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Chocolate Rain - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
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1,645 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,645
Reviews: 251
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 10.15%
Wants: 2,061
Gots: 645 | FT: 81
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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BeerXKing

California

5/5  rDev +10.4%

A; pours a dark brown colored body with some amber tints to it. created an off-white thin head that quickly dissipated.

S: big alcohol soaked dark fruits right up front, with an awesome sweet dark chocolate toffee/molasses and vanilla bean blats. this beer doesn't smell like its 18.5%..

T: i pick up on an immense sweetness but its not overly sweet. big chocolate, toffee, alcohol soaked figs/raisins, and a bit of heat to it that's actually quite inviting. for 18.5% this is extremely smooth and the finish is an awesome creamy vanilla that helps cut out the alcohol.

M: on the lighter side of full bodied. chocolate, vanilla and touch of alcohol is left on the palate. this is really enjoyable.

O: An outstanding brew. extremely well balanced, and has just the right amount of sweetness to cut out the big ABV.

01-25-2014 00:33:18 | More by BeerXKing
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aknight

California

5/5  rDev +10.4%

Pours a dark, dark brown, almost black. Virtually no head, just a giant slick of oil. The smell is chocolaty sweetness. The taste is the familiar Black Tuesday, intensely flavorful and sweet but the chocolate adds another level of complexity without really adding to the sweetness of an already very sweet beer. The chocolate is very evident but not overwhelmingly so and is a wonderful compliment to this beer.

11-06-2010 04:09:17 | More by aknight
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Chocolate Rain from The Bruery
100 out of 100 based on 1,645 ratings.