German Chocolate Cupcake Stout - Angry Chair Brewing

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Reviews: 5
Hads: 74
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: n/a
Wants: 18
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
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Angry Chair Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: MatthewPlus on 03-03-2014

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Reviews: 5 | Hads: 74
Photo of rudzud
4.79/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Shared with JLindros. Once again, MASSIVE thanks to Ben, head brewer, for hooking me up with this growler.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice dark brown almost black hue with a big two finger mocha head that fades to leave a thin wispy blanket.

S - Aromas of chocolate, coconut, fluffy nougat. Nice light sweetness. Really does smell like a German chocolate cake. Impressive.

T - Taste is....Yah, does laugher count? Phenomenal chocolate cake batter, just excellent rich chocolaty malts and beans with an amazing coconut finish. The coconut just lingers well after the sip. Incredibly rich and thick, for having only 6.5% that's even more impressive.

M - Mouthfeel is super thick and fudgy, creamy, just really impressive for the ABV.

O - Overall this beer was really delicious, this beer completely encompasses a German chocolate cupcake. Funky Buddha watch out, this is coming for you. Wow.

Serving type: growler (937 characters)

Photo of Lapalou
4.74/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours black with a nice head, taste is sweet with coconut and chocolate without being bitter. As it warms the smell is addicting and the flavor only gets better. I have a hard time deciding whether this or the awakening is their best stout. But I usually order this one first because there are so many coffee beers out there and less that do a chocolate/ coconut with this type of balance. Just an awesome sweet stout, great brewery. (433 characters)

Photo of MatthewPlus
4.44/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had on draft at the St. Pete Brass Tap on 03.01.14, the opening day of Tampa Bay Beer Week. Reviewed from notes.

Poured into a 10oz CCB Snifter.

Pours an inky, dull velvet black. deep crimson highlights can be seen in the refraction of light through the glass. A thin, 1 finger head of toffee colors head leaves minimal lacing.

Milk chocolate, burnt caramel and coconut are all accounted for on the nose.

This brew is a real treat to drink. It has a nice sweetness of chalky milk chocolate. Toasted coconut, comes through pleasantly in the finish.

Very nice mouthfeel, feels bigger than the ABV would indicate. Present on the palate, yet it remains smooth and silky to drink.

Another outstanding effort from a very talented brewer. (738 characters)

Photo of pitweasel
4.43/5  rDev n/a
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Ordered a 5oz pour of this at the brewery. Served in small tulip glass at the temperature you'd expect a pilsner to be poured at.

At first, it's a decent beer. Not groundbreaking, but certainly not bad. As it warms though, it begins to shine. A relatively low ABV stout that would be right at home in front of a fire on a cold winter's day, but still tasted good while sitting in shorts and a T-shirt on a warm Tampa afternoon.

The real standout to this beer is the nose. As it warms, it truly does smell like a chocolate cupcake fresh from the oven. My girlfriend, who claims to be overly sensitive to bitter tastes, ended up ordering her own glass of this when we visited a second time. If it were sold where I live, I would keep this on hand as something to offer as a dessert beer to beer geek friends and the politely curious alike. (850 characters)

Photo of clayrock81
3.95/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured a black body with roasted malts aroma that also contained some dark chocolate. The beer itself is medium bodied, smooth, a little slick, roasted malts are there just enough for balance. Beer has a chocolate flavor to it, pretty sweet, hit my sweet tooth. Good beer, I enjoyed it, although not for beer drinkers who don't like sweet stouts or simple stouts (this is definitely not a complex stout). (407 characters)

German Chocolate Cupcake Stout from Angry Chair Brewing
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