1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Cocoa Porter Winter Warmer - Tommyknocker Brewery

Not Rated.
Cocoa Porter Winter WarmerCocoa Porter Winter Warmer

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
77
okay

440 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 440
Reviews: 222
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 18.99%
Wants: 9
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tommyknocker Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: russpowell on 11-09-2006

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Cocoa Porter Winter Warmer Alström Bros
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 440 | Reviews: 222 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of teyuders
5/5  rDev +48.4%

Photo of bErie
5/5  rDev +48.4%

Photo of Mike925
5/5  rDev +48.4%

Photo of onlyliberty
5/5  rDev +48.4%

Photo of Genngi
5/5  rDev +48.4%

Photo of rypkr
4.75/5  rDev +40.9%

Photo of ssjkyle
4.75/5  rDev +40.9%

Photo of mwalters
4.65/5  rDev +38%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This was a very fun beer. Upon the opening there was a major aroma of chocolate. Very nice, different.
Tha taste was very pleasent. This was a fun beer to drink because it was so different. This is a seasonla release and would make a great addition to a hliday party. I also had this on draft was also equally pleased.
I reccomend this beer!

Photo of TheAdventurella
4.62/5  rDev +37.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

This beer is not a good winter warmer, but it is a very good beer. It does feel a little thin in your mouth, but it smells exactly what it's name says: a cocoa porter. The beer tastes like chocolate milk made with Nesquick or Ovalteen or anything other chocolate powder brand with a mild, beer after-taste. Overall I give it an A.

Photo of beeragent
4.58/5  rDev +35.9%
look: 3 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a pint glass. The beer pours a dark copper, forming a 1/4 inch tan head. Light spots of lace on the glass. The aroma is completely dominated by the cocoa! While most will hate this, I love it!! Not at all complex, but very delicious aroma. The taste is very much the same. Roasted malts up front, and then completely overtaken by the cocoa flavor. Once again, probably hated by sophisticated beer drinkers, with the exception of me. Smooth medium mouthfeel. A highly drinkable beer. Overall, I loved this beer. I just think that this beer is set apart from the other seasonal ales based on its flavor. IMO, the flavor of cocoa and the season thats its released just brings up memories of hot cocoa during Christmas time. Just a good beer to drink, and sit back, remembering Christmas' of old. Highly recommended!!!

Photo of orm56
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

Photo of CWhite
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

Photo of yeep
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

Photo of shockrocker65
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

Photo of Hoppytree
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

Photo of apintofknowledge
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

Photo of BlackBeerDown
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

Photo of dcscientist
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

This is my favorite Tommyknocker beer. You must get some around the holidays. Tastes like beer-flavored hot chocolate, and that's a very good thing when it's below zero outside. It's got a good porter base, but the chocolate addition really gives it a great flavor without being bitter or heavy. Light alcohol content helps too. One of my very favorite winter seasonals.

Photo of Pillowburn
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

Photo of reeemer
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

Photo of Sir_Goatman
4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

Photo of 312HopBomb
4.47/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle from the brewpub poured into a big, heavy Big Horn Brewing pint glass.

Appearance: It's black with no light shining through. Nice 2 finger head settles down to a thin coating which lasts down to the last sip.

Smell: Cocoa, cocoa, and more cocoa with brown malt too.

Taste: Chocolate malt creamy goodness with brown sugar.

Mouthfeel: Silky and light/medium body with light carbonation.

A tasty offering from the most picturesque Brewery location on the planet. Similar to a milk stout.

Photo of twiggamortis420
4.44/5  rDev +31.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Pours a medium-dark brown color with a thin light tan colored head that fades rapidly and does not leave much lacing.

Smells like a freshly opened can of Hershey's baking cocoa, beautiful nose. Not much else here though, maybe a twinge of earthy hops and milky lactose.

Taste is straight up like a hot cocoa vanilla half-caf mocha cream latte porter with miniature marshmallows floating half melted on the top...uh, yea. Very yummy, but it is pretty thin and even a bit one-dimensional, but the shit is uber-tasty. A great offering from the boyz in Idaho Springs, IMO.

Photo of BobbyBeerman
4.32/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a notable cloudy brown with an off white head that faded quickly to a ring around the edge that produced minimal lacing. The first thing that caught my eye was the lighter color and even that the body looked lighter.

S: Cocoa. Not chocolate but cocoa. I waited until it got to temperature and smelled again. There is a little sweetness back there - almost honey like but this is still very cocoa. I'm not saying that is a bad thing but if you don't really like cocoa then don't try this.

T: It doesn't stray from the nose at all. No surprises from the nose to taste. I like chocolate beers and it's nice to taste something a little different.

M: Thin to medium body, good carbonation, smooth, no alcohol burn. You almost get a... dusty sensation from the level of cocoa.

D: I like it. As stated above I like chocolate beers and I can enjoy and appreciate this as something along the same lines but different. With the alcohol content I could enjoy more than one of these a night.

-Blessed be the Brew!

Photo of Mario61Aler
4.32/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured a nice dark brown with a small head that was carmel colored and laced nicely.
The aroma was of coffee mocha.
Tasted mildly sweet chocolate with some alcohol notes but not much, and left little after taste in the mouth.
This was low carbonation, medium bodied and finished quickly.
Overall This was a very easy drinker and was more flavorfull after it sat in the tulip glass for over 1/2 hour and the temp was around 60-65 F. This one should be visited again in the winter, as it warmed you from the alcohol. Seems to have delivered everything it said it was on the bottle

« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Cocoa Porter Winter Warmer from Tommyknocker Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 440 ratings.