French Toast
Angry Chair Brewing

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From:
Angry Chair Brewing
 
Florida, United States
Style:
Imperial Porter
Ranked #37
ABV:
12.5%
Score:
94
Ranked #2,013
Avg:
4.3 | pDev: 6.05%
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
51
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jul 31, 2021
Added:
Jul 08, 2016
Wants:
  18
Gots:
  15
SCORE
94
Outstanding
French ToastFrench Toast
Notes: Imperial porter brewed with maple syrup, vanilla and cinnamon.
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Rated by BourbonForBeer from Illinois

4.6/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Good, it’s what you’d expect.
Jul 31, 2021
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Reviewed by macrosmatic from Florida

3.91/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Reviewed from (long-standing) notes. Bottle from the brewery's 8/5/17 batch. 750 mL bottle poured into an El Catador Barrel-Aged glass. Consumed on 1/14/18.

A: Dark brown, but definitely brown rather than black. Nearly opaque with a thin tan head. Low visible carbonation.

S: Maple sweetness, heavily toasted malts. Some cinnamon and a modest coffee roasted malt. Some vanilla and mild cocoa powder. This…smells like French Toast. To the point where I’m questioning if there could be egg wash in here! Absolutely full marks as far as “what it promised”, but maybe a touch less for appeal.

T: Maple and cinnamon, chocolate and vanilla. Roasted malts with a moderate amount of coffee flavor. Some sweet vanilla and lactose stickiness and a small amount of cocoa powder. More sweet maple and sweet maltiness in the hang.

A: A thick sticky body for a “porter” – this "Imperial Stout" blurs the stout-porter line for sure. The hefty ABV is very well hidden. Low carbonation sensation, but it fits the beer.

O: This is a big, sticky, sweet beer. The vanilla and maple come hard and don’t quit. I don’t know if it’s quite obnoxiously cloying, but it’s close. There’s some bitterness from the cinnamon, and a milder amount of roast bitterness. But certainly big sweetness from maple and the malt body. This definitely isn’t something I'm taking down a 750 by myself. Sticky, sweet and with minimal let-up or relief from the sweet flavors. In small doses, this is incredible. But I can’t see drinking even an entire 12 oz of this. Not my favorite from these guys, but far from a bad beer.
Apr 05, 2020
 
Rated: 4.34 by mig100 from Texas

Nov 26, 2019
 
Rated: 4.5 by mwvman from Indiana

Nov 16, 2019
 
Rated: 4.27 by Gambyt20 from Illinois

May 19, 2019
 
Rated: 4.37 by KensWorld from Florida

Apr 13, 2019
 
Rated: 5 by Kwright from North Carolina

Mar 25, 2019
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

4.13/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
I had the barrel aged version the previous night, and actually found this non-ba version to be far more enjoyable. There's still a touch of booze that even almost brings an illusion of barrel character to it anyway, but without the weirdness I got from the BA version. The cinnamon is definitely more present, but of a softer variety, and closer to the syrupy breakfast treat, adding a toasty brown ale taste to it. The medium body has a soft fizz and finishes semi-dry. Really dug this version.
Mar 19, 2019
 
Rated: 4.29 by JamieDuncan from Maryland

Mar 04, 2019
 
Rated: 4.05 by vfgccp from New York

Aug 25, 2018
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Reviewed by yesterdayfaraway from Missouri

4.66/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
L: pours thin but dark brown with no head
S: huge maple, also vanilla and cinnamon are in great balance
T: man oh man, the vanilla pops out as the lead dog in the flavor fight, yum! Followed by a great combo of maple and cinnamon. But it is very very sweet.
F: thick, coating my teeth, smooth, easy drinking.
Mar 16, 2018
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Reviewed by mothman from Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Bottle. Tan head. Black color.

Maple syrup dominates the nose and the taste. Some cinnamon and a decent amount of vanilla. Super sweet. Chocolate cake batter. Some roasted malts. Medium to full bodied. Really solid, but really sweet.
Jan 27, 2018
 
Rated: 4.25 by rspauldi from Texas

Jan 27, 2018
 
Rated: 3.93 by hopkrid from Florida

Jan 14, 2018
 
Rated: 4.25 by knicks19947 from New York

Jan 05, 2018
 
Rated: 4.17 by Datdubj1988 from Iowa

Dec 31, 2017
 
Rated: 4.5 by cjgator3 from Florida

Dec 10, 2017
 
Rated: 4.5 by smartassboiler from Illinois

Dec 08, 2017
 
Rated: 4.15 by billab914 from Virginia

Dec 02, 2017
 
Rated: 3.94 by ladle69 from Florida

Nov 07, 2017
 
Rated: 4.48 by PrestigeWorldwide from Michigan

Nov 03, 2017
 
Rated: 4.5 by Jonnydrinker from Illinois

Oct 29, 2017
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Reviewed by cosmicevan from New York

4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Thanks for the share mark. These brews are always fun, especially in small doses. In typical angry chair stout fashion, this one is sweet and decadent. Very mapley...but enjoyable. Great for breaking up sours.
Oct 23, 2017
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Reviewed by Treyliff from West Virginia

4.34/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
22oz bottle poured into a snifter

Pours a deep brown color with a foamy khaki head that leaves some lacing behind. Aroma is cinnamon dominant, with undertones of maple syrup, toasted bread, milk chocolate and caramel. Taste of heavy cinnamon up front, followed by sweet maple, earthy coffee & caramel. It definitely gives off a 'fresh toast' vibe. Medium body and low carbonation gives a bit of a silky mouthfeel and finish. Maple and cinnamon compliment nicely
Oct 19, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by Pbarg from Florida

Oct 13, 2017
 
Rated: 3.97 by xyz_entropy from Florida

Sep 20, 2017
 
Rated: 4.06 by user785335 from Florida

Sep 20, 2017
 
Rated: 4.27 by bb-magic from Florida

Sep 17, 2017
 
Rated: 4.56 by joemochas from Florida

Aug 21, 2017
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Reviewed by SFC21 from Florida

4.29/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
On draft, snifter. As far as tasting exactly like French toast, Funky Buddha gets the nod. With that said, this is a fantastic beer. Tons of maple, cinnamon and I detect some chocolate coming through, presumably from the porter malts. A little on the sweet side but never crosses into cloying. Extremely creamy body, smooth finish.
Aug 12, 2017
 
Rated: 4.21 by BeerBeast from Florida

Aug 06, 2017
 
Rated: 4.25 by kjkinsey from Texas

Aug 06, 2017
 
Rated: 4.52 by DVMin98 from North Carolina

Jun 04, 2017
 
Rated: 4.28 by JamesStreet from Louisiana

Apr 02, 2017
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Reviewed by gibgink from Missouri

4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Shared on 3-26-17. Pours a brownish color, kind of like a porter should. Smells like a maple bomb. Taste really brings home what Angry Chair was trying to do, and that is have a beer taste like the name. There is the cinnamon aspect that plays well with the maple, and that is followed by a sweet bread malt finish. High marks for the hidden alcohol. Good stuff
Mar 27, 2017
 
Rated: 4.25 by Casey3236 from Pennsylvania

Mar 11, 2017
 
Rated: 4.33 by Vette71368 from Florida

Mar 03, 2017
 
Rated: 4.6 by N1Nkasi from Connecticut

Feb 27, 2017
 
Rated: 4.81 by robertm2152 from Illinois

Feb 14, 2017
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Reviewed by Resuin from Massachusetts

4.7/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Poured from a 750 mL bottle into an enlarged snifter.

A: Pours dark, dark brown/black and leaves a finger of tan head that lingers for a while.

S: Huge maple syrup, cinnamon, chocolate malt, molasses. Very nice. Reminds me of a pancake breakfast.

T: Maple syrup is huge in the taste too. Dominates the palate. Brown sugar, a hint of cinnamon, hint of smoke, some roasted malt as well. Quite sweet and decadent.

M: Full, creamy body, a bit syrupy. Low to medium carb.

O: Wow, this surprised me. The maple comes out really well and works tremendously in this beer. A delicious sipper.
Nov 16, 2016
French Toast from Angry Chair Brewing
Beer rating: 94 out of 100 with 65 ratings