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RATINGS: 2523   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   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.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sancho (245) - Da Bronx, New York, USA - AUG 17, 2004
22oz bottle at freakin frog, wow ,chocolate all over this brew,stong aroma , and flavor of.. you guessed it chocolate. smooth dersert beer,Black color with creamy tanhead

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcc83 (137) - Athens, Georgia, USA - AUG 2, 2004
Yum. Another delicious brew from Rogue. Poured a beautiful shade of black, with a short-lived brown head. Aroma was a crisp hop note, followed by a tantalizing malty blend of espresso, fruit, and dark chocolate. The flavor at first reminded me of Rogue’s Shakespeare stout, but noticably smoother and somewhat sweeter. This general "stoutiness" then opened into sweet milk chocolate and then bitter dark chocolate notes that formed a perfect finish. Truly delicious, and wonderfully creamy and thick. A new favorite.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerandBlues2 (12045) - Escondido, California, USA - JUL 31, 2004
Black with a tan head. Sweet chocolate aroma. Smooth chocolate milk flavor. Dark and bitter palate.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bierchik (95) - lakewood, California, USA - JUL 26, 2004
dark brown hue, w/tan head, semi thick but smooth w/a great bittersweet end. loved the chocolate, roasted malts aroma & taste, a must have!

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
davidflores99 (225) - Lakewood, California, USA - JUL 26, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 26, 2004 Wow, this beer is great! It pours a dark brown with a brownish head and has a really chocolaty aroma! Flavor is definitley chocolate, like a milkshake, This would be a beer at the top of my list!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mohawksin (187) - Nebraska, USA - JUL 25, 2004
Very dark pour. Frothy chocolate head. Smells like chocolate. Tastes of a strong bitter chocolate, very nice. Very heavy drink, but smooth. Chocolate taste lingers for a while.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LiamPatrick16 (124) - Montgomery, New York, USA - JUL 24, 2004
dark body big brown head. the smell screams chocolate. chocolate assaults your mouth very thick malty to the max. chocolate malt shake, is what i used to explain it to a friend. bitter sweet finish. great beer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
eboats (1082) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUL 22, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 19, 2004 Aroma is hoppy at 1st. Once the head diminishes a rich chocolate hershey bar dominates the smell. Black with a brown head. Oh man... it tastes like milk chocolate with a bittersweet hoppy finish. The intitial chocolate taste this offering provides is heavenly. Malty and thick, this brew starts sweet and ends bitter and hoppy. A great beer I will be buying again and again.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
IndianaRed (3738) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 20, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2004 BottlePours black with a very thick and creamy tan/mahogany head and very persistant brown lacing. Smells almost like a Hershey bar. I’ve had a few "chocolate" stouts and porters, but this is the most choc smelling. Also aromas of chalk and dust. Flavore is nutty and chocolate up front but lacking a little sweetness that would really fit here. Walnuts, hazelnuts and smokey at the trailer. Feel is not as thick and smoothe as other good examples of the genre but fair. My expecations were a bit high.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
screigh (628) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JUL 17, 2004
Poured VERY dark. Can’t be seen through when holding it righ up to a light. Large brown head with lasting power and some lacing. Kind of smells like baker’s chocolate. Chocolate taste right from the first sip. Finishes with a tingling sensation towards the back of the tongue. Another nice beer from Rogue.


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