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Achocolypse | Prescott Brewing Company

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Reviews:
8
Ratings:
43
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
32.18%
 
 
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Prescott Brewing Company
Arizona, United States | website

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Winter

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Added by Nerudamann on 03-06-2011

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Reviews: 8 | Ratings: 43
Reviews by Nerudamann:
Photo of Nerudamann
3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Sampled at a beer fest (I know I know, I shouldn't review beers at a beer fest, but I took steps to make sure I concentrated and kept my palate fresh) in 3oz size.

Look - Very dark brown, not black, with a light khaki-colored foam that dissipates quickly.

Smell - Indeed very chocolaty, almost like a chocolate-flavored cereal, maybe a hint at the type of grains used?

Taste and Mouthfeel - Still very chocolaty, and still more on the side of a chocolate-flavored cereal. Very unique taste. More malty in content. Texture is more on the watery side than expected.

Drinkability - Not complex, but unique and good-tasting.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of t2grogan
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of chinchill
3.97/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Prescott Brewing
Clear but very dark, with a durable tan head. The glass is left nicely coated after each tip.

Aroma: Chocolate! Lots of chocolate, with hints of dark fruits and dark baked bread.

Flavor: Semi-sweet chocolate with hints of hops and medium+ dark malts. Some smoke and dark malts come out in the finish and aftertaste, but chocolate still dominates. Fun and pleasant but a bit too sweet.

Feel: Medium body and medium carbonation; creamy smooth

O: great dessert beer and for chocolate lovers.

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Photo of LXIXME
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Sammy
3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kyleelton
3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

My wife's cousin brought this in from Prescott, AZ, where she lives to Texas. The growler certainly made the trip.

Smells like chocolate. Dark, roasty chocolate. The wife's cousin thought it was a Stout but the light color and clarity made me think it was a porter. Turns out I was right, as confirmed by BA.

Very sweet at the front with just enough bitterness at the back end. Slight creamy mouthfeel, but generally light and drinkable. It seems the chocolate is primarily in the nose. My taste buds mostly get roastiness and slight bitterness.

Good beer.

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Photo of blues_fever
3.71/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dexterk1
3.81/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Links41
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of JayTea
4.88/5  rDev +29.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Easily one of the best beers I have ever had. It was so good that I started texting people telling them that they had to come get some.

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Photo of Chilly_E
4.35/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kerry4porters
4.79/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TasteFiend
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of Beerando
4.33/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tertullian007
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jwswigs
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of Nhoelzen
4.08/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of Nat1975
4.22/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of unclejazz
3.54/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Glad I had a chance to visit the Prescott Brewing Co.The beer looks pretty when poured, but the smell is so overpoweringly chocolate I wondered if I was drinking chocolate milk. Once I tried it, this porter tasted pretty darn good.and the mouthfeel was passable, a bit creamy and not too heavy. Its a bit to sweet for my porter taste, but I did get a 64oz growler and polished it off in two evenings. Yeah this is good for a porter, just SO much chocolate.

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Photo of zekeman17
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brainfock
4.12/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DoubleJ
3.71/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Prescott's chocolate porter is liquid dessert with neat booze and an aroma that screams CHOCOLATE! It features a sweet overall taste with chocolate and the forefront and light roasted edges, and to my surprise, a small defect of burnt plastic.

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Photo of PA-Michigander
4.25/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of xt0n1cx
3.99/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Achocolypse from Prescott Brewing Company
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