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RATINGS: 594   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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A cocoa infused Imperial Stout – Opaque black in color with a dark brown head. Big chocolate aroma with notes of espresso, blackstrap molasses, dark sweet toffee and dark fruit. Smooth dark chocolate backbone with complex notes of coffee, dark toffee and dark fruit.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2012
Name: Sexual Chocolate
Date: March 14, 2007
Mode: Growler
Source: Tasting
Vintage: 2007
Appearance: black, headless
Aroma: rich sweet dark chocolate aroma
Body: big silky body
Flavor: rich dark chocolate malt flavor, touch of roasted balances the chocolate, touch of licorish

Name: Sexual Chocolate
Date: March 30, 2007
Mode: draft
Source: barley’s nc
Vintage: 2007
Score: 4.0 to 4.3
Appearance: black, wispy tan head
Flavor: rich dry dark chocolate flavor, the dark chocolate bounces back and forth with milk chocolate that has a touch of sweetness
Overall: such rich chocolate combined with the velvet body *is* a sexual experience

Name: Sexual Chocolate
Date: September 22, 2007
Mode: draft
Source: asheville brewfest
Vintage: 2007
Aroma: picking up a really nice sweet licorice character in the aroma
Flavor: initially picked up a bit of chalky bitterness in the flavor but it quickly settled back down to its wonderful self

Name: Sexual Chocolate
Date: February 01, 2008
Mode: Growler
Source: Tasting
Vintage: 2008
Appearance: opaque dark brown, fine tan head, drippy lace
Aroma: sweet dark chocolate aroma with a big fruity character
Body: creamy velvet body
Flavor: rich sweet chocolate flavor, touch of dark chocolate bitterness, light smoky roasted character, dark fruit character with a bit of cherry tartness

Name: Sexual Chocolate
Date: November 14, 2008
Mode: bottle
Source: tasting
Vintage: 2008
Aroma: fruityness is fading from the aroma leaving all the great rich chocolate and a touch of roasted
Body: creamy body
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, nice roasted, touch of tartness starting to show up

Name: Sexual Chocolate
Date: February 06, 2009
Mode: draft
Source: brewpub
Vintage: 2008
Appearance: black, layers of lace
Aroma: sweet milk chocolate aroma
Flavor: hops are fading from the flavor allowing the rich chocolate to begin to emmerge, roasted still stays strong and bitter along with a bitter dark chocolate, as it warms the chocolate continues to get incredabily rich and smooth, hint of sherry
Overall: ages so well

Aroma: 8/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 9/10; Palate: 10/10; Overall: 18/20
Rating: 4.4/5.0
Drinkability: 9/10
Score: **** /4

Name: Sexual Chocolate
Date: February 06, 2009
Mode: draft
Source: brewpub
Vintage: 2009
hoppyness is much more apparent on the freh batch bringing out the dark roasted character,

Aroma: 8/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 9/10; Palate: 10/10; Overall: 17/20
Rating: 4.3/5.0
Drinkability: 9/10
Score: **** /4

Name: Sexual Chocolate
Date: February 07, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Vintage: 2009
Appearance: black, fine tan head, layers of drippy lace
Aroma: sweet chocolate aroma with lots of roasted malt, bitter dark chocolate follows the roast
Flavor: rich dark chocolate flavor, lots of hops combine with the bitter roasted malts to leave a long bitter finish, just a hint of dark caramel sweetness to pull out the chocolate malt

Name: Sexual Chocolate
Date: September 15, 2011
Mode: pint house asheville
Vintage: 2009
holding up pretty well, lots of roasted blended with the rich chocolate,

Name: Sexual Chocolate
Date: February 21, 2012
Mode: bottle
Source: cellar stock
Vintage: 2009
Aroma: sweet chocolate aroma, touch of roasted
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, touch of oxidation setting in, picking up a bit of sherry and fruityness

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.7/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *** /4

Name: Sexual Chocolate
Date: February 26, 2010
Mode: Growler
Source: Tasting
Vintage: 2010
Appearance: opaque dark brown, wispy tan head, streaks of lace
Aroma: rich chocolate aroma, touch of roasted
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, light roasted, touch of sweetness, well balanced bitterness

Name: Sexual Chocolate
Date: February 28, 2010
Mode: draft
Vintage: 2010
Score: 3.8 to 4.1
Words: the lodge hilton head
Appearance: opaque dark brown, fine beige head, layers of drippy lace
Body: very creamy body
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, the creamyness really adds to the richness of the chocolate

Name: Sexual Chocolate
Date: September 15, 2011
Mode: pint house asheville
Vintage: 2010
drying out, the dark roast is coming through a lot stronger,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 8/10; Palate: 9/10; Overall: 17/20
Rating: 4.1/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **** /4

Name: Sexual Chocolate
Date: September 15, 2011
Mode: Draft
Source: The Pint House, Asheville
Vintage: 2011
Appearance: black, fine tan head, drippy lace
Aroma: rich sweet chocolate aroma, sweet and dark chocolates
Body: creamy body
Flavor: sweet chocolate flavor, lots of rich malt, bitter black chocolate balances the sweetness, second glass shows more of a smokey roasted character, I wonder if they got the vintages mixed up

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 9/10; Palate: 8/10; Overall: 18/20
Rating: 4.2/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **** /4

Name: Sexual Chocolate
Date: August 30, 2012
Mode: Draft
Source: The Pint House, Asheville
Vintage: 2012
Appearance: black, fine tan head, drippy lace
Aroma: rich chocolate aroma, caramel sweetness enrichens the chocolate, touch of roasted
Body: thin body
Flavor: rich dry chocolate flavor, lots of roasted, touch of coffee
Overall: drier and roastier than usual

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *** /4

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10796) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 25, 2011
pitch dark, smooth white head.3 . Aroma is dark fruity, chocolate, sour notes. Smooth6 flavor is chocolate, licorice, malty, slightly salty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10660) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 16, 2009
Bottle shared at local BA tasting. Poured a black color with a large frothy brown head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted coffee and chocolate aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy roasted bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. This is a standout beer.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUN 18, 2008
Bottle @ WSF 2008. Hazy dark with tiny brown head. Sweet nose with roastead malt, chocolate and caramel. Sweet flavor with hard roasted malt, chocolate, hops and caramel notes. Lovely complexity!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10289) - FAROE ISLANDS - AUG 8, 2011
Botella. Black colour. Sweet choolate aroma indeed with roasted malt, dark fruits and sweet caramel. Sticky like mouthfeel. Flavour of chocolate and cocoa indeed along with roasted malt, dark fruits, caramel, raisin, vanilla. Sweet chocolate roasted malt finish. Nice indeed.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bierkoning (10201) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2008
Bottle @ DTS. Black and opague. Aroma and flavor have coffee and loads of dark chocolate. Just a hint of salt and licorice. The alcohol is well hidden. Syrupy, creamy mouthfeel, earthy hoppy finish. Very well balanced. This IS is really good!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lubiere (9999) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 1, 2010
A deep dark stout with a super thick dark brown head. A nice herbaceous chocolate aroma, with light Brett funk, herbal hops notes. In mouth, a decadent sweet chocolate with liqueur qualities, real well balanced, light lingering coffee notes. Rich and balanced. On tap at Great North Carolina Brewers Fest., August 28 2010.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (9797) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2008
GABF 2008 poured a translucent dark brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of esspresso, bitter chocolate and light vanilla. Palate was medium bodied and smootrh. Flavors of esspresso, dark chocolate and light vanilla with a smooth lingering chocolatey finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (9685) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 14, 2007
GABF ’07. Pours black with a large, creamy, light brown, lasting head, excellent lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (dark bread, molasses, warm chocolate, toast), light hops (grass), average yeast (leather) with notes of smoke and light tar. Full bodied, alcoholic texture, average carbonation, and a bitter finish. Average duration, light sweetness, heavy acidity and bitterness.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2009
From the Jug at the GABF Colorado Convention Center, Denver 09/10/2008 Some bourbon aroma. Small beige head. Black strong in alcohol and a little rich on the palate with a very bitter coffee roast finish.


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