Pathos | Valiant Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Valiant Brewing Co.
California, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by wethorseblanket on 08-16-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by jeff1973:
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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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Photo of wethorseblanket
3.72/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Bru Grill & Market in Lake Forest.

A: Pours black with a thin (1/4") mocha head which doesn't seem nitrogen delivered due to the thinness and short lasting head which fades quickly to the rim and only leaving a few spots of lace.

N: Dark chocolate and cocoa with dark roasted malts.

T: Mostly follows the nose with chocolate and malt dominant.

M: Moderate body and light carbonation. Roasty cocoa finish with slight bitterness.

O: Nothing remarkable here. An Imperial Chocolate Porter on nitro should be much more than this.

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Photo of jwswigs
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of belgbeerdrinker
4.32/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

a: darkness with hints of brown shining through lights, moderate brown head
s: had to really sniff this one out, but get roasted sweetness -- chocolate, malts, caramel?
t: toffee chocolate sweetness with highly complementary roasted malts
m: much more carbonation than expected, but in a very good way. small bubbles make for a brew with nice heft and body to it
o: surprising brew. server said this was a higher carbonated version of the usual (which i haven't had) and i think it came out really well. would jump at the chance to have again

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Photo of ricecracker420
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of pkalix
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of Smarty_Pints
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Lucnifter
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Pathos from Valiant Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 8 ratings
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