610. Chocolate Thunder Porter

610. Chocolate Thunder Porter

I had a pint of this with dinner at Grendel's Den in Harvard Square on Tuesday night. It was served in a standard pint glass.

Beer Stats:
Brewery: Watch City Brewing Co.
Alcohol: 6.10%
Serving: Tap, 16 oz.
Style: Baltic Porter, BJCP Style Guide

Appearance (3.5): Pours a dark brown with ruby tints. The head is a thin, wispy brown film.

Smell (3.5): Chocolate, roasted coffee, light fruitiness and a hint of sourness.

Taste (4.0): Mildly sweet upfront with a bit of sourness that reminds me of extra-dark chocolate (Scharffen Berger 82% Cacao) coming through in the center, followed by a mild roasted bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel (4.0): Light to medium-bodied with high carbonation.

Drinkability (4.0): Very tasty, and light enough to have a few.

Overall (3.85)

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