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Beeruccino - Helm's Brewing Co.

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Beeruccino
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BA SCORE
85
very good

35 Ratings
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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 9.81%
Wants: 1
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Helm's Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jason on 11-12-2012

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Ratings: 35 | Reviews: 3
Photo of anon
3.61/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Drank from the bomber while camping, so didn't get the appearance of this one. First try from this brewer.

Smells pretty good, not too roasty but lots of coffee, obviously. Pretty straightforward here. Some chocolate in there too. Some malt and a little spice.

Mouthfeel is where this brew got strange. This bottle seemed to be very carbonated, so I just got a ton of carbonation up front which drowned everything out and left my mouth tingling for a few seconds, very much like soda, which was a little off putting as this would have been awesome had it been a bit smoother...

...but the taste after the fact, was delicious. The coffee lingers and has a bit of a milky and chocolaty hint that I absolutely loved.

Overall this brew is a little too unbalanced all around to be a heavy hitter, but an interesting one nonetheless.

Photo of sfbeerfan
5/5  rDev +32.6%

Great coffee aroma, a little bit of black pepper as it warms up which is nice. Just a really strong porter with a lot of body and of course a coffee taste

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to Skuter for sharing this one at his tasting.

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, coffee bean, and brewed coffee aromas. Taste is much the same with bittersweet cocoa, coffee bean, and burnt coffee flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a solid aroma, but there is a better balance of cocoa and coffee in the taste to me.

Serving type: bottle.

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Beeruccino from Helm's Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.