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Berger Cookie Chocolate Stout - Full Tilt Brewing

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Berger Cookie Chocolate StoutBerger Cookie Chocolate Stout

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68 Ratings
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 7
Gots: 9 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Full Tilt Brewing visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: YardmanFTB on 11-06-2013)
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

1.5/5  rDev -59.9%

12-10-2013 23:33:52 | More by yourefragile
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GodlessWatermelon

Maryland

2.18/5  rDev -41.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance is pretty standard for a stout, jet black. Thin beige head, and although it was not a vigorous pour, it quickly dissipated.

Smell leaves something to be desired, there's really nothing here. Maybe I'm stuffy due to the recent cold weather, but all I'm getting is some roasty coffee aromas.

Taste is the biggest letdown. There's no Berger cookie here at all, and it's not even a strong chocolate flavor either. I do get some bittersweet chocolate/coffee/espresso flavors on the finish but they're pretty weak.

Mouthfeel is very thin, doesn't feel like a stout. In my opinion, it's not nearly as rich or robust as a stout should be.

Overall this beer was a pretty big letdown. As a Berger cookie beer it fails miserably, and as a chocolate stout on its own it isn't much better.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2013 01:55:08 | More by GodlessWatermelon
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revchris01

Pennsylvania

2.73/5  rDev -27%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

With all the hype surrounding this stout, I was eager to get my hands on some of it. Especially since I grew up eating Berger Cookies. Was quite disappointed with this beer: def did not get any type of Berger cookie flavor and very little chocolate flavoring. Barely could smell the chocolate as well. Would I drink it again? Well yea, after all I have 3 in the fridge, though I would like to try it warmer and on tap.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2013 19:21:51 | More by revchris01
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RichardMNixon

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.8%

12-29-2013 02:05:04 | More by RichardMNixon
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alexk307

Maryland

3.2/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Motor oil black with absolutely no head.

S: Chocolate, coffee, malt, the usual you'd expect from a Stout

T: It tastes more like a porter, not too much taste and nothing rememberable.

M: Thin for a stout

O: I'm pretty disappointed to be honest. I love Full Tilt's other stuff but I'm not getting any Berger Cookie taste or anything like that. Pretty underwhelming beer, probably won't try again.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2013 01:22:00 | More by alexk307
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

01-15-2014 01:22:45 | More by waddellc2
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

02-18-2014 14:09:30 | More by ShanePB
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wiscokid920

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

03-01-2014 04:35:16 | More by wiscokid920
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.43/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a borderline black color. The khaki head is about two fingers high; personally, I could use a creamier texture, but that's just my aesthetic preferences talking. It also has decent retention.

S: Well, this brings some decent chocolate character...it's definitely not Choklat in that department, and that's forgivable considering it's a single. Some slight espresso, cream, and even floral hops make themselves known. I've never had Berger cookies before (blasphemy!), but I can tell there isn't much in the way of a cookie note here. Otherwise, this aroma is rock-solid.

T: The chocolate flavors here are frontloaded on the palate. After it immediately hits the tongue, the flavor shifts towards a nutty, almond-y tone, before a dry and slightly bitter finish. Probably my favorite feature here ISN'T the cookie flavor - that's too mild and frankly disappointing - it's how well the floral hops balance the chocolate sweetness.

M: Very creamy, which is nice. Rather thin...which is not-so-much. However, it's thin body and dry finish makes it very easy to drink. I could almost chug this if it were less sweet. Of course, then it would fail as a dessert beer, which is what this is all about.

O: The lack of a defined cookie character is disappointing - it makes this come off like a regular chocolate stout in its stead. Realign your expectations for this one: the cookie addition is more a gimmick in an otherwise solid chocolate stout, and doesn't have much of an effect, good or bad. While I have to dock ever so slightly because of this, it's still an enjoyably quaffable dessert beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2013 23:04:01 | More by ThisWangsChung
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dexterk1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

02-01-2014 23:00:02 | More by dexterk1
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bret717

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

07-03-2014 03:13:25 | More by bret717
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Did you buy the milk stout? yeah you did. But it has COOKIES and it's from BALMER HON! Let's see what gives?

Boy this is real dark and has a very inky pour. Nearly black but just a hint of brown to it. Two finger barely tall for the head, very light tan and coffee brown. Manages a good thin puck and collar while settling.

Bit of lactose like souring going on, or possible mild acrid quality, but nothing horid. Milk and dark chocolate starts to dominate as it warms, a bit of chewy quality also. Fairly decent.

Palate brings a nice mild and milky texture. Fairly balanced with a soft roast and mild bitterness. Not particularly sweet but a hint of bakers like chocolate in the mid palate a bit. Finishes a little dry, much of the sourness hinted on the nose doesn't luckily come through on the palate. A bit of playful carbonation but the fizzy quality has some jarring to it.

Overall fairly decent and ok.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2014 21:12:08 | More by smakawhat
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

11-26-2013 21:44:10 | More by mendvicdog
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oline73

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

01-25-2014 21:07:08 | More by oline73
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Cook82

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

03-01-2014 18:59:21 | More by Cook82
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BogBoyJD

Ireland

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

06-29-2014 02:39:24 | More by BogBoyJD
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Rast

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

02-08-2014 00:56:59 | More by Rast
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TomG2751

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

11-25-2013 23:31:26 | More by TomG2751
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duceswild

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

11-22-2013 17:20:06 | More by duceswild
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

03-05-2014 02:53:11 | More by AndrewMichael
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

02-16-2014 02:25:59 | More by jaasen64
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

11-21-2013 03:14:09 | More by oriolesfan4
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jspaner

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

01-24-2014 03:33:42 | More by jspaner
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DRBiser

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

02-24-2014 09:37:19 | More by DRBiser
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qchic

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

12-19-2013 02:36:12 | More by qchic
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Berger Cookie Chocolate Stout from Full Tilt Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.