Brewed by Samuel Smith
Style: Sweet Stout
Tadcaster, England


on tap

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RATINGS: 837   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Ingredients: Water; Organic malted barley; Organic cane sugar; Yeast; Organic hops; Organic cocoa extract; Carbon dioxide
Brewed with well water (the original well, sunk in 1758, is still in use with the hard well water being drawn from 85 feet underground), the gently roasted organic cocoa extract impart a delicious, smooth and creamy character, with inviting deep flavours and a delightful finish - this is a marriage of satisfying stout and luxurious chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Frothmeister (613) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 8, 2014
550ml bottle. Pours a dark, dark chestnut brown with a head the colour of espresso foam. Aroma is HUGE on cocoa (Tootsie Rolls), with vanilla, Kahlua, caramel, and molasses candies. Smells AWESOME! The taste is sweet caramel/burnt sugar up front, with vanilla, cocoa, light hazelnut, and toffee-like notes that lead into the finish. A little sweet, but seriously delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (2006) - Espoo, FINLAND - FEB 7, 2014
Bottle at Rotterdam. Black color, white head. Bittersweet taste with chocolate, syrup, honey, vanilla and nuts. Bittersweet finish with chocolate, vanilla and syrup. Good stout, although the flavors are a bit artificial like.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AR (1000) - Georgia, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Aroma of chocolate malt. Full bodied, with a strong chocolate flavor. Some cherry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
radio_nowhere (981) - Maryland, USA - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle into English pint glass, super dark brown color with creamy dark tan head. Aroma of milk chocolate sweetness and a hint of vanilla. Taste adds notes of cocoa, very light coffee, mild roast and earthy hop bitterness. Medium body, low carbonation, creamy with slight bitter roast finish. Very tasty chocolate stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (934) - - FEB 6, 2014
Pours black with a tan head. Smells like cocoa and sweet chocolate. Tastes of dark, slightly bitter chocolate. No real taste of sweetness. Very smooth and great tasting beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
captain69 (2) - - FEB 4, 2014 does not count
Not as sweet or as powerful as Choklat, but every bit as good, maybe better. This is definitely a BEER, not just a chocolate drink. Damn good stuff. Need more! :-)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stevoj (2543) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 2, 2014
This is awesome stuff! Like drinking melted chocolate. Black with small head, aroma of chocolate, taste of chocolate, slightly sweet. If you know a chocolate lover, this is the drink for them.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Philym (1003) - St Neots, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2014
Appearance: Dark brown with ruby highlights and a thin tan/ivory head. Aroma: Belgian/milk chocolate, vanilla, reminds me of a chocolate milkshake. Taste: Medium/high sweetness, low bitterness and low sourness. Palate: Thick smooth texture, light/medium body, average carbonation, lingering sweet chocolate (milkshake) finish with a final bitter note. Quite cloying. Comments: Tasty, very chocolaty and a little sweet for me. Glass lace.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DandyWolfFloyd (641) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Aroma - chocolate and nut a little tobacco of the mildest order. Appearance - is a dark black with no noticeable head. Taste - nice chocolate very creamy and rich. A little nuttiness Feel - too easy. Rich and smooth. --- JPS

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sarpa (1000) - FINLAND - JAN 31, 2014
Tap @ tuulensuu. Pours black with a beige head. Sweet chocolate aroma. Sweet berry chocolate flavour. High co on the tongue.

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