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Red Hare Rabbit’s Reserve #1: Chocolate Porter

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.54/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Aromas of roasted malts and chocolate. Has a delicate chocolate beginning then finishes dry. A combination of malts including chocolate, Midnight Wheat and crystal blend splendidly with dark cocoa for a perfect balance of sweet and bitter making this a very palatable chocolate porter for even the novice drinker.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rdixon77 (2136) - Georgia, USA - DEC 24, 2015
Thin bodied porter. Dark brown. The chocolate was there, decently sweet. Overall, it was too thin to be great, but still not bad and drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (7803) - Georgia, USA - DEC 17, 2015
12/17/15. Growler of the re-release from Craft on Draft. Black pour with a nice tan head. Mild chocolate aroma, a touch watery, some caramel and pale malts. Mild flavor, mild chocolate, alcohol hidden well, caramel and pale malts. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
novice101 (308) - - SEP 11, 2013
This beer was very disappointing, it was at most average the smell of chocolate and malts were well mixed. However it poured and the the khaki colored head dissipated almost instantly, then the body was too thin and the tastes were not very clean.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Imaena (2173) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - MAR 22, 2013
Draught @ the Crystal Beer Room in Savannah. This was a really nice big roasty beer...better in a to go cup.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
thedm (5497) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 2, 2013
This draft brew from a restaurant poured a small sized head of foamy finely sized tan colored bubbles that were and left behind a no visible carbonation opaque dark brown colored body and an excellent lacing. The complex aroma was roasted malt dark malt and woody. The mouth feel was weakly tingly at the start and at the finish. The creamy flavor contained notes of mildly vinous wood brown malt and dark malt. An OK brew just nothing special.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aracauna (3454) - Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Tasted from a growler poured less than an hour earlier from The Beer Growled labeled as Red Hare Chocolate Porter. Really nice beer. Big chocolate, very smooth. Very satisfying.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (9816) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 8, 2012
On tap at the brewery. Pours black with a coffee brown head that lasts throughout the beer and laces slightly. Aroma has light dark grains up front with a bit of earthiness and a good amount of dark chocolate. Flavor has a nice dark chocolate note that combines with a bit of roasted malts.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10828) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 14, 2012
Growler from Ale Yeah! in Roswell. Dark brown color with a tan head. Aroma is very chocolate forward with some decent roasted malt in the back. Flavor is sweet chocolate, roast.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 25, 2012

Name: RR 01 Chocolate Porter
Date: November 19, 2011
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewery
Appearance: opaque dark brown, frothy tan head, sticky lace
Aroma: dry roasted aroma, lots of dark chocolate, just a hint of caramel sweetness
Flavor: rich roasted and chocolate flavor, touch of caramel sweetness, light bitterness, roasy coffee character, long roasted finish
Overall: needs a bit more sweetness to pull out more of the rich malts
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (4880) - Georgia, USA - FEB 18, 2012
Pours a deep, opaque, brownish sable with a very thick, fine-bubbled and rather persistent tan head. Aroma has an overtone of semi-sweet chocolate and roast coffee and licorice notes. Scrumptious flavor has chocolate, coffee, nutty and licorice notes and just a hint of - apple? Brandy? Smooth, firm-bodied texture has minimal fizz, but you feel it going all the way down. I hope that Red Hare makes it as an established microbrewery.


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