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RATINGS: 191   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our search for the finest cocoa nibs brought us to the far corners of the earth. We tried them all: raw nibs from Guatemala; roasted jewels from the West Indies. But the most potent, intensely chocolatey ones we found hailed from the far-away reaches of Brazil. But there was one problem. We had to get them back. So with sacks in tow, we stole away with those precious nibs and smuggled them, along with fragrant Madagascar vanilla beans, deep into the reaches of a pitch black milk porter. And so, Nib Smuggler Chocolate Milk Porter was born.

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4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
TJay7481 (80) - Altamonte Springs, Florida, USA - DEC 2, 2015
The aroma is amazing, just like a glass of chocolate milk. The body is a bit light, but for a porter still good. Big time chocolate taste. Pretty great.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
dosbeerigos (24) - Florida, USA - JUN 11, 2011
Had on draft at the Funky Buddha. Strong chocolate nose and flavor dominates this beer. The smell and taste are on point. Out of all the chocolate beers this is one of my favorites that are available. The only thing that I would change about this beer is add about this beer is the mouthfeel. While it is solid I would like more of a thicker consistency. Overall one of my favorite Buddha Beers that have been released so far. Serving type: on-tap

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
wavers1 (916) - Notown, California, USA - MAY 26, 2011
22oz, fresh off the truck from Hopscotch, thanks a ton! pours a nice dark brown black with a medium sized light brown head that fades fast. aroma and taste are insanely rich, smooth, creamy, silky notes of cocoa, marshmallow, light vanilla and caramel. a nice bitter balance exists for the huge amount of sweetness present. reminds me of surly four in many ways, nly other beer ive had with this fullness. overall a world class beer, very delicious. i hope i get to try this again one day!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Rustyham (1836) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUN 19, 2011
handbottle from a trade with Maltzilla, thanks Diego! Pitch Black, strong smell of chili powder, jalapenos and dark cacao nibs. flavor is creamy dark chocolate and very smooth, vanilla and milky sweetness. this is damn good. A true winner.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Fritz123 (1535) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - NOV 12, 2011
This is by far one of my favorite beers of all time. Im a sucker for good chocolate so that is a part of this scenario. Nib pours a very dark brown, nearly black. The aroma is a combination of dark cocoa nibs, sweet malts, with a hint of vanilla. The smoothness was perfect and the temperature also seemed to be perfect. (Had it at the Buddha on tap.) This is the perfect beer to drink after a big steak and potato dinner. The palate has a nice hint of chocolate for quite some time. Supperb!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
AndrewMichaelZ (63) - - APR 22, 2014
Just spectacular. More of a snack or dessert beer but extremely well done. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Aggie80 (818) - Michigan, USA - FEB 25, 2017
I really like this beer! Dark pour with a tan head and good lacing. Strong aroma of chocolate malt that matches the flavor. Very smooth mouthfeel and the rich flavors are sweet and enjoyable.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
phaleslu (9923) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 7, 2011
32 oz. growler from hopscotch- thanks a ton, Eric! Pours an opaque brown color, basically black, with some tan bubbles around the edge. Crazy aroma of rich green peppers, cacao nibs, cocoa beans, coffee, wood, and earth. Flavor is all kinds of chocolate- cacao, cocoa beans, fudge- plus a little coffee and roasted malts. Medium-bodied, with a smooth, chocolaty mouthfeel and mild carbonation. So rich and decadent. Really a unique beer. Never heard of Brazilian nibs before this but theyre pretty wild.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (10936) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 19, 2011
Dark pour. Chocolate heaven! Smells of rich, earthy chocolate and vanilla. Flavor is so smooth, loaded with chocolate, sweet vanilla. Just a great beer.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
gregwilsonstl (2379) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 11, 2016
Dark black, no head. Hello dark milk chocolate. Loads of loads of milky dark chocolate. Velvet smooth. Vanilla is a nice touch. Thx Homer for the top 50 in my favorite style (Sweet stout).


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