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RATINGS: 1078   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Alpha Klaus is Alpha King’s cousin. A big American X-mas Porter brewed with English chocolate malt and Mexican sugar and of course tons of strange American hops! Cheers.

2014 vintage - 6.0% abv


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DialSquare (3035) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Bomber from Savor Growl. Black pour with a big frothy tan head and lacy stick. Aroma of herbal, citrus, cocoa, woody. Tastes are cocoa, orange, dark chocolate, pine, burnt roasted malt. Thin to medium palate. Very drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bnokk (73) - Ohio, USA - DEC 5, 2014
Container / location APPEARANCE – perfectly black, excellent light brown foamy head. NOSE - surprisingly hoppy fro an Xmas ale. FLAVOR - like a black ipa. NOTES - Apparently this is the first black ipa. ok flavor for a ’christmas porter’.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sturmthis (642) - Ohio, USA - DEC 4, 2014
22oz bottle. Black color with beige head. Coffee and hoppy aroma. Smooth coffee and chocolate taste that ends with bitter hops. This is excellent.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheCaptMatey (134) - Ohio, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Poured a black colour with a soft tan head. Aroma is rich with hops amd roasted malts. Flavor was an earthy and citrus hops with a slight bitterness blended with roasted malts with hinys of vanilla. Medium to heavy bodiex brew with low carbonation ending in a dry bitter finish. Interesting beer if nothing else.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CpyNPrnT (432) - Indiana, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Aroma of chocolate and spices, taste is chocolate, spices, nutmeg, sugary sweetness, some hops, overall really good!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joshmcg000 (344) - Iowa, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Pours black with tan head. Aroma is very sweet..chocolate. Lots of sweet sugary caramel roast chocolate goodness. Very complex, awesome.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
miyauchi38 (409) - chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2014
クリスマスポ&# 深く香ばしい& 濃いけど飲み&

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (1425) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 27, 2014
bomber shared. poured a dark brown with mocha head. the aroma was hoppy which was good, roasted malts, chocolate. the flavor was blended very nicely was little apprehensive at first but the flavors worked with the roasted malts, chocolate and hops. the chocolate was not bitter enough to offset the hops. great job 3F.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
peterschreurs (64) - Illinois, USA - NOV 26, 2014
From a 22oz bottle, poured very dark brown medium head. Smell malty, slight chocolate with some hops. Taste some chocolate, licorice, hops slight vanilla. A very different type of porter but in a good way. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (2283) - South Carolina, USA - NOV 7, 2014
From a 12 oz bottle with another great FFF label. Excellent aroma from this opaque, very dark red-brown ale. Good, smooth feel.


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