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RATINGS: 521   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.
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2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BobbyAnalog (327) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 22, 2012
With a boastful, horned moniker like Bison you would expect more than a diluted, soapy beer with only hints of chocolate and mild coffee grinds. The stout isn’t terrible, but it has the mediocre slushiness that a bargain bin brewing kit would make. An alright session beer to have over a wedge of cheesecake, this chocolate stout is perfectly okay to drink - if someone else is paying for it.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
pottygok (462) - Ohio, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Aroma: Roast coffee and chocolate with hints of yeast at the edges. Appearance: Black with a rich tan head. Taste: Light sweetness balanced by a light sourness. Palate: Full body, creamy texture, soft carbonation, long finish. Overall: A bit too sour for my taste. A bit disappointing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Davhgbrew (938) - Coconut Creek, Florida, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Draft wob. This is the kind of "chocolate" stout I prefer. As opposed to youngs, this one is bitter. Body is full and creamy texture. Aroma is of dark chocolate and roasted barley. Middle is of bitter roasted coffee and cocoa nibs. Carbonation is spritzy and refreshing. Finish is cocoa bitter and lingering slightly sweet chocolate. Overall dry, bitter, chocolatety medium bodied stout.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
floydslip (169) - Washington DC, USA - APR 30, 2014
Opaque deep dark brown beer with a tinny beige head that barely forms before disappearing. Nose of bitter cocoa, coffee, and burnt sugar. Flavor is more of the same with unsweetened chocolate, espresso, and dark roasted grain, but the flavor is surprisingly subtle with little finish. A bit of bitterness lingers, but not much more. Decent, but not great.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maley1 (780) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 20, 2014
Black pour with small tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and cocoa. Taste of chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, touch of lactose, cocoa and faint milk sugar. Nice and chocolaty stout with nice carbonation, nicely balanced. Excellent stout!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregwilsonstl (1068) - Missouri, USA - APR 17, 2014
Milk chocolatey. Coffee. Sweet. Roasted. Tasty stout. Rounds out nicely. Really light body.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jackl (4567) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 6, 2014
Bottle split w/ Travlr. Cheers! Chestnut brown with a small head. The nose had some red fruit accents. Mellow chocolate. Not much else. The taste also lacks personality. Thin burnt caramel and roasted coffee. Way over carbed. Not great.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 22, 2014
Interesting but not so chocolate alike in taste. Nice features and some cocoa powder aroma but not much.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SudsMcDuff (5813) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours a light brown. Mild lacing with a small head. .. Coco, muddy water, and some chocolate kids porridge .. . Overall way to light and just a bit muddled, not my cup of tea .. . . What’s the etiquette when you pull up next to a dude with the same exact car as you? Avoid eye contact? Nod? Wink? Swordfight?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 23, 2014
Hungover bott in hotel room orlando... Deep brown black... Thick tan head... Dry almost nutty roast malt nose... Sweet roast... Little toffee chocolate... Light bitter roast... Chocolate... Ok

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gendv138 (1201) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 21, 2014
From notes, consumed on 4/7/13. Bottle poured into a tulip pint glass. Pours black with almost a finger of tan head. Aromas of roast, coffee, dark chocolate. Tasting notes of dark and milk chocolates, roast, pretzels. Light body with a semi-dry finish.


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