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RATINGS: 552   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A richly textured and roasty stout with a boost of bitter and charismatic flavor from the addition of fine dutch cocoa in the mash.
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braincage1 (147) - Cary, North Carolina, USA - JAN 14, 2010
Bottle from Total Wine. Appearance is oily black with a large mocha head. Aroma is more of a smoky and nutty smell than anything else...not getting much chocolate there. Flavor is...different...nice original burst of smoky coffee but it hits a kind of bland middle before finding its roasted origins again at the end. They could have saved some money and kept the cocoa powder out because I never tasted or smelled it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Rperez (194) - Florida, USA - OCT 3, 2015
This beer is lacking something, its not horrible just weak, not enough alcohol or just not enough stout flavor overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ronaldtheriot (1574) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - SEP 13, 2015
Bison Organic Chocolate Stout has a thick, beige head, a very dark brown (almost black) appearance, with heavy lacing left behind. The aroma is of dark coffee, cream, bitter chocolate, and rich, dark-roasted malt. Taste is of acidic, strong coffee, chicory, cream, bitter chocolate nibs, and dark malt. Mouthfeel is high medium, and Bison Organic Chocolate Stout finishes semi-wet and drinkable. RJT

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
tsd08460 (315) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Aroma: roasty, chocolate, Appearance: clear black, brown head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish, Delicious

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigericsports (35) - Berkeley, California, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Bomber poured into a pint, black with a light brown head decent lacing. Chocolate, roasted malt, cocoa powder, dark fruit, roasted flavor with toast, burnt nut and bitter chocolate notes. A good dose of bitterness counteracts the cocoa leading to a dry finish with a subtle tinge of hops. This stout taste a lot better when served at room temp.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beertholomeus (1296) - California, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Pours black with a khaki head. Chocolate, roasted malt, caramel and earthy aroma and flavors. Medium body and carbonation with a roasted malt and cocoa finish. Kind of watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (6185) - Utah, USA - JUN 14, 2015
12oz bottle from The Grapevine
Poursdark brown with a medium sized tan head, some lacing. Aroma of chocolate, dark malts and caramel. Taste is roasted malts, chocolate, caramel and nutty, dry finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arbine (8) - Bavaria, GERMANY - MAY 16, 2015 does not count
Not a ray of light comes through this one, so looks are great. Doesn’t taste very strong at first but intensely bitter when swallowed. I only taste chocolate in the aftertaste. Not my favorite and still not a fan of chocolate in beers, sorry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
aumentm (452) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 10, 2015
This stout is smooth with a tan head and smell like amazing chocolate. Great aroma. Very dark.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (5668) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 30, 2015
Some sharp bitter chocolate with a hint of roast. OK head and lacing. Black pour. Light bitter finish. Palate is pretty straight forward here, not a lot of complexity. Bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jabah (222) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - APR 28, 2015
Few years ago I brewed a few batches of beer, the first one was a Chocolate Stout where the owner of a brew store helped me with the bottling and fermented it in his stand in fridge. Long story short, that was the best of the 3 or 4 that I brewed...came out something like 8% and very well-balanced. Bison’s stout has been the closest Chocolate Stout that reminded me of that brew. Wasn’t as strong, but the taste was sweet and semi-hoppy. What really dissapointed me though, was that after I decided that this is a beer that I really like, I can’t find it anymore. They usually have their Golden Ale, but for some reason the Chocolate Stout isn’t distributed here anymore. Updated 6/21/09: Just found a 6’er of this at Whole Foods- Aventura, FL. Was going to buy a bomber in Orlando next month while on vacation to try again, so just went ahead and bought a 6 now. This beer wasn’t as good as I had originally remembered....as the last time I tried it was maybe late 2007. There seemed to be a little less flavor this time, mouthfeel was a bit rusty, slightly bitter flavor with a sweet chocolate finish. Little bit of a mocha head, but not much. Still a decent choco-stout, but wouldn’t say it’s closer to 4 like my original review. Probably will go with Rogue’s Choco or Lost Coast’s 8-Ball Stout next time around.

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