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Chocolate Rain - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

1,702 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,702
Reviews: 252
rAvg: 4.54
pDev: 10.13%
Wants: 2,093
Gots: 645 | FT: 78
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  18.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Black Tuesday with Vanilla Bean & Cocoa Nibs.

2011: 18.5% ABV
2012: 19.5% ABV
2013: 18.0% ABV
2014: 18.5% ABV

(Beer added by: mikedashg on 10-28-2009)
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Thanks Kyle

Cccchhhooocccooolllaaattteee, rrraaaiiisssiiinnnsss, aaalllcccooohhhoollll, whooollleee vannniiilllaa beeaannns, bourbon sweetness.

Real good. Nothing spectacular. Would be better paired with a dessert in a nice setting. Would like to age a bottle for a few years to see how it mellows...

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No head and very minimal scattered lace marks on a very deep brown but light getting through body. Aroma is dominated by milk chocolate and oak barrels and bourbon. Hint of vanilla. Flavor as my good friend describes it is more chocolate like than actual chocolate almost like a chocolate typhoon more than a chocolate rain. Obviously dark and milk chocolate dominate with large amounts if vanilla, coconut and brown sugar. The sweetness is really too much. Even as you drink this one it doesn't get any easier to bare the sweetness with the alcohol and bourbon taking a back seat even to how sweet it is. Full body and light carbonation, very smooth. Good but way too sweet for me. Glad I tired it.

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Chocolate Rain from The Bruery
100 out of 100 based on 1,702 ratings.