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Black Phoenix (Chipotle Coffee Ale) - Bootlegger's Brewery

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Black Phoenix (Chipotle Coffee Ale)Black Phoenix (Chipotle Coffee Ale)

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85
very good

259 Ratings
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Ratings: 259
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.97%
Wants: 20
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bootlegger's Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Stout brewed with coffee and chipotle peppers.

(Beer added by: DoubleJ on 04-12-2009)
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4.25/5  rDev +13%

Bnoise11, Jun 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

pkalix, Jun 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

SoCalBeerIdiot, May 27, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Serving Type: 22 ounce bomber poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: Looks great, black, nice tan head with lots of tiny bubbles, head dissipates pretty quickly, nice carbonation.

Smell: A lot of roast from the coffee, smoky aromas from the chipotle, I'm getting more of smoky aroma than anything else.

Taste: Smoky flavor up front, getting the coffee in the middle with some bitterness, spicy chipotle aroma on the back end leading into some spice, a mild spice, alcohol is present at 6.7% but not overwhelming.

Mouthfeel: Lost of carbonation, smooth, dry mouthfeel at the end.

Overall: Great beer, as for spiced beers this and Stone Smoked Porter with Chipotle are my two favorites.

Catracho5, May 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

KVNBGRY, May 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Furlinator, May 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

waiting4lunch, May 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Smarty_Pints, May 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

zachk, Apr 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

TongaPerkins, Mar 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

OriolesFan1008, Mar 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Wolberjs, Mar 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

stephens101, Mar 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

akang, Mar 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

SocalKicks, Mar 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

BeerShman, Mar 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

ItsYourBoyBlue, Feb 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

davegray, Feb 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Moheban, Feb 17, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

MikeMilanoDesign, Feb 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Chuggernaut00, Feb 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Lucnifter, Feb 02, 2014
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3.79/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Smell is light all around but what comes through is plum, sweet cigar, chocolate, coffee, toasted grain with a slight astringent finish. Flavor is dark chocolate, cherry, tobacco, strong roasted coffee, slightly sweet, no bitterness, mild chili on the back end - heat dissipates instantly. Finish is dry, light effervescence, on the lighter side of medium bodied - wish the chili lingered a bit longer, but still a good beer.

DeanMoriarty, Feb 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

ricecracker420, Jan 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

DrewskiWhit, Jan 19, 2014
Black Phoenix (Chipotle Coffee Ale) from Bootlegger's Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 259 ratings.