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RATINGS: 2411   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   IBU: 69   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Ebony in color with a rich creamy head. The mellow flavor of oats, chocolate malts, and real chocolate are balanced perfectly with the right amount of hops for a bittersweet finish. Chocolate Stout is brewed with 10 ingredients: Northwest Harrington and Klages, Crystal 135-165 and Beeston Chocolate Malts, Cascade Hops, Rolled Oats and Roasted Barley, Natural Chocolate Flavor, Free Range Coastal Waters and PacMan Yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
omnivore (270) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 28, 2004
Rogue Nation, San Francisco: This stuff pours dark as night with a deep tan head. You can't see thru this one. The aroma is that of a truffle or dark chocolate bar, sweet with hints of bitter. The flavor is soft. Slightly smoky with a strong chocolate taint.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wilkie (1208) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - FEB 27, 2004
BOTTLE. Creamy tan head, black color. Aroma is roasty and has a lot of chocolate. Flavor is chocolate on top of chocolate. Deliciuous. Has a bit of bitterness at the end which pissibly comes from both the hops and the amount of dark burnt malt that they use in the brewing process. Flavor is also creamy and sweet. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
adwoan99 (244) - Ft. Worth, Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2004
Aroma is soooo chocolatey. Very mocha-coffee like. Burnt coffee flavour, but very little else.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
haddon90 (1560) - Costa Mesa, California, USA - FEB 27, 2004
On tap at the Flying Saucer in Nashville, TN. Brown head, deep brown color. Chocolaty, malty aroma. Creamy. Some coffee and chocolate in the taste. Finished well. A very good Sweet Stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JasonG (776) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - FEB 26, 2004
Dark black color with a tan colored head, a touch of lacing as the head dissipates. Aroma is roasted malts and chocolate, sweet. Flavor is full of chocolate and malt, relatively sweet and smooth. Palate could be a little thicker. A good stout, I like.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HumuloneRed (751) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 25, 2004
Pours thick black with a dark tan fluffy head. Good lacing. Smells of bitter cocoa. At first taste chocolate hits you then the bitterness sets in and stays in your mouth long after the sample is over. The bitterness is of unsweetened cocoa and goes great with sweet chocolate. Not and everyday beer but one I should have more often.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Tessic (918) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 21, 2004
Pours black w/ a dark brown head. Smells like "Quik" fake chocolate with a slight flowery bouquet and maybe some cherry notes. First taste tasted like it smelt...Fake, cheap chocolate. Nice rich malt flavour finishing with a slight flavour of roasted coffee. Palate... leaves flavour of roasted malts and that bad taste of chocolate again. If you can overlook the Quik flavour this stout isn't too bad but I couldn't. This doesn't even come close to something like a Youngs Double Choc Stout.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
dannyboydwp (48) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - FEB 21, 2004
THis beer had an amazing chocolate mocha aroma. The chocolate taste was VERY sweet. I just couldn't handle drinking more than about 6 ounces. It was sweet to the point of almost making me feel a little sick.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jedsbrew (465) - Rhineland, Missouri, USA - FEB 20, 2004
Poured black with a fine tan colored head and excellent lacing. Fantastic aroma-Cascade, sweet milk chocolate, vanilla and pipe tobacco notes. Hearty in body with a rich chocolate flavor and a nice hoppy bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
egajdzis (5509) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2004
Poured an opaque black color with a medium sized tan head and some lacing on the edges of the glass. Sweet chocolate blunt wrap aroma. Nice full chocolate taste with some roasted malt. Although I gave the palate a 4, I was being generous. The chocolate certainly was there, but it was not as rich as I hoped for.

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