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RATINGS: 2325   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.


4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cenzura (60) - Warsaw, POLAND - AUG 14, 2014
Aroma: Dark chocolate with great dose of vanilla. The roasted malts takes only small part in overall smell. First impression - very good. Taste: Dark chocolate with very balanced bitterness on the foreground, but a couple second later vanilla joins them and it taste like classy pralines. You can feel a little bit of orange peel and bananas. There is also something like toffee candys. I think that classic chocolate muffin will be the best choice for that beer. To sum up, very good beer, and if you like chocolate stouts it have to take part on your shopping list. Price: [Warsaw, Poland] 34 PLN = 8 Euros

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
msbernac (654) - POLAND - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle Aroma-caramel, chocolate, orange Appearance-black, hazy, tan foam, Taste-medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lighty sour Palate-full body, thick feel, average carbonation, bitter finish Overall-perfect

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Swaroga (1385) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 9, 2014
Butelka 650ml. OCZY : piwo jest ciemnobrązowe ale nie jest przejrzyste i z daleka wygląda na czarne jak smoła. Piana jest średniej wielkości i jest brązowa. NOS : piwo ma rewelacyjne aromaty ciemnych palonych słodów i czekolady. Czekolada wychodzi na pierwszy plan, do tego sporo śmietany i wanilii, toffi... niesamowity zapach mlecznej czekolady i ciepłych lodów. Do tego delikatnie orzechy, sernik, lody bananowe, skórka pomarańczy... zapach ogólnie urzeka. USTA : piwo jest mało nasycone o konsystencji kakaa. Piwo jest faktycznie dosyć słodkie o dominujących nutach ciasta, czekolady i pianki śmietankowej. Gorycz jest subtelna na początku i staje się coraz bardziej wyraźna. Nuty podobne są w części do palonych nut kawy ale tylko w części bo reszta zasługi należy się chmielom. Chmiele są na tyle niezapomniane, że udaje im się wydobyć spod tak mocnego charakteru słodowego tego piwa. Są to nuty podobne do pestki grejpfruta i skórki pomarańczy. Posmak jest subtelny i nie zalega tak jak w tym stylu potrafią piwa. Tutaj mamy do czynienia z typowa cierpkością podobna do popielniczki i gorzkiej czekolady. ODCZUCIA : piwo zrobiło na mnie wrażenie. Jest to pierwsze tak bardzo autentyczne czekoladowe piwo jakie piłem. Oprócz tego jest łatwe w piciu i świetnie zbalansowane. OCENA : smak : 8/10 pijalność : 6/10 styl : +2

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Herbicles69 (57) - Parker, Colorado, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Bomber poured into beer mug. It taste of dark chocolate. It starts with a sweet roasted flavor then fades into bitterness with a lingering taste similar to coffee. I would really love to try this on a nitro tap. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MarcoDL (2268) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2014
Wow, what a good bear. Aroma and taste of chocolate, marshmallows, coffee and some malt. Great beer.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gurthnar (1882) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle. Aroma chocolate, tobbacco, sweet wood, vanilla. Almost black colour. Brown head. Taste sweet wood, vanilla, chocolate, sweet all the way. Really smooth mouthfeel. Very very good. Excellent.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fajry (609) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 5, 2014
Flasa. Cierna farba, hneda kremova pena. Vona kavova, lieskove oriesky, sladka cokolada. V chuti tmave a prazene slady, sladka cokolada, v pozadi lieskove oriesky. Telo slabe, vodove, vyssia nasytenost. Pivo krasne vyvazene, pitelne, krasne chutne.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beachmaster (145) - Oklahoma, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Bomber into a pint glass. Pours black, with a moderate tan head which quickly fades into a disc on the surface. Not much aroma, but faint notes of dark malt and oatmeal present. Taste is dark malt and good chocolate. Finish is long, with a creamy mouth feel and long finish with just the right note of hop bitterness. Very good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wyzzywyz22 (1969) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2014
Bottle, Beer Moth, Manchester. Black pour with a fast fading tan head. Sweet chocolate snout with notes of vanilla and roast. Smooth, sweet chocolate laden flavour with some malts present. Some hop bitterness emerged towards the finish. Drinkable but I’m not really sold. Seems over-rated.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zwiebel88 (171) - GERMANY - AUG 2, 2014
Pechschwarz, schöner fingerdicker Schaum. In der Nase MASSIVE Schokonoten, Kakao, Holz, Süße, minimaler Alkohol. Am Gaumen Kakao, Bitterschokolade, Süße, angenehme Bitterkeit, Vanille Holz, Kaffee, leichte dunkle Früchtenoten. Cremig, gut karbonisiert. Sehr stark.


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