Shake Chocolate Porter | Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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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:
1,857
Reviews:
259
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
11.28%
 
 
Wants:
95
Gots:
580
For Trade:
4
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Photo of scotorum
3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

BOULDER SHAKE CHOCOLATE PORTER 1/13/16

Another brew included in the twelve delivered as first installment of membership in a monthly beer club gifted by my daughters.

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into a Samuel Smith English tulip.

a: Black with clear ruby highlights. Inch and a half light tan head receded to thick surface foam and dense lacing.

s: Milk chocolate!

t: Follows the nose along with a mild hop bite. Finish leans to sweet.

m; Light to medium, ok body with a few watery notes. Good carbonation tingle.

o: A decent chocolate porter, although the chocolate notes seem to fade in the taste more than in the aroma. Easy drinking, somewhat light even for the porter style.

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Photo of lpothier
4.46/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of sposter4
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gfasig
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of zotzot
4.21/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kotzbauerm
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WillWrkForBeer
3.49/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Muzak
4.6/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MunsonRoyE
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Whitty1428
3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerOps
3.77/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jjamadorphd
3.99/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

My first offering from Boulder Beer and I was mostly impressed. Great dark porter out of the glass with good head and decent lacing (even given a frozen glass.) I enjoyed the strong scent of chocolate and coffee (espresso really) mixed well with a distant malty aroma. What disappointed me the most though was its mouthfeel - way too carbonated for my taste. If it were only tamped down considerably this would have been an awesome brew in my opinion (or at least for me.) Taste was good, the hops overpowered the chocolate and coffee flavors which was in stark contrast to what I had smelled, but it still tasted very good. Overall, I enjoyed this beer and will be on the lookout for more Boulder Beers...

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3.89/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.23/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.56/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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3.79/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of elkinbrown
3.93/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrb378
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bennybgood7
4.21/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look: Dark with a lacy foam, 1/4" head

Smell: Malty with the scent of bittersweet chocolate

Taste: rich with a slight roast and bittersweet chocolate, the finish is long creamy milk chocolate

Feel: Medium, sufficient porter creaminess

Love it

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Photo of Knobs303
4.06/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.24/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.42/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Shake Chocolate Porter from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
3.99 out of 5 based on 1,857 ratings.
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