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Biere De Chocolat - Almanac Beer Co.

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84
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196 Ratings
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Ratings: 196
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 12
Gots: 14 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Trilogy31 on 01-28-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Ajlvt, Mar 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

BryanCDM, Mar 07, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle, thanks Johnny.

Pours a dark cola brown with a thin tan head, slowly fades to a thin collar, little lace. Rich nose, chocolate heavy, dark and sweet, cocoa, light roast. Medium bodied, with very high carbonation. Flavor has a roast base, with a strong earthy and dirty component not obvious on the nose that balances the bitter chocolate presence. Nowhere near as sweet or rich as the nose suggests; not a bad thing, but the carbonation is a little overbearing enough to hide any nuisance in the flavor.

yourefragile, Mar 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Adkins1203, Feb 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Adkins721, Feb 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

PEIhop, Feb 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

DustinSWB, Feb 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

jaydoc, Feb 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

kmoen, Feb 22, 2014
Photo of TruePerception
3.33/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Almanac's Biere De Chocolat, ale brewed with cocoa nibs and vanilla. 5.5%

A: Black, with dark brown in the dimple, and a golden amber glare at the very bottom. About half a finger of tan head. Very slight lacing. Slight sheeting.

S: Cocoa. Lightly roasted coffee. Faint blackened grain.

T/MF: Char. Black coffee. Sweet backnote. Light finish of dark cocoa. Hint of leaf.

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle, into a Belgian tulip glass.

TruePerception, Feb 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

RuckusDu, Feb 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

hayesjw, Feb 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Samir79, Feb 10, 2014
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4.19/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Black with a mocha ring of head.

S: Dark bittersweet chocolate, roasty coffee, roasted malt, in the nose with perhaps a touch of citrus.

T: Starts of with that little citrus hint, followed by really nice coffee and dark chocolate. Touch of citrus is present throughout.

M: Medium bodied, not smooth.

O: Really good, definitely recommended.

BierJager89, Feb 04, 2014
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3.45/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

S: roasted malt, chocolate, hints of vanilla

A: black with tan head

T: roasted malts, some cocoa and vanilla notes, with a light bitterness from malts on the finish

O: good dessert bier, would pair this with some vanilla cake or some kind of vanilla dessert.

bierdeflanders, Jan 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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Biere De Chocolat from Almanac Beer Co.
84 out of 100 based on 196 ratings.