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Shake Chocolate Porter - Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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Shake Chocolate PorterShake Chocolate Porter

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very good

1,210 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,210
Reviews: 173
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.31%
Wants: 50
Gots: 237 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked this brew up as a sample from a buddy in the liqour store. I love porters, so this should be good. I have expectations. Side poured from the bottle into a Sam Adams glass.

Appearance - Pours just like a nice stout of any nationality should, especially an American one. Super dark, cannot see through the glass. Has almost two fingers worth of head with a bit of lacing. Very good presentation.

Smell - Strong chocolate and cocoa aroma, paired up with caramel, coffee, toffee, and some vanilla as well. This has an excellent nose to it for sure. Excited for the beer itself.

Taste - The taste closely follows the nose as well! Strong chocolate flavors throughout, as well as touches of coffee and vanilla. Roasted malts make an apperance as well. Tastes outstanding.

Mouthfeel - Probably the best par tof this beer is the mouthfeel. This beer is so smooth and creamy, its like drinking melted vanilla ice cream with plenty of chocolate syrup. Goes down really easily and is very satisfying.

Overall - This is an excellent brew that I would recommend to all fans of dark beers. Kind of a cross between a chocolate laced porter and a milk stout, I would absolutely buy this again.

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Great semisweet chocolate aroma. You'll be transported to grade school with this one.

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Shake Chocolate Porter from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
89 out of 100 based on 1,210 ratings.