RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is an extravagant, immoderate beer. We mixed together our three favorite things - beer, chocolate and coffee. A rich stout serves as the backbone, with organic black malt and chocolate malt providing a luscious foundation. During the boil, we add artisan chocolate from our friends at Taza. During conditioning, we add coffee from out friends at Coffee by Design. Then, this concoction is oak-aged, resulting in soft vanilla notes. We hope you enjoy this beer as much as we do.

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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nimbleprop (7794) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 28, 2015
On tap at Black Squirrel in DC. Pours a murky black with some tan head. Nose has roasted malts, chocolate, molasses, some brown sugar. Something a bit vegetal lurking. Flavor has malt, vanilla, brown sugar, molasses, some chocolate, mild spice, a little booze. Some clear green bell pepper though. Medium bodied and almost a bit watery on the end.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerdedone (3313) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark brown/black with a thin tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and oak. Flavor of roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, oak and some subtle vanilla.

3.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bg80 (84) - California, USA - FEB 7, 2015
On draft with nitro. Rich black color, lovely thick tan head, nice lacing. Mild chocolate and coffee aroma and flavors. Rich dark malty goodness. Medium to full body. Despite the gravity, dont taste the alcohol. Very rich, satisfying stout.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewBoxer (2613) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Draft at Clinton hall NYC. Deep black color with a head that lasts. Wow. Very mocha chocolate flavor with a nice aftertaste that balances it out. Good desert beer

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlovakSniper (5315) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 24, 2015
Robe noire surmonte par un col brun solidement ancr. Ses parfums de chne fruit, de caramel et de vanille sont solidement fouetts par les armes combins despresso et de cacao. Un bel quilibre. Dans ma bouche tout est trs chne et bien fruit ou vanill avec du chocolat riche et un caf frais et fort. Au palais, le corps nest pas ncessairement trs pais. La texture est crmeuse et le ptillement est modr. La finale mapparat domine par le chne qui garde de douces allures. Apprciable comme tout. Bouteille achete et bue Hollywood.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbruner (4380) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Pours a deep brownish black from the bottle with thin ring of tan brown head that leaves light lace. Aroma of big bourbon sweetness that falls to chocolate. Taste follows, thick and creamy, hints of soy. Solid.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
blhumbert (1) - - DEC 11, 2014 does not count
Delicious awesome support stout. Smells like swine oak chocolate. Tastes like imperial button toasted mocha.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Quick3Beers (1060) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Poured from bottle. Dark brown, with slight red tinge; khaki head with minute bubbles. Aroma is bitter chocolate with some chocolate malt. Slight floral quality is hops, not coffee. Flavor is medium roast coffee, bitterness high on the mouth, sweet roasted barley. Bitterness doesnt jive with the sweetness, but overall good flavor and mouthfeel.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (22574) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Draft at Maddys. Murky brown pour, small brown head. Nice aroma of burnt espresso, milk chocolate, subtle tobacco. Taste is nicely balanced coffee and cocoa.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (14509) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Bomber from Westside Renaissance Market in Ukiah, CA. Pours dark brown with a slight tan head. Aroma is chocolate with a hint of coffee. Med body or better. Flavor is earthy chocolate with firm coffee. Seems to have vanilla, but not much. Think Im finding oak, not a lot. Finishes rather bitter chocolate and coffee.


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