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Bristol Beer Factory Chilli Choc Stout

Formerly brewed at Bristol Beer Factory
Style: Stout
Bristol, England


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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Bottle conditioned; Special.
Local chilli’s from the Upton Cheney Chilli Farm have infused our rich chocolate stout with a subtle amount of chilli aroma & a pleasent warming aftertaste. The fruitburst habanero chilli gives a big hot kick, so we have been careful to use it respectfully. The chilli adds something different to the stout working well with the bitter chocolate flavour without overpowering the other flavours in the beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (23044) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2013
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours a black color with a longlasting tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma with spicy hints. Roasted malty chocolate flavor with weak spicy chili hints. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish with hints of chili.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10295) - FAROE ISLANDS - APR 17, 2013
Botella. Deep dark brown colour, beige head, small. Pleasant sweet roasty malty chocolate aroma. Good mouthfeel. Pleasantly sweet and roasty malty flavour with chocolate and dark fruit along with chili. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 16, 2013
Bottle at Papsø. Clear red-brown coloured with a huge beige head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel and chocolate. Sweet and fruity flavour of caramel, dark chocolate and chili pepper. Roasted finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40453) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 15, 2013
50 cL bottle. Pours dark brown with a small amber glare with a small tan head. Aroma is roasted and chili vegetables. Thick malty, mild chili and liqourice. Roasted malty and lingering liqourice. Mild chili bite. Dry and roasted malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlackerMads (2866) - DENMARK - APR 15, 2013
Bottle. Black with a small ok lacing bubbly beige head. Very light aroma with notes of chocolate, sweet malt, light roasted malt. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Light/medium body, oily/watery texture, high carbonation. Can’t find the chili.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 15, 2013
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of madmitch76. Pours a clear dark brown with a warm tint of red and a light brown head. Comes as a slow but steady gusher. Sweet roasty nose. Medium body, sweet roast, excessive carbonation, vanilla - but very little chili. Hardly any bitternes. 150413

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4986) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2012
Bottle. Black with a small head. Low carbonation with a gentle warmth. The chili content of this one worried me as its a flavour I do not like. But it was subtle and not overpowering. A pleasant surprise.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jackl (7063) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 15, 2012
Bottle at Scopey’s Pre-CBC tune-up. The beer pours deep brown with a small tan head. The nose is sweet chocolate cake frosting and deep fudge. You also get hints of chili pepper. The taste is much the same – plenty of lactose, and dark toasty chocolate. I don’t get nearly as much chili pepper flavor in the taste as I do the aroma. The beer’s full bodied and quite sweet. Overall, I found this a little unbalanced and boring. Some drier flavors would have balanced this out a bit, in my opinion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (12507) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle at my Pre-CBC Tune-Up Tasting. It pours very dark brown, with a thin beige head. The nose is warming chilli pepper (but not overpowering), caramel and roasted malt. The taste is roasted malt, chilli pepper, caramel and chocolate, with some lingering spice in the finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Thankfully the chilli is pretty restrained. Not too bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2012
3rd December 2011
ChrisOs Early December Tasting. Clear dark brown beer, small bubbly tan head. Light palate, semi dry. Sweetish dark malt. Just a mild chilli thing going on, not too much burn. Finishes light and semi dry. Mild sweet chocolate. Allright.

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