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Texas Ranger (Chipotle Porter) - Mikkeller ApS

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

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Ratings: 294
Reviews: 150
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 mattster:
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mattster

Texas

4.78/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Served on tap in a Bordeaux style glass at Grape Juice in Kerrville, Texas.

Brew has a chocolate froth colored head of about 1" over a dark, opaque brew. Smell is of coffee.... with light hints of mocha.

Taste follows coffee smell is well balanced flavors. Very smooth and chipotle flavor is subtle; just right in my opinion. I've had other chipotle brews which - to me - seemed far too "hot." Texas Ranger is perfect, IMHO.

Excellent mouthfeel and finish is quick and pleasant - especially considering this is a porter.

I hope to visit GJ again to try this wonderful brew.

Serving type: on-tap

08-20-2010 04:05:24 | More by mattster
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BradC

Pennsylvania

4.33/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured dark dark brown into a goblet, nice two fingers of head that fades to thin tan line.

Smells of roasted grains, chocolate

This tastes like a great porter with some chipotle on the finish. Roasty and chocolately to start

Light carbonation, medium bodied, this beer is pretty easy drinking

Overall, the pepper is just barely there, but does add some flavor and depth to this one. Would definitely try again

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2014 01:59:51 | More by BradC
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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

04-20-2014 01:47:16 | More by Texasfan549
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

04-19-2014 23:23:18 | More by Syraquse
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Kentucky

4/5  rDev -0.7%

02-21-2014 20:34:58 | More by dataylor21
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poolemhore

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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!

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2014 01:32:34 | More by poolemhore
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.29/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 750 mL bottle into a Brewer's Art goblet. Moderate hand. No clear date on the label. Stamped 6801210, whatever that might mean. Floating cowboy head. 100th review!

A: Very dark, opaque brown with 1 finger of caramel-colored head. Good retention. Lots of lacing. Boom!

S: Dark chocolate, roasted malt, mocha. Nice and assertive. Faint smoky pepper if I strain. Trace indistinct hop. Light booze.

T: Great chocolate, roasted malt sweetness develops into a round, balancing bitterness. Semi-dry finish. Chipotle develops in the aftertaste as a light chili heat - a perfect amount, really. Touch of coffee. Light alcohol.

M: Smooth, moderate/low carbonation with a pretty full body. Very solid.

O: Delicious porter with excellent chocolate notes. Superb treatment of the chipotle-infused heat. A little more smokiness would have sat nicely in the mix, but this was all-around good drinkin'.

Prost!

Serving type: bottle

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Texas Ranger (Chipotle Porter) from Mikkeller ApS
90 out of 100 based on 294 ratings.