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Chief BlackHawk Porter - Tyranena Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

286 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 286
Reviews: 161
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 10.18%
Wants: 11
Gots: 10 | 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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4/5  rDev +4.4%

lucasj82, Apr 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

bismarksays, Apr 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Dovers, Apr 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Dover, Apr 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

beinerso, Mar 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

davemarc87, Mar 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

ryanpj, Mar 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

IronTom, Mar 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Hendrick24, Feb 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

IrishFrenchman, Feb 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

mrmitsui29, Feb 15, 2014
Photo of buschbeer
3.78/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 fl. Ounce bottle
Served in a perfect pint glass

A - This beer is dark brown. Just the fainest of light gets through this thing. The mocha head was generous.

S - I smell some roasted malt and dark chocolate.

T - The taste is sweeter than I expected. I get some milk chocolate. The finish has some dark and unsweetened chocolate.

M - Medium

O - This is a chocolaty porter. It is easy enough to drink. I could see drinking this often if it was distributed in Ohio.

buschbeer, Feb 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Danmullens1, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of jwc215
3.79/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours very dark brown with a tan head that soon becomes patchy. Thin lacing sticks.

The smell is of roasted coffee, chocolate, chicory. Pretty robust!

The taste is of deep roasted coffee, charcoal, chicory, hint of anise and some chocolate. Roasted finish.

Medium body with lingering roast and touch of alcohol.

Overall, it's a nice, roasty, fairly robust, porter!

jwc215, Feb 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

JVB, Jan 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

mattmarka1, Jan 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

lisalipper, Jan 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Daktah, Jan 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Canada_Dan, Dec 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

instinct2, Dec 25, 2013
Photo of Hammer35
3.74/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pitch black color with tan head and small beading. Decent head retention, but beautiful lacing.

Smell: Big, bold notes of coffee with subtle hints of cinnamon. I wish there was more than a hint of cinnamon.

Taste: Coffee. Black, roasted coffee. The cinnamon (and any other flavor) disappears against the huge coffee flavor. Bitter, dry finish.

Mouthfeel: Not thin, but lighter than I expected. Heavily carbonated.

Overall: Not a bad porter, but it seemed to me to be nothing but bitter, dark coffee flavors. I would have appreciated more depth of flavor. The mouthfeel was also a bit of a throw-off, being lighter and much more carbonated than expected.

Hammer35, Dec 11, 2013
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NooseJustice, Dec 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

DbbC, Nov 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

mkfuzzles, Nov 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

CesarLopes, Nov 10, 2013
Chief BlackHawk Porter from Tyranena Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 286 ratings.