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RATINGS: 126   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Cordillera Blanca (kawr-dl-yair-uh) or White Mountains, loosely translated to English, is the newest additions to the Sonoran Brewing line of products. This White Chocolate Ale is light, refreshing, and completely unique! Like most fine chocolates, this brew has delicate aroma and the subtle taste of White Chocolate that is truly astonishing!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (3759) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Location: Draft at O.H.S.O., 3/8/14, as White Chocolate

Aroma: The nose is sweet and malty, white chocolate is very present here
Appearance: It pours a cloudy golden color with a pretty decent sized white head on it
Flavor: The taste is sweet and chocolaty, without enough balance to it
Palate: The body is light-medium, it has a soft carbonation, and a smooth, creamy finish
Overall Impression: I thought this was a nice beer, but it was too sweet for me. Well-made though. No complaints, I’m just not the target market.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
toml219 (203) - California, USA - MAR 3, 2014
Smell and taste of while chocolate with wheat undertones. A very balanced beer. Pours a cloudy yellow with a nice white head, I have had this in 12oz 22oz and on Tap. Can not wait to go back to AZ to get more.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
baraciisch (1673) - USA - FEB 22, 2014
Hazy yellow orange in color... Aroma of creamy malts, white chocolate.... Flavor is cream ale, with subtle notes of white chocolate, biscuity malt, sweet finish... Interesting beer, enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (9734) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 22, 2014
A hazed blonde ale with a thin white head. In aroma, sweet fruity chocolate malt with light vanilla notes, not bad. In mouth, a smooth fruity chocolate malt with light vanilla, oily mouth feel, OK.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
maley1 (727) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 21, 2014
Slightly hazy golden pour with small white head. Aroma of wheat, vanilla and white chocolate. Taste of white chocolate, wheat, vanilla and very faint citrus. Medium carbonation, medium bodied. I love white chocolate so I really enjoyed this unique beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThirstyBird (1455) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - FEB 18, 2014
Thanks to erzengel for sharing! Pours a hazy dull orange/yellow with a small tan head. The smell is just like circus peanuts, some white chocolate, biscuits. The taste is liquified circus peanuts, graham crackers, some fruit ending a bit dry. light/medium in body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Erzengel (2327) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - FEB 8, 2014
Many thanks to StefanSD for this great beer!
Rated as "White Chocolate Ale", 22 fl.oz. (651ml), BB 04.09.2014 The beer is orange-golden in the glass, great nose of chocolate and toffee / nougat. The beer starts as the nose promises, but not so sweet. Great aroma of chocolate and nougat together with a smooth, not too sweet and not too bitter wheat beer. The aftertaste is smooth, great combination of nougat and chocolate together with wheat ale hints and a moderate bitterness.
Very great brew! I like this combination. --> 12/12/11/12

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vandc01 (42) - North Branch, Minnesota, USA - FEB 4, 2014
Poured from a Bomber dated (great by) 04/09/2014 Golden pour with little carbonation. Head went away quickly. Aroma is spot on - white chocolate immediately up front and on the finish. If the goal was white chocolate, then they nailed it. Very low abv, so this would be an excellent desert beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crispy34 (349) - Texas, USA - JAN 14, 2014
12oz bottle. Aroma is sweet and smells like white chocolate. Appearance is a hazy gold with little head. Taste is a sweet and malty. Very similar to white chocolate. Palate is pretty neutral. Overall, a good beer. Very unique. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3102) - Panama City, Florida, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Phoenix Bevmo bottle labeled as Sonoran White Chocolate ale. Pours a slightly hazy, gold color with bubbly carbonation and a short white head. Really nice chocolate aroma that reminds of cocoa powder and maybe a little marzipan too. You really get the sweeter white chocolate up front in the flavor but it still has a touch of bitterness too from some baking chocolate. Well done, with lots of character.


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