Colorado Berthô - Cervejaria Colorado
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4.18/5 rDev +12.7%
These Brazilian Colorado brewing companies recently started showing up in Texas, and this was the second beer from the brewery I've had. The first was a delicious stout. This brown hazelnut brew was just as good as the stout.
Poured into a snifter. Pretty shade of brown. The nose is sweet malt, bananas, unripe pear, and faint clove. The taste is malty sweet yet nutty. Finishes sweet in the throat. It's a big beer at 8% ABV, but it's not boozy. Mouthfeel is full-bodied and smooth.
On the whole, I'd say this is a delicious beer. I can't say I have much experience with Brazilian beers, but if I try more like this one I'll be thrilled. Great to see a new craft beer market emerging in an unexpected place.
06-01-2013 01:18:15 | More by Atlas1
4.03/5 rDev +8.6%
Brown Ale? Not really.
Clear dark amber color with a medium tan colored head. At best this is a red ale.
Smells strongly of English hop leaf. Herbal with a scent of leather and tobacco. Slight butter, toffee and caramel aromas. Very aromatic ale.
Starts out malty and herbal with a good hop bite. Tastes like a Double English Pale Ale. Toffee and tobacco with a medium hop bite in the finish. Leather and herbs, this is tasty.
Mouthfeel is good.
Overall a damn tasty beer but it isn't a Brown Ale.
09-18-2013 01:34:04 | More by Zorro
3.94/5 rDev +6.2%
A - Hazy brown, large white foamy head.
S - Nutty and sweet, slight hint of fruits.
T - Unique nut flavor sets this apart from other nut brown ales, sweet with some toffee and caramel notes.
M - Smooth and a bit creamy.
O - Very enjoyable. Unique take on nut brown. A little sweeter than most. Surprised to see this is 8.0%, alcohol is hidden very well.
04-30-2013 20:14:25 | More by kodt
3.88/5 rDev +4.6%
600ml bottle served in a pokal glass.
A: Pours a clear light copper color forming a medium and bubbled light yellow head. Medium retention and only few spotty lacings left in the glass
S: Strong notes of caramel, roasted malts and nuts. Flowery hops
T: Strong notes of caramel malts, crystal malts, roasted malts, chestnut. In overall, a sweet taste followed by a mild hops bitterness
M: Medium body and carbonation. Roasted malts aftertaste
O: Good drinkability. Pleasant brown beer
07-24-2014 03:42:43 | More by eduardolinhalis
3.86/5 rDev +4%
Brown copper color with a two finger beige head with short retention.
Nice aroma of cocoa, lots of nuts, bread malt, a hint of vanilla and caramel.
Predominant nutty flavor with earthy and herbal hops, some spicy yeast and a bit of dark fruits. Castanha do pará is clearly noticeable here. Dry aftertaste with a medium bitterness.
Medium body with appropriate carbonation, a slightly creamy sensation. Alcohol of 8% abv is superbly hidden.
Beer with great execution, not super complex but does well the job. Castanha do pará bitter nuts matched perfectly with the beer, giving complexity to the bitter profile. If you like these nuts it is well worth it to prove this.
07-21-2014 00:07:24 | More by FLima
3.8/5 rDev +2.4%
Obscure find at the Beer Temple, a stout oddly-shaped bottle with a bear on it.
For once I don't have to thank my wife's aunt for a new Brazilian beer...
Color is a very dark and saturated reddish copper, lots of visible carbonation, an irregular collar of foam around the edges of the glass, and a floating island of surface skim.
Aroma is pretty sweet with a nutty malt character, to be honest it really resembles a German maibock (not too farfetched considering Brasil's history).
Sweet and smooth, a bit of lagerish astringency, noticeable alcohol after the swallow, as well as a tannic, nutty bitterness. Rich maltiness, caramellized sugars, again fairly German in structure. Medium bodied with medium-low carbonation. Overall pleasant, a fairly big Brazilian beer worth trying.
08-01-2013 03:07:48 | More by emerge077
3.78/5 rDev +1.9%
Pours a decent looking fizzy big bubbled head that hits almost 1 finger and fades semi slowly with layers of lacing, over a semi hazy darker chestnut cranberry maroon colored beer.
Nose starts just like an ESB, earthy slightly herbal bittering hops, a bit of a Hedgerow like hop character, under that is a nice malty profile, caramel candy malts, a definite nuttiness, an almost chestnut toasty but slightly fruity nut character, and some fruitiness.
Taste brings similar profile to the aroma, but starting with sweet candy malts, very sweet, toasty reddish malts and caramel but quite a bit of a molasses like character, as well as nutty flavors, again the semi sweet earthy nut characters but not really toasty of chestnut, more of a cashew like nut, and a bit of brown sugar like flavors. Hops are there as well, again ESB like hops with more Hedgerow herbal earthy grassy hop profile, not my fav hop profile at all, but that doesn't mean it's not done well. Finish is sticky sweet, quite sweet still and quite sticky, toasty malts lingering, lots of candy with more molasses and more sweet nuts covered in sugar, and a bit more herbal earthy grassy bittering hops.
Mouth is med bod, decent carb, a hint of booze but hidden fairly well.
Overall not bad, way too sweet for my tastes, and the herbal earthy ESB style hops are not great, but as that seems to be what they were going for it's not bad. The booze is hidden well, and teh nuts are there but get a bit drowned by the bitter hops and sticky sweet malts.
06-15-2013 03:11:12 | More by jlindros
Colorado Berthô from Cervejaria Colorado
84 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.