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99
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style
Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Imperial Porter
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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unknown

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RATINGS: 205   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Momentum de October
India Porter
Chemin de Croix’s rich roasted and chocolate flavours, made evident by its dark mocha colour, are accompanied by fruity esters resulting from the yeast. A resinous bitterness contributes to the overall dryness. Brown malt – rather than roasted malt – invokes the typical signature of the first Porters, often generously hopped for exportation to India.

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3.7
MrBunn (2836) - The Wet Side of a Dry Town, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 8, 2017
Bottle. Pours a deep brown with a very frothy tan head. Aromas are a wonderful mix of chocolate, charcoal, a bit of dark fruit.. a little more burnt than I expected and I’m liking it. Flavor is very astringent and scorched... especially up front. It’s almost like sucking on acidic charcoal or something for a second before things get a little more under control. Finish is decidedly hoppy... kind of a resin kick at the tail end that is interesting. I think a bit more residual sugar would really help this beer out and help smooth out the transition from start to finish.

4.1
Bov (12888) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - AUG 4, 2017
@le Trappiste, Le Havre - dark beer with big bubbles left, nice lace; very roasted chocolatey and vanilla aroma; a good malt backbone, tasty and rounded palate , moderate carbonation; bitter, grainy and quite dry; very long roasted chocolate and walnuts finish; almost smokey

3.8
pims (31) - - JUL 28, 2017
Pours dark brown, with ruby reflections and thin creamy head. Smells like roasted fruit and cocoa, with some smoke. Dry cold roasted cocoa in the mouth, with a nice bitter finish. Good one

3.7
pilsnerrogge (2959) - Finspång, SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2017
Bottled:
Pours black with ruby highlights. Small head. Roasted aroma with big chocolate character. Also some coffee. Smooth mouth feel. Roasted flavour with coffee and chocolate followed by a big, hoppy bitterness.

1.8
laand78 (42) - Tibro, SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2017
Bottle from Systembolaget (6.3%) A dark cloudy beer with a taste of coffee. It wasn't my kind of beer even if I like coffee ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
alkolas510 (1437) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2017
Mörkbrun/svart med ljusbrunt skum. Doftar och smakar mycket kaffe, choklad och lite lakrits. Torr bra beska

3.5
EerieDrinks (214) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2017
2 finger frothy, light tan head. Deep, very dark brown beer. Aroma is bakers chocolate, dark rye bread, nuts, light caramel, very light spices and dark roasted coffee with a clear note of citric hops. Really pleasant and has a ’fireplace’ vibe to it. Taste is fresh yeast, coffee grounds, light bakers chocolate and some hops at the back. Anti-climactic to say the least but still good. Medium-thick mouthfeel. Medium-high, lingering and passive bitterness. Semi-oily. Rich and creamy. Mouthfilling. Juicy in a IPA sort of way. Overall: A good Imp. Porter with the achilles heel being the taste, it just feels way too gentle and one-dimensional. The decently sized hop notes, however, makes the beer feel a bit more interesting and it still manages to be a good beer, all in all.

3.9
cglans (248) - - JUN 22, 2017
34.1cl bottle. dark brown/black color. small dark brown head. malts, hops, chocolate, coffee, raisins, medium to high bitterness. medium carbonation.

3.9
Samuel214 (1183) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2017
Flaska från SB. En Old Style India Porter. Svart i glaset men fina toner av mörk brun/kastanj när jag håller det mot ljuset. Tjusigt fingerhögt beiget skum. Välrostade och brända toner i doften av kola, toffee, läder, aska, tobak, rostade ekflis, mörkt socker, mörk torkad frukt, mörka bär och bitter mörk choklad. Mellanstor, fyllig o härligt rund och len kropp. Även i smaken brända och torra toner av kola, aska, bränd malt. Lätt syrlig. Medium beska. Riktigt trevlig!

2.4
jobe977 (104) - Töreboda, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2017
Bottle from Systembolaget (6,3%). Black with beige head. Aroma is roasted coffee. Taste is chocolate and roasted coffee. Gives a somewhat bitter tail.


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