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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   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!


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Erzengel (5501) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10280) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 20, 2008
Very interesting beer. Cloudy gold color with a small white head. Aroma is a bit funky with certain smells of white chocolate and yeast. Flavor might have a hint of white chocolate but not a lot. Some yeast and tart flavors are there...pretty creamy mouthfeel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcbackus (758) - Merritt Island, Florida, USA - NOV 27, 2008
bottle courtsy of beerlando: pours a cloudy wit golden colour small white head. aroma is slight white chocolte very nice sweet chocolate a little malt behind it. very nice. flavour is a lite spice with sutle chocolate and a tingly spice palate, finishes nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (7894) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - APR 28, 2010
Bottle that I brought to the Rosso release at Captain Lawrence. Pours a hazy gold with a thin to medium sized white head. Smells almost exactly like peanut M&Ms. Medium bodied, sweet and with a light faint tartness. Candy and milk chocolate. A little bit sour and tart on the finish. Yummy and tangy. I really liked this one and was quite surprised at how good it was.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAY 3, 2011
bottle thanks to Dave! Pours hazy light orange with a thin white head. Aroma is light cocoa, wheat, thin citrus notes. Flavor is creamy oat and wheat malts, light citrus hops and a nice clean cocoa that is only semi-sweet in the finish. This actually works well and isnít at all as gimmicky as it sounds. The mouthfeel and thin cocoa in the finish only complement the thin citrus. Reminds me of the German chocolate oranges.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (10818) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 18, 2011
White Chocolate Ale Bottle thanks to Dionysus. Cloudy gold. Fluffy white head. Nose/taste of white chocolate, wheat, hops and cocoa. The white chocolate really shines through on this one. Medium body. Well done.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (9343) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Tap at OHSO nano. Clear gold pour. Rich cocoa butter nose, milk chocolate, macadamia nut cookie. Taste is richer milk chocolate, some red apple. Heavy body for abv. Quite dessert heavy with white chocolate, vanilla, walnut praline. White Toblerone the beer. Yummy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3384) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lachrymalisis (424) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 30, 2014
This was NOT bad at all. It reminded me a lot of a paler version of Brasserie Bourganel Biere au Nougat. Clean, caramel/chocolate notes, restrained sweetness, and a fairly dry finish. It was enjoyable in small doses.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Indulgence (141) - Ajo, Arizona, USA - OCT 17, 2008
22oz bottle: Just got this in the new bottle format from these guys... being a native Arizonan helps the score, root for the local guys... this is a really easy drinker... once the carbonation settles, the aromas of the sweetened white chocolate abound... the appearance is clear golden creaminess with a mild head... the flavor is white chocolate with some underlying fruit esters... the palate is light, but not watery it is full with flavor... this is a unique brew, you may not want it all the time, but I see it having its place for dessert with some friends. Definately worth trying!!!


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