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Lovefest-2013 - Boston Beer Works - Canal Street

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BA SCORE
80
good

27 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 27
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 14.2%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Works - Canal Street visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tigg924 on 12-02-2013)
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A: Pours dark brown with a light brown head.

S: Slightly burned (via microwave) Baker's chocolate squares, very mild caramel.

T: Chocolaty aftertaste left on the tongue, leaves mouth slightly dry. Mild hint of strawberries after burping (slightly unpleasant).

M: Surprisingly light, little carbonation, leaves mouth slightly tingly.

O: Didn't live up to my expectation, no love fest between us, this relationship is over when the bottle is empty.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

I was expecting big things from this beer as Beer Works usually produces great stuff. Nose smelled a little of strawberries, but I didn't pick up much chocolate.

Then, I tasted it. I really wish that I hadn't. The combination of the bitterness and the strawberry-esque essence made it taste like burnt plastic. Bitter, nasty, burnt plastic. I gave it a second sip to try to give this beer a second chance, and then it went straight down the drain.

I hate to write bad reviews like this for hard working local breweries, but this one just completely missed the mark.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Not expecting much from this beer, but something to share with the misses.

Off white colored foamy 1/2 finger head, fades pretty slowly with some decent lacing too, super dakr molasses brown colored beer with little hint of light coming through at the thin parts.

Nose brings lots of fake chocolate aroma, like choc extract and syrup, hersheys syrupy like, little candy, plenty syrup, definite chocolate though and perhaps some chocolate added right to the beer, very very faint strawberry after really trying to find it. Other beer notes... well pretty much none so hard to call this a beer in the first place.

Taste a little more beer like, and more strawberry too, a nice but light strawberry flavor, again more like a fake candy strawberry than a real strawberry infusion, almost strawberry perfume like. Some chocolate, again like a hersheys syrup chocolate and not so much fresh chocolate, little creamy milk chocolate in the center though. This time there is a little beer, some caramel, malted milk ball like cookie biscuit malt, toasty like too, and mild bitterness from a hint of an earthy hop. Finish is dry, quite dry actually but a little sticky, bit more bitterness, more fake chocolate but at the same time a little melted real chocolate in there.

Mouth is med bod, little creamy, decent carb.

Overall eh, nose was really fake and no real beer in there, taste was a bit better but nothing too great, didn't have huge expectations for this so it wasn't really a let down, but just nothing too special... now to see what the misses thinks... she was disgusted... "ick, chocolate and strawberries?! How can you taste anything like that... it's horrible!"

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Pours deep brown with a bubbly half-finger of head. Some lace.

Coffee and real-deal fresh strawberries (berries are faint, but there) in the aroma. Chocolate? I guess so.

Lean dark roasted malt. Watery. Lacks any richness or depth. Coffee, moderate bitterness. Fairly smooth with a good malt flavor profile. No fruit, no chocolate.

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Lovefest-2013 from Boston Beer Works - Canal Street
80 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.