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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SSKD814 (854) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2011
On tap at the brewery this past weekend-served with Godiva chocolate-which is always fun. A- Being that this was a nitro-tap the appearance is perfect. Served with a wonderful frothy, creamy 3 finger or so creme brulee colored head. Perfect retention at 1 finger with lacing all the way down the glass. Body is a treanslucent, nearly opaque dark brown hue. S- Yep. The nose is pretty much what you would expect when you read/hear about/see a chocolate beer. Nose is very rich of thick, dark chocolate. Bittersweet with the accent on the sweet, a hint of toffee as well. T- Flavor is very similar to the taste. Flavor is very rich and chocolatey. Liquid bittersweet chocolate with the faintest hints of roasted malt and toffee deep in the background. M- Low to medium carbonation and a rich, thick, smooth, creamy mouthfeel. D- This is an excellent stout and pretty much fits the description. A chocolate stout with more chocoloate added to it. Its like the triple chocolate cake of beers. I really liked this beer but I see it as somewhat more of a novelty brew-but it really is one of the better single stouts I have had. This really reminds me of Southern Tier Choklat-its just as thick and rich-but the alcohol is not there. Its a shade sweeter as well. Serving type: nitro-tap Reviewed on: 02-23-2011 03:20:03


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (1982) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Aroma: Milk Chocolate, Lactose, Mild Coffee Appearance: Dark Brown Hue, Passes Almost No Light, Brown Head Ring, Mild Lacing Taste: Lactose, Milk Chocolate, Mild Roasted Dark Malts Mouthfeel: Average Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Sweet

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kramer (4866) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle. Pours a flat black body under a small fizzy light brown head that faded quickly. The nose is super chocolaty and sweet with some rich roasty malt. The flavor is just as sweet and full of milk chocolate as you could hope for. If tastes like a candy bar in a glass. No bitterness or burnt notes at all, just tons of milk chocolate. Medium bodied and a bit clingy with soft fizzy carbonation. Nice beer for about 6 ounces, then I could pass on the rest.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
beastmaster (228) - Florida, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Snifter with bmillsy. Pours typical porter/stout black with nice dirty white head. Delicious. Coffee, chocolate smokey aroma.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMMillsy (1270) - Florida, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Rated side by side with 3 other Penn brews. Pours black with nearly no head. Aroma if rich cocoa powder and chocolate sauce, some earthy coffee to this, and definite sweet lactose notes. Flavor is light chocolate sauce, a tiny bit of earthy roast, and a nice sweet lactose touch. Medium bodied, smooth, with low plus carbonation. Hey, this is a pretty darn good sweet stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
60minuteman (697) - Frazer, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Tree bark brown. Minimal lacing, in fact, I don?t see it any more and my beer is still cold. Sweet subtle aroma of chocolate, malt, sugar, wood and we earth. Taste is exactly the same. Very clean stout. How can you go wrong?

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MercyDevice (345) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Pours a dark brown with a medium brown head. Strong chocolate and spice notes. Rich, creamy, and flavorful.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bth122 (1227) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Draft at Glaziers pub at Hidden Valley. Aroma is nice huge chocolate notes. Very similar to Samuel smiths organic chocolate stout. Taste isn't quite as smooth though. Medium bodied. Light sweetness. Creamy and slick texture. Nice cocoa and some roasted malts. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanscourt (698) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 28, 2014
Rich chocolate aroma and taste. Enjoy the chocolate forward approach. Body overall average, but a fun beer to have.

3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bigrond (1460) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 27, 2014
The aroma and look of this brew was top notch. ITís body was thick and creamy. But itís palate was a little weak and itís finish was also. Has not quite reached the standard Youngís set for a chocolate stout

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boxofrane (2056) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2014
Bottle from wegmans. Pours black with a small brown head that dissipates quickly. The aroma smells like a melted Hershey bar. The taste is very chocolate forward, sweet as hell. Good but this is close to cloying.


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