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RATINGS: 126   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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MereLikesBeer (195) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - OCT 25, 2009
On tap at MBG Harvest Fest 09. This beer was quite dark with the pour and had a nice tan head. I had trouble picking up on aroma, as I often do with festival pours. Never the less, this had a pretty decent flavor to it. Lots of chocolate, a bit of coffee, and nut with this beer...the wheatiness of the beer kind of throws me off, but it’s not a bad throw off. As I am coming to find out more and more, shorts sure does make a good beverage.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
danielcurtis81 (1519) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 13, 2009
BPW #54 On tap at HopCat. Appearance is a deep chocolate with a thin tan head. The aromas and flavors are coco powder and mild roasted malts. Mouth is slightly powdery but mainly creamy. A sold brew.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonkeyBra (3255) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - SEP 7, 2009
Woah. Had this on tap at the Hop Cat in Grand Rapics. Dark pour with tan head. Huge chocolate aroma, some coffee some nut. Flavor is deliciously chocolatey, lots of dark wheat fruits. Is this a porter? a stout? a dunkel? regardless, its a great beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bdigital (658) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 23, 2009
Draft @ Hopcat in GR...poured a dark brown/black with a medium tan head. The nose had notes of chocolate, roasted malts, some dark cherry and wheat. Medium bodied, silky mouth feel. Taste was unlike any other porter I’ve tried...mainly some chocolate truffle, coffee and nutty flavors coming through but the back end of this is where it shines. The wheat is very apparent IMO and takes this brew to a different level. Very nice porter.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8384) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 7, 2009
Enjoyed on tap at the brewpub, surprisingly great porter. Nugget and fuggles hops. Chocolate malt apparent. Black with crowning brown head

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheAlum (5575) - Lisle, Illinois, USA - JUN 26, 2009
Sampled draft at HopCat (Grand Rapids, MI). Pours a black pour, ruby edges, near opaque, with decent brown head that laces well. Aromas are creamy chocolate, a touch wheat, but slight bitterness and cocoa take over. Initial is creamy, a touch bitter or wheaty on the backend, but initial is creamy chocolate and a touch bitter, faint peanut butter or peanut? Very interesting, full for a wheat body. Still, flavorful and interesting. Very nice brew! Cheers!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hudspart (538) - Byron Center, Michigan, USA - JUN 13, 2009
On tap at Hopcat in Grand Rapids. Menu called this a porter and it looks a little like a porter. Very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FunkyBrewster (1518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 8, 2009
On tap at Hopcat. Pours a deep brown with a small creamy tan head. Aroma is very heavy milk chocolate with a hint of cherry jam fruitiness. Flavor starts sweet and sugary with more milk chocolate but gains a dark fruitiness that gives a nice sharpness to balance the soft wheat character. Finishes with a real cocoa powder like bitterness that rides through the aftertaste with some earthy hops. Medium bodied and a soft carbonation. A nice dessert beer, not overly complex or full bodied and easy drinking.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (4788) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JUN 1, 2009
Growler shared by Rogueone. Dark brown color with a thin tan head. Aroma of roasty malt, chocolate and yeast. Chocolate flavor up front with some sweet malt and a roasty finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (7634) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 24, 2009
Thanks to Rogueone for sharing a growler. This beer pours a dark brown color with a medium and foamy tan head that diminishes slowly. Stringy lacing on the glass. Chocolate and roasted malt in the nose along with some wheat. Medium, smooth body with flavors of chocolate, grainy malt and toasted wheat. The finish is chocolatey and smooth with a roasted malt aftertaste. Pretty good overall.


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