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Colorado Ithaca / Guanabara - Cervejaria Colorado

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Colorado Ithaca / GuanabaraColorado Ithaca / Guanabara

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very good

134 Ratings
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Ratings: 134
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 9.57%
Wants: 8
Gots: 12 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is known as Ithaca in Brazil, but Guanabara in the US.

(Beer added by: DoubleJ on 10-10-2010)
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A: Pours an opaque yet still clear jet black in color with a light amount of gentle carbonation along the edges of the glass and significant amounts of dark crimson highlights. The beer has a half finger tall dense foamy tan head that reduces to a thick film covering the surface of the beer and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate to strong aromas of dark fruits (plum and fig), dark malts, and roasted malts are present with a lighter aroma of lactose and some hints of brown sugar sweetness.

T: Upfront there are moderate to strong aromas of dark and roasted malts with a moderate amount of brown sugar sweetness. That is followed by moderate flavors of dark fruits (plum and fig), some lighter flavors of licorice, and just a hint of lactose sweetness. Just a hint of bitterness in the finish.

M: Full bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Light hints of alcohol warming.

O: Seems like a hybrid of a Russian Imperial Stout and a Milk Stout, very enjoyable with a light to moderate amount of sweetness and some notes of alcohol are present. Much more of a slow sipper than an easy drinker. Well constructed.

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Colorado Ithaca / Guanabara from Cervejaria Colorado
89 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.