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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.79/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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26 IBU’s This is a well endowed Belgian Chocolate Stout. Dark malt flavor is enhanced with 100% cocoa Belgian chocolate. Be careful or this beer will have its way with you.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (8773) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 3, 2008
On tap at the Dock Street Brew Pub. Poured a deep brown color with small sized off white head. Aromas of lots of smoke (camp fire), some dark chocolate, earlthy, and a littel fruity. Tastes of smoked meats, chocoalte, roast, and fruity. If I had this one blind, I would have guessed it was a smoked beer. Not too much chocolate, but I did enjoy the smokiness.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (7701) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 30, 2010
Draft from firkin at Craft’s Dock Street event. Pours so black I can’t tell if it is turbid or not, with a 1-finger tan head that stays around for awhile. Well hidden alcohol, with predominantly dark patent malt and dark chocolate notes in the flavor. Fairly dense palate, with good complexity, and taste notes of late hops, fig, and minor rauchy hints matched by a gargantuan malt load. Delicious, and I feel like a real beer hunter every time I find a beer like this.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 21, 2008
Growler courtesy of JB175. Pours dark brown with a finger length lasting head. Smells of roasted malt, chocolate, some molasses, dark fruit. Tastes of bitter malt, dark chocolate, textured sweet malt. Velvety layered mouthfeel. Well worth seeking out!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
egajdzis (5253) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 20, 2010
Opaque black with a medium sized, tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of dark chocolate, roast, some smoked malts, and light alcohol. Taste of sweeter chocolate notes, roast, smoke, dark chocolate, and light alcohol in the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jredmond (5200) - Manhattan, New York, USA - MAR 25, 2010
Draft at belgian cafe. Pours a deep black with no head. Aroma is sweet chocolate. Taste is roasty and sweet chocolate malt.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - JAN 31, 2013
On tap at Iron Hill Belgium Comes to West Chester. Dark body. Fairly heavy chocolate with a bit of roast. Mildly acrid.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2010
Draught at TJ’s: Aroma of chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, slight vanilla, and cream. Poured pitch black in color with a small to medium-sized, creamy, dense, rocky, tan/brown head that lasted throughout. Opaque. Excellent lacing. Flavor is lightly sweet and light to medium bitter. Tastes of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, hops, and light pine. Medium body. Thin, slick, creamy texture. Soft to average carbonation. Chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, and slight cream finish. 8%ABV is completely hidden throughout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TomDecapolis (4427) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - MAY 3, 2008
On tap at the brew pub. Pours a deep black with a small bubbly tan head. Aroma of vanilla, earthy, cherries, nuts, smoke, Belgian yeast and some dark chocolate. Flavor of smoke, earthy, toffee, molasses, dark chocolate, some coffee notes, Belgian yeast esters.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheEpeeist (3272) - Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2008
On tap at the brewpub. Ebony with a lacy tan head. Nose is coffee and dark chocolate. Medium body with a touch of carb. Taste is dark roast and mild grapefruit. Wonderful note of Belgian chocolate builds with a dry finish. Nice stout with just enough sweetness. My favorite DS so far. Still waiting to be wowed.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ReggieDunlap (3009) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Pours dark brown with a thick tan head...good lacing and retention. Aroma has lots of dark chocolate...on the sweeter side...some firm roastiness. Flavor follows suit...nice dark chocolate, good roastiness, and a hint of dark fruit...very faint tobacco. mouthfeel is m edium/full and creamy with a dark chocolate/roasty/dark fruit finish that lingers to roasty bitterness.


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