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RATINGS: 1309   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Samuel Adams partnered with Scharffen Berger Chocolate to develop their newest innovation, Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock. Tettnang Tettnanger and Spalt hops were hand-selected from the worlds oldest growing area and combined with a complex selection of malts including two row Pale, Munich and caramel to create a rich and satisfying brew. This dark beer has a big, malty character that is combined with the subtle sweetness of chocolate. The chocolatiers at Scharffen Berger crafted an exclusive blend of chocolate for Samuel Adams made with cocoa beans from Ghana called forastero. Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock was aged on a bed of this chocolate to create its unique layers of flavor. As the beer matured, the fruity, tart, earthy and chocolate aromas were infused into the liquid to give the brew a complex, full-bodied taste with a velvety finish. A hint of vanilla was added to meld the symphony of flavors together. Due to legal restrictions, Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock can not be sold in the states of Alabama, Louisiana, and Utah.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Firemoose15 (567) - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 15, 2005
Bottle. Courtesy of Willblake. A huge ammount of cocoa, deep roasted malts in the aroma. Poured nice black with a tan head. Flavor was good nice cocoa and a tad of vanilla and caramel in there as well. Palate was good pretty clean finishing. It was good but could have been a tinge better.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lamas (1620) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 14, 2005
750mL bottle. Enjoy before: May 2006. A deep mahogany pour with a big, fluffy dark-khaki head that leaves thick rings of lace. A good bit of effervescence. Rich malty aroma with some vanilla, cocoa and chocolate. Medium to thin-bodied. A typically sweet and toasty malty bock base with ample amounts of cocoa and some milk chocolate flavors added in. This definitely gives it a very smooth quality. A slightly bitter finish with hints of black coffee. This beer gets a little too sweet by the end of the bottle. Not as good as I had hoped, but its still tasty.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 8, 2005
Reddish brown beer with a small light brown head. Strong milk chocolate sweet aroma. Sweet chocolate flavor and a faint alcohol finish. Thanx Jeppe for sharing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dixen (1465) - Flagstaff, Arizona, USA - DEC 7, 2005
Loads of milk chocolate in the aroma, notes of dark dried fruits too. Dark brown body with a small tan head. Very sweet chocolate flavor, light alcohol in the end. The chocolate is a tad too sweet for my liking.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (11634) - Sborg, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2005
Bottled: Reddish brown Brownish coloured head. Loads of chocolate in the nose and the mouth. Quite smooth and velvety. Light spiced. Is quite easy to drink dispite the heavy chocolate flavours. Sweet in the end. A bit old. Thanks Jeppe for sharing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (35861) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2005
A chocolate brown beer with a thin brown head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of milk chocolate. And the flavor is very sweet with notes of chocolate, alcohol, and liquid caramel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (26788) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2005
Bottled, thanks to Jeppe ffor sharing. Clear brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet aroma of chocolate and cocoa with light roasted notes. Sweet flavour of cocoa and chocolate with notes of caramel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jeppe (2631) - Brooklyn, Alabama, USA - DEC 7, 2005
Pours dark brown with an orange gleam and a fine though disappearing light brown head. Dominating cocoa aroma with characters of Oh Boy, rather sweet. Sweet milk chocolate flavor with notes of vanilla. A beer for desert. Pretty nice, but gets a bit cloying in the long run.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bipolarbear (6) - Paterson, New Jersey, USA - OCT 13, 2005 does not count
Aroma reminds me of Kulmbacher eisbock. Does not even come close to Brooklyn Chocolate Stout. Flavor reminds me of someone spiking it with Hersheys syrup.. My bottle "expired" 3/2005. Im glad I paid 10.99 for it because it is DEFINITELY not worth 15 or 16 dollars.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aobecksy (700) - Middle of no where, Ohio, USA - SEP 11, 2005
Great in a limo for a bachorlette party!!!! Miss Heidi will soon be Ms Heidi. It was a rich and satisfying brew, with creamy chocolate full bodied taste. Pure velvet goes great with a butter rum cake shaped like a .......


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