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CHP - Chocolate Hazelnut Porter - Heretic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

61 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 14.14%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Heretic Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mentor on 10-17-2013)
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4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

dougieboy, Sep 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

JSails, Apr 11, 2014
Photo of dionito
4.63/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Orgasmic!! That's the best way to describe this beer. I was at the brewery the other day and couldn't believe what I was tasting. If I had lived around I would have bought two kegs of it, or would have stolen them if they did not sell them to me. It's one of the best beers I've ever tasted with a perfect balance of roastiness, chocolate, and a hazelnut finish that makes everything glow and make you think you're in heaven. Can you see I did LOVE this beer? Get a plane to Fairfield, CA and try it. Or better yet, Jamil, ship it to WA!!

dionito, May 29, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +19.4%

Lmr02011, Aug 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

LakerLeith, Jun 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

random846, Mar 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

KevMo84, May 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

An earthy porter with lots of hazelnut flavor and notes of milk chocolate that can truly be appreciated with a proper swig.

SurferEric, Oct 07, 2014
Photo of CrazyDavros
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Pours black with a fading tan head.
Nose shows chocolate and hazelnut, mainly hazelnut. Pretty much ferrero rocher in a glass. Awesome. Some bready malt too.
Flavours include more of the same, but with more of a bitter cocoa note and a fair bit of roasted malt.
Body could be a bit richer/creamier.

CrazyDavros, Aug 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Rave, May 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

BigDaddy79, Mar 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

LumpkinBrews, Jun 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

cletusdog, Apr 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

pkalix, Aug 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

MarioM, Aug 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

acdcsmith22, Aug 23, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +9.9%

Pours a finger and half of tan head on a black body.
The aroma has lots of hazelnut and chocolate right up front.
The taste starts with mild chocolate bitterness, then roasted malt sweet and carries through to a tapered sweet ending.
The texture is smooth with low carbonation.
Excellent balance for a decadent beer.

Fatehunter, Oct 25, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours near black with cola brown edging where light can penetrate. The head puffs up to a rocky 3 fingers in width and shows great retention before settling to a thin, broken layer of surface suds. Lacing is small and spotty with fair stick.

Smell - The aroma is amazing! Notes of roasted peanut and hazelnut with milk chocolate and traces of caramel.

Taste - Follows the nose, though less cohesive. Fair notes of roasted peanut and hazelnut, while a lightly supportive milk chocolate character rides beneath. Touches of earth. Kinda light; takes a big gulp to get the full flavor, which is amazing when done.

Mouthfeel - Closer to light than medium in body with soft carbonation. A little too soft; could use just a hair more carbonation. Really smooth, though.

Overall - It's delicious, but doesn't quite have the potency in flavor to reach that World Class status. When gulped it felt like I was drinking one of the best porters I've ever had, but when drank within normal "sipping ranges" (whatever that means) it was good to decent. So... I don't know. This one's got me a tad perplexed. Definitely one to try again.

TheSixthRing, Jun 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

ironchefkook, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

jaydoc, Feb 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

SHODriver, May 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

111213forlife, May 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Kurmaraja, Oct 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

jakecattleco, Aug 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Bigtimejd19, Jun 14, 2014
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CHP - Chocolate Hazelnut Porter from Heretic Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.