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Brewed by Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
Style: Imperial Stout
Barrie, Canada
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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gilvanblight (812) - Windsor, Ontario, - MAR 29, 2014
Beer Review Flying Monkeys - The Chocolate Manifesto Triple Chocolate Milk Stout. Wow you can really smell the chocolate as soon as the top was popped. Reminded me of the local chocolate factory (yes we had a chocolate factory here). Very dark pour with a moca head. Man I can still really smell it as I’m typing this and my glass is more then arm’s length away. Tadtes just like it smells. Nice dark thick and reminiscent of good Green & Black dark chocolate. There’s a smokinees in there as well. This is good. Damn good. I think I will be going back to ghe LCBO tomorrow to pick up any bottles they have left.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SuperTiti33 (621) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 26, 2014
Noire opaque. Léger collet blanc. Chocolat. Whippet à fond. Fruité. Cerise. Framboise. Biscuité. Crème irlandaise. Sucré. Ne fait vraiment pas son pourcentage. Finale choco amère. Wow. Un vrai dessert en bouche.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregorymconway (142) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 25, 2014
Christmas present! Opaque black body. Brown/tan head that was thick and creamy and dissipated slowly, spotty bubbly lacing. Aroma is sweet chocolate, Baker’s chocolate, raspberry, milk chocolate, reminiscent of a red velvet cookie, roasted barley, a Smokey aroma which is more tobacco than that of a rauchbier, earthy like a wet forest floor and vanilla. There is no alcohol on the nose. The sweetness goes into a dry Baker’s chocolate as the beer coated your mouth. Its smooth and creamy with a minimal hop presence. Its quite malty. Its rich and you notice the alcohol once the beer hits your mouth but it is well integrated with a dry bakers chocolate overtaking the long finish. Low to medium carbonation which fits the style perfectly. It is full bodied and sits heavy as is normal with the lactose content. This is a nice beautiful aroma which is not a sessionable beer. Wish it was a smaller size. Great dessert beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dbeatdano (70) - - DEC 20, 2014
Aroma is a melted milk chocolate and marshmallow. There’s also a sweet strawberry aroma as well. The taste is extremely sweet. Chocolate covered strawberry, cocoa pebbles milk, and booze. There is a slight bitter roast that keeps this from being too much sweetness. Palate is syrupy and chewy. Soft carbonation, full bodied, and a sweet chocolate finish. This beer is interesting and definitely something I’ve never tried before, but it is far too sweet. I could drink a 12oz, but the bomber is too much.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (6865) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 11, 2014
[6011-20131027] Tap. Fruity poop and cherry syrup aroma. Black body with a quick foamy off-white head. Bitter roasted nuts and heavy syrupy malt flavour. Full body. Big and tasty, just hints at its alcoholic base. (7/3/7/3/15) 3.5
(Rhino Fall Festival 2013 @ Rhino, Toronto, ON)

[6092B-20131207] Bottle. Rich chocolate and cocoa-infused raspberry fruit aroma. Black body with a long-lasting creamy brown head. Boozy liqueur chocolate and fruity malt flavour. Full body. Tasty, super rich chocolate everywhere. (8/4/8/3/15) 3.8

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
worldbeertaste (1693) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2014
Black with a lasting, medium, beige, lacy head. Beautiful and thick. Smells of sweet milk cream filled chocolate with lots of mocha. So much chocolate that it overpowered the chocolate smell of the chocolate I ate with it. Vanilla with caramel and lots of malt. Initial taste of roast that fills into rich chocolate milk and sweet malt and finishes with a bitter vanilla roasted character. Some warmth from the alcohol but you can’t taste the 10%abv at all. Heavy sweet with with a heavy roast finish. Medium to full oily body. No carbonation. The craftsmanship of this beer is excellent. Well balanced and delicious.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
shorlin (694) - St. John’s, Newfoundland, CANADA - NOV 29, 2014
Beer is a pretty solid black with some tan head that faded and little lacing. Actually not great looking. Aroma is cocoa, cocoa and more cocoa. In there is a bit of coffee too. Taste is a good balance between sweet at the beginning and bitter at the end. There’s a boozy warming all the way through and almost rolls into your nose. Quite an experience.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (7245) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 29, 2014
750mL bottle, sent from wilco (thanks a lot, Mike), pours black with a small tan head. Nose is intensely chocolatey, with cherry liqueur and Bailey’s. Flavour is full-bodied, rich and dessert-like, with milk chocolate, Bailey’s Irish cream, and cherry. Thick as fuck, with a creamy chocolate finish. Wow, what a beer. Delicious decadent treat.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cargo150 (782) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 23, 2014
Belle couleur noire avec un épais col beige qui se dissipe rapidement. Chocolat, lactose,café,Tabac,cacao, une petite touche chimique... le % d’alcool est bien caché. Je ne suis pas capable de dire si j’aime ou j’aime pas, C’est unique en son genre tous ce que je peux dire c’est que je ne vais pas en racheter... Tres suresté selon moi...

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
nathan30533 (688) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - NOV 22, 2014
I really can’t say anything wrong with this brew. Chocolate really makes this brew. Enjoy my friends!!!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Atheist_Peace (977) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - NOV 21, 2014
Nearly black pour with a finger of mocha head that leaves a good layer of lace. Chocolate dominates the nose as one might expect. I get layers and layers of different chocolate notes, milk chocolate, hot chocolate, fresh fudge. There’s also a nice vanillan note wrapped around the chocolate. There’s a nice little licorice note added on the palate as well as a faint bitterness that offsets the light sweetness. Finishes with a drawn out slightly warming bittersweet chocolaty note.


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