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Cocoa Porter Winter Warmer - Tommyknocker Brewery

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BA SCORE
77
okay

402 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 402
Reviews: 215
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 18.93%
Wants: 7
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tommyknocker Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: russpowell on 11-09-2006)
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Reviews by DavoleBomb:
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

3.98/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Never had this and apparently it's a dubbel so I poured it into a Chimary goblet.

2.5 A: Pretty much black. One finger of creamy/frothy light brown head that falls quickly and doesn't stick much. There's also some nonuniformly sized crap floating throughout. Not a looker.

4.0 S: Smells a lot like cocoa powder and grainy porter. Roasted barley, toaasted malt, and nuts to a lesser extent. Simple, but nice.

4.0 T: Lactose-like sweetness sticks out on the first sip. Next, I notice that the cocoa powder has a raw, earthy taste to it as opposed to silky milk chocolate. Honey is noticeable if you already know it is there. The underlying porter isn't half bad. Mild roastiness, toasty, and nutty. Borderline 4.0

4.5 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Particularly creamy for a beer without a rich body and quite smooth.

4.0 D: I don't know why the rating on this brew is so low. Maybe this used to suck years ago, but it's pretty good now. I would definitely like another one of these anytime. Good aroma, good taste, great mouthfeel. Solid brew.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2010 03:15:31 | More by DavoleBomb
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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12 oz into nonic pint
BBD 05/14
A- Typical dark brown with a lighter brown glimmer. Very little tan head. No lacing whatsoever.
S- A hint of chocolate, some roasted malt. Slight coffee.
T- follows the nose somewhat. Slight sweetness from the honey.
M- Light to medium mf, fairly smooth going down.
O- Decent offering from Tommyknocker. Maybe a little more honey presence would've sweetened it up a bit. Otherwise, pretty average porter.

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3/5  rDev -11.2%

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12 oz brown bottle - best by May 5, 2014

Tommyknocker Cocoa Porter changed my [clear] pint glass into dark brown producing a 1-finger tan head. The nose is dominated by light roasted coca malt with just a hint of sweetness from honey. The taste is also dominated by light cocoa/chocolate malt along with light coffee flavors. Where did the honey go? - hardly if at all noticeable. There is a mild bitterness to help balance the malt with a light burnt and dry finish. The mouth feel is the Achilles heel of this Ale. A little thin - almost watery.

For the style Cocoa Porter is lighter making it not filling and easy to drink. However, I prefer my porters a little heavier.

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S- slight roast and sweet chocolate, but a strange smell of iron. I can't describe it better than the smell of an "old person." Something is way off.

T- Subtle roast. Just a faint cocoa. A bit metallic, too.

M- Too light, near watery.

O- There wasn't really anything good about this. At all.

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Cocoa Porter Winter Warmer from Tommyknocker Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 402 ratings.