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CHP - Chocolate Hazelnut Porter - Heretic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

77 Ratings
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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 14.7%
Wants: 4
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Heretic Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Chocolate Hazelnut Porter, or CHP as we call it, is a dessert in a glass. It is a rich, robust porter bursting with luscious chocolate and hazelnut. Notes of coffee and caramel round out this delicious treat.

(Beer added by: mentor on 10-17-2013)
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Photo of RangnaR
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Kurmaraja
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of jj311
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Pours a beautiful black color with a one finger head lacking retention. Chocolate and hazelnut are present and notable in the aroma along side alcohol. A Nutty flavor up front provides a lingering bitterness to compliment chocolate.

Overall this is a drinkable brew but there isn't much too it. It lacks in complexity and dimension.

Photo of ThurmondTX
2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

Photo of JamLand
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of SurferEric
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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

Photo of cosmicevan
3.74/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed from a wine glass.

a - brew pours a deep black with a finger plus of foamy off tan colored head.

s - nose is chocolate chat and nuts. Some crisp fizzy vanilla.

t/m/o - comes to life on the first sip. Really nice chocolate, milk chocolate with some porter char. The hazelnut is a great compliment. A bit fizzy buy mire along the meatier side if the spectrum. Very nice, great crossover porter for the stout fans.

Photo of dougieboy
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of IBUQT
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of danxbar
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of Skunkdrool
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Seattleman
2.92/5  rDev -23.4%

Photo of Lmr02011
4.56/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of HungarianCount
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of acdcsmith22
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of CrazyDavros
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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.

Photo of little_star
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of MarioM
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of jakecattleco
4/5  rDev +5%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of whatsajessica
2/5  rDev -47.5%

Photo of dgilks
3.11/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Dark black colour with a smooth tan head. Poor head retention. Some lacing.

Roasty smooth with a touch of chocolate. A little nutty but not a lot really going on.

Dull. Very light malt and roast. Touches of chocolate but nothing pops. The flavour is really flat and monotone.

Medium body with moderate carbonation. Fine for style but doing nothing here.

Again, this beer is just flat on the palate with a lack of interesting flavour popping up and grabbing attention.

Photo of Mike-Harms
3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a 0.5L glass mug, there was a strong thick lingering head formed, which took a few minutes to subside. It's lighter in the mouth than you'd think for the profile, and the chocolate and especially the hazelnut are muted somewhat in all that carbonation. We'll see how it warms up.

Yep, as expected, it stayed smooth to the end, and as usual the carbonation's effect on the mouthfeel was dramatically lessened. A good dark beer should always open up as it gets warm, and this one did. I would buy it again, but I would probably not seek it out.

Photo of Kroehny_Loves_Hops
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of ironchefkook
4/5  rDev +5%

CHP - Chocolate Hazelnut Porter from Heretic Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.