Shake Chocolate Porter | Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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Shake Chocolate PorterShake Chocolate Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
Colorado, United States
boulderbeer.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by cindyjeffsmith on 10-12-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,840
Reviews:
253
Avg:
4
pDev:
11.25%
 
 
Wants:
94
Gots:
576
For Trade:
4
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Ratings: 1,840 |  Reviews: 253
Photo of beyondthepalace
4.33/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured pretty thin but has good lacing. Not super sweet as one would expect. The chocolate taste ranged from a delicious chocolate malt to a semi cooled down powdered hot chocolate.

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Photo of TheBigBoy
3.29/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Nolster
3.99/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Duff27
3.69/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ferretferret
3.24/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A surprisingly disappointing brew. I purchased a six-pack for a friend on the condition that I got to keep one of them to try myself. We were both rather disappointed with the overall flavor. Weak chocolate, weak flavoring, weak everything in a weak brew. I'd try again if they added chocolate and nitro.

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Photo of TheBrewsky
4.6/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GrumpyGas
4.02/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle (enjoy by JUL 05 2017)
Poured into a pint glass shows a deep mahagony brown, cola colored body upon which no head can be found, save a wispy edge-hugging ring.

Aromas are muted but include a roastiness with chocolate, and vanilla.
Taste matches with more of a cocoa powder flavor.
Mouthfeel is the winner here. Creamy and luscious. It fills the pallette, but does not coat it; not oily; not dry, but wet leaving no aftertaste. Ahh as I read the label, the brewer describes it as velvety. Agreed.
Overall, a very nice dessert beer.

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Photo of drumstick
4.16/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TerryMills
2.78/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

More of a weird powdered fake chocolate thing going on than it is any real chocolate..

Very thin with almost no head..

There are so many porters that are better , I certainly wouldn't buy this one again.

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Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mxsluis
3.74/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ImperatorScab
3.96/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of BigMFDaddy
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of michaelsmith11
4.07/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a tumbler
Look: Very dark with a tan head
Smell: Definitely chocolate...cocoa, heavy malt
Taste: It is what it say it is...taste like a chocolate shake. I taste more milk chocolate, very sweet
Feel: very creamy and smooth. Chocolate taste lingers
Overall: I like this one but I don't know if I can drink more than one of these. Very rich and creamy and sweet and it works really well the first couple sips. But by he end of the bottle it gets to be a little much. But very well done.

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Photo of drawbackwards
3.28/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GregStoner
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kvassgal
4.93/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is a very filling beer, and quite true to its name! I could not finish the bottle, as it was really like having a dense, chocolate drink. The flavor is chocolatey, rich, and slightly bitter. It has a good amount of sweetness. This is absolutely unique beer, and one I will be buying again!

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Photo of ffshore545
3.59/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DAS30
4.29/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Natertottt
4.62/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ScottK22
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DJTOBY
3.06/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of horshamguy
4.3/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 ounce bottle poured into a tulip glass.
L--The darkest possible brown with a tan head that suck around for a couple of minutes and left some lacing.
S--Roasted malts and cocoa are prominent.
T--The best way to describe it is that it very much resembles a chocolate shake, just like the bottle says. Milk chocolate is definitely more noticable than dark, which seems odd for a porter, but, damn it, it works.
F--Mouth coating with creamy chocolateness.
O--This is a really good one, if you like chocolate.

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Photo of WunderLlama
4.1/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap poured into a pint glass at
Jake & nicks in Overland Park

Dark brown liquid with a taupe one finger foam head that quickly settles. Some lacings

Aroma of roasted malts and chocolate

Taste is of semi sweet chocolate , chocolate milk shake ( truth in advertising)

Smooth, almost creamy, sweet

Good beer

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Photo of plaid75
3.53/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Shake Chocolate Porter from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
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