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This beer is based on chemical analysis of pottery fragments found in Honduras which revealed the earliest known alcoholic chocolate drink used by early civilization to toast special occasions. the discovery of this beverage pushed back the earliest use of cocoa for human consumption more than 500 years to 1200 BC. As per the analysis, Dogfish head’s Theobroma (food of the gods) is brewed with Aztec cocoa powder and cocoa nibs, honey, chilies, and annatto (fragrant tree seeds). Theobroma is 9% ABV and will be available in Champagne bottles by late spring 2008.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mnurda (1115) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 27, 2013
Bottled sample from Specks in San Antonio. Another very unique offering from Dogfish Head. Pours murky gold with minimal head. Notes of chocolate with a hint of spice. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ROBC3366 (548) - north reading, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 19, 2013
Pours a dark golden color with white dissipating head. Smells like honey and malts and tastes sweet and of bitter chocolate. Well done. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anthony850 (242) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Good beer with chili and cocoa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 4, 2013
bottle. Golden with one finger head. Light body with mild honey flavor. Just a little spice from the peppers and some chocolate flavor as well. There’s a little booze in there as well, but not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (1944) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Draft. Pours hazy dark gold with a thin white head and no lacing. Tastes somewhat like cider, slightly sweet, slightly sour, like bitter chocolate, bready, dry feel, lightly spiced finish. Medium body and low carbonation. Smells like sour fruits, cherries, apples, wheat, malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
onceblind (3965) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 26, 2013
Hazy gold with a thin white cap. The aroma smells of herbal honey and nutty sweet pale grains with a little alcohol kick. The flavor is a bit boozy sharp with some alcohol esters mixed with what’s mostly a pale grain body. Honey throughout and grassy hop notes playing lightly in the finish. A wee peppery heat too. But ultimately overpowered by that alcohol note throughout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mbgrayson (522) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - NOV 21, 2013
Pours a cloudy dark straw color, with minimal whitish head. Light aroma of chocolate and malt. Taste is of chocolate, and the alcohol taste is there too. Interesting and unique brew: I didn’t think there was a chocolate flavor there at first because it doesn’t ’look’ like there is. However, this is a nice, fairly drinkable brew. Thumbs up form me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
badwhale (352) - Bitterville, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Bomber to glass mug. Pours a cloudy yellow, with a white head that dissipates quick. Nice lacing. The honey flavor is prominent, but not a lot of nose. I can’t tell at all that any cocoa was used in this. Different.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186 (1989) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 8, 2013
A: Golden Straw Hue, Passes Most Light, White Head, Mild Lacing S: Honey, Mild Jalapenos, Mild Cocoa T: Chili Pepper, Cocoa, Mild Honey M: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Hot Overall, a pretty nice balanced chili beer, the honey and cocoa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (4621) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 3, 2013
750ml bottle pours a honey gold with zero head. Nose of honey, white chocolate, earthy, mead, floral. Flavor is sweet, honey, white chocolate, earthy. Sweet finish. Slightly boozy.

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