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Decadent Dark Chocolate Ale - Atwater Brewery

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BA SCORE
83
good

299 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 299
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 17.26%
Wants: 12
Gots: 32 | FT: 1
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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5/5  rDev +37%

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +37%

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North Carolina

5/5  rDev +37%

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Michigan

5/5  rDev +37%

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Michigan

5/5  rDev +37%

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Ohio

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Michigan

5/5  rDev +37%

04-17-2014 21:25:01 | More by JosephRAD
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json83

Ohio

4.93/5  rDev +35.1%

Tastes very similar, if not exactly, like the Vanilla Java Porter that Atwater also makes. This flavor was great excellent - you can sense a medium coffee taste hinted with a vanilla creamer. I would rank this in my top 5 because it's such a great combination of everything intertwined together. I could drink this pretty steady. Est. 168 calories per bottle at 5.5% ABV.

08-08-2013 23:41:42 | More by json83
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

4.93/5  rDev +35.1%

Dark Chocolate Ale pours a black color with a very small head. There is a strong dark semi-sweet chocolate flavor. The taste has a semi-sweet dark chocolate flavoring. Very nice bold chocolate flavors, and very easy to drink, with a nice body. Overall WOW, a very strong dark-chocolate bomb.

01-01-2014 01:49:00 | More by vette2006c5r
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Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +30.1%

11-04-2013 02:29:32 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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MatterOfOpinion

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +30.1%

07-18-2014 05:05:37 | More by MatterOfOpinion
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Maryland

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Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +30.1%

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Brad007

Vermont

4.73/5  rDev +29.6%

First ale I've had from this brewery.

Pours a pitch black color with a thin brown head into my glass. Dark, rich but not glamorous.

An overwhelming whiff of semi-sweet chocolate greets my nose, followed by cream and a bit of roasted coffee.

Decadent it is with cocoa, coffee, toffee and cream flavors. Very mellow. Extremely tasty.

Mouthfeel consists of lingering flavors with a focus on cream. It's like a liquid goetzes cream candy.

Very nice! Flavors are richer than those of Southern Tier's Choklat and there's a better balance here. I wonder if the ABV affects such flavors?

07-02-2012 03:00:43 | More by Brad007
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Mitchster

Michigan

4.53/5  rDev +24.1%

$1.79 for a 12oz bottle @ Bevco. No ingredients or stats on the website or bottle. Pours to a clear dark walnut, forming a small light tan head with poor retention and absent lacing. Mild carbonation. The aroma isvery good. One might even say decadent. It's overwhelmingly chocolate, but not the fake Hershey kiss type milk chocolate, but more of a deep dark chocolate balanced by some nice roasted malt notes. It smells like a touch of coffee too, like a mocha. The mouthfeel is pleasant, something I cannot say for lot of chocolate beers which end up syrupy or overly acidic. Medium bodied. The taste is very good as well. There is a superb balance between the chocolate flavor and the roasted notes which accents the richness without it becoming cloying. It's probably the most drinkable chocolate beer I've had, and a very good representation of the style. No perceptible off flavors. No hop nose. Very mild bitterness keeps the beer nicely balanced and in check.

I really like this beer. Probably the best chocolate beer I've had. I would gladly buy it again and would recommend it. I can't say I've ever had a chocoalte beer as well balanced as this one. Kudos.

04-11-2012 01:15:13 | More by Mitchster
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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

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Pennsylvania

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Ohio

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Pennsylvania

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Nebraska

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North Carolina

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Florida

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Texas

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Decadent Dark Chocolate Ale from Atwater Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 299 ratings.