Wisconsin Brewing Company – Chocolate Lab Porter

Wisconsin Brewing Company - Verona - Wisconsin - May 2015 - Glass

Wisconsin Brewing CompanyChocolate Lab Porter

BJCP Style: 12A. Brown Porter
ABV: 5.2%
On tap at Wisconsin Brewing Company
Tasting on: 5/19/15
Glass: Plastic Pint

Aroma: Overtones of chocolate and dark roasted malt. Undertones of salted soft pretzel. 8/10

Appearance: Black with amber highlights. Light tan head with good retention. 9/10

Flavor: Subdued chocolate in the beginning. A dry middle with minor hop bitterness followed by malt bitterness in the end. Hops and malt linger in the aftertaste. 17.5/20

Mouthfeel: Medium body. Moderate carbonation. No alcohol. 8/10

Overall Impression: Not as chocolate as the name might imply, but enough to balance with the dry and bitter characteristics of the beer. 41.5/50

Final Score: 84%

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