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Benji's Smoked Imperial Chipotle Porter (Tyranena)

Discussion in 'Great Lakes' started by eschmitt777, Jan 17, 2013.

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  1. eschmitt777

    eschmitt777 Initiate (0) Dec 12, 2009 Wisconsin

    Has been re-released today at Tyranena Brewing, both on tap at the brewery and in 4 packs. I purchased both tonight.
  2. Ri0

    Ri0 Poo-Bah (2,474) Jul 1, 2012 Wisconsin
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    Good news is that it will be on store shelves very soon!
  3. bound4er

    bound4er Crusader (798) Jul 4, 2007 Wisconsin

    This is a tasty brew - glad to see its return.
  4. BFro

    BFro Initiate (0) Feb 1, 2012 Illinois

    Bought one yesterday. Not sure how i feel about it. Was decently made, but nothing over the top. Barely noticed the chipotle in there.
  5. eschmitt777

    eschmitt777 Initiate (0) Dec 12, 2009 Wisconsin

    I would say it's another solid Imperial Porter from Tyranena, though I agree I was hoping for more chipotle taste. I do enjoy the dry finish which I believe is in part from the peppers. I also felt a little heat later into the glass and intermittently on the lips.
  6. jawzman

    jawzman Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2010 Minnesota

    Did I miss Shaggin in the Wood? Or are they not brewing it this year? In fact, the BGW series seems harder to find, or are they showing down the release schedule? This seems like the first BGW release in a while...
  7. eschmitt777

    eschmitt777 Initiate (0) Dec 12, 2009 Wisconsin

    Not sure if they are brewing it but it hasn't released yet this year/season.
  8. aasher

    aasher Poo-Bah (2,568) Jan 27, 2010 Indiana
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    God I hope this makes it to Indiana. That beer is awesome!
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  9. jegross2

    jegross2 Meyvn (1,209) Jan 3, 2010 Illinois
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    Anyone know if it's hit Green Bay yet? Going back there this weekend.
  10. OnWisconsin

    OnWisconsin Initiate (0) Aug 14, 2012 Wisconsin
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    I have not seen it here in Green Bay yet.
  11. incutrav

    incutrav Initiate (0) Jan 16, 2007 Minnesota

    This was my biggest gripe last time around. No heat or smoke aspect to it all really. Good porter for certain, but the name of the beer is misleading.
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