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Funky Buddha Nib Smuggler Chocolate Porter
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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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When we set out to make Nib Smuggler, we wanted to create a chocolate beer that was intensely chocolatey. So, we sourced the most potent, whole cocoa nibs we could find from South America, along with real vanilla beans for some added contrast. Flavors of chocolate, vanilla, and cream combine to create this rich, compelling chocolate porter.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClubGonzo (3854) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 22, 2014
Tap sample at CBC 2014. Clear deep mahogany brown body, small off-white head. Aroma is coffee liqueur, coconut, caramel, milk chocolate, hints of alcohol, nuts and bisquits. Taste is coconut, coffee liqueur, sweet nutty syrupy tones, milk chocolate and hints of nougat and straw. Medium body, soft to medium carbonation. Pleasant coffee milk stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10136) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2014
Draught CBC 2014. Pitch black coloured. Dense light brown head. Aroma. Sweetness ,roast, chocolate, cocoa, vanilla, light coffee. Flaovur. roast, chocoalte, vanilla, cocoa, coffee, caramel. Medium to full bodied. Ends Roasted bitter and sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dchmela (2603) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Tap at Redlight. Reddish black pour. Huge cocoa aroma. Nice medium body with roasted grain and tons of chocolate Really good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (5632) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 16, 2014
[5/3/14] Draught sample at Copenhagen Beer Celebration. 4th session. Dark brown with a beige head. Milky aroma with chocolate and a cookie note. Sweetish flavor with milk chocolate, vanilla and a slightly drier finish. Medium-bodied.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BRW (955) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAY 11, 2014
At CBC. Black colour with off-white head. Roasted, milk chocolate aroma. Milk chocolate, roasted, milk, sweet taste. Medium to full body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20545) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2014
Draught at CBC 2014. Pitch black coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel and vanilla with notes of chocolate. Sweet and roasted flavour of caramel and vanilla. Roasted finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Humlehode (49) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 8, 2014
Dark brown color with small head. Aroma of caramel and chocolate. Some coffee in the taste. Body is fairly light ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (5612) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2014
Draught @ CBC 2014. Pours slightly hazy dark brown with a small offwhite head. Aroma of malt, sweet caramel, buttery notes, chocolate. Flavor is malt, caramel, nuts, light wood, chocolate. Thin to medium body, average carbonation. 030514

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gyllenbock (4400) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2014
Sample at CBC 2014. Black with a small tan head. Sweet with chocolate, coconut, milk, vanilla and some coffee. The body was light and the mouthfeel creamy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (1646) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAY 7, 2014
Draught at CBC’14. Black color, beige head. Bittersweet taste with vanilla, milk, coffee, nuts, roasted malts and raisins. Bittersweet finish with coffee, vanilla and roasted malts. Very nice stout.


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