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Biere De Chocolat - Almanac Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

203 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 203
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 13
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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Trilogy31 on 01-28-2013)
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3.83/5  rDev +2.7%
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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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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Biere De Chocolat from Almanac Beer Co.
85 out of 100 based on 203 ratings.