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Barrel Aged Sexual Chocolate - Foothills Brewing Company

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964 Ratings
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Ratings: 964
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 1,286
Gots: 271 | FT: 26
Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.75% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: LilBeerDoctor on 07-14-2009

Barrel aged Russian Imperial Stout brewed with organic cocoa nibs.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of kermis
4.24/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dleiner
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PA-Michigander
4/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnofUpton
4.2/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JavaNoire
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MisterMike
4.09/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Nayfer
4.75/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of irv2424
4.3/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

bottle from 2012. Medium body, lighter than expected. With all the barrel aged beers around right now, this beer still stood out. Not overly boozy with a nice caramel oak flavor. Not much head. Would definitely try again.

Photo of AndrewSmith
4.08/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BRClemons
4.73/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of fredmugs
3.71/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

2012 version. After wanting to try this for several years I was greatly disappointed. Very little barrel. It's decent enough but certainly not worth waiting in line and paying $20 a bottle for.

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4.36/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WS_Transplant
4.58/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DCLAguy11
4.41/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of indianabeerman
4.39/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CraftFan5
4.35/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of Davepoolesque
3.94/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Shocker, it smells like chocolate. Bitter dark chocolate, dark fruits and subtle barrel flavor. Getting mostly oak dryness. Wish there was a bit thicker and had more barrel presence. Oh well. It's still pretty good.

Photo of mikepcarney
4.99/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Jamato14
4.59/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sblanton83
4.4/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Getalegup
4.18/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Great bourbon smell. Smooth bourbon flavor. Plenty of chocolate too. Yummy, first beer of the year!

Photo of aleckpa
4.05/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

As soon as I open the cap, I smell the bourbon. It is jet black with a dark mocha head that dies down and rims the glass. You smell is standard: bourbon, vanilla, chocolate, some roasted malt. However, each scent stands out which makes this beer unique. The taste is similar to the nose. A little bit of burn from the alcohol, but not too bad. I'm sure with age this balances out nicely.

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4.55/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Graffy
4.36/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jayneo74
4.74/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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Barrel Aged Sexual Chocolate from Foothills Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 964 ratings.