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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.11/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Northshire Chocolate Stout is a British style chocolate stout, brewed with chocolate malt, imported English malt and hops, with a secret chocolate addition. Robust and full flavored with a balanced bitterness, chocolate character and a delicious finish.


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0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
mrhopsbeertalk (215) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 24, 2014
Horrifying is really the only honest description I can muster for this alleged beer. All sherry, cardboard and cider. Both the brewer and store should be embarrassed this is still on the shelf.


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dandeman (654) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 28, 2015
olfactif: Chocolat, fudge, petits accents de cerises. Puissance faible et maintient court. Visuel: Noire avec une faible translucidité. Mousse de taille moyenne, crémeuse et assez persistante. Gustatif: Des accents sucrés, caramélisés et chocolatés avec une finale longue et sèche. Le caramel est aussi dominant que le chocolat. On y retrouve également du fudge et du butterscotch. La texture est ronde, l’amertume bien dosée et l’effervescence à point. Assez bon comme produit. Sucré et agréable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
keanex (1629) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - APR 5, 2015
Undated bottle.
Glass: Fiddlehead teku.
Appearance: Deep chestnut body with a creamy tan head on top, light in color.
Aroma: Mild chocolate, semi-syrup like, with light coffee and a hint of caramel.
Taste: Mild decent drinking stout with hints of powdery and syrupy chocolate accompanied by a light roast and toasty malts. Easy to drink, not far off from Youngs Double Chocolate stout.
Palate: Light side of medium bodied, moderately carbonated.
Overall: Decent chocolate stout, easy drinking and approachable. There’s a seltzer taste to it, so maybe tone the carbonation down a tad.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesewelch (205) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JAN 29, 2015
From 22oz bottle, poured into 16oz tulip glass

Aroma: sweet, caramel, toffee, floral hops, licorice

Appearance: Black with red tint, tan head

Taste: Medium sweet, light bitter

Palate: full body, thick texture, average carbonation

Overall: No chocolate aroma, but definitely in taste. Easy drinking stout. Maybe a little lactose? Very clean finish. Chocolate tastes like dark chocolate. Hops are present, but doesn’t overpower chocolate aspects. Overall, a nice chocolate stout.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
malrubius (2098) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Bottle from ...not sure. Almost black with tan ring and a little lace. Roasted coffee chocolate and wet earth and old wood. Dark chocolate roasted coffee and some mild red grape with woody bitter fairly dry finish. Surprisingly thin body but not watery. Sessionable. Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2511) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Who doesn’t like a 4.99 bomber of a decent style? After a much more powerful beer this felt subdued. Nose is cola. Palate is chocolate coffee and toasted malt. Not as sweet and oily as I would expect but very drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerdedone (2956) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a thin tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate and had a hint of coffee. Flavor was roasty with bitter chocolate, coffee, cocoa powder and a bit of caramel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (5892) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 22, 2014
22oz bottle pours a hazy, translucent deep brown with some creamy, slightly off white head. Nose has some clear milk chocolate, some toast, some malt, a little caramel, some cracker. Flavor follows along, sweet malt, some bread crust, milk chocolate, a little cookie, caramel, toast, a little green bell pepper too. Mostly clean finish. Fine, but unremarkable.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdamChandler (3589) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 7, 2014
draft at the source Chocolate stout reddish black in the light. 2 finger creamy head. Smokey charcoal ash and unsweetened chocolate. Taste is mildly sweet, a bit thin. Milky finish. A lot of char.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
puboflyons (2538) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 21, 2014
From the 650 ml. bottle. It is a nice looking pour with a dark brown color building up to a modest little tan head the fads to a ring. But then this takes an entirely sour turn in my opinion. Cherry and champagne tartness on the nose with only a muted note of chocolate. Thin body. The cherry and tart character really supersedes anything remotely resembling chocolate in the flavor. Tastes more like a Sour than a chocolate malt. Sour fans would like it. Stout fans...not so much.


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