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


on tap

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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tessic (919) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Unde (541) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 26, 2015
Black beer with smallish head and small lacing. Aroma has amazing chocolate flavours. Like sacher-cake, milk coffee and cocoa beans all at once. Really tasty stuff. Taste has roasted malts, milk chocolate, chocolate, cocoa and a little bit of vanilla. Full body and quite high carbonation. Really great beer if you enjoy chocolate, a lot actually.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Punkero (63) - FINLAND - MAY 24, 2015
Chocolate cake! Creamy. Nothing more than that. Cake, cake, cake. Strong. I’d pair this with chocolate cake just for fun.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Simonm223 (6) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 14, 2015 does not count
A personal favourite; and one of the very few beers I can share with my wife. The chocolate notes are forward, very forward. Also a hint of banana and vanilla. It’s not an everyday beer. But when you’re looking at a special occasion, especially in the winter, this can be a real go-to.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
back (1569) - Holstebro, DENMARK - MAY 13, 2015
Sort skum brun Chokolade vanjile lakrids malt støv is Bitter lidt sød meget Cremet flad @f1

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
umich03jm (2551) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Bottle thanks to miguel for sharing. Dark brown pour with a small creamy head. Aromas are marshmallows, cocoa, and lactose. Smells a lot like Count Chocula cereal. Tastes really sweet. Big lactose and chocolate, some creamy marshmallow. A touch thin. Fairly simple but tastes pretty good. Drinks like it’s 5% instead of 10%.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
LinusStick (2969) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 29, 2015
Wow! An awesome stout! Was going to say it shouldn’t be classified as an imperial stout, then noticed the ABV. Did NOT taste that big at all. Aroma was perfect milky and chocolaty. Smelled exactly like that drink Yoo Hoo. One of the best smelling beers I’ve had in recent memory. Pour was a nice deep dark brown/near black with a light tan film for a head. Taste was big and chewy. Heavy on the milk chocolate with vanilla and and milk lending a nice sweet flavor but nowhere near cloying. I honestly thought the beer was around 6-7%. So delicious. Medium carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (9635) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 27, 2015
750ml bottle. Poured a black color with a tan head. Very chocolaty. Yes this one was all about the chocolate ... knowing that going in, and it won’t disappoint. Want more than just chocolate, then skip it! I enjoyed it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yourilevesque (231) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 19, 2015
Puisque cette ’’bière’’ n’a rien d’une bière, je vais la noter pour ce qu’elle est objectivement et non pas pour ce qu’elle prétend être (càd une bière). Dégustée entre une dizaines de convives pendant le dessert lors d’un repas à la cabane à sucre. Cette bière sent le chocolat à des kilomètres dès la bouteille débouchée. Au début, on croit sentir du café-Bailey’s et des noisettes. Non pas un bon chocolat noir amer de dégustation, mais un chocolat au lait bien moyen. Du Nutella en fait. En bouche, l’effervescence et l’alcool allègent le tout et tant mieux, sinon mes 9 convives et moi-même n’aurions pas su terminer la bouteille! C’est encore très chocolaté et toujours de ce même chocolat de Dollorama. En bref, je n’ai pas aimé cette bière mais il faut dire que je ne suis pas un amateur de sucre à la base. Peut-être suis-je mauvais juge d’une telle bière?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lesifflebiere (1412) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - APR 17, 2015
Bouteille âgée d’environ six mois. Le chocolat frappe tout de suite en nez, avec des noisettes ; l’oeil est également assez chocolaté merci, avec un liquide épais, brun foncé et sirupeux. Bouche intense, notes de Quik, les saveurs sont complexes et très denses, mais les malts ne font que servir de soutien aux chocolats. On aurait aussi préféré une présence plus prononcée des houblons. L’alcool est bien caché. Savoureuse, brutale, mais elle fatigue un peu à la longue.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
darb85 (138) - Canton, Michigan, USA - APR 16, 2015
Brownie nose. Dark red brown appearance. Dark chocolate brown batter flavor. Very good. But very glad it’s a small pour

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