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Brewed by Cervejaria Colorado (AB InBev)
Style: Imperial Stout
Ribeirão Preto (SP), Brazil
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Tipicamente inglês, o estilo Imperial Stout tem normalmente generoso teor alcoólico, e como deve ser a Black Rapadura da Colorado terá 10,5% de álcool. O produto foi elaborado com rapadura escura e os melhores maltes ingleses selecionados para fazer com que essa cerveja evolua em sabor por até dois anos, se guardada em lugar escuro e fresco. Inspirada na Fullers Vintage, uma cerveja inglesa de receita também variante e de tiragem limitada, a Black Rapadura vem agregar ainda mais valor ao portifolio tipicamente brasileiro da Cervejaria Colorado, que já conta com a Colorado Appia (Weiss com Mel), Colorado Cauim (Pilsen com Mandioca), Colorado Demoiselle (Porter com Café) e Colorado Índica (India Pale Ale com Rapadura). A diferenciação entre os dois produtos Colorado que levam Rapadura em sua formulação, além do estilo adotado, está também na concentração de lúpulo, 40 de IBU (unidades internacionais de amargor) da Indica contra 60 da Black Rapadura.


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1.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
AlvaroRevenga (23) - USA - JUL 28, 2009
Fazer cerveja com rapadura é coisa de quem quer lembrar da infancia, das saias da vovó fazendo pé de moleque; Uma péssima surpresa. No início um leve amargor permeado por desagradável azedume acético, que permaneceu até o final aliado a leve acidez. No paladar um corpo médio-leve, de textura aguada, forte carbonatação e moderada adstringência no final. Infelizmente o azedume acético acima relatado prejudica todo o desempenho da cerveja, mesmo levando em conta a diminuição desta sensação após deixa-la repousando por alguns minutos.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (7801) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 26, 2015
50cl bottle via trade with some terrible wax job that’s more annoying than anything to open the bottle. BB 14/08/2016. Brune foncée, col doré, café au lait laissant un filament huileux sur le verre. Arôme est malté, caramel, grillé, chocolaté avec un agréable rétro fruité noir. Palais est épais centré principalement sur les malts, chocolaté, grillé, belle note de fruits noirs rappelant le raisin et la date. Chocolat est bien là, palais est réchauffant, pointe d’épicé des houblons apportant une fine note d’amertume, sucre brun sur la fin avec une légère présence de levure. Solide, se buvant plus comme un scotch ale que un stout.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cantabrian (944) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 21, 2015
This was an amazing beer. labelled as "Ithaca", I ordered it through some online store in Brazil, before my visit. If you read portuguese, DrAlexandre (below) has a comprehensive history of this beer in what it refers to its name. The beer has a lovely dense black colour, with a thick (but not too creamy) brown head. Aromas of dark chocolates, molasses, nuts and raisins. The flavour is dark chocolates over the malts and that lovely "rapadura" (molasses brick) / toffee, that gives its enticing sweetness, balancing it perfectly against the roasted bitterness. Nutty, buttery, velvety and thick, it has a powerful body and the whole combination of challenges to our senses never gives us any hint of the rather high ABV. A thousand times better than its herbal sister, the Demoiselle, I thouroughly regret that I only ordered one bottle.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mrnoluv (216) - long beach, California, USA - JUL 17, 2015
First smell is molasses, hint of cinnamon, cocoa smell, the look is jet black with a off-white head. The taste is a dry sweet, little bit of spice, slight bitter taste of chocolate. This is as close to any stout not being a milk stout I have ever tasted!!!!! Drink this very cold with some Mexican food and trust me, trust me you will thank yourself!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12467) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 8, 2015
Bottle as Guanabara from Bottles N’ Bins in Monterey, CA. Pours very dark brown with a dark tan head. Aroma of darker milky chocolate and maybe sugar. Full bodied or nearly. Flavor is chocolate, some coffee, some dark treacle, and it finishes a lot less than dry, but somehow not exactly sweet. There is some heat, strongly in the gullet. Still, it drinks nicely, and it stands out from the common crowd, flavor wise.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
rodenbach99 (3582) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 7, 2015
Mondial 2015. Une bière brune avec des notes de chocolat et de bois. À mon avis une bière ratée qu’on a tenté de camoufler par un boisé intense. Du jus de planche !

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (1069) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle. Black with a tiny mocha ring. The nose is strong anise, black licorice and some raspberry(?) The taste adds roasted malts and sweet dark sugar finish. A bit thin on the feel but, that adds a very drinkable balance to the cane sugar. Pretty solid. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beersighted (131) - - JUN 25, 2015
Rich, anise nose leads to a velvety full mouthfeel. Flavor of sweet, roasty malts and herbal anise. This thick imperial stout is as black as night and really boozy. Made with pure black rap adults cane sugar, this bold brew is crafted to leave its mark.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SlovakSniper (3905) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 11, 2015
Mondial de la Bière 2015, Montréal. Parfum de planche à travers un malt noir et passablement doux. Saveurs qui montrent un alcool blanc camouflé derrière des sucres maltés. Simplement pas de taille. je me demande si ce n’est pas une bouteille de l’an dernier. Ça m’étonnerait pas...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
onceblind (5490) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Black pour with a thin tan rocky head. Licorice and dark roasty nose with lots of brown sugar and a bit of woody char. Flavor full of roasted black malt and brown sugar and char, finishing with some deep dark cocoa/coffee and a subtle smoky dryness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fukito (911) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle. Pour a luscious dark opaque black with a nice mocha head. Aroma is rich Cocoa and espresso with tobacco notes, great. Flavor is same than aroma plus raisins and plums with a great dark chocolate aftertaste. Medium to heavy palate booze very well hidden.


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