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RATINGS: 153   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
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Our third anniversary beer us sizes Chocolate Sombrero, using extra ancho chile and adding chipolte pepper. We aged the brew 100% in Wild Turkey and Heaven Hill bourbon barrels. May it leap onto your palate majestically, like a luchador who flies into the ring from atop the highest rope.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (11600) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Black in color with a khaki head. Nice roasty nose, chocolate, chile, and some whiskey. Some vanilla, hints of graham cracker, mild coffee, and a touch of dark fruit. Nice chocolate, whiskey, and vanilla. Some roasted malt, a hint of coffee, chile, dark fruit, and a touch of booze.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
queenholly (3019) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - APR 28, 2013
Bottle share at DLD. Sweet oaky bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, and light chili aroma. Deep mahogany with a large tan head. Sweet vanilla, chocolate, bourbon, and spicy oak flavor. Full sticky body, soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (7107) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - APR 24, 2013
22oz bomber pours with a deep dark body supporting a decent enough looking tan head of foam. The aroma offers up earthy coffee, dark roasted malts, mild chocolate and some chili pepper capsaicin notes. The taste is earthy chocolate, dark roasted malts and dark roasted coffee. To midway it picks up modest barrel notes like bourbon and wafer thin ribbons of vanilla and wood. Into the finish modest notes of chili peppers and heat surface amid the other notes and bring this to closure. Kudos on the barrel contact time for me it was spot on and let the beer have some balance.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
beerbastard (728) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - APR 18, 2013
Bomber pour, black with lacing and legs. A sweet chocolate nose followed by burbon and booze. Robust flavors start out with a balanced mix of chocolates and burbon, followed by peppers and some smokeyness in the background. A long hard solid taste of chile peppers and lots of burn in the finish. This is a really great fun beer with a great balance of flavors and finish. Strange name and label, but I would seek this out anytime.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikem409 (1613) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - APR 13, 2013
bottle. thanks watson! pours dark brown with medium tan head. big chili and chocolate aroma. body is medium and nice blend of heat and sweey chocolate slight bourbon finish

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - APR 12, 2013
On tap at the Bulldog, great deep dark brown/ruby color,nice tan head. Aroma is a bunch of chocolate, nice barrel scent and tobacco. Taste is chocolate, dark fruit, bit of licorice and nice oak. This is complex and I'd love to have it again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Errl (1733) - Plano, Texas, USA - APR 11, 2013
Bottle..Pout is dark black with a small tan head..Nose is sweet brown sugar,bourbon,vanilla,peppers,caramel,earthy,l..Ta is vanilla,earthy,peppers, caramel,bourbon,soft and smooth

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansermadide (1526) - Kyle, Texas, USA - APR 10, 2013
Extremely dark brown, practically black in color with a medium-brown head, this beer has a great chocolate and slight meaty chile meat aroma. Itís not what I expected once in the mouth, with more of a bourbon flavor... actually, it tastes just like fresh bourbon. Chipotle: none, really, other than a faint hint of smoke. Itís full-palated and bodied, lighter-bodied in the finish that eventually leads to a faint pinch of a burn in the center of the throat from the capcasin. Itís good, but it could be much better...

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeremytoni (3011) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - APR 6, 2013
From a bottle poured a dark brown color with a small amount of head. Strong sweet malty flavor with a lasting finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pineypower (2549) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - APR 6, 2013
Bottle from Total Wine in Tampa. Pours black with a small tan head, aroma is of spice, light sweetness, bourbon, oak, light boozy alcohol and some chocolate. Taste is tons of chocolate, syrupy sweetness, oak, bourbon, lightly smoky chili pepper, light spicy notes that donít show up until after the finish. Heavy on the palate with a light punch of warming alcohol in the finish. Solid.


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