Choir Loft Belgian Style Dark Strong Ale
Kern River Brewing Company

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Belgian Strong Dark Ale
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4.04 | pDev: 4.7%
Kern River Brewing Company
California, United States
Retired (no longer brewed)
Photo of Avitra
3.82/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nice grape and a little grapefruit. Very light buddies got such high alcohol content. But at the end of the day a little too uncomplicated and not layered enough

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4.03/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

Cloudy dark amber-brown with a thin white head.

Nose: Yeast up front with banana and clove notes. Port is understated but present.

Taste: Similar to the nose with Belgian yeast up front with a strong dose of caramel malt. Port barrel comes in on the finish, stronger presence than the nose.

Feel: Medium body, low carbonation.

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Photo of chitoryu12
4.33/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look: Very dark chocolate brown, with a bit of translucence at the very bottom of the glass when held up to a light. Huge head of off-white foam that takes several minutes to go down.

Smell: Yeasty bread, wine-like fruitiness, treacle, and a noticeable alcohol bite.

Taste: Sweet raisin bread. Very fruity and sweet, with very little bitterness. Noticeable alcohol on the tongue. Almost like a cross between beer and tawny port.

Mouthfeel: A bit thicker than average with decent carbonation.

Overall: A beer that you drink like wine: in a nice glass, slowly savored.

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Photo of pkalix
3.96/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

looks beautiful in the glass! lots of candied sugar, slightly syrup-y, creamy feel on the tongue. almost fruit cake flavor but relatively easy to drink. love the caramel color! not bad!

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Choir Loft Belgian Style Dark Strong Ale from Kern River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 4 ratings