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Colorado Ithaca / Guanabara - Cervejaria Colorado

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Colorado Ithaca / GuanabaraColorado Ithaca / Guanabara

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BA SCORE
89
very good

107 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 107
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 9.02%
Wants: 8
Gots: 7 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Cervejaria Colorado visit their website
Brazil

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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Ratings: 107 | Reviews: 28 | Display Reviews Only:
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.3%

02-01-2014 20:42:23 | More by deapokid
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SteeleWright

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-30-2014 22:49:59 | More by SteeleWright
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HabiMendes

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-18-2014 16:35:51 | More by HabiMendes
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WanderingFool

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6%

01-12-2014 22:02:28 | More by WanderingFool
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6%

01-07-2014 06:02:46 | More by orangesol
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Pug

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

01-06-2014 21:28:48 | More by Pug
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bishopdc0

Maine

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-04-2014 21:39:10 | More by bishopdc0
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DayMD

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

12-29-2013 23:37:11 | More by DayMD
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Beertracker

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-09-2013 06:25:08 | More by Beertracker
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ryanpj

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.3%

11-18-2013 22:16:27 | More by ryanpj
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Troville1990

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.3%

11-15-2013 05:29:58 | More by Troville1990
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -6%

11-14-2013 05:09:51 | More by MarkyMOD
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MammothTarantula

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -6%

11-14-2013 03:34:51 | More by MammothTarantula
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russpowell

Oklahoma

4.24/5  rDev +6.3%

Pours an effervescent mahogany with a thumb of mocha colored head. Nice oily sheen, traces of head retention & lacing

S: Carob & coffee, dark fruit & licorice, boozeyness & oak

T: Follows the nose, plus much molasses , figgyness & dryness & charred grain up front. More dryness, figs, raisins, dark chocolate & charred grain & woody hops & more dark chocolate, carob & leafy hops as this warms, plus more molasses. Finishes dry, with booze burn, a touch of vanilla, oak, caramel, figs & caramel, plus leafy hops & figs

MF: Medium bodied, slight carbonation, body thins out as this warms, a touch of boozey warmth as well

Super complex beer, pretty darn drinkable, spot on for the style. Not world-class, but knocking on the door. Both beers I've tried from these guys have impressed, will hope I can get more. Worth seeking out

11-13-2013 05:25:39 | More by russpowell
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wtkphoto

Michigan

3/5  rDev -24.8%

11-13-2013 02:59:04 | More by wtkphoto
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -6%

11-12-2013 03:41:12 | More by jaydoc
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NYR_Rob

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

11-10-2013 15:07:35 | More by NYR_Rob
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Mattyb79

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

11-05-2013 01:06:09 | More by Mattyb79
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jdhilt

New Hampshire

3.83/5  rDev -4%

Pours a three finger light tan head that fades slowly leaving a good lace. Deep brown almost black color, some yeast left in bottle. Prickly carbonation and medium bodied. very light chocolate nose and flavor is sugar, chocolate and molasses. The 10% abv is hidden. $9.99 for a 20oz bottle from Julio's Liquors Marlboro, MA.

10-31-2013 22:34:56 | More by jdhilt
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.19/5  rDev +5%

Bottle picked up from Central Market while I was in San Antonio, TX.

The beer is dark brown with a small beige head. Aroma of roast with prominent chocolate. Bold and flavorful. Rich and smooth with moderately low carbonation. A nice balance of bittering hops with sweet chocolate and roast. A touch of warming alcohol in the finish. Overall, this was quite tasty and easy to drink.

10-28-2013 03:24:09 | More by Huhzubendah
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Goobastic

New York

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

10-27-2013 19:03:52 | More by Goobastic
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fdig23

Pennsylvania

4.11/5  rDev +3%

From the bottle.

Appearance: Deep dark brown, zero head.

Nose: Pure, rich blackstrap molasses, a bit of brighter sugar, toffee, and rich creamy milk chocolate.

Taste: Big sweet sugar and molasses punch up front that's balanced very nicely with a bit of smoke and some dried meat. This "Rapadura" sugar has a really nice, unique sweet and savory flavor combination. It fades into a nice earthy charcoal. Definitely unique and delicious.

Mouthfeel: Sticky and sugary. A bit too thin. The bottle says the body is lightened to make it more drinkable, but the flavor makes it a perfect slow-sipper. If they beefed up the body on this it would be incredible.

Overall: Really impressed with this. Unique beer from a unique place. Makes me hopeful for more good beer from South America.

10-23-2013 01:43:00 | More by fdig23
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JoeMans

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6%

10-20-2013 06:30:56 | More by JoeMans
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hockeypuck

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

10-19-2013 23:45:38 | More by hockeypuck
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hardy008

Minnesota

4.13/5  rDev +3.5%

Pours dark black with an almost one finger tan head, with nice retention and lacing. Nice aroma with dark roasted malt, molasses, and chocolate. There is also a sugar aroma which I believe is rapadura sugar.

Tastes much like it smells with dark roasted malt. molasses, bittersweet chocolate, and the rapadura sugar. There is also some hop bitterness for balance, and this beer has 50 IBUs. The alcohol is well hidden for a 10.5 % beer.

Full bodied with modest carbonation. Smooth and easy to drink. Worth trying if you get the chance.

10-19-2013 15:43:37 | More by hardy008
Colorado Ithaca / Guanabara from Cervejaria Colorado
89 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.