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Bada Bing Cherry Porter - Coronado Brewing Company

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Bada Bing Cherry Porter
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BA SCORE
85
very good

21 Ratings
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.21%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 11-26-2011)
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Ratings: 21 | Reviews: 8 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Chaz33187:
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Chaz33187

California

4.11/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the The Loft on the LMU Campus.

a- looks like motor oil. Clean dark brown. Barely any bubbles
s- barely any smell even when you drink it.
t- Alchohol is invisible. Very smooth Porter but nothing magical. The cherry is an afterthought. Only slight cherry hint in the aftertaste. Cherry Coke has way more fruitiness.
o- Smooth porter, solid craft beer.

Serving type: on-tap

03-15-2013 01:19:31 | More by Chaz33187
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The beer is a black color.

The dark has dark fruit, a hint of cherry, and roasted malt.

The flavor is hugely complex. Despite being the name, the cherry is very faint in this beer. The flavor is of roasted malt, chocolate, and cocoa.

There then is a great amount tiny bubbled carbonation to clean up the richness of this beer.

This is a world class beer. It reminds me of Everett with its complexity. It's so rich and delicious, but there's also that wonderful hint of cherry.

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BucannonXC5

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Type: Draft
Glass: Half-pint glass
From: Coronado Brewing Company in Coronado, Calif. (San Diego)
Price: $3.00
Misc.: Had on Jan. 21, 2013

Poured a black color with one finger of tan head when I got it. Very nice foamy lacing on the sides on the way down. Average retention.

Smelled chocolate, caramel, toffee and slight bitter coffee beans.

Tasted chocolate, toffee, caramel, toast, slight coffee beans, nutty and a hint of black cherry. Nice and smooth.

Full body. Creamy-to-slick texture. Average carbonation. Long, bitter finish.

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3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Coronado brewpub, an easy drinking black beer with reddish highlights. The small head falls quickly to a thin band; almost no lacing at all.

Both taste and aroma are moderately roasty with a fair dose of fresh cherries. Well integrated and very real tasting; no Robitussin here. Lesser chocolate and coffee notes underneath.

Medium bodied, with carbonation on the higher side for a porter. A little prickly.

I’m a porter fan in general and I like cherries so this one appealed to me and I knew I had to try it as soon as I saw it on the menu. Enjoyed it at least as much as Stone’s chocolate cherry stout collaboration beer. Goes down easy and tastes very fresh. I got a lot more cherry flavor than the other reviewer, apparently.

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HopHead84

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4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11/25/2011

On tap at Coronado Brewing.

A: Dark brown with a small brown head.

S: Roasted grains with toasted notes and a big chocolate profile. I don't smell any cherry and they supposedly used 17 pounds per barrel. Regardless, it smells good. Coffee is light.

T: Roasted malt and earth with a lower moderate bitterness and a light sweetness. Again, not really any cherry in the flavor. Coffee is faint and chocolate is pervasive.

M: Lower medium in body with moderate carbonation.

Overall: A pretty good Porter, but it lacks the advertised cherry.

Serving type: on-tap

11-26-2011 01:02:13 | More by HopHead84
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