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Flying Monkeys The Chocolate Manifesto

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Brewed by Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
Style: Imperial Stout
Barrie, Canada
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Art (2232) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Dark brown pour with practically no head. Aroma is crazy chocolate. Like chocolate syrup. Get some alcohol in there too. The taste is pretty gross. Taste is medicinal and fake. Not good.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (5181) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 27, 2015
Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a medium dark brown foamy head with good retention and some light lacing notes. Aroma of pure chocolate notes with some sweet notes is pretty intense but enjoyable. Taste is pure chocolate and coca notes with some residual sugar notes. Body is about average with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol notes. Enjoyable in small quantities as I find that drinking too much gets a bit gross with light flavouring notes coming out too much.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerman6686 (5320) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 17, 2015
Poured a medium yo darker tepid brown with a tiny beige head. Aroma was big milk chocolate and Tootsie rolls. Flavor similar, but a bit astringent, and verywatery and no depth.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hammy78 (869) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 13, 2015
Bottle from the store at the brewery. Pours a deep dark black/ brown, light brown head that all but disappears, not much for lacing. Nose is pure chocolate. Reminds me of chocolate covered cherries. Tastes sweet, cocoa powder, abv burn, a little bitter, thin, still get the cherry too. Really nice.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Karol (717) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 8, 2015
Bottled. Overall mind blowing! Pours a pitch black color with a beige soapy head. Aroma of tons of chocolate, rum, cherries, punch. Taste mirrors the aroma. Loads of chocolate, rum, cherries, red wine, punch. Mon cherry chocolate aftertaste. Brilliant, beyond, top-notch!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Scotty001 (252) - Portlethen, SCOTLAND - JUL 4, 2015
Deep dark brown, beige head. Aroma of lots of chocolate. Full body, flavour is even more chocolate,it’s like the chocolate sponge cake of your dreams.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcartamdg (2434) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Pours black with a thin mocha head. Aroma of chocolate, big chocolate, Hershey syrup. Taste is chocolate, roast, a bit artificial like a tootsie roll. Very different.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erasmus_ro (1888) - Alabama, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Tap @ BrewDog Barcelona, 22/06/15. Pours a dark brown, black with a nice, beige head. Aroma is chocolate pudding, enchantingly so. Cream liqueur. Taste follows along the same lines: Chocolate pudding cream liqueur, some dark maltiness, roast. Somewhat too sweet and cloying to be enjoyable for even a third. Maybe 100ml would be enough. Full.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlovakSniper (3890) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 21, 2015
Une bouteille partagée au feu. Dans mon verre, une robe brune foncée avec des contours rouges. La tête mousseuse est a priori épaisse. Au nez, une véritable liqueur de chocolat avec des nuances de fruits, de noix et de crème. Appétissant! Au goût, un richissime liquide chocolaté qui n’est jamais écœurant. Touche de Bailey’s et/ou autre composé décadent. Aucune présence de l’alcool. C’est tout à fait dangereux. En bouche, la texture est crémeuse à souhait. En finale, une manière de travailler les sucres résiduels qui me semble superbement brillante. Peu complexe mais solide et appréciée de tous et de toutes.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wolffish (353) - Saint-Donat, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 21, 2015
Wow, c’est franchement intense ça! Le Bailey’s et les noix sont facilement perceptibles; je note aussi la présence de vanille et de cerises, un peu comme le liquide dans un Cherry Blossom... C’est fou comme l’alcool est discret! Personnellement, j’ai adoré mon premier verre mais ensuite, c’était beaucoup trop lourd, trop riche, et j’ai passé mon tour ;-( En fait, c’est son seul défaut cette lourdeur sucrée en fin de bouche. Embouteillée en février 2014.


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