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Chief BlackHawk Porter - Tyranena Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

299 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 299
Reviews: 161
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 11
Gots: 11 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Danmullens1, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of jwc215
3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
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 -1.3%

JVB, Jan 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

mattmarka1, Jan 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

lisalipper, Jan 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Daktah, Jan 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Canada_Dan, Dec 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

instinct2, Dec 25, 2013
Photo of Hammer35
3.74/5  rDev -1.6%
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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Chief BlackHawk Porter from Tyranena Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 299 ratings.