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Decadent Dark Chocolate Ale - Atwater Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

278 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 278
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 17.53%
Wants: 12
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ShanePB on 02-02-2012)
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Reviews by tone77:
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tone77

Pennsylvania

4.21/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of chocolate milkshake, sweet, some hints of vanilla. Taste is very chocolatey, roasted malts, some vanilla, sweet and tasty, lots of flavor here. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall this is a quality beer worth seeking out.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2013 01:06:44 | More by tone77
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This brew is extremely dark, with reddish highlights when held to the light. The head is tan and fairly this. A brilliant chocolate and malt aroma dominates the beer. Reminiscent of a chocolate malted mild in the smell, it is an engaging and enticing aroma. The taste is balanced, and not as sweet as I expected. Flavorful. It has a mildly toasted and breads character, as well as the chocolate. Somewhat chalky. Full in body and good.

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Decadent Dark Chocolate Ale from Atwater Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 278 ratings.