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RATINGS: 618   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Roasted dark malts plus extra chocolate malts plus ancho chile plus cinnamon plus organic vanilla extract plus a chocolate eating, beer drinking, Clown Shoes wearing, multi limbed, gorgeous and glorious Mexican wrestler on the label. That’s the recipe for a Chocolate Sombrero!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinator (1788) - The Colony, Texas, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Their beers typically do not disappoint. Nice chocolate and roasted aroma with a hint of spice. Dark chocolate color with a minimal head. Full and creamy palate. Chocolate and chili with a touch of cinnamon. Nice dessert.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mansquito (4865) - Nueva York, New York, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Winter Beer Fest, Philly: Pours black with a tan head. Aroma is chilies, chocolate, roasted malts. Taste is pepper and chocolate and pretzel (yum pretzel). Each flavor is powerful and unapologetic. Quite heavy. Not very sweet. Complex. I liked this quite a bit.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beertholomeus (1543) - California, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Pours black with tan head. Chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, vanilla and cinnamon aroma and flavors. Full body and moderate carbonation. Mild chili spice. Chocolate and roasted malt finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Berard (557) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with thick chocolate shake like creme colored head. Bitter chocolate aroma over mild carbonation. Light chocolate flavor with some coffee flavors too. A mild spicy bite on the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
scooter131313 (22) - - NOV 24, 2014
Taste, good stuff. A chocolate stout I can hardly wait for my next bottle to fill a tall and frosty glass. :-) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
koleminer20 (1808) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 23, 2014
22 oz bottle. The pour is a nice dark brown/light black with a good sized dark khaki head that falls down to a film, leaving some pretty good lace. The aroma is big on chocolate malts and a good roast. There is a little chili heat there on the back end, but it's not too complex. There is a little bitterness that comes with it as well. The flavor is a little better. There is a definitely cocoa and dry butter toast present and on the back end, the heat of the Chilis really make a statement. They slowly warm from the back and just compliment so good. There isn't that drowning pepper type of flavor that had turned me off of these types of stouts. This is good. The mouth feel is thin and runny with some light carbonation that helps, but not enough. Still doesn't coat well. The aftertaste is a little light, but warm with a lingering dry chocolatey chili flavor. I like it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
high_on_hops (805) - Burlingame, California, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Pours a solid black with a small brown head and lacing. It has a new nice aroma of chocolate, cinnamon, and some spice. It has a flavor of chocolate and spices up front with a spicy backbone and finding over a heavy body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arn8897 (281) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Pours deep bron to black with a medium kahki head. Aromas of chocolate, chili pepper sweetness, and vanilla. Medium body with a smooth silky mouth feel. Taste of chocolate and vanilla. Very tastey with no chili or alcohol heat.would definetly drink again.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PhilJackson80 (531) - Oklahoma, USA - NOV 15, 2014
12 oz Bottle. Tasted on 11/15/14. Beer from Total Wine Lewisville, TX. Pours to a deep black color with almost no head. The aroma has notes of peppers, chocolate & cinnamon. The flavor is similar to the aroma with a thin body & some dark fruit & chili spice on the finish that lingers. The body was too thin for me & the flavors just didn't meld together as well as some other chocolate stouts I've had. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (8680) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black with a thick tan head. Aromas of dark chocolate, vanilla. Taste is sweet, cakey, light chilli kick. Finishes sticky sweet, but good.


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