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Cherry Chocolate Beer - O'Fallon Brewery

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Ratings: 244
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 3.11
pDev: 24.12%


Brewed by:
O'Fallon Brewery visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
A dark wheat beer that tastes like a chocolate covered cherry…only better!

10 IBU

(Beer added by: maxpower on 03-19-2004)
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Reviews by OWSLEY069:
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OWSLEY069

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +28.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep amber color with orange-ish hues, and a white head. In the aroma, seriously like a chocolate covered cherry. In the taste, like dinking a chocolate covered cherry with hints of coconut. A bitter chocolate and medium bodied mouthfeel, with a dry chocolate and cherry aftertaste. Kind of creamy, interesting with coconut hints. A good dessert beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2008 02:10:57 | More by OWSLEY069
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12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 11/18/2013. Pours slightly hazy ruby brown color with a 1-2 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a large amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of milk chocolate, cocoa, cherry, cherry skin, fudge, caramel, wheat, brown bread, herbal, and toasted earthiness. Nice aromas with good balance of chocolate fudge and cherry notes with moderate malt presence; and good strength. Smells like a tootsie roll. Taste of milk chocolate, cocoa, fudge, cherry, cherry skin, caramel, brown bread, wheat, herbal, floral, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of chocolate, cocoa, cherry, brown bread, wheat, herbal, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a short bit. Okay flavor balance with moderate chocolate and cherry flavors and prominent wheat/bread malt; with decent robustness and no cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and light-medium bodied; with a lightly creamy, smooth, and fairly crisp mouthfeel that is okay. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is an okay flavored wheat beer. Aromas were quite nice, but flavors did not have much robustness of the chocolate/cherry notes. Kind of an odd beer at first, but I had no problem finishing it.

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There are a few beers of this type out there, and most go the way of cherry cordial if they get it right. This one goes a different route. It smells like chocolate-covered cherries, but with smooth, bittersweet dark chocolate over heartier cherries that offer more tartness and just a little sweetness. There is a creamy sort of sweetness that rides underneath, though.
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Smell:
This is probably the best part of the beer. Smells like freshly picked cherries and chocolate.

Taste:
The cherry is overpowering. Wish I tasted more chocolate and beer. Was better near the end though.

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Cherry Chocolate Beer from O'Fallon Brewery
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