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Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Copenhagen, Denmark

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RATINGS: 771   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with Chipotle chili peppers.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
taphandle (1135) - Texas, USA - DEC 15, 2010
Very dark with a tan head. Taste reminds me more of a stout than anything. Tons of roastiness with chocolate and coffee flavors. The bit of smokiness and spice from the peppers gives it personality, though it may be a bit too spicy for some. I’d say between Billy’s Chilies and Cave Creek (looking past the taste).

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dbarnold (1127) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - JAN 4, 2011
The bottle i bought was clearly labeled chipotle porter. Missed the mark for me...way too much peppers in it. Left my throat feeling over peppered, kinda of fried. I couldn’t drink too much of it. Starts as a thick viscous chipotle porter, but then the peppers take over and just crush it. Interesting, but not for me. I’ve had Stone’s smoked porter with peppers, and it’s great, this one is too intense for me.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
timfoolery (1125) - California, USA - JAN 9, 2012
Taster at DBS. Full flavor of spicy chocolate/coffee malt. Flavor sticks around in the throat, like hot peppers in Mexican food. Had a distinct bitter flavor. Good beer, but bring the TUMS. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kronebryg (1124) - Sorgenfri, DENMARK - JAN 16, 2012
Draft at YNWA: Fine light brown head, lasting, colour is black. Light elegangt nose were the chili is only vaguely evident. A bit dissapointing as it is light with some chockolate pudding. Medium body and long burning taste. nice soft entry with some chockolate and bitternes and then BANG - the chili hits you. Weird and fine that I dont have to try it againe...

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1121) - FINLAND - AUG 24, 2012
Bottle. Black color with a medium-sized dark brown head. Roasted malt in the aroma with notes of chocolate, dark fruits and some spiciness. Flavor is roasted malt, chocolate, bitterness and slight smokiness. Quite dry finish and nice burning aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mithe (1117) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 17, 2012
(draught 0,3l @ Vánoční pivní besídka Brno 2012) Chocolate, cocoa and some weird aroma. Black color. Dark brown head. Light sweet, strong cocoa bitter taste. Finishes with chilli peppers burn.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
StilleStorm (1113) - Stavanger, NORWAY - DEC 6, 2014
DAA; Bottle 330 ml. Pours brown to black with a large, frothy to creamy, lacing, lasting tan head. Nose is heavy roasted, smoked malt and coffee, chocolate, vanilla, tobacco and dark, spice fruit. Taste is heavy sweet and light bitter with a sweet lasting, spice bite, warming finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily to creamy, carbonation is flat to soft. Chilli and beer harmony.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sebilinz (1112) - Linz, AUSTRIA - APR 15, 2015
Bottle. Black body with large smooth brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, coffee, smoke and hints of chilli. Taste is first chocolate with smoke and hints of caramel and some chilli. Very smooth and creamy mouth feel. Aftertaste is first sweet roasted malts balanced by some bitterness and later on it gets hot. This was the first beer with chilli I enjoyed a little bit.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ciaranc (1102) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 22, 2013
Pours jet black with a big mocha head, looks great. Nose is oats, coffee and earthy malt. Flavour is all coffee, dark chocolate intensity up front, then comes the chilli, warming everything up. The chilli and chocolate balance is near perfect. Lovely slick, robust mouthfeel. Finish is more of that play between the chilli and chocolate. Epic.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cyrenaica (1095) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 30, 2014
330ml bottle
6.6% ABV
Queen’s Quay LCBO Outlet (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
November 24, 2014
Part of the 2014 Mikkeller LCBO feature. The beer pours a dark brown with black edges and a dark brown creamy cap. The aroma is roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, molasses and peppers. The mouthfeel is full bodied with average carbonation. The flavour is roasted malt, sweet chocolate, coffee, and a definite chipotle pepper note. A very good beer.


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