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Kerplunk Imperial Chocolate Stout - Spring House Brewing Company

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Kerplunk Imperial Chocolate StoutKerplunk Imperial Chocolate Stout

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

75 Ratings
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Ratings: 75
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 9.41%
Wants: 31
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spring House Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Kerplunk! Imperial Chocolate Stout is named for the delicious sound made as large amounts of Wilbur chocolate and west coast hops are added directly into the simmering brew kettle. This hefty black Imperial-style stout boasts a rich caramel sweetness lavished by a robust, deep-roasted heartiness you can sink your two front teeth into. The bold flavors found in Kerplunk! are produced using a generous blend of roasted barley, crystal malts and locally produced chocolate. The resulting brew exhibits a deliciously complex and unique profile of subtle mocha coffee and intense chocolate, balanced nicely by the underlying roasted hop bitterness.

(Beer added by: Deuane on 01-21-2009)
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

05-14-2013 04:37:17 | More by Rojada1988
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jagada

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

05-11-2013 04:00:52 | More by jagada
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reizorc

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

04-05-2013 13:21:15 | More by reizorc
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

04-01-2013 20:39:54 | More by hollywood_15063
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

03-29-2013 18:44:22 | More by IPAchris
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

03-28-2013 03:30:56 | More by Greenplastic615
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

03-21-2013 21:35:05 | More by orangesol
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

03-15-2013 13:26:54 | More by ShanePB
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

03-10-2013 02:42:19 | More by whatname
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TheNightwatchman

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

02-24-2013 16:02:49 | More by TheNightwatchman
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t0rin0

California

2.75/5  rDev -31.9%

02-20-2013 01:43:16 | More by t0rin0
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colts9016

Idaho

4.08/5  rDev +1%

Poured into my Heineken Mug at 50.

Appearance: A two finger head that has a persistent head that left lacing on the glass. The color of the head is medium tan that is foamy and creamy The color of the beer is dark brown, like used motor oil. The clarity of the beer is opaque.

Nose: A dark malt with chocolate, caramel, biscuit, and bread. Other aromas are fruity esters, coffee, alcohol, phenols, molasses, and an earthy tone.

Taste: A dense rich roasted malt with chocolate, caramel, and biscuit. Other flavors is bread, fruity esters, coffee, alcohol, phenols, and molasses.

The mouth feel of the beer is coating, carbonated, and warm.

Overall: The body of the beer is medium and the finish is full. This is a good chocolate stout, but there is not a thick body to the beer. The body of the beer needs more oomph. Great flavors and very flavorful.

09-30-2012 05:07:38 | More by colts9016
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jculler82

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

05-16-2012 18:00:35 | More by jculler82
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Hopstimatic

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

04-08-2012 15:31:19 | More by Hopstimatic
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cps98

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev -12.6%

A – Pours a midnight black with a healthy 2 finger mocha colored head. The head fades to a nice ring around the glass. Really nice sticky lacing is present.

S – Smells like bitter dark chocolate with small hints of coffee and roasted malt.

T – Nothing over the top, the bitter dark chocolate was present. Lots of dark roasted malt. No hop bitterness detected at all in this beer.

M – Nice full bodied beer with really nice carbonation for that extra tingle on the tongue.

O – Overall this was a really nice stout from Springhouse minus the extra ingredients he normally tosses into the mix. I really enjoyed this and look forward to getting some more.

03-13-2012 18:40:45 | More by cps98
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Delaware

4/5  rDev -1%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

01-12-2012 15:30:19 | More by pvequalsnrt
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ottodyer

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

12-25-2011 02:01:27 | More by ottodyer
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New York

4.1/5  rDev +1.5%

A: The beer is very dark brown (near black) in color and poured with a thin tan head.
S: There are light aromas of chocolate in the nose.
T: Flavors of coffee and vanilla captivate your taste buds; the finish has a chocolate aftertaste.
M: It feels medium- to full-bodied on the palate and has a light amount of carbonation.
O: The beer is very easy to drink because the alcohol is well masked. I would definitely try this again because all of the chocolaty flavors.

12-17-2011 04:39:18 | More by metter98
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Minnesota

5/5  rDev +23.8%

12-15-2011 21:02:32 | More by biniek13
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South Carolina

4.4/5  rDev +8.9%

opaque black as night liquid with a very full two inch plus head of tan creamy and sticky foamy lace on top.

lots of aromas of lactose and chocolate and a bit of coffee. I almost picked up some licorice in there as well. First thing that hits you is the ton of lactose sugar and a wall of chocolate. Deep german dark chocolate mixed in with some bron sugar and a touch of coffee. Definatly some licorice in here too. Super creamy. It had ample carbonation which really hung around well throughout the sesson and helped to give it a really full feel.

12-04-2011 02:55:45 | More by mikesgroove
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1%

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Kerplunk Imperial Chocolate Stout from Spring House Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 75 ratings.