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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Arriving right in time for the Valentine’s Day, this robust and malty Imperial Stout demonstrates a refined & balanced flavor. Chocolate Cherry Bomb pours dark – midnight dark – and yields a thick and creamy tan head. Brewed with chocolate malt, sumptuous dark Oregon sweet cherries, and Love.

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User244557 (9) - - FEB 13, 2013
Had reservations on this based on how EBC throws the word ’bomb’ around (their Hop Bomb lacked any sort of hop aroma/flavor). This, however, is perfectly balanced, has a milk chocolaty creamy body, and just enough cherry aroma/flavor. The higher alcohol is not at all noticeab on the palate, but you do feel it after a couple. I wouldn’t change a thing about this outstanding beer!


3.8
BRW (2714) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAR 31, 2017
Bottle at BBF. Black colour with beige head. Cocoa powder aroma. Sweet, cocoa, chocolate taste. Medium body.

4.1
jflopsu (1594) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 16, 2017
Pours a dark black with dark brown head. A sweet chocolate and light cherry aroma - ice cream like. A sweet chocolate and cherry taste - like and ice cream or toosie pop. A sweet lingering chocolate and cherry aftertaste.

4
thedm (6148) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 13, 2017
This draft brew from the brewery was served at a cool temperature and poured a head of foamy finely sized brown colored bubbles that were mostly diminishing and left behind no visible carbonation opaque black brown colored body and an excellent lacing. The excellent strong aroma of cherries and chocolate with a brown male backing is excellent! The semi-flat mouth feel was weakly tingly at the start and at the finish with a lingering chocolate aftertaste. The yummy flavor contained notes of cocoa toffee vanilla chocolate brown malt and cherry. Delicious and one I would certainly recommend trying.

4.1
ffaoe (780) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - DEC 23, 2016
extremely strong chocolate aroma. pitch black in color with decent brown head. taste is strongly of chocolate, hints of coffee and cherry flavors. full body, finishes silky in mouth-feel.

3.2
italianjohn (3113) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2016
Black pour with a thin and quickly receding tan head .... Looks flat .... Aroma of chocolate, cherry and roasted malts ... Like cherries in syrup ..... Taste is of sweet cherry syrup/cherry, earthy, chocolate and roasted malts .... Body is thin and watery... very porter like and flat ..... Abv is hidden well has a light lingering bitter bite and tart cherry

3.8
mike67 (1196) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 13, 2016
12 oz bottle. Pours black with tall, long lasting, creamy, brown head and nice lacing. Aroma is of roasted malt, toast, chocolate covered cherries and marshmallows. Body is full, creamy and smooth. Taste is of nutty, roasted malt, chocolate, cherries, cacao and some herbal hops. Finish is long and semi-sweet. Dangerously easy drinking, good, dessert beer.

4.4
coolfunnj (374) - Margate City, New Jersey, USA - APR 9, 2016
excellent aroma smells just like a chocolate cupcake..deep dark brown with dark tan head that disappears early..tastes like a chocolate cupcake with enough hops to keep things tingly and enough cherry to be indicated..tingly palate small bubble carbonation medium bodied with a slight alcohol feel..overall great stout with strong and distinctive flavors

3.6
demannu (451) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 3, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 25, 2016 Sweet chocolate and cherry aroma. Dark brown/black or with a dark team had that fades super quickly. Medium flat body. Taste is solid with sweet chocolate and just enough cherry to know it’s there without dominating. Solid overall.

3.8
pressboxjoe (454) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 22, 2016
Bottle found at Wegman’s in Mount Laurel. Tastes like chocolate cherry ice cream. I’ve got to find more of this.

3.2
dmac (6211) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 9, 2016
12oz bottle from Xroads. Poured a super dark Tootsie Roll brown with a small foamy dark beige head. Aroma is brownie batter, chocolate icing, light cherry fruitiness, muffin mix, cake. Flavor has some dark cherry juice on the front that quickly is taken over by brownie batter, burnt chocolate cake, vanilla extract. Medium body, strong bubbly carbonation, average duration on the aftertaste which is bitter and slightly sweet. Meh....


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