Colorado Berthô - Cervejaria Colorado

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66 Ratings
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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.63%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cervejaria Colorado visit their website
Brazil

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: kodt on 04-30-2013)
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Photo of oberon
3.6/5  rDev -3.2%

My first try of this Brazilian brewer.Pours more of a lighter russet color with a minimal head atop.A sweet and fruity nose,much sweeter than expected,the alcohol stands out but the Brazil nuts only faintly.Quite sweet upfront on the palate with more fruitiness and caramel malts,the brazil nuts come in the finish along with mild earthy hops.It's quite sweet but it's got decent flavors,not bad.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

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4.52/5  rDev +21.5%

Photo of Localdrinklax
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of kylehay2004
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of Kolsenclark
3.64/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of BrazilianAussie
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of delgotit99
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Flounder57
4.01/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

600 ml bottle was poured into a nonic glass.

Appearance: A two finger whitish brown head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a hazy copper brown color with good vision of tiny bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Nutty, fruity, caramel, sweet, bready, toasted, and a little coffee.

Taste: Sweetness comes through on the palate with the nuts, fruitiness, coffee, chewy grains, and some bitterness in the rear.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, a little chewy, a little booze, medium bodied, and medium carbonation.

Overall: 2nd beer from these guys and quite happy with each one. I wish more of these made it up here to Boston. Only a small handful of stores has them in stock. Little do people know how good these beers are.

Photo of NYR_Rob
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of factoide
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of WCW
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of AtrumAnimus
2.93/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

This one pours a clear brown color with a thin weak off white head that settles fairly quickly and leaves no lacing down the glass.

The nose is dominated by he sweet malt. There is a touch of nuttiness and some sour notes. kind dull all around though.

The taste is an odd bitterness as if the nuts offer up some additional bitterness in addition to the hops. The flavor is off balanced. not great

The mouthfeel is adequate.

Overall not a very good beer and rather disappointing. I was expecting something better and more interesting. I recommend passing on it unless you want the novelty of brazil nuts in your beer.

Photo of Etrusco
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Photo of eduardolinhalis
3.88/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of smcolw
3.14/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Good initial head with plenty of spots on the glass for lace. Amber to brown for color. Hard to ascertain the cloudiness level.

The smell is sweet and a bit like freon (from a refrigerator). The latter being quite distracting.

The taste is overly sweet for a brown ale. There's the taste of molasses in the background. The swallow and aftertaste is sugary and cloy. Full body with a diminished carbonation level.

Overall, this is soda pop lover's beer--overly sweet without any hop balance.

Photo of FLima
3.86/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 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.

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2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of JaimeLondon
3.24/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

All Colorado beers I've tasted have the same problems: they are transparent, light and tart. Cauim, Appia, Indica and this one have these as features - and I don't like it! Only Demoiselle escapes from this rule.
All right... except from that, Berthô have a nice appearance, of a browny/coppery color and an ok foam.
Smell is full of brazil nuts ("castanha do Pará") and you can also feel quite well the alcohol.
Taste is not malty as an american brown ale should be, yet you can feel some roasted and caramel malts. Brazil nuts are less evident and there are some tart tones.
There's also an aged cachaça nice tone in the aroma and taste.
And, as I said, this beer is really light. What doesn't balances the alcohol.

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2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.53/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Penny copper colored pour with an off-white head. The beer has a really interesting smell that seems to be half alcohol and half nut. The flavor is mainly nut and malt based with a bit of caramel and bread also present. Finishes with a sweet nutty flavor.

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Colorado Berthô from Cervejaria Colorado
84 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.