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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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very good

603 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 603
Reviews: 138
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 31
Gots: 67 | 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:
Beer added by: emmasdad on 01-11-2011

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

Photo of BurgeoningBrewhead
4.65/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12oz bottle into stout glass. Clean brown pour, jet black in the glass with visible carbonation, lets no light through. Fizzy dark tan head which dissipates leaving lovely lacing and film. Smell is sweet, smooth, coffee and chocolate, all in balance. Taste is similar; coffee and chocolate bitterness predominate up front, with a sweet silky finish that goes perfectly with the velvety mouthfeel.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Thickfreakness
3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours deep chocolate brown with a light tan head that floats gently before fading and leaving a fine amount of thick foam sticking to the sides. Not much carbonation but I wouldn't expect that from a Milk Stout.
Fine dark chocolate, touches of bitter coffee and sweet heavy cream. Picking up just a faint hint of orange zest in the way deep backround. Nothing much to brag about here.
Semi bitter coffee, semi bitter chocolate, and not too sweet. Semi good tasting. The alcohol and a touch of sour dark fruit come thru a little bit. I'm not impressed, but it's not half bad either.
Medium thickness. Glides down your throat and hangs onto your tongue nicely. Leaves a nice creamy bitterness in the finish.
Glad I tried this, but it probably won't be anything I seek out again unless I'm having a Milk Stout tasting. I was hoping for more but overall very decent.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of 57md
3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark brown with a finger and a half of beige head. The head retains for quite some time. The nose is mildly roasty. The consistency is creamy and the flavor includes mild chocolate notes. The finish is slightly astringent and includes a note of alcohol presence which is odd considering that this is a relatively low ABV imperial.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Cylinsier
4.06/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz.

Pours jet black, tan lacing for a head.

Smells of roasted coffee, wood and cocoa.

Tastes of chocolate, oak, molasses, coffee and vanilla.

Medium to full creamy body with mild tingling carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

An above average stout, rich flavor, on the sweet side, with decent body. There are a few better stouts out there for sure, but this one is still worth trying and quite enjoyable.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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2/5  rDev -48.2%

72 Imperial Chocolate Cream Stout from Breckenridge Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 603 ratings.