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Shake Chocolate Porter - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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BA SCORE
88
very good

652 Ratings
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Ratings: 652
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 14
Gots: 55 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cindyjeffsmith on 10-12-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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South2NW

Oregon

3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Nitro tap at Bailey's Taproom.

A: Dark brown pour, a bit translucent. About a 1 finger khaki head. Heady was quick dense and left amazing lacing while drinking.

A: milk chocolate dominates with coffee, vanilla and roasted malts mixed in.

T: big chocolate up front, and it continues well into the after taste. It's quite nice. Not overly sweet.

M: a tad watery, would've liked it a bit thicker. But, not bad. Quite creamy on nitro, and finished very nicely.

O: this is a great, easy drinking porter. I would like to compare nitro to regular tap. But, I would certainly order this again, or buy it in store.

Serving type: nitro-tap

12-04-2013 04:00:25 | More by South2NW
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Montana

4/5  rDev +1.5%

12-04-2013 03:33:39 | More by Jameswoody
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New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

12-04-2013 02:28:58 | More by meepmeep
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CloudStrife

New York

4.01/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Enjoy by Feb 06 2014 stamped on the neck.

A: Pours a clear dark brown appearing black in the glass with a khaki tan head sitting on top. Leaves some real nice lacing on the sides of the glass.

S: Upon first whiff you really get that chocolate aroma. Coffee isnt far behind with a touch of vanilla in there as well. Focus is on the milk chocolate which come across very nicely.

T: As anticipated from the aroma this is a chocolate heavy beer. Sort of a dry milk chocolate that is reminiscent of a milk stout with some lactose qualities. Could have a bit more depth.

M: Medium body with average carbonation. Perhaps a tad watery but not too bad for a porter. Real easy drinking.

Overall this is a satisfying beer that gets the chocolate flavor right. Something you could easily knock back a six pack of.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2013 02:42:19 | More by CloudStrife
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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

12-03-2013 00:40:47 | More by NickSMpls
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

12-02-2013 03:41:32 | More by jsh420
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Ohio

3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a goblet.
Dark, cola-color, with a nice cap of tan foam.
Aroma-Chocolate cocoa
Taste-Chocolate malt, cocoa,toasted malt, subtle coffee note. Very smooth , with a very nice chocolate flavor throughout. Grab a few chocolate chip cookies and you have yourself a nice dessert.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2013 16:04:04 | More by hosehead83
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Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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dreichus

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

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Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.5%

11-30-2013 04:53:40 | More by Troville1990
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Minnesota

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4.01/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Dark brown body with tan head leaving nice lace.
S: Roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee notes highlight the aromas.
T: Chocolate, nuttiness and coffee flavors emerge.
M: Smooth mouthfeel and medium bodied.
O: Tasty brew with cacao nibs and chocolaty goodness.

Serving type: bottle

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Arizona

4/5  rDev +1.5%

11-28-2013 16:41:07 | More by arizcards
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

This beer has been on my order sheet for a while; Coors finally distributed it today.

Dark brown pour with a giant off-tan head, a bit soapy. Settles to about 1/4 inch with splotchy lacing. Looks good.

Aroma is a tad weak. Chocolate syrup dominates, just short of strong. Slight latte and vanilla in the back gives an odd combination with the cocoa. Sweet

Flavor has a lot going for it. This is a chocolate beer alright and that particular flavor dominates. Again, just shy of strong, but it drowns the vanilla until the end. Something about vanilla that gives me a hollow flavor. Can't quite put my finger on it.

Flavor is at the mercy of the body, which is a touch thin. Boost this up a bit and the flavors, especially the chocolate, would shine.

Good dessert beer

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2013 06:24:31 | More by Mebuzzard
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North Carolina

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Shake Chocolate Porter from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
88 out of 100 based on 652 ratings.