1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Cherry Chocolate Double Brown Stout - Deep Ellum Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Cherry Chocolate Double Brown StoutCherry Chocolate Double Brown Stout

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
85
very good

92 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 92
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.89%
Wants: 11
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Deep Ellum Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: dbrauneis on 02-17-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 92 | Reviews: 10 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by MattSweatshirt:
Photo of MattSweatshirt
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

More User Reviews:
Photo of BeerAdvocate
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #63 (Apr 2012):

LOOK: Pitch black, amazing coffee-colored cream head with legs

SMELL: Chocolate cake batter, roastiness, faint cherries

TASTE: Silky smooth, rich, slightly tart, mild cherry, dark ripe fruits, soft caramel, light roasty char, sweet and tangy molasses, coin, chocolate, rye, biscuit, nuts, earth, tannic, dry finish

There’s a lot going on here, but what stands out is the use of blackstrap molasses, red tart and dark, sweet cherry purée, a California lager yeast strain and cocoa nibs from Patric Chocolate at the end of conditioning. The lager yeast strain is what makes it a Baltic Porter, but a Stout too? While it’s slightly confusing to have two styles on the label, who cares?! Complex, surprisingly balanced and damn tasty.

Photo of Mora2000
3.28/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Holy Grail Pub in Plano.

The beer pours a reddish-brown color with a tan head. The aroma has a lot of strong hot chocolate notes with not too much else coming through. While the cherries are absent in the aroma, they are up front in the flavor. There is a little bit of chocolate in the aroma, but overall I think the beer tastes a little bit medicinal. The body a little bit thinner than I like and the carbonation is about medium. Overall, the beer was not bad but was a little disappointing. I think this is a step down from the regular Double Brown Stout.

Photo of En29356
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of pandajuice22
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of jheezee
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Dwtucker90
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of dumptruck81
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of zonker17
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of Sazz9
3/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of Thanx4AllDaFish
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of Westyn
3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of gtermi
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of bonercityUSA
3.65/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BGsWo22
3/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of ruzzal
3.93/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good. Better if less than $10 per bomber

Photo of MinorThreat
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of stumac
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of WholeLottaTricks
4.24/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of ilikebeer03
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of cam12
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of JohnBender
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Cvescalante
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of tubeyes
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of greenspointexas
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Cherry Chocolate Double Brown Stout from Deep Ellum Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 92 ratings.