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:
1,860
Reviews:
262
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
11.28%
 
 
Wants:
95
Gots:
581
For Trade:
4
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Ratings: 1,860 |  Reviews: 262
Photo of wattie83
4.46/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bum4ever
4.22/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerstradamus
4.2/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this one a lot. Nice combination of flavors.

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Photo of Severymusic
4.28/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On nitro, on tap

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Photo of Dface
3.73/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of trdtercel92
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DesMoinesMike
4.68/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of stout-and-a-stogie
4.2/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

L: Frothy beer with a dark merlot color. A red glow shines through in some areas when held to the light.

S: Smells like a thick, dark chocolate malted milkshake with a hint of peanut butter. Poured it into an imperial pint glass.

T: Awesome. Boulder Beer really did a great job of perfectly combining the bitterness of dark chocolate with the classic roasted malt flavor that good porters are known for.

F: Mouthfeel is off. Feels strangely thin. Definitely lacks the creaminess that its appearance implies.

Overall: Great beer, in spite of the feel. I'd probably buy it again, but a 6-pack might be "too much of a good thing".

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Photo of mattflippin
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerTest
3.25/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Dark, dark pour with a tan head. A delicious aroma of chocolate and roasted malts, out of a snifter. A light feel to the tongue with smooth chocolate tastes left behind.
Very enjoyable. Will have to find this to keep a personal stock.

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Photo of Brutaltruth
4.06/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From the 12 oz bottle in a snifter via a friend from work---Thanks Kevin!
This roasted tasty delight pours a dark cola brown with a nice head of off white
foam that settles to a thick ring, thin layer, and features some nice light lacing.
Nose of deeply roasted malts, heavy cocoa, subtle nutty roasted malts, and subtle
char. Flavors follow but lightly exceed by force of roast with char touched nutty malts
and deeply roasted malts blending with a heavy cocoa and a touch of cola. Nice mouth feel;
coating, rich, lightly sweet, and deeply roasted. A roast lovers dream. Very nice.

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Photo of Timtac
3.77/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ronniebruner
4.33/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of mdecross
4.29/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.08/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Speiglua stout glass.

Look is a dark center giving way to amber highlights around the edges of the glsss.

Lots of roast chocolate and malt on the aroma.

Starts thin and then opens up to a rich chocolaty almost peanut butter chocolate. Delicious.

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Photo of BucannonXC5
4.39/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Type: 16-oz. draft
Glass: Dos Equis shaker pint glass
From: Meehan’s Public House in Atlanta, Ga.
Price: $7
Purchased: Dec. 8, 2016
Consumed: Dec. 8, 2016
Reviewed as: American Porter
Misc.: N/A

Found a pretty cool beer spot close by to the hotel and headed over that on my last night in Atlanta. Wish I would have seen this the night before. Thought I had this one before, but alas I had not. Sounded pretty damn good.

Poured a pitch black color with three fingers of creamy white, rocky head when I got it. Appeared to be nitro it was that creamy. Excellent foamy lacing. Almost perfect foamy retention. (Sight - 4.25)

Smelled milk chocolate, bitter coffee, vanilla, caramel, toffee, espresso hints of hazelnut, maybe even peanut butter (wishful?). (Smell - 4.50)

Taste followed the nose, maybe not quite as good. Chocolate milk, vanilla, caramel, toffee, roasty nuts and milk chocolate. (Taste - 4.25)

Full body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Long, smooth finish. (Feel - 4.50)

Just loved this beer. Can’t believe I had never tried it, but I want it again. (Overall - 4.50)

4.39 | 97 | A

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Photo of AccipiterofBeer
3.96/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of porters4life
3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ohiovania
3.82/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of khargro2
3.19/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of HermitDan
3.45/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bbtkd
3.69/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Boulder Shake Porter, 5.9% ABV, 39 IBU. Pours black and thin, with a 1 finger off-white head. Nose is chocolate, malt. and milk. Taste follows, though nothing too strong, more sweet than bitter. OK Mouthfeel, overall decent.

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Photo of CypherAnt
3.93/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Had both from a bottle and on nitro. Will not buy again in bottle, but will definitely order again if found on nitro. Looks is a deep brown with a nice tan head that lingers. Smells of cocoa and milk shake and coffee. I feel there is a huge difference between the bottled version which is thin and too carbonated. While on Nitro the mouth feel seems thicker (good thing) and flavors feel more pronounced.

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Shake Chocolate Porter from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
3.99 out of 5 based on 1,860 ratings.
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