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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Humble comfort in every sip
Chocolate Wheat is a Porter brewed with chocolate malt, wheat malt, and well-chosen specialty grains. The combination creates a deep black, full-bodied beer that provides subtle hop flavors and rich malt tones. Chocolate Wheat balances the flavors of roasted caramel, coffee, and chocolate, which ends in a smooth finish.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (7290) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Draft. Chocolate malt and light banana aroma. Dark brown with moderate head. Sweet dark chocolate and wheat malt aroma. Light bitter/ashy finish. Very nice - great use of wheat malt - wish there were more beers like this.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mittenator (1204) - Michigan, USA - FEB 15, 2013
Light scent of milk chocolate and tootsie rolls that quickly becomes nonexistent. Thin head and light body. Chocolate upfront in the taste followed by intense malt, coffee and weirdness. Can't figure out whether I like the finish or not. It's odd.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bpar73 (408) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - FEB 1, 2013
On tap at the pub. Pours a dark brown to black with a tan head that left some good lacing. aroma dark bitter sweet chocolate, caramel, coffee, roasted malts, yeast,. flavor same as aroma with a hint of smoke. Good beer

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBB63 (5941) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - DEC 20, 2012
Bottle and served in a snifter: Pours a deep brown hue with a fading fizzy head and minimal lace. The aroma has notes of walnuts, toast, moderate chocolate, some char and leathery vapours along with a dash of plum esters. The taste is mostly nutty and bready with some chocolate notes in reserve. A dash of ripened dark fruit and a touch of coffee. Not getting much hop character other than some basic bitterness. The mouth feel is moderately carbonated, a bit ashy and metallic. It is an okay brew, no real flaws but nothing all that exciting either. Had higher hopes for this one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (2927) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Bottle. Pours seep black with a medium beige head that dissipates with decent lacing. Aroma is chocolate, tobacco, wheat, coffee. Flavor is much the same, medium sweet with a bit of spiciness and a very light coffee bitter finish. Medium-full body and creamy. Quite nice actually.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
umich03jm (1767) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - DEC 14, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2014 Original rate Dec 2012. Pours a dark black color with almost no head. Aroma is interesting, burnt toast, chocolate, burnt wood, and roasted malt. Taste is heavy on the burnt wood and chocolate taste. Finish is long with a lingering burnt wood taste and a slight spiciness. Very thin body but very smooth too. Overall, I liked it but didn’t love it. Would like some more body to this. Re-rate 1/31/14 - Body is medium-thick now so they must’ve changed something. Taste seems about the same, chocolaty, roasty, and a little burnt toast. Pretty nice beer now that there’s some body to it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnyoski (426) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Bottle. Near black pour with a small, light brown head. Aroma: Roasted coffee, bitter chocolate and burnt charcoal. Taste: Smoke, dark chocolate and coffee tones. Nicely balanced but more towards the bitter side. Palate: Average carbonation, dry texture and lighter in body than you might expect.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mgatesy (23) - Michigan, USA - NOV 15, 2012
Love this beer. Name can be confusing, as it’s a porter, but made with chocolate and wheat malts. Doesn’t have the earthy taste associated with many porters. Dark and very, very smooth. No overpowering flavors. Excellent beer.

3.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeremyd365 (124) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 12, 2012
So this guy poured a solid motor oil with off white head. The only bad thing about this beer is that it smelled of feet (my friend said "BO"). Luckily, the flavor was rich chocolately goodness. Medium-heavy body and tastey, overall it gets a decent score. The nose thing was odd though so I recommend keeping your honker out of it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bwa5879 (598) - Portage, Michigan, USA - NOV 11, 2012
12oz bottle from Kalamazoo megabev. Completely black pour with purple/brown hues. Head was cappuccino colored and disappeared quickly. Strong chocolate scent. Iron-like scent detectable as well. Medium, slightly watery mouth feel and carbonation. Very toasty flavor, very roasted nuts, maybe almonds, and dark chocolate that's bitter. Finish is a lot more roasted malt. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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