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RATINGS: 421   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   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. Thatís the recipe for a Chocolate Sombrero!


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
craig220 (313) - Crofton, Maryland, USA - JAN 16, 2013
Poured a deep black color with a thin tan head. Aroma is chocolate, cocoa, nuts, and vanilla. Taste is chocolate, cocoa, cinnamon, vanilla, nuts, and a faint chile. Really enjoyable brew.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tazahemani22 (5) - The Woodlands, Texas, USA - AUG 29, 2014 does not count
Poured from a bomber at home. Lots of chocolate in addition to some cinnamon, even less coffee if you will. didnít detect any chili. smooth and creamy with a tan head. can be a bit boozy at high than chilled temp. delicious none the less.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (2639) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Poured from 22oz bottle at home. Black and thick with tan head. Vanilla choclate cocoa and coffee taste. Very sweet. Deliciousness. Slightly smokey and dry finish

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MunBro (337) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 24, 2014
Mmm! Big chocolate flavours, lots of great roasted malts. Not really getting the ancho flavours. Very good stout nonetheless!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Modularman (121) - - AUG 23, 2014
Smell of chocolate and spice. Appearance so thick black with khaki head. Taste is chocolate, roasted malt, and cinnamon. I donít detect any chile heat whatsoever

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (4302) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2014
This poured a darker brown with a beige head. Aroma was of chocolate and roasted malts. Flavor was similar, somewhat bland impy with no chili or vanilla character at all.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grumbo (566) - Suffolk, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle shared at BrewDog, Bristol. Pours almost black with a small off white head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, cinnamon, spice and vanilla. Medium sweetness, full body, slick texture, soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ryanfolty (1839) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - AUG 10, 2014
August 10, 2014 - bottle from AV3. Dark pour with some head that faded quickly. Aroma was roasted malt, chocolate and cinnamon. Taste was consistent with aroma, but strong with the cinnamon and mild vanilla in the finish that was a bit dry.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (656) - - AUG 8, 2014
Pours black. Aroma and taste are chocolate, roasted malts, and some peppers in the aftertaste. Medium bodied.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drsordr (1045) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle pour opaque dark brown to black with thick tan head. Nose roast, dark chocolate, possible cinnamon, dark fruit. Taste dark roast up front, pepper shows up early and late. Spice in early palate. Chocolate and coffee mid palate. Some big sweetness Late. Roasty finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
RedSox2004 (1237) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Opaque pitch black with minimal head and lace, but a nice film on top. Chocolates dominate the aroma, accompanied by coffee, vanilla, and peppers. Taste is mostly rich creamy dark chocolate sweetness with a touch of bittersweet baking chocolate, coffee and pepper. Full body, creamy texture, no carbonation, warming alcohol and a pleasantly sweet finish.


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