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Colorado Berthô | Cervejaria Colorado

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3.69/5
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88 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cervejaria Colorado
Brazil
cervejariacolorado.com.br

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kodt on 04-30-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,158
Reviews:
27
Ratings:
88
pDev:
12.74%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
9
Trade:
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Ratings: 88 |  Reviews: 27
Photo of Mebuzzard
2.39/5  rDev -35.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

An average amber pour, no head, little lacing.

Aroma is semi sweet and tart. A bit nutty as well. Hints of caramel

Flavor has some flaws. The nuttiness is gone and caramel becomes stale. Cardboard defects, possibly infected a bit. Not surprising, really. Tart and plastic finish taints the undertones of "brownness". Didn't finish the glass, let alone the bottle

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Photo of Huhzubendah
2.39/5  rDev -35.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Beer appears russet to crimson with an inch of tan head. Scents include brown bread, prominent yeast, apples, molasses, dark fruits. Aggressive alcohol. Harsh, sweet and instantly cloying. Yeast character is overabundant and bites the palate. The imperial stout from this brewery was much better. No way I can finish this. Not again.

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Photo of dkw0063
2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

Photo of XmnwildX12
2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

Photo of Lawl3ss
2.93/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Chilled 600 ml bottle into a tapered pint glass. No decipherable bottling date.

Look- Hazy amber-brown capped with two fingers of off-white suds. OK retention, minimal lacing. Mediocre at best for a brown ale.

Smell- Dusty, nutty, light treacle, subtle stone fruit in the background. Moderate clean herbal hops, present but mild. Noticeable boozy character - not too bad considering 8%, but it would be nicer if it wasn't there.

Taste- Similar to the nose, with more of a cherry/plum showing in the middle. Nutty, heavy toasted grains, balanced herbal bittering. Not as sweet as anticipated. Again, the booze is perhaps one notch too high but otherwise pretty nice.

Mouthfeel- Light-medium body, moderate carbonation. Fairly crisp even after it starts to warm. 8% ABV is definitely noticeable, somewhat astringent and warming on the back end. Despite that, it's actually fairly light and 300 ml or so disappeared quickly.

Overall- Has a lot of characteristics of a barleywine. Pretty reasonable price-wise, and I'd bet they're doing well in their strong beer domestic market. That being said, I wasn't wowed. It's a pretty standard brown and definitely boozier than most.

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2.96/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

This one pours a clear brown color with a thin weak off white head that settles fairly quickly and leaves no lacing down the glass.

The nose is dominated by he sweet malt. There is a touch of nuttiness and some sour notes. kind dull all around though.

The taste is an odd bitterness as if the nuts offer up some additional bitterness in addition to the hops. The flavor is off balanced. not great

The mouthfeel is adequate.

Overall not a very good beer and rather disappointing. I was expecting something better and more interesting. I recommend passing on it unless you want the novelty of brazil nuts in your beer.

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3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of Birmz
3.06/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of smcolw
3.16/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Good initial head with plenty of spots on the glass for lace. Amber to brown for color. Hard to ascertain the cloudiness level.

The smell is sweet and a bit like freon (from a refrigerator). The latter being quite distracting.

The taste is overly sweet for a brown ale. There's the taste of molasses in the background. The swallow and aftertaste is sugary and cloy. Full body with a diminished carbonation level.

Overall, this is soda pop lover's beer--overly sweet without any hop balance.

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Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
3.17/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hophugger
3.2/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Deep amber color with about a finger of foamy fizzy slightly off-white. Aroma is light but has some malt and an unpleasant metallic smell. Taste is sweet with some malt, nutty, a good presence of the 8.0% abv and a touch again of that metallic presence. Finish is dry and slightly sweet but there is still a bit of aftertaste like a dirty penny, not strong but lingering in the background

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Photo of LakerLeith
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of Matt141
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JaimeLondon
3.28/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

All Colorado beers I've tasted have the same problems: they are transparent, light and tart. Cauim, Appia, Indica and this one have these as features - and I don't like it! Only Demoiselle escapes from this rule.
All right... except from that, Berthô have a nice appearance, of a browny/coppery color and an ok foam.
Smell is full of brazil nuts ("castanha do Pará") and you can also feel quite well the alcohol.
Taste is not malty as an american brown ale should be, yet you can feel some roasted and caramel malts. Brazil nuts are less evident and there are some tart tones.
There's also an aged cachaça nice tone in the aroma and taste.
And, as I said, this beer is really light. What doesn't balances the alcohol.

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3.35/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gmann
3.39/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy light brown color with a soapy tan head.

The aroma is of a buttery caramel. Light toast with subtle metallic notes.

The taste is of toffee and caramel, buttery. Toasted brown bread. Hints of metal, a bit of nuttiness.

The feel is light and fizzy. Sweet on the palate. A bit sticky in the finish.

More of an English style brown ale. Too buttery for my liking but it has a range of flavors.

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Photo of sgttibbs
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of jaydoc
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of ygtbsm94
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Hellpop65
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Etrusco
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of factoide
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of heytomcat
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of jwps214
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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Colorado Berthô from Cervejaria Colorado
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 88 ratings
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