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Cocoa Porter Winter Warmer - Tommyknocker Brewery

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BA SCORE
77
okay

409 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 409
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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OKCNittany

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

10-11-2013 21:53:33 | More by OKCNittany
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

09-21-2013 13:48:31 | More by ROGUE16
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Morey

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

09-08-2013 01:00:44 | More by Morey
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timjim1327

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -11.2%

08-14-2013 02:36:31 | More by timjim1327
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mntlover

Tennessee

3.34/5  rDev -1.2%

To be fair best by June 17 2013 but considering its a porter it should be fine. Sadly our local distributor is not fine as they just started caring Tommyknocker's guess they got a deal.

Pours a dark brown good burgundy highlights when held to the light. Small tan head falls to ring some light lace left behind.

Aroma is only lightly roasted malt with fruity notes, light coco and even lighter coffee. On the light side but not bad.

Taste is sadly lighter then the nose light roasted notes that seems watery in the middle. Light fruity notes with coco hints and light coffee. Finish is lingering fruit and light hops.

Mouthfeel is on light side for a porter. Carbonation is good lightly peppy.

Overall kind of average not really bad just not anything that stands out.

08-07-2013 23:40:28 | More by mntlover
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +18.3%

08-06-2013 20:13:02 | More by mpalestino
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OgreSanchez

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

07-28-2013 00:05:18 | More by OgreSanchez
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -11.2%

07-27-2013 17:27:40 | More by WOLFGANG
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Hoppytree

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

07-08-2013 21:39:28 | More by Hoppytree
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GABrew

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

07-08-2013 00:08:12 | More by GABrew
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superspak

Michigan

3.68/5  rDev +8.9%

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, best before 5/6/2013. Pours crystal clear dark reddish brown color with a 1-2 finger dense cream colored head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of chocolate, cocoa, caramel, roasted malt, honey, toast, light coffee, light nuttiness, floral, and toasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance of dark and roasted malt notes; with decent strength. Taste of chocolate, cocoa, caramel, roasted malt, toast, toffee, honey, light nuttiness, light coffee, and toasted earthiness. Lingering notes of chocolate, cocoa, caramel, roasted malt, toast, toffee, honey, light nuttiness, and light coffee on the finish for a bit. Good balance of dark and roasted malt flavors with cocoa and honey additions; with a fair amount of robustness and no cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a creamy and slightly slick mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a nice porter. Good balance and solid robustness of roasted/dark malt flavors with cocoa/honey; and very smooth to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

07-03-2013 04:01:17 | More by superspak
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.69/5  rDev +9.2%

Renamed and re-labeled as Tommyknocker Cocoa Porter Seasonal Ale. Still 5.7% ABV and IBU = 18.
Slightly past May 2013 "best by" date stamp.
Pours clear but very dark reddish brown, with a small head that soon reduces to a partial film and ring.
The aroma has a substantial and appealing cocoa element that mixes nicely with the dark roasted malts. No obvious sign of hops here or in the flavor, yet only ever so slightly sweet. Plenty of chocolate in tasting too, along with a hint of coffee.
Mouthfeel seems too thin for a brew with these other sensory characteristics. Medium carbonation. Good use of chocolate(?) malts.
O: great aroma but the flavor and feel fail to keep pace.

06-29-2013 01:07:41 | More by chinchill
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -26%

06-26-2013 20:39:02 | More by mrfrancis
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

06-22-2013 23:45:44 | More by Eric908
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Pillowburn

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

06-18-2013 03:02:39 | More by Pillowburn
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

05-25-2013 22:02:38 | More by Slatetank
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

05-20-2013 14:43:40 | More by twenty5
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

05-16-2013 13:08:21 | More by MinorThreat
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -40.8%

05-10-2013 23:12:17 | More by tommyguz
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Bill235

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

05-09-2013 14:41:30 | More by Bill235
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bennett_loves_good_beer

Wyoming

3.41/5  rDev +0.9%

Poured into a new belgium globe glass. Best by date May 2013. Pours a dark black with a hint of red/amber with a tiny bit of head that dissipates quickly. Little lacing on the glass. Aroma is full of cocoa powder, coffee, and licorice. Taste is full of roasted coffee with a cocoa finish. Faintly sweet. Lightly carbonated and a good clean mouthfeel with this beer in my opinion.

05-04-2013 20:44:17 | More by bennett_loves_good_beer
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Bigben0328

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -26%

04-24-2013 03:32:46 | More by Bigben0328
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Hophead420

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

04-13-2013 07:22:04 | More by Hophead420
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bulldog91

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.2%

04-10-2013 23:52:57 | More by bulldog91
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

04-09-2013 03:56:32 | More by SmellsofMahagony
Cocoa Porter Winter Warmer from Tommyknocker Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 409 ratings.