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RATINGS: 673   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Chocolate malt and roasted barley provide the dark color and fully body of chocolate stout. Toasy accents and a hoppy dryness add to this smooth brew. An old time favorite you’ll remember.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cakes (382) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2011
12 oz. Bottle. Pours nearly black with a thin tan head. I picked up a lot more coffee than chocolate in this beer. Lots of roast malt, a bit of nuttiness, some vanilla, Low bitterness. Body was a bit thin for a stout. Not overdone, which is nice. Creamy mouthfeel.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christpuncher (1475) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Not a flavorful stout. Very watery in texture and flavor. Strong roasted grain flavor. Slightly bitter. Smells roasted to the nose ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerandhockey8 (234) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - JAN 5, 2015
From 12oz bottle to shaker. Pour is a nice dark brown, almost black with a dark brown head. Nose is heavy coffee, roasted malt, chocolate. Taste is medium bodied, mostly bitter with hints of sweetness as well. Finishes sharply with a lingering taste. Not a bad beer, just a little on the flat side.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Padron4KM (582) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - JAN 4, 2015
12 oz bottle. Dark brown, thin tan head, no retention, no lace.
Roasted malt aroma, mild coffee.
Flavor is roasted malt, chocolate, iced coffee.
Thin body for a stout, more like a porter.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Panzuriel (1373) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - DEC 31, 2014
On tap at Ethyl & Tank in Columbus Ohio. Fort Collins chocolate stout is a dark brown black beer with a thin head of tan bubbles. nose is rich dark chocolate with a nice black coffee hint. Taste is more roasty coffee, dark chocolate goodness resolving into very nice bitter chocolate finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - DEC 30, 2014
12 oz bottle into a pint glass. A: Pours a very dark brown color. The head is about a finger high, with a khaki shade. It’s somewhat soft and creamy, but not impressively so. Retention isn’t fantastic, either. A decent ring of lacing is left behind, which seems to fade away with time. S: Well, there is some chocolate...just not a lot of it. I pick up a mild note of floral hops, too. There’s also some roasted malt, and even more in the way of nuts and caramel. Closer to a brown ale than a stout (much less a porter), but really not bad at all. I kind of expected worse. T: Just like the nose suggested - it feels like I’m drinking a brown ale. A mild wave of brown sugar and chocolate opens it up, transforming into a gently roasted dryness on the finish. Touches of floral hops appear at times. Since they didn’t add actual chocolate (just chocolate malt), I can forgive the mildness of the chocolate flavor. There just isn’t anything here to ’wow’ me, though. M: I like how dry and crisp it is. It just isn’t very substantial feeling. I believe a great stout should dry AND luxurious feeling; frankly, this is a bit watery. Come to think about it, it’s not even that dry, either - I’m feeling some residual sugar on the palate. Only when the semi-zesty carbonation fades does this really make it feel any richer. O: Rather bland and unassuming. I knew this wouldn’t be Choklat, but did it have to be this boring to drink? It’s an okay gateway craft beer, though. EDIT: It’s becoming more watery as I drink it. Time to drop the scores some.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (2267) - South Carolina, USA - DEC 29, 2014
On tap at Stout pub in Atlanta where it is listed as "House Chocolate Stout". Only had a thin head from the tap and this didn’t last long. An appealing aroma filled with chocolate and dark bread. The flavor had more toffee than usual and less really dark roasted grain. It does have plenty of dark roasted malt flavor but minimal char and smoke and is lightly sweet until the mildly bitter aftertaste. As per appearance, light carbonation with a body that’s a touch too thin. O: pleasant and recommended stout.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
N3lson1 (284) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Drank from a twelve ounce bottle purchased from Bottle King. Aroma is smokey milk chocolate. Little to non carbonation with a silky feel on the tounge. Chocolately taste with a bit of a hop finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (4160) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 10, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: The Bishops Arms Gamla Stan, Stockholm.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a small beige head.
Aroma: Sausage, smoked malt, caramel, some chocolate.
Body: Light body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Sausage, chocolate, tar, smoked malt.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17904) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark brown black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mtdewa1 (366) - rome, New York, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown pour. Aroma is milk, chocolate, vanilla and some malts. Taste is watery chocolate and some vanilla. A bit thin but good flavor. Mild carbonation. OK at best.


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