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72 Imperial Chocolate Cream Stout - Breckenridge Brewery

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72 Imperial Chocolate Cream Stout72 Imperial Chocolate Cream Stout

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BA SCORE
87
very good

480 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 480
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 20
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emmasdad on 01-11-2011)
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Savage51

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -48.1%

03-20-2013 00:52:56 | More by Savage51
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SDStoneEnthusiast

California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-19-2013 17:27:46 | More by SDStoneEnthusiast
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Metalaero

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-17-2013 21:28:36 | More by Metalaero
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JohnQVD

New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-17-2013 19:52:06 | More by JohnQVD
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Cris4545

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

03-17-2013 16:19:56 | More by Cris4545
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Peg2009

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

03-17-2013 00:46:51 | More by Peg2009
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lobos62

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-16-2013 17:44:51 | More by lobos62
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

4.48/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours dark and black. Cream colored head and good lacing. Aroma is strong sweet chocolate with dark malts. Flavor is consistent with dark malt flavor up front, vanilla in the middle and finishing with the chocolate. Nice vanilla-chocolate balance. Fairly low ABV for an imperial stout.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2013 03:56:46 | More by Oakenator
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mquinn919

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

03-15-2013 23:53:22 | More by mquinn919
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

03-14-2013 19:47:23 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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JakeDebus

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-14-2013 15:56:17 | More by JakeDebus
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-11-2013 18:10:21 | More by Stinger80OH
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jmarsh123

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-11-2013 13:23:38 | More by jmarsh123
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robhbest

Michigan

3.48/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into snifter.

A: Pours a pitch black, 1 finger off white head.

S: Not much smell here, slight chocolate tones, a little roasted malt.

T: Roasted coffee, Chocolate, caramel

M: Medium thick bodied, good carbonation

O: Nice drinking beer in one of my favorite styles. Wouldn't go out of my way for it as I don't see much chocolate resemblance as stated in the label however a decent stout regardless.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2013 02:22:30 | More by robhbest
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BARFLYB

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-06-2013 05:08:38 | More by BARFLYB
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cowboy83

New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-04-2013 14:17:01 | More by cowboy83
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.91/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Love the screen printed style bottle. I wish more breweries were doing it.

This is a fairly direct stout with constant sweet tones that work pretty well. Not blowing me away or anything, but what's there is nice enough. The beer nerd in me would certainly like more complexity, but it is what it is. A pretty easy drinker.

Serving type: bottle

03-04-2013 04:19:33 | More by RblWthACoz
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tripledbrew

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-04-2013 02:34:05 | More by tripledbrew
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Chevelle66

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

02-27-2013 04:25:10 | More by Chevelle66
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BRD14

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

02-24-2013 18:16:09 | More by BRD14
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jplopez21

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

02-23-2013 02:26:28 | More by jplopez21
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bshiban

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

02-22-2013 00:13:29 | More by bshiban
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mmsimmons

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

02-19-2013 01:42:56 | More by mmsimmons
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argock

Virginia

3.91/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz brown bottle into a clear glass snifter. No freshness date. 4-pack purchased at Wine Warehouse (Charlottesville, VA) for $10.49.

A: Very dark brown to black with short-lived 1/2 finger of light beige head with a few scraps and dots of lace.

S: Very chocolatey aroma with raisin and prune aromas along with some espresso-ish aromas as well. No hops presence at all.

T: The flavor is also very chocolatey with a lot less coffee flavor than in the aroma. The dark maltiness with some dark fruitiness but a hefty dose of roast is in there. I don't get much licorice. The chocolate flavors are varied and hit multiple spots on the continuum - dark chocolate (up front), milk chocolate (aftertaste), brownie.

M: Very smooth and silky with medium body and light carbonation. Very drinkable.

O: A really good dark beer from Breckenridge Brewery. After their IIPA, I had not really found a lot of their packaged beers to pack much punch, but old '72 does with a tight package of chocolatey stout goodness.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2013 03:08:15 | More by argock
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SolipsismalCat

Pennsylvania

3.86/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter.

A: Dark black with half-finger, tan, fizzy head that lasted less than a minute. Pretty good lacing.

S: Roasted malt. Chocolate, milk, and coffee.

T: Moderate sweetness and moderate bitterness. Milk, coffee, roasted malt, alcohol.

M: Medium bodied with fizzy carbonation. Slightly smooth, and crisp.

O: I like this beer because it's an Imperial cream stout, and I haven't had too many of those. Tastes like an above average stout.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2013 03:01:25 | More by SolipsismalCat
72 Imperial Chocolate Cream Stout from Breckenridge Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 480 ratings.