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Choklat - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Ratings: 4,074
Reviews: 1,422
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 372
Gots: 586 | FT: 35
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 12-14-2007)
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sjccmd

Minnesota

4.6/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours jet black with copper highlights when in the light. Frothy tan head that fades quickly to a ring around the body with a little pool in the middle. This finally fades towards the end of the beer leaving little remnants of lacing behind.

I've never smelled anything so chocolatey that wasn't pure chocolate. Straight-up bittersweet chocolate. A little one-dimensional, but it hits the mark considering the name of this beer.

I was expecting a more one-dimensional flavor judging by the smell, but I was surprised by the complex flavor. Dark chocolate still dominates, but there's roasty bitterness, coffee, bright fruits flavors, bitter and citrus hops. The other flavors die down as it warms and chocolate takes over, but there's still a complex presence even as I'm getting to the bottom of the bottle.

The mouthfeel is voluptuous and thick but a decent amount of carbonation delivers the citrusy flavors on top the thick chocolatey body. The finish is long and sticky with most chocolate, but bright fruit and citrus still cling to the sides of my tongue.

The bottle is labeled at 9% ABV, but I'm guessing they fussed with the recipe and didn't change the label? I could see how this could be either 9 or 11...it's thick and syrupy, but not boozy. It's awesome, but it's a sipper.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2010 02:22:51 | More by sjccmd
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Choklat from Southern Tier Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 4,074 ratings.