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RATINGS: 533   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A richly textured and roasty stout with a boost of bitter and charismatic flavor from the addition of fine dutch cocoa in the mash.
Current advertising is 5% ABV


boydmarq's rating

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boydmarq (48) - Bloomington, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2012
On tap at Dadís Kitchen in Sacramento. Aroma was faint with chocolate and coffee notes. Pleasant and drinkable, but I like to taste more chocolate when drinking a "chocolate stout".


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
davidm (1955) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - DEC 24, 2014
very good. Balanced, long flavour; notes of berries and dark fruit. Lots of taste given the low ABV

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
obguthr (4084) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Toasted malt nose. Cola brown, headless. Walnut and cardboard flavor. Unftunately the latter is dominant and lingers. Body is medium to ligt, moderte carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CpyNPrnT (413) - Indiana, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Aroma of chocolate, taste is milk chocolate, roasted malts, slight bitterness, pretty good!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidobutai (424) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Poured from a bottle. The head is a little disappointing, but it has okay lacing and rich brown color that is appealing. It smells better than it tastes, I donít think that the organic does it any favors.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tnkw01 (1191) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown, with a small, light tan head. Aroma is a chocolate, mocha, burnt grains. Taste is a bitter chocolate with undertones of coffee.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ron (2689) - Rochester, New York, USA - OCT 28, 2014
Bottle at Swiss Louis on Pier 39 in San Fran. Poured from my bottle a light black with tan head. The aroma was bitter sweet chocolate, malts, and yeast. Taste was light chcocolate, a malty backbone. Overall a decent beer, I was wishing for more of the chocolatey bittersweet to come through though.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
arn8897 (46) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - OCT 21, 2014
Pours a deep rich dark brown. Nice dark tan head with long lasting retention. Smells of chocolate and a hint of coffee and wheat. However thin on the palate and tastes a little weak suprisingly.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6090) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
"i would not call it "richly textures" or "charismatic", as Bison claims. This beer was a bit of a thin-bodied disappointment, as Iím usually crazy about the style. Underwhelming all around for a choc. stout, it isnít one Iíll buy again."

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Panzuriel (1361) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - OCT 11, 2014
In a bottle at ale house 1890 in Lancaster, Ohio, served in a frosty pint glass. This beer is a rich brown black opaque liquid with a ring of small milk chocolate brown bubbles. Nose is a dry dark chocolate nose. taste is dark chocolate bitters with a nice roasted malt base. Body is silky and luxurious. a very nice stout.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrob21 (2677) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Single from total wine. Relatively muted flavors and a bit watery. Some roasty malt and rich chocolate flavors. Aroma is a touch of roasty malt. Finish is a little bittersweet. Ok but absolutely better beers out there.


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