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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

491 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 491
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 20
Gots: 27 | 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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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-30-2014 14:19:25 | More by ALLISON01
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Michigan

3/5  rDev -22.1%

03-29-2014 05:19:51 | More by mikejonze
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California

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

03-29-2014 01:17:44 | More by ifnkovhg
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Brenden

Ohio

3.8/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The tan head atop this beer is thick and dense, just taller than one finger and well sustained at that state. It only falls very slowly and leaves lots of almost chunky webbing and netting below a ring before alternating to patching and heavy spotting.
Chocolate seems like part of the bills but doesn't bring all the decadence it could. The roasty base supports it well. There's a bit of caramel/toffee sweetness, necessary to even out a charred woods note that almost goes astringent and likely would without it. Roasted coffee rests underneath as part of the overall effect, and just under all of that is some meaty nut. It's more powdery on the nose and slightly more fudgy on the palate. It does have a sort of lactic creaminess to it, which clues me in to its nature despite only imperial stout being in the description available. It doesn't have as much of the sweetening and smoothing effect as some of the masters, but it almost reaches it.
It has a richness to it and has the body of an imperial stout, big and full. It's thick, but not terribly heavy. The robustness is felt as well as the roast, as it leans toward the dry end when wood and underlying roasty effects kick in more strongly than sweetness from middle to finish.

Serving type: on-tap

03-28-2014 18:36:27 | More by Brenden
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DavidGross

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

03-28-2014 02:45:06 | More by DavidGross
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-25-2014 16:44:38 | More by buzzy
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Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-25-2014 01:28:44 | More by Hillbilly
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Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

03-22-2014 22:36:40 | More by Bubbalito
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Haybeerman

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-22-2014 20:45:07 | More by Haybeerman
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KTien

New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-21-2014 14:47:53 | More by KTien
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Dilbert65

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-19-2014 22:16:57 | More by Dilbert65
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-19-2014 21:15:54 | More by mikeburd1128
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prisdefer

New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-19-2014 19:11:59 | More by prisdefer
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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

03-19-2014 03:01:16 | More by bcgeiman
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Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-16-2014 02:23:49 | More by Beer4Baltimore
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dfillius

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-16-2014 00:35:37 | More by dfillius
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muskiesman

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-14-2014 22:58:17 | More by muskiesman
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Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

03-14-2014 19:14:07 | More by craftbrew502
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New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-13-2014 19:16:06 | More by Mike099
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-12-2014 16:38:11 | More by domnalbrecc
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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-12-2014 15:13:18 | More by Iamjeff6
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-11-2014 16:58:41 | More by xk6m6m5x
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-08-2014 14:40:21 | More by KolbMarley
72 Imperial Chocolate Cream Stout from Breckenridge Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 491 ratings.