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Culmination Chocolate Porter (Brush & Barrel Series) - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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Culmination Chocolate Porter (Brush & Barrel Series)Culmination Chocolate Porter (Brush & Barrel Series)

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

216 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 216
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.2%
Wants: 11
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Long Trail Brewing Co. visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This dark chocolate Porter is a very rich, roasty beer with top notes of chocolate derived from freshly roasted cacao. Strong but relatively smooth on the palate, its malty sweetness is evenly balanced with bitterness, and a slight dryness from the alcoholic strength. Look for solid notes of coffee, licorice, mild chocolate and more subtle hints of fruit and spices.

(Beer added by: SawDog505 on 11-28-2013)
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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

08-27-2014 14:53:33 | More by GeorgeCarroll
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Massachusetts

4.6/5  rDev +14.4%

08-25-2014 01:31:56 | More by Patlee3324
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Afroman

Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev +4.5%

08-23-2014 00:13:49 | More by Afroman
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WanderingFool

Massachusetts

3.85/5  rDev -4.2%

08-21-2014 02:11:30 | More by WanderingFool
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Pennsylvania

4.2/5  rDev +4.5%

08-18-2014 22:30:39 | More by Beastcpa
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4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

08-18-2014 03:25:24 | More by Arrhenius
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tarheels4life23

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

08-13-2014 22:27:03 | More by tarheels4life23
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ZEB89

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

08-12-2014 12:45:05 | More by ZEB89
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gunnerlincoln

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

08-10-2014 23:03:45 | More by gunnerlincoln
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flyers1980

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-31-2014 01:38:07 | More by flyers1980
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Stagga_Lee

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

07-22-2014 04:56:52 | More by Stagga_Lee
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SuperHop18

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

07-21-2014 03:19:12 | More by SuperHop18
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HamdenHector

Connecticut

3.85/5  rDev -4.2%

A: deep brown; 1 finger light brown head that receded quickly; light lacing;

S: roasted malt; coffee, dark chocolate;

T: dark chocolate up front; bitterness kicks in mid palate; coffee takes over at finish;

M: full bodied; low to moderate carbonation; alcohol well hidden until you try to stand up: smooth;

O: really interesting; complex nose and flavors:

07-17-2014 06:30:22 | More by HamdenHector
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mpedara429

Massachusetts

4.06/5  rDev +1%

A: Poured out black with a thin layer of tannish head but it didn't stick around very long.

S: Cocoa is highly present as well as dark roasted malt. Just a hint of sweetness.

T: Very similar to the smell. There is also a strong earthy and leafy hop presence.

M: Medium heavy body that is a little creamy. Medium carbonation.

O: A solid pickup. The booze is very well hidden. While it was a very good offering, it failed to really stick out in any way for something that was advertised as a limited edition brew.

07-08-2014 22:14:52 | More by mpedara429
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Tarps68

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

07-03-2014 01:46:45 | More by Tarps68
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insearchofhops

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

07-02-2014 21:58:11 | More by insearchofhops
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev +3.2%

Bomber > Pint Glass

A - Pitch black with two fingers of tan head, thick lacing. Looks great.
S - Earthy hops, coffee grounds, roasted dark chocolate and malt, smoke, light hint of vanilla.
T - Big bitterness of some coffee grind, earthy hops definitely there, roasted chocolate, licorice, hickory smoke, some alcohol burn.
M - Dry and bitter, but balanced and not too warming.
O - One of the better beers Long Trail has made, lots of flavor, not boozy, great porter.

06-30-2014 03:47:28 | More by Omnium
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Maine

3/5  rDev -25.4%

06-27-2014 14:46:07 | More by Brutus627
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Maine

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Tennessee

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Culmination Chocolate Porter (Brush & Barrel Series) from Long Trail Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 216 ratings.