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Barrel Aged Sexual Chocolate - Foothills Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

730 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 730
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 10.3%
Wants: 1,196
Gots: 204 | FT: 10
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:
Barrel aged Russian Imperial Stout brewed with organic cocoa nibs.

(Beer added by: LilBeerDoctor on 07-14-2009)
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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3%

05-31-2014 05:18:42 | More by weaksauce
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homebrew311

Illinois

4.23/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

2011 vintage poured into snifter. Pours a dark brown with cocoa colored head. Opaque in appearance. Nose starts with mellow vanilla, some harsh barrel notes, and a bit of oxidization present which brings on some sherry like notes. Dark chocolate and roasted malt is present beneath the barrel. The taste is smooth and starts with dark chocolate. Next comevanilla and charred oak with more oxidization. Dark fruits come out. Tons of flavor here that is very well balanced. Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy. Overall, a nice beer that pack a flavorful punch. The oxidization is a slight drawback, but still a tasty brew.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2014 00:47:43 | More by homebrew311
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roger617

Indiana

4.53/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bomber poured into snifter, compliments of homebrew311.

A: Black, pours with a little over a finger of mocha colored head that reduced fairly quickly and leaves little-to-no lacing.
S: I want to say its complex. I want to say there's a lot going on. But all I get is chocolate and bourbon - and I am in love with the aroma. If you can imagine melting the finest chocolate, mix in a top notch bourbon, you can grasp the power of this aroma. Any other similar beer also has coffee, vanilla, roast/char something or other. Not this one. Simple, straight to the point. Chocolate. Bourbon. F-yeah.
T: A mimic of the aroma. Chocolate up front and throughout each sip, with a lingering bourbon character that makes me feel as if I'm drinking a carbonated bourbon infused with chocolate.
M: Silky smooth, carbed well. For an under 10%er it feels very thick.
O: This beer is unbelievably good. The alcohol is non existent in aroma and flavor. I received this as a 'surprise' beer from my wants list, and have to say it's the best surprise I've ever received.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2014 20:49:34 | More by roger617
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socalbrewlvr

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

05-20-2014 08:56:24 | More by socalbrewlvr
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metter98

New York

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

A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a thin dark tan head that rapidly dissipated, leaving only a thin collar around the edge of the glass and faint hints of wispy bubbles on the surface.
S: Moderate aromas of bourbon are present in the nose along with notes of chocolate; these become stronger as the beer warms up.
T: The taste mostly follows the nose but has additional notes of vanilla from the oak and hints of molasses-like sweetness. No alcohol is perceptible except for the bourbon.
M: It feels medium- to full-bodied and a little smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation. The bourbon barrel aging lends a bit of warming to the feel.
O: This is a pleasant stout to sip and savor the aromas and flavors imparted by the bourbon, although it is rather easy to drink because the alcohol is mostly well masked from the taste.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2014 12:30:30 | More by metter98
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jaycar06

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +3%

05-18-2014 00:07:47 | More by jaycar06
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huddyball

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +3%

05-17-2014 23:21:07 | More by huddyball
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Florida

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

05-17-2014 18:39:04 | More by craftbeerasian
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PappyVans

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

05-17-2014 15:39:04 | More by PappyVans
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Pete27lax

New York

4/5  rDev -8.5%

05-17-2014 02:13:22 | More by Pete27lax
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huntermop

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3%

05-14-2014 02:42:01 | More by huntermop
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Phobicsquirrel

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

05-13-2014 23:14:57 | More by Phobicsquirrel
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TaborTime

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

05-12-2014 16:42:57 | More by TaborTime
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yummybeer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -8.5%

05-12-2014 02:16:41 | More by yummybeer
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CaptainPancakes

California

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

05-09-2014 21:02:17 | More by CaptainPancakes
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abeeronthebeach

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3%

05-09-2014 08:04:49 | More by abeeronthebeach
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mythaeus

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

05-08-2014 14:36:54 | More by mythaeus
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dspinler

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3%

05-08-2014 03:02:50 | More by dspinler
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Sarge3130

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3%

05-06-2014 23:35:53 | More by Sarge3130
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Lfty357

Florida

5/5  rDev +14.4%

05-05-2014 04:02:43 | More by Lfty357
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JWalterWeatherman

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

05-05-2014 04:00:13 | More by JWalterWeatherman
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Whsrickqb12

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

05-04-2014 19:38:11 | More by Whsrickqb12
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +3%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

05-02-2014 17:18:02 | More by hopswap1
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Alieniloquium

Florida

4.04/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Black. A little bit of transparency. Big khaki head. Thick collar.

Smell - Starts off with a little soy sauce. Sharp bourbon. Dark chocolate. More bourbon as it warms.

Taste - Bourbon is very sharp up front. Too strong, really. Nutty malts. Dark coffee roasted malts. Boozy finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Never very heavy, but the barrel makes it pretty boozy.

Overall - A vast improvement over the base, which is a good beer by itself.

Serving type: bottle

04-29-2014 01:53:13 | More by Alieniloquium
Barrel Aged Sexual Chocolate from Foothills Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 730 ratings.