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RATINGS: 252   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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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NachlamSie (2736) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 1, 2014
12 oz best before June 11, 2014. Purchased from Wallaby’s. Pours dark as most porters with a tiny head and spotty lacing on the goblet. The aroma is straight up rich chocolate, but it’s natural and not cloying. Yeah, I mean, smelling this stuff is like smelling a dark chocolate bar. The flavor is extra chocolatey, but again not syrupy or candy-like. It’s fairly sweet with loads of milk chocolate but the finish has a bit of bitterness like cacao nibs. The finish, aside from being pure chocolate, is even a little nutty. For this kind of thing, it’s well done.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jimhilt (2391) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Pours a two-finger brown head that fades quickly leaving no lace. Black color, no highlights. Light carbonation and medium bodied. Good chocolate nose and flavor is sweet/roasted chocolate. Smooth. $2.35 for a 12oz bottle Bert’s Better Beers Hooksett, NH. Best by Aug 21, 2014.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (424) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - JUL 26, 2014
Pours a dark brown with a lingering tan foam head. Has a strong sweet chocolate aroma. Flavor is sweet chocolate, but not too sweet. A very good chocolate beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Damico (2511) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Pours thick murky brownish with a big creamy bright beige head. Aroma is brilliant sweet milky caramel chocolate so pleasant in the nose. Body is so creamy on nitro with sweet chocolate flavors settling well with a tad of bitterness on the palate.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Berard (273) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Draft. Pours black with thick creme colored head that lingers. Smellsike a chocolate shake with mild carbonation. This was served on nitro. Thick, chocolate, sweet, yum. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hippiemusic (25) - Florida, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Talk about a Wendy’s frosty of beer. The chocolate notes hit your nose right away, with a nice coffee chaser. Very degree color on it. Would make an excellent dessert beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigda83 (131) - Jamestown, New York, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Draft at Blue Monk. Pours a nice deep black with a small white head. Kind of looked like instant coffee does. Aroma of chocolate and coffee hit the nose. Taste was similar to a chocolate shake. Smooth and creamy. On the lighter side for a beer. Not a bad offering at all.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
JDBaker11058 (1223) - Maryland, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Appearance: very dark brown, with ruby edging when backlight; half a finger of extremely creamy foam the color of a Wendy’s frostee; minimal lacing. Aroma: blast of sweet milk chocolate, vanilla, heavy whipping cream, and hershey’s syrup; there is a hint of graham cracker and nuts. Taste: dark, bittersweet chocolate up front, then a blast of milk chocolate sweetness (like a pudding cup), vanilla, light toasted nuts and a hint of roast coffee. Finish: lasting sweetness, almost lactic, with chocolate flavors sticking around quite awhile. Notes: Palate is silky smooth and rich, flavors are chocolate-dominated and very sweet. Liked it quite a bit. Would have liked just a hint more roasty bitterness to balance, but it’s hard to find much fault in this one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (4062) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Standard 12oz bottle, bad label. Coffee pour, fluffy oatmeal head. Aroma is more parched nuts than roast and chocolate. Lot of bittersweet chocolate right up front - lightly sweet, cocoa-bitter, a bit acidic. Medium body, sometimes almost feels a bit light. Bitter cocoa aftertaste. For all its alleged complexity, it comes off as rather one-note and simplistic. Better than random average, less than expected. ABC, Betton.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (5666) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 11, 2014
draft at Blue Monk, Buffalo NY, chocolate brown pour, full & creamy body. huge chocolate aroma. chocolate dominated beer, not a ton of "beery" characteristics that shine here. real tasty though.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (3673) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Nice chocolate milkshake aroma. Pours black with good head and lacing. Light cream aroma with chocolate and lots of roast. Medium bitter finish. Creamy consistency. Tap at Wharf Rat.


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