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Chief BlackHawk Porter - Tyranena Brewing Company

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Chief BlackHawk PorterChief BlackHawk Porter

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BA SCORE
86
very good

282 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 282
Reviews: 161
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 10.44%
Wants: 11
Gots: 9 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-15-2002)
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jdkitchi

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +4.4%

08-31-2014 02:33:32 | More by jdkitchi
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Rowold27

Illinois

3.48/5  rDev -9.1%

08-31-2014 02:18:51 | More by Rowold27
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The_fevre


3.64/5  rDev -5%

08-29-2014 03:12:07 | More by The_fevre
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onlymurderers

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-20-2014 02:32:48 | More by onlymurderers
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Tone

Missouri

3.83/5  rDev 0%

Pours a dark brown. 1/4 inch of a tan color. Decent retention and good lacing. Smells of a strong sweet malt, nuts, yeast, pale malt, slight hops, hint of roasted malt, and a hint of pine. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. There is also a noticeable dryness and slight bitterness. Tastes of strong roasted malt, sweet malt, hops, pine, yeast, and a hint of pale malt. Overall, good blend, aroma, body, and mouth feel.

08-17-2014 21:35:00 | More by Tone
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mimholte

Indiana

1.75/5  rDev -54.3%

08-13-2014 23:29:55 | More by mimholte
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badmotorgrunge

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-28-2014 13:25:12 | More by badmotorgrunge
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ldhughes3

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-25-2014 13:07:04 | More by ldhughes3
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Honisbygonis

North Carolina

3.26/5  rDev -14.9%

Appetizer: did not have glass to pour, so color / carbonation was indiscernible in the brown bottle; "nice porter" sweet smell

Entree: nice initial hit taste, but aftertaste mildly harsh; mid-way thru the bottle, after taste subsides from a about a 3 on bad scale to about 1.5 (the more u drink theory as to improving taste or the so-called killing of your taste buds)

Dessert: per label a "bitttersweet ale / session beer consumed by Porters in London"; gotta admit improves towards the emptying of the bottle; I'd compare this to (in my book) an overrated Founders Porter (not impressed as you can imagine given the hype); all in all, not the worst of the style so give it a try (or re-try)

Ch33rs !!!

07-24-2014 00:54:08 | More by Honisbygonis
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-17-2014 23:36:26 | More by Gonzoillini
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falconxman

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-15-2014 23:54:17 | More by falconxman
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BDeibs

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-02-2014 01:47:05 | More by BDeibs
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

3.55/5  rDev -7.3%

Bottle from Discount Liquors in Milwaukee, WI. What a great store.

The beer is dark brown, approaching black, nearly opaque with a small beige cap. Aromas include the expected roasted malt, chocolate. Light char and coffee notes in the flavor. The body is perhaps a tad thin. Overall, pretty good, but perhaps a little weak in body and potency.

06-26-2014 05:26:53 | More by Huhzubendah
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EdFed

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-15-2014 03:00:55 | More by EdFed
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ChainChompsky

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

06-10-2014 00:45:57 | More by ChainChompsky
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tvoss99

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +11%

06-09-2014 16:15:30 | More by tvoss99
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Rborre321

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

06-06-2014 21:02:08 | More by Rborre321
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johunnic

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11%

05-24-2014 20:17:08 | More by johunnic
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alostplot

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-03-2014 03:38:51 | More by alostplot
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tyleeis

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-25-2014 13:28:12 | More by tyleeis
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KFBR392

Illinois

3.65/5  rDev -4.7%

Appearance: Poured vigorously to produce a dense head of a finger and a half. Sits black in the glass with above average active carbonation for the style. Some random lacing left behind with each drink.

Smell: Sweet lactose and oats greet the drinker. Dark roasted coffee grounds are very clean and deliver a concise aroma. Vanilla and molasses picked up on the back end. Great balance of sweet tones with solid roasted malt body.

Taste: subtle oats and creamy malt hits on the front. After that, the beer sort of just lulls its way into the body with no significant taste additions. Some very light roasted malt and dry almost burnt coffee grounds are picked up on the back end. The finish is lingering bitter chocolate and dry coffee.

Mouthfeel: Full range run here with this brew. The front is sweet, creamy, and airy while the finish is filled with roasted malt and coffee leaving a very dry palate behind.

Overall: Loved the aroma but was let down with the taste. The front is enticing but nothing notable happens until the finish. I porter I would recommend trying but nothing to seek out.

04-23-2014 01:38:18 | More by KFBR392
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lucasj82

Indiana

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-19-2014 16:43:34 | More by lucasj82
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bismarksays

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-14-2014 01:48:52 | More by bismarksays
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Dovers

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

04-02-2014 01:42:22 | More by Dovers
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Dover

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

04-02-2014 01:42:09 | More by Dover
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Chief BlackHawk Porter from Tyranena Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 282 ratings.