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RATINGS: 371   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
GL2814 (361) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 10, 2013
This beer is like a chocolate milkshake only instead of milk they added alcohol. It was wonderful on both the nose and tongue, and while there is a clear chocolate flavor there is a slight hint of coffee as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RedSox2004 (1351) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle from Wally’s in Westwood - had an "enjoy by" date of October ’14 (3 months ago) - what’s up with that, Wally? Very dark brown, not quite black, with a tan head and nice lace. Aromas of malt, milk chocolate and cocoa powder. Tastes like what it says it is, just tons of sweet milk chocolate and cocoa, maybe a hint of coffee. Medium body, minimal carbonation, creamy mouthfeel, and chocolate, chocolate and chocolate in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reimer96 (1377) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 25, 2015
On Nitro at the yard house... Pours an opaque black with a huge dense frothy creamy brown head. Aroma of chocolate, cocoa and coffee. Taste is sweet chocolate, coffee, cocoa and a touch of roast on the finish that gives it a semi dry finish and makes this beer delicious and easy to drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crajun (1009) - , Texas, USA - JAN 25, 2015
WL bottle from my secret santa; good brew was hoping for more - have stouts ruined porters for me? aroma and app were rated highest - great chocolate aroma - both dark and powder. taste not as much but it was there and nice; not too many other flavors. thx santa!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
williamstome (1035) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Black pour, big foamy brown head. Huge aroma of cocoa, milk chocolate, and dark chocolate. Flavor is dark chocolate, espresso, and cocoa, with a sweet and roasty finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (4891) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Deep dark brown coloured body with a one centimetre tan head. Aroma of ridiculous amounts of chocolate, roasted malt, raisins, figs and somehow, even more chocolate - smells just like a milk chocolate bar. Medium-bodied; Strong chocolate flavour with hints of coffee, earth, raisins and roasted malt, but the milk and chocolate flavours dominate, in a very good way. Aftertaste shows a good balance of bitter malt and earth and the pleasant sweetness from chocolate - great and well done. Overall, a great beer for the style with more chocolate flavour than I’ve experienced in a non (Chapeau Chocolate) gimmicky beer - a great example of a sweet porter, for sure. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from New Beer Distributors in New York, New York on 08-November-2014 for US$2,25 sampled at home in Washington at the start of a cold weather spree here at home on 23-January-2015.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
doubelknv3 (1009) - Illinois, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Black with tan head. Cream color, great lacing, and decent head retention. Chocolate, mild roast, licorice...sweet malt dominant aroma. Medium bodied, sweet chocolate malt mild salt note, roast bitter, and mild cherry flavor notes. Decent balance, roast bitter, nice dry notes throughout and lite-medium bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dionysus (1454) - Arizona, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle pours brown/black with a tan head. Aroma shows lots of chocolate and light roast. Flavor is sweet chocolate, light to moderate roast, and an underlying touch of coffee. Overall body is moderate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (1621) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Pours a very dark brown with khaki colored head. Chocolate shake, it smells like a chocolate shake; same for the palate. Finishes with just a touch of roasted malt. Interestingly good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerGago (12) - SWEDEN - JAN 13, 2015
Chocolate fest. Reminds me more of a soda, too low ibu. Overall too sweet, not my kind of beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mears (37) - - JAN 11, 2015
Had on tap. Very smooth and drinkable. Wood recommend to anyone who loves porters.

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