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Sonoran Cordillera Blanca
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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
IPagan5 (101) - San Marcos, California, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Different for sure, I think stone is doing something like this, golden pour chocolate aroma, may be I haven’t got the connection. Couldn’t drink more than 8 oz...may be for someone else who has a more in tuned palate for this style.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (10003) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 22, 2008
Bottle… Backus’s Backdoor Bash ‘08... Murky off-white ale. Lightly acidic, buttery nose provides additional notations of white chocolate and vanilla. Light to medium-bodied with lazy carbonation. The flavor offers a nice tart snap to go along with notes of vanilla, cocoa butter and white chocolate. Tart, tangy finish. Bottle courtesy of Beerlando!

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nbutler11 (1267) - Wiesbaden, Hesse, GERMANY - JAN 11, 2009
Strange brew. On tap at Boulders. Pours a hazy golden color with a trim white head. Smells and tastes of white chocolate, vanilla yogurt, and pear. More of a novelty than a balanced beer, but certainly worth a try.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
turbo (1271) - Arizona, USA - MAY 7, 2009
Cloudy gold with a decent white head. Aroma and flavor of bitter fruits and citrus and a bit watery. not a bad beer but I expected alot more and whoever says they taste white chocolate is nuts. I’ll keep the bottle though...almost the best part of the package.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LilBeerDoctor (3512) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 6, 2010
Bottle thanks to daknole. Pours a clear light orange with a small white head. Aroma of chocolate, pale malts, floral hops. Flavor is sweet initially with some chocolate in the finish. Definite herbal/spice presence and plenty of citrus. Not exactly what I expected...this was just alright for me -- rather sweet and not enough chocolate. Overall, it was an odd beer. 6/4/6/3/13 [3.2/5]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MeadMe (1425) - Riverview, Florida, USA - FEB 7, 2010
A: Pours a nice pale yellow hue tall fizzy head. Little retention and lace. S: White chocolate for sure. Real not extract either. Light wheat notes round things out. T: White chocolate extract, light vanilla, wheaty grain, and citrus, and a hint of tartness. M: Light fizzy hefe like. D: It’s kind of all over the place. I like the vanilla, wheat, and extract. The citrus takes it into left field.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2012
A bottle said White Chocolate Ale. A clear yellow/golden colored beer, with a thick white head. The aroma of sweet chocolate with malt notes and a little bonbon. The taste of a little sweet chocolate, fruits like citrus almost no hops. The aftertaste is flat and very sweet

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbruner (2853) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JAN 9, 2013
Thanks ratebeef! Pours a clear golden yellow from the bottle with thin white head and light lacing. Aroma of sweet chocolate and thats about it. Taste is same, heavy on the processed chocolate. Not exactly what I’m looking for in a beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (2555) - New York, USA - MAY 2, 2013
Holy crap weird. When bartender poured thought taps messed up. Looks like crappy pale lager but smells like white chocolate. Tastes of white chocolate, herbal, weird medicine, and rubbing alcohol. Not my thing but way to think outside box

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnnniee (2731) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Bottle received in trade from EyePeeAyBryan, thanks for the opportunity! Pours a fairly clear medium straw with a huge fluffy white head that fills half the glass amd takes forever to recede. Serious over carbonation from this bottle and it was opened at fridge temp. After everything settles down the aroma is lightly spicy with some light sweet males and a subtle but present chocolate aroma. The flavor is a mildly sugary sweet with a bit of sharp spice and a mild chocolate flavor. Medium body with an asinine level of carbonation and a sweet bubbly mouthfeel. Decent brew once everything settles down, not horribly complex, but a nice drinker.


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