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Reindeer Fuel Chocolate Porter - Olde Main Brewing Co. & Restaurant

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Reindeer Fuel Chocolate PorterReindeer Fuel Chocolate Porter

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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 13.77%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Olde Main Brewing Co. & Restaurant visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  ABV ?

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
One word: Chocoliciousness. Brewed with a healthy dose of chocolate malt, this ale is rich and smooth. Copious amounts of semi-sweet Bavarian chocolate are then tempered and added to this brew, infusing it with and even more intense chocolate aroma and flavor – perfect for dessert! (or breakfast, or lunch, or a snack…).

(Beer added by: mithrascruor on 12-17-2006)
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harpus

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

02-19-2014 05:30:35 | More by harpus
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mithrascruor

California

4.2/5  rDev +1.4%

Served on-tap in a pint glass.

Extremely dark beer with a nice tan head. At some point in the brewing process the brewer adds something like 40 lbs. of chocolate (I forget the exact details of what he's told me). Has a wonderful aroma of chocolate (somewhere between milk and dark) against a malty background. The taste is somewhat reversed: a solid roasted-malt porter with nice chocolate tones following. Medium-bodied and quite smooth. I, for one, absolutely detest dark chocolate and can only stand a moderate amount of chocolate as a whole. Yet this beer manages to keep me engaged and not overwhelmed. Interestingly, some friends who love chocolate and generally dislike beer have enjoyed this one.

I feel strange giving this such a high review, but it's honestly a really nice beer. At a store I probably wouldn't buy a chocolate beer of any type, but I certainly will at Olde Main when it's available (...or take one of their generous samplers!).

12-17-2006 08:19:10 | More by mithrascruor
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mjs814

Iowa

4.85/5  rDev +17.1%

This was definitely the best chocolate beer I have every had. It like drinking liquid chocolate with a hint of alcohol. I hope they make it again. I know a while back they did a survey to decide which other beer to bottle. If I remember correctly, this one came in second place.

09-20-2010 04:27:39 | More by mjs814
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smccann

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

04-09-2014 23:06:41 | More by smccann
Reindeer Fuel Chocolate Porter from Olde Main Brewing Co. & Restaurant
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