Colorado Ithaca / Guanabara | Cervejaria Colorado

Colorado Ithaca / GuanabaraColorado Ithaca / Guanabara
BA SCORE
3.98/5
176 Ratings
Colorado Ithaca / GuanabaraColorado Ithaca / Guanabara
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cervejaria Colorado
Brazil
cervejariacolorado.com.br

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer is known as Ithaca in Brazil, but Guanabara in the US.

Added by DoubleJ on 10-10-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,382
Reviews:
38
Ratings:
176
pDev:
9.3%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
24
Trade:
4
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Ratings: 176 |  Reviews: 38
Photo of jordanmckell
4.17/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brap
4.38/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Nice rich flavor with chocolate and hint of fruit (dates?)

Really nice.

I liked the initial flavor a lot more than after working my way through the bottle, which is rare for me. It started to get a little cloying. Maybe it was too sweet. But this would be perfect in a neat little short pour.

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Photo of Foxybrau
4.36/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A rich, true stout. Strong alcohol married by banana, milk chocolate, and sugared dark fruit. Sit down and stay a while.

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Photo of beaulabauve
3.43/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Brilliant deep dark brown with a 1” tan foam cap. Smell: Rich and chocolaty with a whiff of tobacco. Taste: Creamy chocolate with some grain notes. Mouthfeel: Medium body - light for an imperial stout and above average carbonation.

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Photo of Slatetank
4.17/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I enjoyed this from the bottle in a snifter at cellar temp.
The color is black and opaque with thin beige head with frothy with fine bead and spots of lace stick with good retention. The smell is fruity with dark cherry aroma and woody deep dark sugar smell wtih mild caramel from the malt with some cocoa accents. The feel is very good with moderate sweetness and mild roast with low bitterness medium carbonation and semi-dry finish with alcohol that is almost non apparent.

The taste has a strong chocolate malt character which I like with some caramel and light raisin with subtle spiced middle and light woody accent with hint of coffee-like earthy taste with a fruity dried type flavor in the mostly dry finish. Overall I consider this a pretty top notch stout. I would definitely try to find this again - a very good example of the style.

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Photo of Beerlover
4.29/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JebBeerFish
3.03/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Faint banana in the nose. Slightly sweet stout, very unremarkable. Not a bad stout but so many other better stouts out there.

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Photo of OldDirty
3.92/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Oakenator
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Etrusco
4.05/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Goldndomer
3.45/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of durlta
4.08/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sparx1100
4.07/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tbryan5
4.28/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of grandslamfam
4.63/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Dark, rich. Very aromatic. Definitely a 4.0 or higher. Had it from tap.

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Photo of Photchkiss
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of JamesStreet
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of GregJ
3.74/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark brown to black with thin light brown head. Smells of dark roast mocha and chocolate. Tastes nutty, mocha, dark malt, sweet cocoa and a little astringency. Medium body, medium carbonation with dark roast malt and cocoa after taste.

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Photo of thereal_adam
4.16/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of Qckbrnfx
4.8/5  rDev +20.6%

Photo of t2grogan
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Hellpop65
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

Photo of klausk
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Colorado Ithaca / Guanabara from Cervejaria Colorado
Beer rating: 3.98 out of 5 with 176 ratings
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