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DuClaw Exile 1 (Imperial Chocolate Rye Porter) - DuClaw Brewing Company

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DuClaw Exile 1 (Imperial Chocolate Rye Porter)DuClaw Exile 1 (Imperial Chocolate Rye Porter)

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

88 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 88
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 8.56%
Wants: 22
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: thain709 on 10-17-2011)
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Reviews by nimrod979:
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nimrod979

Maryland

3.93/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours blackwith a two finger thing light brown head. Retention isn't overwhelming but I have a nice little layer sticking around. Nice lacing.

Aroma: Roasted malt and cocoa. Nothing overwhelming.

Taste: Thick chocolatey flavor. with roasted malts, rye, bittersweet dry cocoa, and hints of coffee.

Mouthfeel: Full body with a nice medium roasted malt flavor profile highlighted by the rich velvety chocolate. A bit heavy as a porter, more on the stout side. ABV is not a problem here. Carbonation is very soft.

Very good solid beer from DuClaw. Doesn't disappoint with the chocolate. The rye adds a little bit of spice on the overall feel.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2013 22:06:23 | More by nimrod979
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wrightst

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +10%

06-27-2014 03:27:20 | More by wrightst
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lurpy1

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

03-13-2014 19:46:00 | More by lurpy1
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Tek420

Pennsylvania

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waddellc2

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

3.69/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Exile 1 pours black with a small tan lacing head. There is a roasted and slight chocolate aroma. The taste is dry, has a nice roasted flavor, and some chocolate notes; the chocolate is not overpowering. Good body nice flavors. Overall it s a nice full porter with some goo flavors.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2013 05:57:06 | More by vette2006c5r
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

3.86/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed in a snifter.

A - Very dark inky black colour with a thin layer of light brown head.

S - Sweet chocolate, molasses, roast and lighter spice and coffee aromas.

T - Sweet milk chocolate, molasses, roast and a light spiciness form the rye. Gets very sweet as I continue to drink it.

M - Medium, almost full body. Light carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2013 01:46:07 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-20-2013 13:53:55 | More by InspectorBob
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Boone757

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.2%

11-17-2013 18:11:46 | More by Boone757
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Baab200

New York

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

10-29-2013 01:50:39 | More by Baab200
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Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.2%

09-25-2013 23:27:03 | More by BillRoth
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Kentucky

4/5  rDev -2.2%

08-30-2013 18:08:46 | More by bradfordjohnson
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bmmortale

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +10%

08-19-2013 21:41:26 | More by bmmortale
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North Carolina

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06-15-2013 16:22:11 | More by AngusOg
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Roger85

Illinois

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06-05-2013 03:24:26 | More by Roger85
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Kreko7

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

05-16-2013 19:12:27 | More by Kreko7
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Magery

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

05-07-2013 19:13:51 | More by Magery
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California

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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gestyr

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bomber into a Libbey Stout/Porter glass.

A: Pours a deep and mysterious opaque black with a nice thick mocha colored head which lasts and lasts.

S:Chocolate, some rye spiciness, slight fruitiness

T: Chocolate, dark malts, roasty, spicy, slightly fruity. Not much hops flavor, no lingering bitterness.

M: Full bodied and satisfying. No burn from the carbonation, no alcohol heat.

O: Great job, guys. This is a really good beer. I will buy this again if I can find it. It works well on a winter evening.

Serving type: bottle

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Pennsylvania

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Florida

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DuClaw Exile 1 (Imperial Chocolate Rye Porter) from DuClaw Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 88 ratings.