Darwin’s Charapa
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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Spiced Porter brewed with Cacao nibs, Aji Charapita peppers, Annatto and Orange Blossom honey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10551) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 27, 2014
A dark brown porter with no head. In aroma, light sweet chocolate with light pepper, cinnamon, chili, OK. In mouth, a sweet fruity chocolate malt with light grassy hops, chili peppers, light ginger, a bit light bodied, OK. On tap at Urban Brew and BBQ.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1625) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Pours a very dark brown almost black with tan colored head. Spice, peppers definitely, some light raw cacao, and a bit of sweetness on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with heat! I liked the tingle it left in the back of the throat. Very nicely done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Mwestley (1) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - DEC 15, 2014 does not count
Hint of chocolate, honey into moderate spiced finish. Light for a porter, silky smooth throughout palate. Take time to enjoy complexities. Spice very unique, lingers ever slightly but finishes clean. Not a fan of spice brews but this is the exception.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Clarkdvm (188) - Florida, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Draft in Wesley chapel. Looks like a porter. Molasses aroma and flavor. Smooth. Spice only evident at end- much more noticeable after downing last two ounces. Very nice

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndyW68 (1160) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Black pour with a near white head? Aroma is primarily roast malt. Taste is roast malt and woody bite. Little peppery finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
tricyclist (923) - Florida, USA - JUL 2, 2014
I don’t love it... It’s a porter base with honey and chili added but the chili is nice and the honey is too much. The porter itself might be nice but it has too much heat and sweetness to be enjoyed personally.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
hoppy2beerhere (12) - Apollo Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Got a growler at the grand opening. This beer is well balanced and as advertised, spiced. It was exactly what I want in a spiced porter, warm pepper and chocolate. The honey keeps it sweet and invites more sipping. Spice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bullit (4029) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAR 6, 2014
Tap @ brewpub. Brown ruby - reddish coloured with a beige head. Nose is toasted malts, chocolate, caramel, honey. Flavour is initially toasted malts, fruits, chocolate, followed by an increasing spicyness and hotness. Honey also noticable later. Finish is slightly sweet and fairly spicy. Well balanced with the peppers and honey. Develops as you sip. Very well done.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
fluffy (1824) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - MAR 2, 2014
@Brewers Ball 2014. not sure what the hell this was, and too odd a mishmash of flavors. not a fan.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevencon (476) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Tap at Darwin’s on 4th. Dark brown pour white head. Smells like Christmas, nutty and toasted herbs. Light body English porter with light spice in the flavor. Aroma hypes this up more than the taste. Interesting but nothing special.

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