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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

111 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 111
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 21
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: 111 | Reviews: 19 | Display Reviews Only:
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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
Photo of mactrail
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
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

bkeller04, Mar 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

vmdominguez, Mar 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

carlitos92, Mar 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

twincano, Mar 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

bearbeer3125, Mar 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

GumDropButtons, Mar 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

abex44, Mar 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

budsandsuds8, Feb 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Texasfan549, Feb 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

kjkinsey, Feb 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

drummermattie02, Feb 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Christianuriah, Feb 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

appetiteforparis, Feb 16, 2014
Photo of champ103
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at D&T in Houston.

A: Pours a dark brown, nearly black color. Basically no head forms and no lace. Pretty still and lifeless.
S: Roasted malt, some coffee, and big milk chocolate aromas. A big sweet vanilla and toffee aroma as well.
T: A bit less roast in than in the nose. Plenty of sweetness though. Big milk chocolate, vanilla, and toffee again.
M/D: Under carbonated for my tastes. Pretty thin, watery and lifeless. Plenty of alcohol here. Kind of fusel like, add the big sweetness and it takes me a bit longer to sip on than I would like.

An OK imperial porter. A big sweetness from the vanilla, but not much else. No bad, but just kind of flat overall.

champ103, Feb 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

SavageHopHead, Feb 11, 2014
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3.15/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

On tap at Hops and Pie. Dark black, decent head, looks like a tasty porter. Aroma was cinnamon and malt. Flavor was as advertised: cinnamon, vanilla, malt, hint if chocolate. On the face of it it sounds awesome but it was really just ok. Glad I did not purchase a bottle of this.

ArrogantB, Feb 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

G-Hawk, Feb 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

XmnwildX12, Nov 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

dhbiker0889, Nov 05, 2013
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5/5  rDev +26.9%

PopnLoads, Sep 26, 2013
Señorita, Horchata Imperial Porter from Elevation Beer Co.
88 out of 100 based on 111 ratings.