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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Gourmet chocolate raspberry coffee is used in the brewing process to achieve this unique flavor and aroma. With a rich dark color this medium bodied stout finishes fairly dry with subtle hints of chocolate, coffee and raspberry flavors.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
r464 (1944) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Dark, hints of cocoa, coffee, and berry. Fruit flavor is not too strong or artificial. Roasted malt, dark and charred. Long smooth finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ed5388 (2194) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 5, 2014
12oz bottle from Manahawkin Spirits. Pours a dark brown/almost black color with a tiny creamy khaki colored head. Aroma of chocolate covered raspberries. I'm liking it! Taste reminds me of those chocolate raspberry jelly rings you get around christmas time. Roasted malt and dark chocolate up front, followed by some sweet raspberry purée in the finish. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2422) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 25, 2013
2/13/2013. Sampled at the brewpub at Arundel Mills. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Roasted malt aromas with dark fruit, chocolate and hints of raspberries. Coffee, chocolate and raspberry flavors. Good after dinner beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
boxofrane (2198) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Bottle from Mari’s. I was surprised that this adds chocolate, raspberry coffee rather than chocolate, raspberries, and coffee. Pours black, a bit thin, and has minimal head kicking up. The aroma has a nice milk chocolate, light raspberry, and a good bit of coffee. The taste has tart raspberry at the forefront, some roasty notes behind, and only a touch of coffee, chocolate, and almost a smoke. Palate is on the thin side. This isn’t a killer brew to me but I can enjoy this 8 ounces.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
artmcd8 (1703) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Aroma of chocolate and raspberry. Pours black with a slight tan head. Tastes a bit sweet with a bitter dry finish. Very thin.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jonas (5730) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUL 3, 2013
Bottle. Milk chocolate, metallic raspberry aroma. Dark brown, no head. artificial fruity chocolate, coffee, sweet flavor, burned caramel, bad berry and black coffee aftertaste. Light fizzy body. Not really my thing

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
bth122 (1291) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Bottle. Poured normal stout color with small weak head. Aroma starts off pure coffee bean then comes some rasberry and slight chocolate notes. Creamy texture. Medium light body for a stout. Light bitter, Light sweet. Just slightly chaulky. A bit watery. Pretty much roasted dark malt and coffee in the taste. Decent stuff.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnnyPlaga (13) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 6, 2013
DuClaw Chocolate Raspberry Stout: A little too carbonated and not enough head. The flavors were good, but far too subtle. Seemed watered down. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (2290) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Draft. Pours rich dark brown. Tastes like sweet coffee and berries. Dry feel. Medium body and low carbonation. Smells like chocolate and raspberry.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (3677) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 25, 2013
Tap. Pours dark brown with thin, creamy beige head. Aroma is chocolate, raspberries, roast malts, earthy hops, figs, and light nutty notes. Flavor is dry, roast and chocolate malts forward with some supporting raspberry sweetness and faint hop bitterness; dry finish. Medium body and low carbonation.


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