Shake Chocolate Porter - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
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Reviews by angelmonster:
4.26/5 rDev +8.1%
Pours a two finger tan head, body is opaque,black with ruby highlights. Head retention and lacing were good.
Smells pretty sweet, first aromas are of a banana split with tons of chocolate syrup on top. Vanilla is very prevalent and roasted dark malts are also in the mix. Hops aren't really present and neither is alcohol.
First taste is very similar to a melted chocolate shake or a beer float. Sweet milk chocolate and vanilla bean dominate this beer. Dark chocolate malts and burnt brownie flavors contribute also. Hops are very light and alcohol is almost undetectable.
Mouthfeel is medium bodied and well carbonated for a porter. Head adds a slight creamy texture, finishes nicely
Overall this beer was great. This porter hit the spot and delivered on what it claimed, which was tons of chocolate. Went through a bomber easily, glad its brewed 40 miles from me, will become a staple in my fridge.
02-10-2014 05:36:44 | More by angelmonster
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3.4/5 rDev -13.7%
12 oz bottle. Pours brown with a medium creamy light tan head that retains well and leaves some lacing.
The aroma is sweet fudgy bakers chocolate.
The flavor is sweet milk chocolate with some slight acidic cardboard notes and a little roast. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with prickly carbonation.
Overall, a decent chocolate beer - definitely all chocolate.
01-31-2014 00:47:15 | More by Beaver13
4.16/5 rDev +5.6%
Dark chocolate hue with a hint of cola ruby highlights, tan fluffy textured head, with speckled lacing left behind. Aroma creamy cocoa powder, herbal anise like character, with toffee and other nearly burnt sugars, a really soft nice smelling cocoa porter. Flavors just work, creamy toffee, bitterness from the cocoa nibs, again very soft creamy texture I would have guessed oatmeal, the label doesn't mention that but they do use chocolate wheat. It's a more drinkable version of something like Southern Tier Choklat, I can only do 4 ounces of that one, this one however, I could throwback at least two or three bottles. The powdered cocoa, and cocoa nib additions really help balance the sweetness, finishes semi dry in the end, well brewed masterfully done , medium bodied I'm guessing they're comparing it to a malty shoppe chocolate shape it's that creamy and dessert like. Overall killer brew, I will be picking up more for the wife to try.
12-18-2013 00:15:13 | More by WVbeergeek
Shake Chocolate Porter from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
88 out of 100 based on 740 ratings.