1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Cocoa Vanilla Retribution - DuClaw Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Cocoa Vanilla Retribution
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.

40 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 40
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.2%
Wants: 16
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  11.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: oline73 on 03-11-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Ratings: 40 | Reviews: 3
Photo of CGMLS3
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Photo of jblain
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of BeerThursdays
3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of bvdubn
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of TheSamKuehn
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of bleedsblu
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of tommyguz
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of Gobzilla
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of JohnnieNepal
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of danwho
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of BillRoth
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of Kimbo1318
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Photo of dfhhead25
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of bmmortale
4.5/5  rDev +9%

Photo of InspectorBob
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of largadeer
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of CheapBeerBuzz
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of baerb69
4.5/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Stinger80OH
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Photo of Beerontwowheels
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of WorldWideStout
4.38/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Dark, warm brown with a reddish tint. No head.

S: Mostly vanilla and chocolate; not much bourbon or booze.

T: I was worried that I had waited too long to open this, but the initial taste is a delightful wave of chocolate that is not in the original. Mid-sip the flavors shift to a rich vanilla. Towards the end, some booziness can be detected, as well as bourbon and more bitter chocolate. The aftertaste is the same as the end of the sip, and lingers for awhile, though it isn't too strong.

M: Fairly thick and creamy, though not in a way that particularly fatigues the palate.

O: Deeeelicious. Reminds me of BCBS in some ways. I like the regular Retribution, and think that this is even better. Not quite worth the large price tag increase, but definitely worth splurging for at least once.

Photo of duff247
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of drummermattie02
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Photo of ncaudle
4.5/5  rDev +9%

to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Cocoa Vanilla Retribution from DuClaw Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.