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Bear Hug Cherry Chocolate Stout - BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

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Bear Hug Cherry Chocolate StoutBear Hug Cherry Chocolate Stout

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BA SCORE
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62 Ratings
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Ratings: 62
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 15.15%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: vkv822 on 03-11-2013)
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Kansas

3.96/5  rDev +20%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a balloon glass.

Look: Dark chocolate black. Cream colored head that leaves a film. Light spots of lacing.

Aroma: Dark roasted malts, faint chocolate, cherry cordial.

Taste: Sweet chocolate-cherry syrup. Faint roasted coffee, roasted malts. Bitter finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, dry.

Overall: Not too fond of the cherry component, but it's not cloying at least.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2013 16:30:55 | More by JuicesFlowing
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Pegasus

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Large, dense, persistent tan head rides atop an obsidian body. Thick, glass-coating lace adorns the glass walls.

Aroma: Sweet, vinous alcohol dominates the aroma. Strong cherry notes and bitter cocoa are also present. Pleasant dark raisin aromas and roasted malt are also present.

Taste: The taste opens with strong roasted malt and prominent herbal hops. As the taste progresses, mild sour cherry notes vie with bitter cocoa, cold coffee and vinous alcohol. Towards the close, the roasted malt notes intensify, and the herbal hops ascend to a long, lingering, moderate bitterness, accompanied by a dry finish.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, and quite full.

Drinkability/notes: Complex and appealing, well-suited to a cold winter's evening.

Presentation: Packaged in a standard twenty-two ounce brown glass bomber bottle with a pry-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

Serving type: bottle

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle. Pours dark brown black with a medium creamy tan head that goes to a thin film that retains well and leaves some lacing.

The aroma is sweet grainy baking chocolate with some cherry.

The flavor is sweet chocolate malt with lots of tart cherries and light roast. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, decent sweet cherry chocolate beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2014 05:35:08 | More by Beaver13
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Really big light brown head ever so slowly falls into a really dark brown to black colored beer.

Rich dark roasted malt with an added cherry wine coming through. I could not distinguish any chocolate in the aroma as the label says, if there is the cherry must be to overwhelming for me to find it.

The cherry in the taste is less than in the aroma which I was happy about, this allowed the dryish dark chocolate a chance to make itself known. Having said that, the chocolate coming through in the taste isn't that impressive, it is quite downplayed with this beer.

A dryish aftertaste with just a bit of the cherry taste and also a bit of the grain malts lingering on with this medium to maybe full bodied stout.

Enjoyable in the fact that the cherry and/or chocolate tastes are not overbearing like what Shock Top does with their flavored offerings, but rather this lets you also appreciate the rich creamy grain malts which are the backbone for decent stouts.

Serving type: bottle

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Bear Hug Cherry Chocolate Stout from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
77 out of 100 based on 62 ratings.