Chocolate Heat | Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

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Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
Virginia, United States | website

Style: Chile Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by YumYumGumGum on 02-09-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 11 | Ratings: 104
Reviews by stephenjmoore:
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4.05/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A- Very dark brown, looks black in the glass. Very large, frothy tan head that lingers around for a long time.

S- Lots of roasted malts and chocolate malts, maybe a dash of cocoa, but not getting much in the way of any peppers.

T- Big roasted malt and chocolate malt up front, huge roasty flavors. Finish is smooth and roasty and finally the chiles come in. They add a little bit of peppery flavor to the taste, but there is not much spice. Overall, the chocolate and roast make up the majority of the flavor, which is well executed.

M- Very smooth and frothy with huge flavor. Full bodied with medium carbonation.

O- This is more of a big stout with chiles, rather than a chile-forward beer. Very nice though.

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Thanks to cw577enfield for this one!

A swampy, coffee brown body produces a full four fingers of lively khaki tan head. Naturally, tons of lace with gushing beading beneath.

Some very apparent cola aromas with ginger, milk chocolate and spice. Interesting.

Again... it's interesting. A prickly cola mouthfeel is layered with tobacco, cocoa, molasses, cream, and a smoky chipotle pepper on the finish. I'm shocked to learn that there are Scotch Bonnets and Habaneros involved. I don't get the sort of spice you would expect from those varieties but, thankfully, I also don't get any vegetative substitutes. Mildly spicy with a touch of BBQ smoke.

Thanks for the opportunity to try this unique beer!

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2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

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A: very dark brown hue. Light carb and quickly disappearing head.

S: faint chili pepper and roasty chocolate w/ a tiny anoint of sourish milk

T: milk and milk chocolate, small roast and the perfect amount of back of the tongue chili heat. This double chocolate milk stout with peppers is just odd. The milk and chilis fight one another and the chilis outlast the milk.

M: very smooth, great carb for this style.

O: weird, unique, very cool to try with fromeds for the money. Under 10$ for a 750Ml.

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Chocolate Heat from Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.