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Mexican Chocolate Stout - Copper Kettle Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

170 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 170
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 20.42%
Wants: 47
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Copper Kettle Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
2011 Gold Medal at the Great American Beer Festival in the Spice/Herb category.

(Beer added by: ArrogantB on 06-02-2011)
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Photo of GregJ
4.24/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown/black. Smells of cinnamon, hot chocolate and french toast. Definitive cinnamon up front, roast malt, cocoa, light chili spice. Cinnamon left on the palate with a light chili heat on the throat. Medium/light body with medium carbonation. Very creative beer, excellent flavor but would have liked a bit more body. Only one of its kind I have tried and will definitely buy more.

Photo of maltlikker
3.4/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beernads
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of Rifugium
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of tylerstravis
1/5  rDev -73.8%

I opened this bottle and it literally sprayed all over my kitchen ceiling, wall and floor. I have never seen anything like this before. Spice and plastic. Infected. Drain pour... then cleaning my entire kitchen.

I was so excited for this one. I'm going to see if I can get a replacement.

Photo of 99BeerBalloons
5/5  rDev +30.9%

Do you like a bit of sugar, spice, and everything nice? Well Copper Kettle Brewing Company’s Mexican Chocolate Stout might just be the right beer for you. It pours black with the subtle aroma of chocolate and spices, and upon taking the first sip you’ll notice the chocolaty, smooth, velvety finish. Then the kick hits you, that wonderful hint of spice that isn’t too powerful, but lingers around on your taste buds for a good couple of seconds. Overall a great beer, especially with the winter season coming in. I imagine having this beer on a cold night, wrapped up in a blanket in front of a fire while roasting up some S’MORES. This beer definitely is a MUST try on my list of Stouts if you are a Stout person.

Photo of KhakCane
1/5  rDev -73.8%

Infected. Acetone. Plastic burning. Nail polish.

Photo of alskoj
1/5  rDev -73.8%

I suppose if you love cinnamon you will like this beer. I love stouts and I had to pour this down the drain after two sips. Disgusting.

Photo of 2013beer101
2/5  rDev -47.6%

Photo of leroybrown10
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of PalatePilot
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Jamco_76
2/5  rDev -47.6%

Photo of BenBasil
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of Bung
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of Rikwilliams
4.44/5  rDev +16.2%

Photo of Kgoldsbe
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Cinnamon, cacoa nibs and chili pepper. You notice the spice much more after a couple sips. Smoky chocolate, subtle cinnamon and building spice.

Photo of rudzud
2.6/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 4 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Shared with JLindros...wish I could say I trolled him, but, was expecting this to be good.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a dark black hue with a mocha head that faded to leave a thin blanket.

S - Aromas of yeast, floral, awful yeast. Lilacs....where's the chocolate? Where's the chili? Oxidized maybe...cardboard, chalky chocolate.

T - Taste is similar to the nose, good chili taste and heat, nice chocolate albeit cheap, faint nutty, faint coconut, rather mediocre and light cardboard.

M - Mouthfeel is not bad, smoother, nice heat, not bad.

O - Overall this beer was an epic letdown. The nose and taste were just awful. Ugh

Serving Type: Bottle

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Adamostella
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of t2grogan
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of ktenneydenver
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of deac83
3.6/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of jlindros
2.59/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Thanks to rudzud, well maybe not.

Nice creamy thick smooth 1/2 finger head that fades at a med pace, nice lacing, nice legs too, just about pitch black color.

Nose has a first punch of dusty dank shelf and raw yeast, then that fades quickly then yahoo choc milk, creamy fake choc nesquick style, little floral earthy thing, and wet cardboard, oxidation?, faint dried chili pepper in the background, and a bit of cinnamon.

Taste is a bit better, big hot pepper heat, tingly, cayenne or chili pepper heat. Then the fake milk choc, more Yahoo nesquick style, creamy but meh. Then back to yeast, bad yeast flavor and mild wet cardboard and dank shelf maybe oxidation. Plenty of cinnamon too, little apple cinnamon spice. Finish is more Yahoo fake choc milk and fair heat, little more cardboard and yeast.

Mouth is med bod, nice lingering heat, decent carb.

Overall horrible!

Photo of SaxmanRick
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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Mexican Chocolate Stout from Copper Kettle Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 170 ratings.