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Biere De Chocolat - Almanac Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
84
good

206 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 206
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 12
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Almanac Beer Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Trilogy31 on 01-28-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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3.67/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.46/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JGam115
3.73/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Oily black, toffee head. Dried dark chocolate, doughy. Quite nice

Photo of snaotheus
3.81/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

2014-12-12
12oz capped bottle poured into a pair of Georgetown samplers. Fridge temp. No visible dates or codes.

Pours black with a light brown medium sized head that fades fairly quickly into a lumpy layer that looks like it's gonna stick around. Opaque, with light carbonation. Smell is very portery -- maybe a little milder on the roasty character than I would expect, and a little stronger on the dark fruit. There is some other aroma there that I'm having trouble placing. Something just on the edge of my consciousness...something green. But I can't place it.

Taste is dominated by chocolate. Still a nice roasty character, very light fruity character. Surprisingly light and drinkable.

Mouthfeel is surprisingly thin and light. Overall, pretty good beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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2.6/5  rDev -30.5%

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4.4/5  rDev +17.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.72/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.65/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.68/5  rDev -1.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Intense chocolate nose
Dark brown to chestnut. 3" tan head that slowly collapses – excellent lace.
Palate: chocolaty but not cloying, a touch of vanilla, some sweetness but not overbearing.
Medium body, medium to medium high carbonation. The creamy body and the chocolate go very well together.

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4.04/5  rDev +8%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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Biere De Chocolat from Almanac Beer Co.
84 out of 100 based on 206 ratings.