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CHP - Chocolate Hazelnut Porter - Heretic Brewing Company

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97 Ratings
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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 13.54%
Wants: 5
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Heretic Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: mentor on 10-17-2013

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.
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3.82/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours black under a creamy beige head that sticks well to the surface. Aroma is thick with chocolate, toffee, hazelnut and nougat. Sweet nutty, milk chocolaty flavor - as expected. Still has a nice porter quality to it with lingering cocoa and raisin bread. Medium bodied, lightly carbonated, finishing a touch bitter. Plenty flavorful...good for a dessert beer.

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3.04/5  rDev -20.8%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.2/5  rDev +9.4%

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.

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.9%

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.

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2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

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CHP - Chocolate Hazelnut Porter from Heretic Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.