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

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tessic (843) - Brantford, Ontario, - DEC 21, 2013
This chocolate stout poured a deep black colour with a big, tan coloured, creamy head. Scents include chocolate to the 9th degree, cherries and cream. First sip was a shitload of cocoa flavor with additional flavours of cherries, cherry whiskey and Cherry Blossom chocolate bars. Finish is cocoa to the extreme, almost syrup.


1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
matt7215 (2190) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 17, 2014
750 ml bottle shared by Scott. Very fake chocolate candy chemical nonsense. This is not beer, it’s an abomination. Gross.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
berlinmany (224) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 15, 2014
Big Chocolate, But this isn’t just chocolate in a light, subtle sort of way. This is thick, delicious chocolate that you could sit and enjoy sipping all night. The mouth feel is thick, sticky, and viscous, with little carbonation. Alcohol warmth is powerful in this wicked beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (2524) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours a pitch black beer with a thin beige head on top. Aroma has loads of chocolate obviously. It’s almost like smelling chocolate milk, some lactose in there as well. Slight malty and caramel base. Flavor has again loads and loads of chocolate going on, basically this is a chocolate bomb and quite a nice, sweet surprise going on here.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
TaktikMTL (5843) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 14, 2014
Bouteille de 750 ml achetée chez LCBO (Hawkesbury, ONT) au coût de 11,95$. Arôme: Très forte odeur de vanille et de sirop au chocolat pour la crème glacée. Apparence: La couleur est noire opaque. Saveur: Fort goût de chocolat et de vanille. Longue durée de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement sirupeuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Présence de vanille en arrière goût. (Rating #5832)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6273) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2014
75 cl bottle.
Pours pitch black color with a small off-white head. Very intense fruity chocolate, orange, some minty notes, faint alcohol, like a liquid confetti with infused marshmallow, very unique aroma on this one. Milk chocolate, cocoa, molasses, marshmallow and distant licorice. Smooth velvety palate with a slightly tangy finish, alcohol is quite well hidden, deceptive I’d say. Very tasty and unique.
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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (6340) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2014
750 ml bottle. Pours a pitch black colour with a small beige foamy head. Aroma of sweet syrup, dark chocolate, cream liqueur and cream. Flavour of rich roasted malts, milk chocolate, cream liqueur, bitterness and coffee. Feels like a tiramisu. Full bodied and oily mouthfeel. Really creamy and smooth.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3818) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2014
750ml bottle

Pours pitch black with a small head. Aroma of chocolate, confection, mudcake and roastiness. Taste is roasty, heavy and chocolatey with notes of confection, mudcake and chocolate biscuits. Finish is smooth, slightly roasty and heavy with chocolate notes. Like eating a dark chocolate confection. Quite untypical. Not sure if I like this or not.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
laiti (5753) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2014
75 cl bottle @ lusikka
Aroma is unusual with acidic and sweet chocolate tones with sweet apples, sugar and liquor. Like a licorice chocolate candy. Flavour has alcohol, calvados, sweet apples, fruit sugar and artifical chocolate. Could be better without the alcohol tones. Quite like a liquid liquor fondant. Unusual, works as small amounts but the booze takes easily over here.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
chucklemation (507) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Pours a jet black with a small tan head. Aroma is sweet milk chocolate and some fruit. Aroma is super sweet, almost too sweet, but still intoxicating. Flavor is like a chocolate milkshake, sweet chocolate and a touch of bitterness. Has a full-body feel and goes down smooth. Delicious.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJvd (898) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2014
Small sample from botte at Camping Ratebeer ’14. Pours dark brown with a medium off-white head. Aroma has chocolate, some coffee, dark chocolate, milk chocolate. Taste also has quite some chocolate and a little bit of roasted malts. Medium body, soft to medium carbo.


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