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Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 760   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with Chipotle chili peppers.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Foffern (1408) - Bodø, NORWAY - FEB 27, 2012
On tap at Henriks. Dark black colour with a small dark beige, almost creamy, head. Pleasant and classic stout aromas of coffee, roasted malt and dark chocolate with a hint of smoke. The flavours is mostly parallel with the aromas but feels a bit sweeter in the mouth. It ends with a accelerating chili bitterness that lasts. I regularly don’t fancy very hot food, but this chili-burn in my mouth feels pleasant in the end. A fantastic creation!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 3, 2012
750ml bottle that I scored for $7 which s good because I would not have bought it at $14. Looks like your standard porter, black with a decent head. Smells slightly like a porter but here come the chipotles, uh oh....The flavor is overwhelming, straight chipotle peppers and adobo sauce smothering the porter to death. Both me and my friend found this to be very one dimensional. It wasn’t gross but it wasn’t tasty either, Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 01-09-2011 21:54:25

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
can8ianben (1395) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 13, 2015
Rich, dark, and roasty with a hint of smoky spice hinting at chipotle peppers. Pretty awesome.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beernbourbon (1380) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - DEC 6, 2010
Bottle of Chipotle Porter. Pour is very dark with a medium rich looking brown head. Aroma is loaded with roasted malt, light caramel, light chalk,, light smoke, and light dry stone. This is very earthy. Lots of deep geologic aromas. Flavor is sweet roasted malt up front with notable campfire ash, light coffee, and a faint spice. The finish is long, smoky, and roasty with notable burn in the back of the throat. Not too much, but notable. Really a very rich body for a 6.6% beer. Really good. Less fruitiness than expected.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EricE (1368) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 8, 2011
Thin black pour with a tan head. Roasty aroma with smoke and pepper. Very spicy smoky flavor. Burns the tongue. Pepper and chile notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NordicV (1366) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - AUG 3, 2014
Nästan helt svart öl med ett lättare brunt skum. Doft av rostad malt noter av kaffe och mörk choklad. Detta återkommer i smaken med viss aksa. I eftersmaken så dyker det upp balanserad chili-hetta. Jag har ofta svårt för öl där chilin tar överhanden. Här samarbetar den med övriga smaker.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gregwilsonstl (1364) - Missouri, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Dark. Not much chipotle but can definitely pick up smoke. Rounds out to strong coffee.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deekyn (1364) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 26, 2012
A-opaque cola brown with thin cocoa brown head. Minimal lacing. A-coffee and toasted malts overwhelm the nose. Some pepper, salt, smoke and chalk carry to the end. M-mild carbs with slightly watery feel for a porter. T-espresso, smoke, chalk and grains start the taste. Lingering, potent pepper takes over and has a motivated spicy finish. Pepper pretty much takes over the taste after initial contact, with earthy, vegetable notes clawing from underneath. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
angel77 (1359) - oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 2, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2013 Botella de 33cl tomada en varias ocasiones durante 2012 y 2013. Alucinante porter de color negro con espuma algo oscura y persistente. Aromas intensos a maltas tostadas y final de lupulo verde. Sabor tostado principalmente con algo dulce de caramelo y chocolate y lo mejor de lo mejor el final picante, no excesivo, del chile chipotle -mi favorito en el mundo chile mejicano-. Una grandísima cerveza que con sus 6 vol. deja atrás a muchas otras porter o stout de mayor graduación con la que la he comparado (F. Dog gonzo, por ejemplo). Una de mis favoritas del mundo Mikkeller. """"""&qu caña en Cimeria 27-12-13 Alucinante como no. Segundo día de barril y parece que es un poco más picante que la botella. Cuerpo medio se bebe bien. Sabores maltosos quemados que terminan en un agradable picor que domina sobre el resto. Una grandísima caña.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tfredvik (1357) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 14, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2014 This is the most viscous looking beer I’ve had in a very long time: the pitch black liquid barely drips out the bottle! A large, creamy and very dense head with a scary dark brown colour forms easily and stays big for a long time before settling as a thick layer. Lots of foam is still clinging to the glass after the Texas Ranger is gone. The aroma is very strong and not surprisingly on the malty side. It’s heavily roasted with dark caramel, coffee and liquorice, some fainter chocolate and in the back I get traces of fruits and berries and even some juicy tobacco. Delicious! I can’t say I pick up any chilli in the aroma, but the chipotle certainly is obvious in the flavours! Especially in the long, moderate bitter aftertaste, the burning chilli makes this a beer you don’t hurl down, this is definitely a sipper. The initial taste is moderate sweet, and this soothes the palate for a while, until the next wave of chilli attacks. Other flavours include roasted notes, coffee and liquorice, and more pronounced notes of chocolate and tobacco that I found in the flavours. I also get vague hints of leather. The mouthfeel (and throat feel!) is very rough due to the chilli, and in the beginning it was actually a bit unpleasant. Further down in the glass I’m slowly getting used to the roughness. The body is full, the texture is very oily and slick, the carbonation is soft. A wonderful and intense beer, although it’s a bit demanding. The most demanding part is of course all the googling that’s involved: how to pronounce "chipotle"?
[33 cl bottle, enjoyed 1.5 years before BB date, from Vinmonopolet Online]


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