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Chaka - Sun King Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

64 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.72%
Wants: 6
Gots: 10 | 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)
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Photo of homebrew311
4.14/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a deep maroon with off white head, a collar of head retains throughout. The nose features dark fruit, clove, banana, and grapes. The taste starts with moderate level of sweetness with notes of bubblegum, clove, and bananas. Features the flavors yyou would expect in an abbey ale or a BSDA. Finish is spicy with a lingering sweetness. Mouthfeel is well carbonated with somewhat heavy body. Overall, a nice dark belgian. Reminds me of New Belgium Abbey ale.

homebrew311, Oct 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Flight317, Aug 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

JamesTerry88, May 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

neckbracesub, May 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Devi0us, May 18, 2014
Photo of JohnnyHopps
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.

JohnnyHopps, May 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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Chaka from Sun King Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.