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Hangar 24 Chocolate Porter - Hangar 24 Brewery

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Hangar 24 Chocolate PorterHangar 24 Chocolate Porter

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BA SCORE
83
good

203 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 203
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.35%
Wants: 8
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hangar 24 Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DoubleJ on 11-24-2010)
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IDYVM

California

4.75/5  rDev +29.4%

12-22-2013 03:44:13 | More by IDYVM
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MeisterMayhem

Colorado

4/5  rDev +9%

12-07-2013 01:14:49 | More by MeisterMayhem
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Eighty

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

12-05-2013 18:58:02 | More by Eighty
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busternuggz

California

3.93/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a tulip glass. No freshness or bottle date.

Nice brownish black color. Thick, foamy 1/2" head, coffee colored. Leaves thick clingy lacing.

Aromas of mild roasted malt, semisweet chocolate chips, buttery shortbread. Smells kind of creamy. Nice but pretty faint.

Creamy and roasty taste with rich chocolate notes. Milk chocolate, bittersweet baking chocolate, with sweet vanilla on the end. Something like Cookie Crisp cereal. A little touch of molasses. The sweet chocolate and vanilla is balanced well with the bitterness of the roasted malt. Decadent but not heavy.

Medium bodied, smooth, a little syrupy. Kind of like chocolate milk. Compliments the taste well. Ends fairly clean.

I like it. A full, rich desserty beer without being too sweet or over the top.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2013 04:18:53 | More by busternuggz
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ILikeGoodCider

California

4/5  rDev +9%

11-27-2013 05:00:40 | More by ILikeGoodCider
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Furlinator

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

11-22-2013 22:17:48 | More by Furlinator
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MattCollins

California

2.75/5  rDev -25.1%

11-18-2013 03:52:08 | More by MattCollins
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lehueve

Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

11-04-2013 22:09:15 | More by lehueve
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Fat_Guy_Likes_Beer

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

11-04-2013 17:47:11 | More by Fat_Guy_Likes_Beer
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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.24/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22oz bottle from Khourey's (Las Vegas, NV). 7.99. No bottling information apparent. Served in a Terrapin goblet.

Pours dark brown with a finger and a half of thick tan head. A thin cap remains and leaves just a little lace.

Smells of bakers cocoa, chocolate malt, faint vanilla and a little sugar.

Plenty of chocolate flavor. Cocoa powder, dark chocolate and chocolate malts are most prevalent with hints of vanilla, powdered sugar, chalk, coffee, earthy and mildly metallic. Not a whole lot of depth but it delivers the chocolate for sure.

Medium body with moderate carbonation. Dry, bittersweet, earthy cocoa and vanilla finish.

A one trick pony but overall a decent brew. Less roasty and a tad thinner than I'd prefer in a porter. I'm not disappointed that I grabbed the bottle but I won't be hunting for another.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2013 04:59:14 | More by ThickNStout
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corby112

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Batch 24 on draft at KnB Wine Cellar in San Diego, CA. March, 2013.

Pitch black and opaque with a 1.5 finger beige head that quickly settles into a thin, lasting ring.  Spotty lacing left behind.  

 Slightly chalky aroma with cocoa powder, roasted malt and sweet dessert-like notes.  Lots of chocolate in the nose along with cocoa nib, coffee bean and caramel sweetness.  

On the fuller end of medium body with a nice balance of roasted malt, coffee bean, bittersweet dark chocolate and toffee.   Strong chocolate presence, dark and sweet, with robust coffee bean flavor but it never becomes overly roasted or dry.  Very nicely balanced and easy to drink with no noticeable alcohol/heat.  

Serving type: on-tap

10-13-2013 22:26:27 | More by corby112
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donovanneb

California

2.33/5  rDev -36.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Haven't written a review in a while, but this beer made me almost rush to my computer.

Hangar 24 has been disappointing me lately with their "specialty" beers. There's a consistent fake taste to whatever flavor they are adding. This is no exception. The chocolate flavor has a powdery, weird commercial milk chocolate flavor, taste and mouthfeel. Doesn't have that rich cocoa nib type flavor I'm looking for, but more of a cheap chocolate taste. Had to dump out the bottom third became too annoying for me.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2013 15:42:57 | More by donovanneb
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bcerv-ca

California

3/5  rDev -18.3%

10-04-2013 23:47:07 | More by bcerv-ca
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EB1

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

09-28-2013 21:15:42 | More by EB1
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

09-22-2013 02:30:49 | More by kjkinsey
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jimmmmeeerrsssss

California

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

09-17-2013 03:07:44 | More by jimmmmeeerrsssss
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anon

California

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

09-09-2013 22:10:34 | More by anon
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DanDonati

California

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

09-06-2013 15:57:08 | More by DanDonati
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-28-2013 16:11:53 | More by GraduatedCashew
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SocalKicks

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

08-23-2013 05:20:53 | More by SocalKicks
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zestar

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

08-17-2013 05:39:36 | More by zestar
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Reappropriated

California

3.24/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from 22oz bottle.

Overall, this is a perfectly average porter, but did not have much that is going to get me to come back and have this beer again.

The beer pours medium to dark brown, with a tanish head, visually appealing and a good start.

The smell is overall earthy, with hints of chocolate, with malt and a bit of copper, so pretty much an earthy porter.

The taste is what you would expect from a smokey porter, with hits of chocolate, and something creamy in the mix. It is simple but I enjoyed the experience. It also had a nice feel to it, but that was not enough to make me want to come back for more.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2013 23:38:49 | More by Reappropriated
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Libationguy

Nevada

3.45/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Medium brown color with tawny hues. 1-finger tan head with very short retention.

Hot chocolate, vanilla, roasted barley, Hershey's chocolate syrup and a light coffee note. Some sense of sweetness in the aromas, but not excessive.

On the palate, cappacino, vanilla, mocha and a mild asprin bitterness on the back of the palate.

Medium bodied and fairly dry in style for the flavors. Pretty good attenuation in the beer. Finish is fairly short and and carries bitterness and astringency that remind of cold coffee.

Like the idea, but the beer lacks synergy.

Serving type: bottle

08-06-2013 05:43:22 | More by Libationguy
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mhaugo

California

3/5  rDev -18.3%

08-05-2013 15:46:59 | More by mhaugo
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aquazr1

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

08-01-2013 04:26:55 | More by aquazr1
Hangar 24 Chocolate Porter from Hangar 24 Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 203 ratings.