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Double Barrel Aged Chocolate Coffee Dark Hollow - Blue Mountain Brewery

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Double Barrel Aged Chocolate Coffee Dark HollowDouble Barrel Aged Chocolate Coffee Dark Hollow

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BA SCORE
86
very good

35 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 35
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 14.62%
Wants: 5
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Mountain Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: drabmuh on 11-22-2012)
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Reviews by dwren89:
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dwren89

Virginia

3.59/5  rDev -6.3%

Appearance: ink black with thin tan head,

Aroma: very faint roastiness and a little bourbon bite

Taste: very smooth, surprisingly easy drinkability, roasty, with a hint of chocolate and sweetness on the finish, a little bourbon molasses flavor.

Mouthfeel: feel almost medium bodied it's so smooth and drinkable, but the ABV is definitely full
Bodied. Very smooth and velvety

Overall: Solid but not earth shattering. Good roastiness and chocolate hints with a little bourbon molasses character.

01-16-2014 00:49:54 | More by dwren89
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Solid BA Stout that is readily available. Love the richness and slightly sweet Bourbon character.

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Darkmagus82

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4.3/5  rDev +12.3%

Poured from bottle into a snifter

Appearance – The beer pours a nearly pitch black color with a nice two finger brown colored head of big carbonation bubbles. The head fades relatively quickly, leaving some light lace on the sides of the glass and some foam islands on the surface of the brew.

Smell – The aroma is nice and roasty with lots of roasted malt aromas, a nice big chocolate smell, and a good deal of coffee. Along with these smells are some notes of a vanilla nature as well as a lighter caramel. A little bit of smoke and oak are in the nose as well, overall creating a moderately sweet and roasty smell.

Taste – The taste begins with a sweeter chocolate and roasted malt flavor. Flavors of vanilla and a bit of the caramel detected in the nose were present upfront, complimenting the chocolate very nicely. The flavors present upfront, remain throughout the taste, creating a base for the brew. As the taste moves on however, a nice coffee and lighter toast flavor comes to the tongue. A woody and oaky flavor comes to the tongue at the end, and when combined with a bit of smoke, a very nice oaky and roasty chocolate latte like flavor is left to linger on the tongue.

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Overall – This was a very tasty Imperial. The mingling of big flavors in the chocolate, coffee and roast were quite fantastic, and even at 10 % abv there was almost no detectible boozy flavor. Thankfully the thicker body keeps the drinker in check and kept this a very enjoyable slow sipper.

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Double Barrel Aged Chocolate Coffee Dark Hollow from Blue Mountain Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 35 ratings.