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Texas Ranger (Chipotle Porter) - Mikkeller ApS

Texas Ranger (Chipotle Porter)Texas Ranger (Chipotle Porter)

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Ratings: 293
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 12.66%


Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Brewed with Chipotle Chilli Peppers at De Proef, Belgium.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 06-16-2010)
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Reviews by MattSweatshirt:
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MattSweatshirt

Texas

3.8/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours thick and black. Produces a nice large brown head in my tall snifter. Some big bubbles here and there. It falls down fairly quickly to almost nothing on top.

Big dark chocolate notes dominate. Coffee comes next. Lots of that malt thang going on. The chipotle isn’t really exposing itself much.

The first sip was kind of a wow. The heat creeps up on you at the end. I think it might cancel out some of the other flavors though. I’m digging the coffee, but the big chocolate notes in the nose seem to be subdued in the taste which is a bummer. The pepper really shines as you drink it.

Small amount of carbonation. The peppers leave a tingle all throughout the mouth but after a break from drinking it is mostly felt in the back of the mouth/top of the throat.

A 750 by yourself is a tall order if you aren't big on porters like I am, but it works great as the last beer for a Texas X-Mas night.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2011 06:49:14 | More by MattSweatshirt
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A - pitch black with a foamy brown head

S - chocolate, toasty and hints of the spicyness

T- chocolate with that chipotle spice hanging out through the experience; spicy in your throat

M - not a whole lot of carbonation but a little to start and finishing quite smooth; on the thicker side

O - wish there was more chipotle flavor in this. Was hoping it would taste closer to the traditional Mexican molé. Really enjoyable but I suggest sharing it with a friend or two as I did as it would be hard to finish a bomber of this by ones self. I look forward to trying more Mikkeller beers!

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Texas Ranger (Chipotle Porter) from Mikkeller ApS
90 out of 100 based on 293 ratings.