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RATINGS: 381   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 585   ABV: 19.5%
Chocolate Rain (Black Tuesday with Cocoa Nibs and Vanilla Beans)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
probstblueribbon (3698) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2014
750 ml bottle shared at Steve’s. Deep brown, mocha rim. Intense chocolate, molasses, some booze, a little barrel character, very sweet. Intensely sweet and boozy, lots of chocolate; sweet with tubs of booze and a sweet chocolate finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
gad905 (202) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2014
Bottle shared at RichTheVillan’s, 27/11/13. Huge boozy bourbon nose, chocolate, roast, vanilla too. Extremely sweet, sticky milk chocolate, more bourbon, roasty flavours, coffee, toffee and vanilla behind, but this beer is dominated by boozy bourbon and sweet chocolate. Thick, slick, sticky. Gotta say I found this hard work. Maybe 5 years on it would smooth it out, or maybe it’s just too strong?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikem409 (1976) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle. Thick black color with solid tan head. Aroma of sweet chocolate and dried fruits. Taste is thick, sweet and lots of chocolate. Not much vanilla.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
HonkeyBra (4033) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - NOV 24, 2014
On draft at FoBAB2014. Pours a dark blackish color with a small tan head that dissipates into a ring around the glass. Aroma of chocolate and bourbon. Flavor is extremely sweet, hot, with some chocolate notes and sugar. Flavor is all sugar, chocolate, booze. Unappetizing. Bracingly sweet. Gross. Slick bodied. My 2 ounce sample was too much.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
EamonTheGreat (157) - USA - NOV 21, 2014
WOW!!!!!! This is amazing. The aroma is huge chocolate a and vanilla with the slightest hint of bourbon. The taste is exactly the same. One of the best stouts I've ever had. Top notch. This is great. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
matt7215 (2278) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 16, 2014
750ml bottle shared by ontbeertaster. deep brown, minimal head. huge bourbon, some vanilla, almost no chocolate. a really bourbon forward barley wine, not a chocolate imperial stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
j12601 (9549) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours a slightly murky brown with a thin tan head. Bourbon and wood on the nose, soft caramel and chocolate. Warm chocolate, alcohol, slightly isopropyl, warm caramel. Really tasty and incredibly smooth. Lingering bourbon, caramel, toffee chocolate. Surprisingly good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
laiti (8031) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 8, 2014
Sample @ home, thanks tiong!
Aroma has dark chocolate, alcohol and some hayish tones. Also some rubber typical to Mikkeller Black. Flavour has alcohol, salty licorice, sweet cocoa tones, semi-dark chocolate and rubber. Heavy stuff, alcohol balances the sweetness but comes through too much. Nice slow sipper still. I wonder how long would it take to finish that bottle by oneself...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosenbergh (10176) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 7, 2014
750 ml bottle. 2014 vintage. Enjoyed at the ISKTR 2014. Dark reddish brown colour with no head. Red wine, sweetness, malt, fruity sweetness and some chocolate in the aroma. The flavour is sweet malt, sugar, whiskey, chocolate, vanilla and some roasted malt. Sweet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jultsu (705) - TAMPERE, FINLAND - NOV 7, 2014
Aivan olematon vaahto, mustanruskea väri. Perus IS tuoksu, ei niin intensiivinen. Tässä vaiheessa iltaa kuitenkin aivan maaginen. Kavereiden avustuksella totean: punaviinimäisempi. Vahva, vahva, en havaitse kuitenkaan TayZondaemaisuutta. Jeppistä.

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