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Decadent Dark Chocolate Ale - Atwater Brewery

Decadent Dark Chocolate AleDecadent Dark Chocolate Ale

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82
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235 Ratings
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Ratings: 235
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 17.31%


Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ShanePB on 02-02-2012)
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Gryphon69

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3%

12-29-2013 02:19:36 | More by Gryphon69
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Markus98

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-14-2014 11:45:26 | More by Markus98
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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03-23-2014 22:23:33 | More by mgroothuis
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big thanks to Adam for gifting me this and other Michigan beers. the beer is near black (the lighting was low) with a small tan head. This beer is all about the chocolate. The scent and the flavor are rich, dark, chocolates. A hint of espresso bean, cocoa. medium bodied with a light sweetness. perhaps I was in a chocolate mood. This was delicious.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2014 02:28:12 | More by Huhzubendah
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2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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kyle86

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

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SlickHick740

Ohio

3.64/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

As advertised.

Starts like a medium roast/nut-ale. Finishes with a hint of chocolate.

All in all I really liked the beer. It wasn't like washing down a bottle of chocolate milk but you do get a distinct flavor and smell of chocolate.

Good winter beer (or unless you live in Ohio, an early March beer when winter still has us firmly in its grass).

Was slightly disappointed with the ABV. At only about 5% it is fairly weak.

Was a big fan of the "bottled on" date at the bottom of the sticker. Got a fairly old batch (bottled Jan, 2014) but it was still good beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2014 03:14:19 | More by SlickHick740
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New York

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brutusmuktuk

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2.38/5  rDev -34.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Dark brown color, no head. Has an amazing dark chocolate smell, but the taste is underwhelming. Despite the promise of the aroma, I got very little in terms of flavor. Has a watery feel. The taste is strongly reminiscent of a weak Dr. Pepper. Palate is strongly carbonated and comes off a little too harsh.

Serving type: bottle

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Decadent Dark Chocolate Ale from Atwater Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 235 ratings.