Elevation Señorita Horchata Imperial Porter

RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
This beer pours a deep dark brown with a snow-white head. Aroma notes of vanilla, cinnamon, and sweet milk hit the nose bringing up images of the delicious Mexican drink this beer is styled after. The beer hits the palate with vanilla, sweet chocolate malts, and a hint of cinnamon; all with a medium body and good balancing hop bitterness.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
culchiem (3689) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 25, 2016
Bottle from SED. Dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of cinnamon malt. Flavour is chocolate malt, vanilla, powdered milk, sweet fruity finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (10573) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 27, 2016
Winter 2012 bottle @ home via my rot box. Pours a fairly clear, brown appearance with a big, long-lasting brown head. Aroma has some milk chocolate, mild roast, green pepper, vanilla, and spice. Body is a bit thin. A little twangy flavor. Lightly spicy. Chocolate and vanilla. A little watery. This is certainly on the old side but it’s hard to think this was all that great fresh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (5271) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 26, 2016
Bottle shared at Pruf’s in Seattle. Warm brown, small soapy tan foam. Warm fruity aroma. Spicy cinnamon, milk chocolate. Hot chocolate vibe for sure. Warm, but not to heavy body. Clean and very tasty.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
krumbum (1078) - truckee, California, USA - JAN 24, 2016
Huge wood aromas with some vanilla to fill it out. Beautiful black with a light brown head. Smooth velvet roasted chocolate that flows to a delicate vanilla finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blueshockey24 (515) - Colorado, USA - DEC 22, 2015
Bottle 4 Pack. Pours black with thin head. Aroma is Malt and Chocolate. Taste is sweet chocolate, malt and vanilla with a dark chocolate vanilla finish. I don’t notice the alcohol much in this. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GothGargoyle (2508) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 28, 2015
Dark brown with a large beige head. Aroma is vanilla, cinnamon, hint of wood, chocolate milk. Medium bodied, lightly creamy mouthfeel, slightly sweet on the palate with a hint of sweet spice on the finish. Taste is vanilla, cinnamon, chocolate milk, subtle hint of pepper.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
hayduke (5032) - Eureka, California, USA - NOV 6, 2015
Sampled at GABF 2015. In the tasting glass dark brown with a light tan cap of foam. Nose of chocolate, coffee, and vanilla. Medium body. Flavor is the chocolate, vanilla, coffee, and some dark fruit. Finish is bitter. Very nice porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nealblind (1755) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - NOV 5, 2015
dark chestnut brown some bubbly head. Aroma cinnamon, yogurt wood. Tastes slight sour lactose, a bit of spice from cinnamon. woody peanuts. sweetness is low-medium for this kind of beer - noticable bitter on finish. clear lightish body with milky mouthfeel seems odd. wish this was a little more cohesive..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerRenter76 (862) - Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2015
Elevation Señorita pours two fingers of light brown head. The head is dense and pillowy, but it drops off at a reasonably quick pace. The brew is pitch black. It is a sweet mixture of spices (cinnamon mostly), milky-sweet chocolate, lightly roasted coffee hints. The taste follows the smell pretty closely. A sweet, milk chocolate forward mixture of cinnamon spice, mildly roasted maltiness, and a touch of heat from the booze, the vanilla flavor is not overwhelming.This beer has a smooth feel with low carbonation levels.Overall this is an enjoyable porter. There is nothing mind-blowing here, but some good flavors nonetheless.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kevinator (1985) - The Colony, Texas, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Nice aroma of sweetness, cinnamon and chocolate with similar flavors. Almost dessert-like. Really nice color with a medium plate. Very flavorful.

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