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Shonan Chocolate Porter

Shonan Chocolate Porter
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Brewed by Kumazawa Brewing (Shonan Beer)
Style: Porter
Chigasaki, Japan


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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (10538) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Green bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of bakers cocoa, earthiness, coffee and light roasted malt. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of bitter chocolate, roasted malt, light earthiness and light coffee with a smooth lingering chocolate finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (900) - - SEP 25, 2014
Draught at Keyaki 2014. Rich chocolate character, mocha, roasted malt, a bit cloying. Decent chocolate porter but not that special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (14015) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 29, 2013
Draught at Mokichi Craft Beer. Pitch black - light brown head. Nice burned malts. Chocolate. Ok bitter notes. Coffee. Acid from the burned malts. Smooth body. Licorice. Light smokey notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2673) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 7, 2013
At the Yokohama Brewer’s Cup, it pours an opaque black with a minimal tan head. It has a decent chocolate aroma and looks nice. A mild mouthfeel, easy to drink with chocolate at first and then had a bit of a burnt aftertaste. A very solid chocolate porter. Good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Wombata (469) - Kobe, JAPAN - MAR 16, 2013
Aroma: licorice, coffee Palate: very smooth--full points for this. Flavor: licorice, coffee, bitter dark chocolate with lasting licorice on a long finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2418) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 3, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 8, 2015 Tap at Popeye. Dark brown with hint of red, not much head. Aroma is bitter chocolate, slightly burnt, touch of coffee too. Taste is chocolate, creamy, little bit of dark fruitiness. Very nice. Smooth and very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - JAN 28, 2012
Listed as 6% on the latest label. Nose is very subtle - some milk and dark chocolate. Good, reasonably rich body. A fair bit of Chocolate without being too sweet and very smooth with no roast. A very easy beer to drink. Well made.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (20449) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2009
Bottled, thanks TimE! Completely blsck, huge creamy head. Chocoatey roasty nose. Mid sweet with medium body and rounded, spritzy mouthfeel. Lots of coffee and chocolate without ever overloading it. Salty bitterish finish. Really good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KyotoLefty (6964) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 14, 2009
Pitch black with a low, hard, tan head. Aroma of chocolate and cocoa, with a bit of coffee, and roasted malt. Creamy, relatively dry. Big, creamy mouth of chocolate and hazelnuts, burnt wood too. Very rich and flavorful, with a strong roasted bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Capa (2149) - Transient., - MAR 7, 2009
Deep brown with little head. Sweet chocolate malts, caramel, toasty/roasted malts, light sourness. Medium bodied. Smooth with a light bittersweet finish. Very tasty porter- glad I finally got a pint. (Cask at Pangea)

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