Tortuga Ale Company Chocolate Stout
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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   ABV: -
Brewed with nibs from Patric Chocolate, a leader in the craft chocolate movement, using the very finest cocoa beans from Madagascar, expertly roasted to create exceptionally bright and complex depth of flavor. Pair with our chocolate sampler for an explosion of taste and decadent delight!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (8911) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 7, 2013
Cask at the A2 brewpub. Pours a hazy chocolate brown with a creamy brown head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has a note of light chocolate with dark grains and bread as a backbone. Flavor has a good amount of chocolate up front that becomes slightly bitter with backing dark bread and a bit of dryness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AGAquino (665) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 2, 2013
On tap at the Jolly Pumpkin Brewpub. Noticeable chocolate aroma; sweet chocolate and slight bitter flavours.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BMMillsy (1787) - Florida, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Blegh. Disappointes in this stout. Very light bodied and watered down. I am not sure hoe this one came about at JP, but it is a poor effort. Would not order this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DialSquare (3666) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 21, 2012
On tap at the cafe in Ann Arbor. low carbonation in brown pour with slight tan head. coffee, cocoa aroma. tastes are chocolate, licorice/leather, roasty, grainy, vegetal, eh, 5.8

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
paintedmaple (610) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JUL 1, 2012
On tap at the brewpub...Velvety chocolate with slightly sour rather than sweet finish. Almost no carbonation, but suitable for the style. Had this as an ’after lunch’ drink and it was outstanding.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thorongil2 (1978) - , Ontario, CANADA - APR 26, 2012
(tap) clear reddish amber colour with small tan head; aroma of cocoa; creamy palate, balanced flavour, reminiscent of a milk stout

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (7712) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 13, 2011
[4101-20111112] Tap. Plastic chocolate peat malt aroma. Dark brown black body with a quick foamy brown head. Tangy toasted malt flavour. Medium body has just enough of a tang to be odd. Good to sample. (6/3/7/3/13) 3.2
"And now back to the good part!" -- Michael Bolton
(@ Jolly Pumpkin brewpub, Ann Arbor, MI)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (10199) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 30, 2011
Tap @ Jolly Pumpkin Ann Arbor. Dark brown appearance with a brown head. Roasty, dark chocolate, slightly milky, mild espresso aroma. Slightly tangy, fruity, dark chocolate flavor. Tangy but nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (9070) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 17, 2011
2011-11-12. This is the tale, of a Chocolate stout, black body with a modest tan head. 3+ Flavour is quite tangy, on a mystical quest to the Isle of Tortuga, with a bit sourness. Sort of an ashen porter character to it that I am not sure if it is intentional or not. And now back to the good part! Cocoa with a bit of a tang to it. Heater on blast, I’m the number one stunner! Dry roast aroma, hints of dry cocoa and a similar tangy quality to it as the aroma. Average to light bodied palate. Okay but I am not loving it. This whole cask is a stout, just waiting for chocolate. Needs more Michael Bolton. YEAAAHH! On cask at Jolly Pumpkin Cafe, Ann Arbor

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
auerbrau (3199) - Ithaca, New York, USA - SEP 30, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Woody, earthen floor cacao husk aroma. Light, toasted sweet chocolate flavor. Dry. There’s some body missing here I think. The dry chocolate roast needs a little more of something to stand up against. Flavorful otherwise.

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