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Sexual Chocolate - Foothills Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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outstanding

968 Ratings
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Ratings: 968
Reviews: 427
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 11.65%
Wants: 1,205
Gots: 235 | FT: 18
Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.75% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SaCkErZ9 on 02-15-2007)
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airohead2001

Illinois

3.03/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Let's go hawks! Thanks glazeman.

Appearance is nothing too special - black with a one finger light tan head that fades to a nice film of bubbles.

Smell is nonexistent. I get nothing. Reminds me of a Guinness...

Taste is the best part for sure - harsh coffee roasts through out are the most dominant flavor. There is a little bit of chocolate and dark fruits as well.

Mouthfeel is too thin.

Overall, this beer is thin, bland, and way overrated.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2011 00:08:13 | More by airohead2001
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Lukafer

Michigan

3.8/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

2010

Pours dark black with little dark tan head.  Smell some chocolate, booze, slight yeast.  Taste some malts, some chocolate, boozy. I wonder if I would have liked this better a year ago, without aging it, hmmm.  Mouthfeel is kinda thin, drinkability is high, although overrated, IMHO.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2011 22:10:43 | More by Lukafer
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zoolzoo

Connecticut

4.43/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

2011 Vintage

A: Pours dark brown, almost black. Still completely opaque. Large fluffy head, khaki in color. Pretty good amount of lacing for a RIS, a bubbly coating as I swish the glass.

S: Cocoa, smoke, wood. Not very big but aromas are clearly defined.

T: Roasted barley up front, quite dark but not charred. Semi sweet cocoa and coffee like bitterness provide a perfect balance. I'm really not missing all the sugar coated everything I find in so many RIS's. The finish is excellent with a lingering bitterness, not too much astringency, and a marked herbal characteristic. Almost spicy in the end, but not really.

M: Thick enough, flows nicely. Some nice carbonation promotes drinkability and clocks in at solid "medium".

O: Worth the hype.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2011 21:41:23 | More by zoolzoo
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steve8robin

Massachusetts

3.68/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My first Sexual Chocolate is a vertical. I have a 2009 / 2010 / 20111 to do a vertical sampling of. Let's give this legend a go...

2009
A: A super dark with a mocha colored head that fades quickly to a lace atop the brew. Very good.

S: Some nice roasty scents upfront followed by a nice cocoa and boozy raisin in the middle. Some nice bourbon creamy characters on the backend. Good.

T: A thick, but not too thick, roasty coffee taste upfront with a hint of chocolate in the middle and some nice cocoa on the backend. Some raisin and vanilla blended in too. A nice cigar sipper. Good.

M: Medium body with a fabulous carbonation!! A nice creamy finish! Very good!

O: Goes down very good! Awesome here. Perfect! This is my favorite. Nice and thick and very well blended with a bourbon hint!

2010
A: Dark with light shining through. A small offwhite head that fades quickly to a murky lace. Good.

S: More of a light black licorice upfront with a vanilla and lactose scent in the middle with roasty molasses on the backend. Decent.

T: A very strange molasses / moldy chocolate type flavor. Almost like a roasted bandaid type flavor in there. Ugh! What happened! Not impressed.

M: Medium body with a great carbonation. A roasty creamy finish. Good

O: A very awkward flavor in this one. Not sure if I got a bad bottle, but this one kind of has a moldy vanilla type taste.

2011
A: Less light shining through than the '10, but not as good as the '09. Good.

S: Similar to the '10. Actually, pretty close to spot on with the '10! Decent.

T: A very roasty / burnt coffee flavor upfront. A watery bitter coffee flavor in the middle with some faint vanilla and cocoa on the backend. Decent.

M: Medium body with a great carbonation. Bitter burnt coffee finish. Ok.

O: The 2nd best in my opinion 2nd to the '09. Very similar to the '10, but a little more roasty.

All in all, the '09 is phenomenal! The '10 is horrible and the '11 is bearable. How can 3 years be so different? Wow. Get the '09 if you go for any of them.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2011 02:16:26 | More by steve8robin
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Ryan011235

Ohio

4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Jackie O's snifter on 2/18/11; split with MbpBugeye and Spider889

Many thanks and a resounding "hell yeah" to PDXHops for the growler

Dark, almost reddish brown. It's darker in the glass, of course. One finger of sandy brown foam thins to an uneven patch of bubbly foam and a collar. Some lace is left clinging to the glass.

The aroma is smooth and loaded with roasted malt goodness. Notes of ground coffee beans, unsweetened chocolate with earthy overtones. Dry notions of cocoa. This smells really good; it's as enticing as it is simple.

Sexual Chocolate tastes even more roasty than it smells. Dry, roasted coffee and burnt chocolate flavors. The malts are peppered by subtle, earthy hops. This isn't a particularly sweet beer, though it does get a tad sweeter as it warms up. So tasty.

Full bodied without being overly viscous. Carbonation strikes me as appropriate with just a little agitation upfront (it's more appreciable with each pour, then mellows). Dry finish with residual bitterness.

This is so easy to drink. I like that it's fairly low in the frills department. Some folks may not care for the dry/bitter combo but I enjoy it. Recommended.

Serving type: growler

04-06-2011 05:23:46 | More by Ryan011235
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yeahnatenelson

Illinois

3.45/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

2011 Vintage

Appearance -- Pours nearly black with two fingers of stiff and sudsy dark khaki head. Suds stick to the glass incredibly well.

Smell -- Chocolate definitely present, along with woodsmoke, black malt, and a great deal of hops - herbal, earthy, and some mild spiciness. Slight booziness is detectable in the nose as well. The overarching character of the smell is definitely not chocolate - more acrid black malt and woodsmoke. Honestly, I think someone would be forgiven if they didn't detect any actual chocolate in this at all.

Taste -- Cocoa, black malt char, woodsmoke, leather, and licorice are most present at first sip. Plenty of malt sweetness, but earthy hop bitterness more than balances. Chocolate really doesn't start to really become evident until it warms up to about room temp. At this point the malt sweetness balances the acrid black malt and hops rather than just being muted by them. Lingering flavors of bakers chocolate and earthy hops.

Mouthfeel -- Fairly full-bodied and chewy with milder carbonation. Feels decadent without being too thick or syrupy. No alcohol presence whatsoever. Absolutely the best feature of this beer.

Overall -- Not at all what I expected. The chocolate really wasn't as forward as the name would suggest, or as much as I would have liked. It seems as if the brewer self-consciously decided to douse this beer with acrid black malt and hop bitterness to prevent it from being one of the diabetes-inducing imperial chocolate stouts of the world.

Admittedly, the feel is nearly pitch-perfect and it looks beautiful in the glass. However, I was hoping for a rich, decadent imperial stout - it's called Sexual Chocolate for goodness sake! - but what I got was burnt, acrid, only slightly chocolate-flavored. In the end, I could take or leave it.

Of course, your mileage may vary.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2011 00:41:41 | More by yeahnatenelson
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SiepJones

Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle of 2011

A: Pours black with a thick, creamy layer of brown head.

S: Lots of dark fruit, with some roasted malts and hints of coco.

T: The roasted malt is very pronounced in the flavor. Meanwhile the dark chocolate and dark fruit take a back seat to the malt. Well balanced.

M: Very soft and creamy mouthfeel. Carbonation is there but does not assault the tongue. The finish is very easy.

D: A very drinkable beer. I thought this beer was going to have a stronger chocolate flavor, however I appreciate the balance in the mouthfeel and flavor. The 9.7% abv goes virtually unnoticed in the finish. This beer certainly lives up to the hype.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2011 00:05:22 | More by SiepJones
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chicagobeerriot

Illinois

3.28/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

2011 vintage

Pours black with a downy, khaki head.

With a name like "Sexual Chocolate," I was expecting more sweetness on the nose. Boy was I wrong: there's a lot of burnt toast and espresso along with some light smoke and only a bit of baker's chocolate. There's some leather here too. I usually hate seeing that descriptor in a review (who the hell has tasted leather?) but I don't know how else to describe it. In sum, there's a lot going on in the smell department but it's hard to tell where this beer is going.

Mouthfeel is on the lighter side but with a pleasant velvet texture.

The taste is also surprisingly devoid of chocolate (and sex for that matter, although my expectations were much lower in that regard). Bitter roast espresso has the featured position. Some light smoke and maybe a bit of baker's chocolate provide some added depth. There's a lot to digest by mid-sip, but the beer begins to fall apart at the finish line with some astringency and alcohol heat. This is a perfectly fine stout, but it needs more sweetness to provide complexity and balance.

Serving type: bottle

04-01-2011 23:11:02 | More by chicagobeerriot
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julian

Washington

4.47/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

2011 Bottle received in trade

A: Amazing color. Pitch black with the most impressive tan head I've ever seen. There's a range of tan hues within the head itself. Extremely oily lacing that sticks to the glass throughout.

S: Raisins, plums, roasted barley, some sweet dark fruit, almost tropical in aroma. Excellent.

T: Excellent roasted barley character up front, some mild chocolate, very creamy, smooth. Amazing malt backbone and hop balance. This is top notch.

M: Creamy, smooth, medium-thick bodied, viscous and luscious. It's like liquid velvet on the tongue.

O: One of the most balanced, easy drinking, creamy smooth imperial stouts I've ever had. Alcohol is undetectable. Perfect.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2011 19:25:36 | More by julian
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TKEbeerman

Florida

4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

2010 vintage bottle 410/1000

A: Poured into my pint glass, this brew pours an impressive midnight black with a sturdy tan head that is leaving some very nice lacing.

S: The aroma reveals a roasted, malty, hopped-up RIS. Notes of chocolate are on the bitter side, and can improve in intensity.

T: The flavor follow suit with my favorite trend in Russian Imperial Stouts...a good hop bitterness. Mixed with notes of dark chocolate and molasses, this becomes a really tasty brew. The is like the refined, sexy version of Old Raspy'. Nothing to outstanding, but a solid brew.

MF: Mouthfeel is spot on. Full, and improving with every sip.

Overall this is a great brew, but falls a little short of the brewery only release hype. If you've had Old Raspy' or Stone IRS don't fret not having Sexual Chocolate.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2011 22:15:40 | More by TKEbeerman
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ncbeermonger

North Carolina

4.83/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is an exceptional beer, but not worth getting up on a saturday, and waiting in line for. Kegs get to places other than the brewery, and you can enjoy the beer in the comfort of your favorite stool!

The beer is super dark, and the head is a dirty bone white

The smell is phenomenal, and is surpassed solely by the taste of this beer. the ABV is high, and while you can taste this it's not the most present taste, the chocolate, and hints of oak are what leave your lips as you lower your beer.
Warning, dont drink 2 and post!

Serving type: on-tap

03-20-2011 19:46:45 | More by ncbeermonger
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TheKingofWichita

North Carolina

3.45/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Pours a very deep dark black with a sort of thick brown head and a little lacing. Smells awesome! Smells of tons of coffee and chocolate! For once in this beer, you can actually find the chocolate! Tastes of coffee and more coffee and more coffee and more coffee, and then some malts, smokiness, and chocolate. This beer should be called Sexual Coffee. Mouthfeel is nice and thick with a medium carbonation.

Serving type: cask

03-18-2011 14:05:12 | More by TheKingofWichita
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glid02

Georgia

4.65/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Sampled from gravity pour multiple times at Brewvival.

Pours black with a thin tan head. The head recedes into a thin layer on top leaving decent lacing.

Smells of robust roasted malts with semi-sweet chocolate and tobacco. Also present are very slight hints of boozy figs.

Tastes even better than it smells. Perfect amounts of roasted malt and dark chocolate flavors kick things off. Joining in shortly thereafter are smooth tobacco flavors and lighter chocolate. Very light amounts of smokiness join in midway through the sip before being overtaken by slight amounts of dark fruit flavors. The dark chocolate, roasted malt, and tobacco flavors push aside the dark fruit flavors and carry through to a moderately bitter ending.

Mouthfeel is good. It's got a nice thickness with soft carbonation.

Drinkability is very good. I finished my glass quickly and could easily have a few more.

Overall this beer benefitted from the cask treatment as the cocoa nibs were able to shine with gusto. My one qualm with the cask conditioning is that the mouthfeel suffers slightly. Still, if you see this beer on cask don't hesitate, it'll go fast as it well should, very much worth a shot.

Serving type: cask

03-11-2011 01:49:26 | More by glid02
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KAP1356

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Huge thanks to pwrf12 for this bottle! Poured from a 22 oz bottle dated 2011 (most recent release) into a Foothills pint glass which pwrf12 also gave me...

A - Pours an almost opaque dark brown. Really bordering on being black, but there is the slightest bit of light getting through this one. Very bubbly, espresso color head forms and retains quite well.

S - Surprisingly not bombarded with chocolate like I thought I would be. With that said, there are some milk chocolate notes mixed with molasses and some coffee like aromas as well. Surprisingly a lot ofdark fruits in the nose as well; unexpected for a chocolate stout.

T - Big hit of bitter dark chocolate with a bitter espresso like coffee flavor right up front. Molasses comes next with some roasted malts and lots of dark toffee. Theres also some nice dark fruit flavors in there as well; remids me of alcohol soaked fruits. Not wowed by the chocolate factor in this beer like I thought I would be. I could have really used some more; instead a lot of the other flavors take the palate by storm before you get the chocolate.

M - Nice creamy stout. Full bodied and a slightly low carbonation makes for an enjoyable feel on the palate.

D - Quite a drinkable beer. Although I don't know if I would really seek this one out again. It was good once, but not the most "wow" brewery only release beers I've ever had.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2011 00:11:29 | More by KAP1356
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JoEBoBpr

Missouri

4.35/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass form a 22oz bottle.
Split with my girlfriend.

A - Pours a dark brown with mahogany hints on the edges and a nice 1 inch tan head that is very dense and sticks around for a while. Slightly velvety pour.

S - Milk chocolate sweetness right away as well as some nice chocolate cake and unsweetened chocolate bitterness. A bit of molasses on the nose and some nice slight roasted espresso coffee notes. Very enticing and desert like aroma.

T & M - Starts off velvety and silky. With some delicious espresso bitterness mixed in with some nice dark chocolate bitterness. There is some awesome sweetness that comes up from the chocolate near the middle of the beer. There is some slight smokiness mixed in with the sweetness that plays well together. There is some molasses and some brown sugar sweetness as well. THE sweet aspect of the beer is nearly perfectly balanced by the roasted coffee character and the smoke. Awesome tasting beer. Mouthfeel is near perfection. quite silky and smooth like melted chocolate.

D - Very high drinkability factor for such a high ABV. It is not that noticeable and not too intense.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2011 03:23:20 | More by JoEBoBpr
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fear025

Illinois

4.45/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

2008 Vintage. Thanks to Stoutfest for sharing this beer!

Aroma:Chocolate! Dark chocolate, milk chocolate, caramel, dark roasted malts. A little boozy.

Appearance:Black with very little head.

Taste:Dark bitter chocolate is prominent on the foretaste. Caramel, sweet malt.

Mouthfeel:Thick mouthfeel. Very little carbonation.

Drinkability:Delicious. This is a dark malt forward beer. Great complex chocolate flavors. This beer is a definite sipper.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2011 17:05:39 | More by fear025
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mistakebythelake

Ohio

3.83/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

2010 Bottle 185/1000 reviewed out of a snifter at Big Bad Stout tasting.

Poured a Dark black with a brownish hue when held up to the light. Moderate head with a faint amount of lacing on side of glass and some bubbles. I got a slight amount of chocolate on the nose with some cocoa powder and raster coffee. Taste was very dry and bitter chocolate, slight toffee and roasted malts as it warmed up. Pretty carbonation on the mouthfeel, creamy and not too thick. Would probably drink again with friends, but not a huge fan of the bitter chocolate taste.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2011 19:52:02 | More by mistakebythelake
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ColdPoncho

Ohio

3.8/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

From notes, 2-26-2011

2010 vintage, bottle 185/1000

A - dark body, small brown/grey head dissipates quickly.

S- hot bitter chocolate, smoky wood, dry. dark fruits, cherry comes out as it warms.

T - dry bitter chocolate, kind of sweet. nutty notes and fruits come out with warmth.

M - smooth and robust, fairly light.

D - pretty good for a big beer like this.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2011 16:03:09 | More by ColdPoncho
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SkunkWorks

New York

4.38/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks CurtisMcArthur for the chance to try this beer!

2011 bottle, so its still quite young. Poured into a Southampton IRS release snifter.

Look: pitch black body with a one finger, mocha colored head after an aggressive, straight-downward pour. There's not much in the way of retention and it doesn't leave behind any lacing, but there's some bubbles that stick briefly to the sides of the glass. Looks oily.

Smell: oddly, not a whole lot of chocolate. Dark toffee, molasses, and espresso really stand out to me. There's hints of alcohol as well and some roastiness. Nice smelling beer.

Taste: follows the nose nicely with a big espresso taste, dark toffee, blackstrap molasses, and hints of alcohol soaked dark fruit. For a beer with "chocolate" in the name, there's not a whole lot of chocolate going on in this beer, certainly much less than Southern Tier Choklat or Rogue Double Chocolate stout, but still there are hints of really dark chocolate. There's a bit of an alcohol burn in this one too, and I'm surprised to see its only 9.75%. Quite a flavorful and delicious beer.

Feel: nice, creamy, full bodied Russian Imperial Stout. Low carbonation isn't obtrusive in any way. The alcohol is apparent but I wouldn't call it "boozy."

Drink: easy drinking even if it is a bit of a sipper. Good for the style.

Overall, this was a very solid Russian Imperial Stout. I would be very interested in trying the barrel aged version in the future. I think, in retrospect, this beer could've been better with a little bit more age. As it is, I missed most of the chocolate flavor and the alcohol might've been a bit more forward for a sub-10% alcohol beer and maybe some time in the cellar would've improved these characteristics. Still, a really good beer and I'm glad I tried it. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2011 04:30:55 | More by SkunkWorks
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BeerAndBourbon

Ohio

3.65/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

2010 vintage

A. Pours very dark black with brown edges. Has a nice creamy tan cap.

S. Lots of cocoa powder with sweet malt and dark roast.

T. Lots of dark bitter chocolate with some sweet malt and lots of roastiness. Quite dry.

M. Medium oily mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Not as thick as I'd like.

D. If you really like bitter dark chocolate, you'll love this. If you're not a dark chocolate fan avoid. Pretty good, but much less sweet than I expected.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2011 20:41:19 | More by BeerAndBourbon
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brew3crew

Ohio

4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had at the most epic stout tasting. This one from mistakebythelake

2010 edition bottle 185/1000

A-black with some maroon around the edges, tan wispy head throughout
S-cocco powder not even chocolate, but powder.
T-dry chocolate . Bitter chocolate. Rarity adds a little bit of awesomeness to it. Very dry finish
M- medium body with a nice chocolate aftertaste.
D-very drinkable. I wanted my taste to last alot longer than it did.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2011 20:35:36 | More by brew3crew
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Urbancaver

Ohio

3.65/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

2010 vintage bottle 185/1000

Pours dark black with a good amount of light brown head. Te head slowly dissipates leaving a touch of lacing on the glass. Smells chocolately like dark cocoa powder. A bit of bitterness from the cocoa even on the nose. Tastes like drinking cocoa powder. Especially when it's cold. Opens up a bit as it warms up. Too bitter and dry for my tastes. I was expecting this to be sweeter but alas. It's well carbonated and certainly drinks fairly easily for a 10% beer but the bitter dryness decreases the enjoyment of this beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2011 20:30:22 | More by Urbancaver
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abecall98

California

3.03/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to Bucketboy for this beer.

A - Pours a semi dark black, with a bright tan head. The beer looks oily, and the head lasts and sticks inside the glass. Perfection.

S - With a nice lasting head, there was quite some nose in this sucker. However, not the best. I expected more chocolate. I get a lot of roast and sweet malt, but where is my Dark Chocolate? If you are going to advertise a Chocolate, and talk about it on the bottle, represent. Sweet malt dominates the nose, and it isn't the most pleasing aroma.

T - Ah, there is the cocoa. Right as the first wave of flavor dashes in, the cocoa hits you, but it quickly diminishes. Where did it go? Where is the chocolate buttery goodness? It's gone. Quick to make up for the flavor loss is roasted malt, with a slight coffee kick. No dark fruit sweetness like the label describes, just roasted and smoky, almost burnt tasting, malt. Oh well, I will continue to enjoy my initial flavor wave with every sip. The ending flavor of the beer is just not good. Don't smoke the Chocolate Beers please, bad combo.

M - very well done. If any improvements could be made, perhaps a tad more carbonation for an added boost of explosion. The beer coats the mouth, the body is very noticeable, and this is not a weak thin stout, and that deserves praise.

D - At 10%, this beer is one I could drink all night. If not for the taste being rather lack luster, this beer would score a 5 on drinkability.

O - The beer is a huge letdown. I expected more cocoa and buttery sweetness, like other delicious chocolate stouts. What we have is another roast bomb. I hope the BA versions could top this, and mellow out that harsh roasted flavor, as I have 2 of them. Biggest disappointment of 2011 so far. Shame too. Glad I got to try it though.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2011 00:37:30 | More by abecall98
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mjgarrett2

Maryland

4.22/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A-Normal dark pour with a RIS, head dissipates rapidly.

S-Very aromatic of chocolate, malts, and hints of coffee. I don't have a great nose but I can smell the robust flavours.

T-What you expect: chocolate, but not too sweet. some hint of coffee notes near the ends, a balance of bitter in there.

M-Pretty balance so as not to be too acidic or overwhelm you with the alcohol.

D-Very good but you feel glutinous while drinking the Sexual Chocolate due to the extreme nature of it's flavour. Too awesome to not feel guilty.

Serving type: growler

02-21-2011 03:08:08 | More by mjgarrett2
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sholland119

Pennsylvania

4.45/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Blind Beer BIF, Round 4. Beer #3.

S-Lovely. Sweet with hints of burnt oak and vanilla. Toasted marshmallow and perhaps some bourbon and molasses. Very inviting.

T-Sweet and roasty in the front in equal measure, then the smoky notes take over. Very pleasant taste, nicely complex, roastiness gives way to sweetness in the finish. Delicious.

M-Medium bodied, rich but not wearying to the palate at all. Very very nice.

D-I am guessing the ABV on this is low double digits so one is probably plenty. But this is quite delicious.

HV

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2011 00:47:57 | More by sholland119
Sexual Chocolate from Foothills Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 968 ratings.