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Hellfighter - Karbach Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

142 Ratings
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Ratings: 142
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 14
Gots: 24 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Karbach Brewing Co. visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: champ103 on 12-19-2011

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

First bottling of Hellfighter.

Two finger head with good retention. Leaves good amount of lacing all around.

Aroma is roasted malt and dark fruits

Silky, full and creamy. Perfect carbonation. Chocolate forward.

Somewhat hoppy for the style and therefore not traditional, but it does balance nicely with the moderate chocolate. As it warms a really pleasant sweetness comes through towards the end. Excellent complexity, especially as the beer warms. The sweetness pushes the alcohol further into the background.

I've had Hellfighter fresh and the alcohol has an overpowering astringency and the hops seem out of balance. However, by 6 months this is a fantastic imperial porter. The alcohol significantly mellows and moves into the background. The aggressive hops move to the background as well, allowing the chocolate and sweetness to become much more prominent. Age at least 6 to 9 months and this is a excellent imperial porter.

Hellfighter from Karbach Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 142 ratings.