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Señorita, Horchata Imperial Porter - Elevation Beer Co.

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Señorita, Horchata Imperial PorterSeñorita, Horchata Imperial Porter

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BA SCORE
88
very good

106 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 106
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 19
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Elevation Beer Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer pours a deep dark brown with a snow-white head. Aroma notes of Vanilla, Cinnamon and sweet milk hit the nose bringing up images of the delicious Mexican drink this beer is styled after. The beer hits the palate with Vanilla, sweet chocolate malts, and a hint of cinnamon; all with a medium body and a balancing hop bitterness. Enjoy this beer next to a roaring fire with your amigos in a cozy cabin after a long day of skiing the deep powder of the Rocky Mountains.

This beer fits better into the Herb/Spiced Beer Category, as it is spiced with a ton of Cinnamon and Vanilla and also uses milk sugar. It recently took home a medal in this category and we believe it is a more accurate description then an Imperial porter.

Thanks and Cheers.

The Elevation Team.

(Beer added by: denver10 on 01-23-2013)
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Ratings: 106 | Reviews: 19 | Display Reviews Only:
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

csfcmitchell, Jul 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Wayne17, Jul 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

jbogner, Jul 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

RyanCrawford, Jul 01, 2014
Photo of roblowther
3.3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A big ol' bottle that pours black as midnight with a creamy slight tan head. Smell is vanilla, cream, cinnamon, and the local Starbucks. Taste is cinnamon, burnt biscuits, some vanilla, and a bit of cream.The mouthfeel is creamy and slick. This review seems to be holding the record for use of the word "cream". Not including that one even. Overall, its interesting. A bit heavy handed with the flavors for me but probably this not being my favorite style is affecting my judgement. If you like the style, give it a shot. If you don't...well, you probably wouldn't have anyway.

roblowther, Jun 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

JuanAlberto, Jun 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

JohnBender, Jun 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

kerry4porters, Jun 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

archero, Jun 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

rspauldi, Jun 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

condorsim, Jun 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Tayloraphilips, May 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

TX-Badger, May 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

jaydoc, May 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

afsdan, May 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Canti4341, May 21, 2014
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4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - Jet Black that pours with a latte like head to it. The head leaves quickly, but it was quite a nice pour.

Smell - lots of cinnamon and a nice chocolately malty finish

Taste - Creamy chocolate into a nice caramel and then a cinnamon finish. Quite fun

Mouthfeel - very smooth with a strong cinnamon after burn

Overall - glad I got to try this one and looking forward to next year's version.

beatenbyjacks, May 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

kylehay2004, May 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

IrishGermanAmerican, May 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Hoopdreama, May 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

dcloeren, May 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Gagnonsux, Apr 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

nickfl, Apr 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

brandon911, Mar 30, 2014
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3.39/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tastes like porter strained through vanilla wafers. Dark brown in the Orval chalice with a low head. No trace of lacing in the glass but spritzy enough in the mouth. Sweet and sugary. A little oily.

This is some funny stuff. Surprisingly light body, but maybe it's just not all that malty. It's not really powerful enough to carry off the milky, spicy sweet flavors. I'm not sure I want a session vanilla beer. Still it's drinkable enough once you get over the sweet nonsense of it.

The cinnamon is not overly powerful, but this does taste more like cookies than beer. From the 500 ml bottle purchased at Grapevine Liquors in Denver.

mactrail, Mar 26, 2014
Señorita, Horchata Imperial Porter from Elevation Beer Co.
88 out of 100 based on 106 ratings.