1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Chaka - Sun King Brewing Company

Not Rated.
ChakaChaka

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
88
very good

63 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 63
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.72%
Wants: 6
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sun King Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: indiapaleale on 05-05-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 63 | Reviews: 12 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by JamesS:
Photo of JamesS
JamesS

Indiana

4.23/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bought a single from Kahn's Fine Wines on Keystone. Poured a very nice deep golden color with some very nice initial head and some decent lacing throughout. Nice thick strong peppery and sweet scent, lots of spices in the nose. Same with the flavors, a huge malt sweetness with a huge clove, peppery spicy, and slight dark candied fruits. Hugely thick and sweet and creamy going down. Very nice Belgian strong ale.

Serving type: can

06-04-2012 17:38:06 | More by JamesS
More User Reviews:
Photo of Flight317
Flight317

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

08-01-2014 05:30:11 | More by Flight317
Photo of JamesTerry88
JamesTerry88

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

05-30-2014 07:18:08 | More by JamesTerry88
Photo of neckbracesub
neckbracesub

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

05-29-2014 23:49:18 | More by neckbracesub
Photo of Devi0us
Devi0us

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

05-18-2014 21:47:05 | More by Devi0us
Photo of JohnnyHopps
JohnnyHopps

Indiana

3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance - The beer was a handsome reddish brown color with an off-white head. The lacing on the sides of the pint glass was evident.

Smell - I thought the aroma was fairly muted for something with the Belgian notation. There was a sweetness to the aroma.

Taste - On the initial, I detect banana, clove, cinnamon, and a certain bread/biscuit flavor. The banana grows progressively more sour toward the back of the tongue in the aftertaste. The sticky thick mouthfeel really allows this one to linger.

Mouthfeel - I think the most remarkable aspect of this beer is the mouthfeel. The manner in which it coats the tongue makes me want to call it a sticky beer.

Overall - I do not think the taste in this one is as full as I would like it to be. Still, it is a very good beer.

Serving type: can

05-04-2014 22:30:34 | More by JohnnyHopps
Photo of jadler16
jadler16

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

05-02-2014 16:51:10 | More by jadler16
Photo of DrunkinYogi
DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-06-2014 21:58:39 | More by DrunkinYogi
Photo of jacothom
jacothom

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

02-07-2014 02:30:23 | More by jacothom
Photo of Theniz
Theniz

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

01-30-2014 19:14:03 | More by Theniz
Photo of ToddGingerich
ToddGingerich

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

01-15-2014 22:03:02 | More by ToddGingerich
Photo of menacho1
menacho1

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

12-29-2013 06:10:06 | More by menacho1
Photo of lilsmizzul1225
lilsmizzul1225

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

12-27-2013 22:34:55 | More by lilsmizzul1225
Photo of mattknueven
mattknueven

Indiana

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-24-2013 23:07:42 | More by mattknueven
Photo of Kyrojack
Kyrojack

Indiana

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-08-2013 17:01:16 | More by Kyrojack
Photo of BSuter
BSuter

Indiana

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-20-2013 16:32:14 | More by BSuter
Photo of Corey17
Corey17

New York

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

10-12-2013 14:52:18 | More by Corey17
Photo of MinorThreat
MinorThreat

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

10-05-2013 18:48:24 | More by MinorThreat
Photo of Sonofalime
Sonofalime

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1.8%

09-11-2013 21:40:57 | More by Sonofalime
Photo of Phillyz
Phillyz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

09-05-2013 23:05:27 | More by Phillyz
Photo of MudDrinker
MudDrinker

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

07-03-2013 18:18:32 | More by MudDrinker
Photo of mikeincharleston
mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

05-26-2013 20:06:07 | More by mikeincharleston
Photo of Hopheadjeffery
Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

05-20-2013 04:03:49 | More by Hopheadjeffery
Photo of lilnicky068
lilnicky068

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

04-29-2013 19:38:19 | More by lilnicky068
Photo of craftbrew502
craftbrew502

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

04-28-2013 17:13:02 | More by craftbrew502
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Chaka from Sun King Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 63 ratings.