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Shake Chocolate Porter - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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Shake Chocolate PorterShake Chocolate Porter

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89
very good

1,208 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,208
Reviews: 171
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.31%
Wants: 49
Gots: 233 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: cindyjeffsmith on 10-12-2013

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4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Argion
4.02/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dewsby
3.43/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BDeibs
3.52/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Harvest06
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WeissBoy
4.01/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of KTCamm
4.03/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

1/13...pours very dark brown with smidges of brown foam sitting a top. Strong chocolate nose, sweet. Smooth milk chocolate taste, sweet and bitter (semisweet). A touch milky. Taste evolves to darker chocolate. Very flavorful!

Photo of bwood06
4.38/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nitro on tap into a pint glass

A - Opaque black in color with a very creamy head that dissipates to a thin lacing. Very creamy in appearance with cascading bubbles in the head. Head is khaki in color. 4.5/5

S - Smells just like a chocolate shake. Bittersweet chocolate with a bit of caramel sweetness. Maybe just a hint of coffee but heavily dominated by the chocolate. 4/5

T - Once again, just like drinking a chocolate shake. Virtually no bitterness. I could drink this beer all day long or drink it to get a chocolate fix. That is how chocolaty this beer is. Seems like a bit of lactate as well to give it that chocolate shake flavor. 4.5/5

M - Extremely creamy and thick. Does not linger overly long in the mouth, just long enough to make you want to take another sip right after just having taken one. 4.5/5

O - Excellent chocolate porter offering. Probably my favorite chocolate beer to date. Will definitely seek this one out again. Even my wife, who does not like dark beers, thought that this beer was excellent. 4.5/5

Photo of ArkyPalmer
4.37/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kvgomps
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kpowledge
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of momeecat
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nat1975
4.3/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SadMachine
3.9/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Grinky
4.12/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HamdenHector
3.53/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: dark brown in color; with a light shining through, ruby is visible throughout; 1 finger light brown head that receded to a thin, uneven cap; OK lacing;

S: chocolate is clearly dominant, with an earthy quality also present; as it warms, the aroma is strikingly like a chocolate milk shake;

T: earthy up front; chocolate clearly present at mid-palate and gets stronger through the finish; bittersweet chocolate at the end;

M: medium bodied; light to moderate carbonation;

O: the label says chocolate porter and that's exactly what this is; for me, it's pigeon holes as a dessert beer, which isn't bad, but it's limiting;

Photo of Dayvcrocket
4.56/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of micropale
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ale_Dog
4.09/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dawardster
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cascadian93
4.53/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Raj
3.91/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of italianstallion
3.99/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerma
3.05/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Was a little too chocolaty for me!

Shake Chocolate Porter from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
89 out of 100 based on 1,208 ratings.