RATINGS: 1661   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
the ancients called it food for the gods The Popol Vuh, the sacred book of the Maya, unfolds a complex web of mystery around a beverage known as xocoatl (ch-co-atle). At Southern Tier, were not surprised that hieroglyphs of the ancient Maya depict chocolate being poured for rulers and gods. Even through the many voyages of Columbus, the mystical bean remained nothing more than a strange currency of the native peoples. Moving through centuries, the circular journey of cacao has been realized in our brewing house, encompassing the complexity of the darkest, bitter-sweet candy together with the original frothy cold beverage of the ancient Maya to bring to you our Blackwater Series Choklat Stout. We have combined the finest ingredients to tempt your senses & renew the power & interrelation of history in every bottle.
2013 vintage - 10% abv

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Tobyrando (40) - New York, USA - MAR 23, 2016
Best chocolate beer in the country hands down. Voted best beer brewed in NY in 2013 for good reason. My favorite Blackwater Series beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CObiased (442) - Bayfield, Colorado, USA - MAR 13, 2016
Bomber - pours like coffee, black with a fine thin tan head. Wonderful aroma of cocoa, chocolate cake, coffee and toffee. Big chocolate flavor with dark chocolate, burnt toast, burnt coffee and caramel. Full bodied, velvety mouthfeel and exceptional flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rustbucket0873 (427) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - MAR 13, 2016
Pours black, with tan head. The aroma is chocolate, molasses, coffee, earthy. The flavor is chocolate, backed up with alot of roasted malt, coffee flavors, molasses, earthy, finishes with bitter and slight alcohol. Hidden well. Very balanced, would recommend

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
emusche (209) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 5, 2016
Pours black with a full tan head; nice lacing present throughout. Aromas of malt, dark chocolate, and vanilla bean. Taste is a little thin, but overall a nice complex cocoa/vanilla flavor with solid mouthfeel. Good dessert beer, although the well-disguised 10% ABV means it may sneak up on you. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
emartell (352) - Zapopan, Jalisco, MEXICO - MAR 4, 2016
En aroma el chocolate me parece demasiado intenso, tanto que no pude distinguir ms. De color completamente negro, cuerpo redondo, carbonatacion baja, Corona de espuma reducida y de baja retencin. Al paladar, chocolate, buen amargor y equilibrada. Al paladar, se percibe alcohlica, un sabor a chocolate algo fuerte pero bien equilibrada, ligeramente amarga sin ser hostigante, y bastante clida en garganta. En general es una buena cerveza algo plana y no tan compleja, pero bastante disfrutable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LetsGoState (866) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 29, 2016
Aroma is very chocolately. Taste is chocolate and bitter. Overall good, but not great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gurthnar (5442) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 27, 2016
Bottle at Vienna tasting February 2016. Thanks guys! This is a hell of a chocolate treat. Brutal cocoa and chocolate in both aroma and flavour. Balanced however. Toffee, alcohol and vanilla. I really fucking like it. Complex and tasty and wonderful.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nische (2098) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2016
Bottle from trade with Douberd, shared in Vienna. Pours pitch black with off white head. Sugary aroma with loads of chocolate, light vanilla, molasses and caramel. Sweetish chocolately taste with molasses, vanilla and very light roast. Perfectly balanced sweetness. Very nice!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cuso (8289) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 27, 2016
Bottle kindly shared by Nische, many thanks. Very dark brown color with medium beige head. Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate, hazelnuts. Taste chocolate, hazelnuts, coffee, vanilla. Very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Werckmeister (2621) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - FEB 27, 2016
0,65l bottle at home at Vienna Tasting shared by Nische, big thank. black color, small tan head. smells quite a lot of vanilla, raisins, licorice, chocolate, bit medical, light bitter herbal. good stuff. full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes of vanilla, medical, chocolate, bit medical, licorice, raisins. finishes bit medical with some roast and notes of vanilla and medical. decent stuff, but not a fan of vanilla at all, so not the biggest fan of this. still kind of enjoyable.

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