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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   IBU: 11   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Holding true to the Northern English tradition, the Decadent Dark Chocolate Ale has at its foundation a nutty profile with a round mouthfeel. added is a Chocolate Extract consisting of three blended chocolates of varied depth. The result is a rich, but not overtly sweet, experience for both the beer and the chocolate enthusiast.

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dlovell2 (2166) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Pours Black with a tan head. Roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla extract, nutty aroma. Flavor starts with a roasted malt and dark chocolate, followed with toffee, vanilla and slight bourbon. Roasted finish.

hitit345 (29) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2014 Stout. Kahlua and sweet choco aroma. Dark, sunlight does not penetrate through pint glass. Thick rich taste, once again, Kahlua. Great. Better when closer to room temperature.

nearbeer (5454) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 5, 2014
Pint on tap. Dark chocolate brown but nearly transparent in the light, with a lasting ring of foam. Aroma is maple, chocolate, caramel and toast. Taste is the same with vanilla, a bit of dry grass, and cocoa on the finish to provide a decent balance. Near-medium body leans to the sweet side and has medium carbonation. Easy to drink dessert beer that never becomes cloying, but I had to shift to something more dry for a second pint.

Frothmeister (809) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 3, 2014
12 fl oz. bottle. Pours dark, dark, dark chestnut brown with a burgundy hue, and a thin latte coloured head. The nose makes me think Hershey’s chocolate syrup with light creme brulee, light vanilla, and smells a wee bit artificial. Taste wise, is not as sweet as the profile would lead you to believe. Medium bodied, there is a surprising amount of butterscotch, with dark chocolate, dark maple syrup, and Halloween molasses kisses that lead into more caramel, pecan, roasty malt notes, with vanilla, espresso, and mineral notes in the finish. Totally decent. Was expecting a sugar bomb, but it’s easy drinking, and drier than you’d think. I’d buy it again.

dfinney23 (3361) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Solid stout with lots of chocolate. Finishes lightly bitter and somewhat chalky.

Criz (358) - - NOV 2, 2014
Great aromas of dark chocolate, and toasted malts. Very thin/watery on the mouth with an oily feel, finishes semi bitter. Very sessionable.

N3lson1 (1005) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Drank from a twelve ounce bottle. Wonderful aromas of chocolate and toasted malts. Smooth taste in the beginning, chocolately in the middle, and a slight bitterness in the end.

bigrond (1499) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 30, 2014
This brew was very good. Smooth, creamy, easy to drink. IT was a very nice surprise. This is very comparable to Youngs double chocolate or the Fort Collins version

bpar73 (1133) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with tan head. Big chocolate aroma, nice chocolate taste, a little on the thin side for a stout but very drinkable.

hopdog (12673) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2014
12oz bottle. Poured a dark brown color with an off white head. Chocolate, with some roast. Overall, especially on the taste and body, a bit thin.

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