed alcohol notes. All in all, very restrained. Cocoa flavors nearly wash-out any alcohol presence, making this dangerously drinkable. Despite appearances, don’t mistake this one for a frou-frou drink.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (6265) - Brier, Washington, USA - DEC 11, 2011
Draft at Paratii Craft Bar. Pours a hazy dark brown with rubied highlights. Dense and creamy dark tan head. Loose spotty lace. Aggressive cocoa nose with a dark, almost roasty, nearly smoky quality. The dryness of the cocoa gives it a completely dry dark chocolate character as soon as you lift the glass. The floral note from the lavender is far in the background; probably the cocoa would smell different without it but it isnt an easy component to tease out for its own sake. Creamy medium body with lively carb. The smokiness of the cocoa gets to almost a campfire level on the mid palate. It raids your sinuses just from sitting on your tongue. Rich creamy, woody, smoky, chocolatey mid palate with a dry finish and never so much as a hint of cloying cling. Sugar totally under control at every turn. Wouldnt it be nice if everybody could make beer like this?


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