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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Smooth milky stout, made in collaboration with Munsonís Chocolate. Produced with Munsonís proprietary cocoa and chocolate nibs, added during the boil process.


2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ziel (76) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Nice balance of chocolate and stout flavoring. A very good beer to finish the night on.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BroSpud (1854) - , Massachusetts, USA - FEB 6, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours a dark brown with a creamy tan head. Nice chocolate aroma with flavors of chocolate and coffee. Not quite in the same league as some of the imperial chocolate stouts out there but still pretty tasty. Much better than expected.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (12726) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2014
Bottle at the pre Bamberg tune up in the Sham, thanks to an IP trade with jtclockwork - thanks James, 23/01/14. Light black with a thin tan head that thins to spotting/edgework. Nose is blackcurrant, lactic tang, black forest gateaux, tarte berry fruits. Taste comprises soured berry fruits, earthy cocoa, lactose. medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a touch of cocoa and soured berries. Ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (18139) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2014
23rd January 2014
Pre Bamberg bash tasting at Colinís house with Mr Bois and James. Thanks to Colin. Clear brown - red beer, small pale tan head. Palate is minerally crisp. Lactose.and light chocolate drinking powder. Little tang. Minerally crisp finish. Overall a little artificial tasting but not unpleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
trapped (1368) - New York, TURKEY - JAN 26, 2014
Drought at International Great Beer Expo (Meadowlands). Dark brown with milky chocolate colored head, mocha aroma, low carbonation, chocolate taste, medium finish. A little bit weak but nice brew.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
warhawk91 (302) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - JAN 9, 2014
12 oz. bottle, fresh from the brewery. Dated 12/27/13. Pour is a dark brownish black with 1/2 finger of head which dissipates to a tan thin ring around the glass. Aroma is tons of chocolate, bitter and sweet with a creamy note and some coffee in the background. Taste is sweet dark chocolate up front with tons of coffee on the back end, and also bakers chocolate. Mouthfeel a bit thin for the ABV and the style considering the stong flavors. Pretty good beer though, the coffee however, does shine in the flavor more than you think it would given the aroma. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (11155) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 14, 2013
A deep dark stout with a thin brown head. In aroma, sweet chocolate malt with cherries, powdery, milk and fruits. In mouth, a nice sweet fruity chocolate malt with light cherry, light sour barrel, nice. On tap at alewife.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (8117) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 6, 2013
Bottle thanks to a trade! Pours a clear deep brown with a gray head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a rich chocolate note with underlying earthy dark grains. Flavor has a lighter chocolate note with a backbone of earthy dark grains.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Roonai (305) - - OCT 6, 2013
bottle. pours black with a creamy brown edge. nose is rich chocolate milkshake. taste has that same smoothness- smooth chocolate with the faintest roast malt back. like a chocolate mousse.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2582) - New York, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Bottled. Dark pour almost no head. Strong cacao bean aroma. Chocolate, malts and light bitters. Light bodied.


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