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Boulder Beer Shake Chocolate Porter

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RATINGS: 409   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   IBU: 39   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Our twist on the traditional american porter, Shake chocolate porter is black in color with rich, dark chocolate aromatics and flavors and subtle coffee-like notes. This unique brew blends five different grains, including Chocolate Wheat, that along with cacao nibs create a devilishly delicious chocolate finish with a velvety mouth feel.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ifmacdo (1) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 1, 2015 does not count
From a bomber, poured into a tall glass stein. Initial aroma of chocolate milk (a la Nesquick.) Pours dark opaque brown with a dark tan head. Delicate lacing. Tastes of chocolate milk and malt, with a very chocolate finish. Mouthfeel is a little thin, though still creamy and appropriate for the flavor.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
G_Ram9 (18) - - APR 29, 2015
Very nice porter with a big chocolatey finish. Subtle coffee flavors. Delicious! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
glennmastrange (2383) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - APR 20, 2015
Bottle. Moderate to heavy toasted and dark chocolate for the malt, light herbs and dough for the yeast, with notes of cola and dust. Head is small, frothy, light beige with some slippery lacing and is mostly diminishing. Color is very dark brown. Flavor starts lightly sweet and lightly to moderately acidic, then finishes lightly acidic. Palate is on the fuller side of medium, slick with a lively carbonation and has a lightly alcoholic finish. Nice Porter with a heavy dose of chocolate.

3.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
Doug9586 (1) - Nebraska, USA - APR 20, 2015 does not count
Nice chocolate aroma but not over powering chocolate taste. Very smooth finish. Not a beer you would want to drink multiples at one time, but very enjoyable.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arn8897 (107) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - APR 17, 2015
Pours black with a quickly disapating head. Aromas of chocolate milk. Flavors of chocolate, malt sweetness. Very little hop flavor. Very nice chocolate porter.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
adasko (807) - Poznan, POLAND - APR 14, 2015
W aromacie świetna czekolada. Świetna piana. W smaku pyszna mleczna czekolada. Mógłby mieć więcej ciała ale ogólnie super.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PayneBrosBrew1 (1) - - APR 13, 2015 does not count
Very good for a chocolate beer. A good choice to introduce someone to the style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SteveOrz85 (60) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 8, 2015
12 oz into tulip. Almost black color with 1" beige head which slowly dissipates leaving some moderate lacing. Aroma is malty with strong notes of sweet chocolate shortly after pour, then fading out a bit, leaving way to some light roasted notes. Taste is light to medium sweet with maybe a touch of bitterness toward the finish. Taste is malty with a light roast and notes of dark chocolate. Medium bodied beer with a fairly thin but lightly creamy texture. Average carbonation. Smooth, somewhat lingering finish. Overall enjoyable beer if you like chocolate porters. Basically and average beer for the style.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hershiser2 (1322) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 8, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with a brown head. Smells of luscious chocolate. Taste is chocolate and copper.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
fiulijn (16003) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 5, 2015
Draught at Apex, Portland, nitro tap
Black color, beige head. Cheap chocolate aroma and flavor, rather light bodied, undrinkable.


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