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Choklat - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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4,078 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,078
Reviews: 1,422
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 372
Gots: 591 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 12-14-2007)
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sneezye

Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +17.6%

07-22-2013 22:53:04 | More by sneezye
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fdig23

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the bottle.

Appearance: Standard big stout. Pitch black, khaki head.

Nose: This one doesn't give much away on the nose. There's a bit of roasty chocolate and some smoky charcoal notes, but not much beyond that. As it warms up more of the milky chocolate comes out.

Taste: Hershey's milk chocolate syrup stirred into some whole milk is the initial taste. This slowly melts into a creamy milk chocolate bar and finishes with roasted nuts. No, it does not taste like beer, but yes, it is delicious.

Mouthfeel: It's plenty creamy, but with a taste like that I still wanted it to be creamier.

Overall: Southern Tier excels at brewing beer that tastes nothing like beer and this may be the king of them all.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2013 17:00:20 | More by fdig23
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Nobcefus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-22-2013 13:43:30 | More by Nobcefus
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ryan_celia

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

07-22-2013 00:39:27 | More by ryan_celia
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Smurf2055

Washington

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-20-2013 04:21:32 | More by Smurf2055
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kawilliams81

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-20-2013 02:40:00 | More by kawilliams81
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dhmxray

New York

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-19-2013 15:19:22 | More by dhmxray
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Cyclone8

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-18-2013 13:08:43 | More by Cyclone8
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WiscoBrewsco

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

07-18-2013 06:11:59 | More by WiscoBrewsco
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DanGeo

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-17-2013 21:09:22 | More by DanGeo
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Matagal

Brazil

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-17-2013 01:34:35 | More by Matagal
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bmjivi221

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +17.6%

07-16-2013 23:27:00 | More by bmjivi221
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leroybrown10

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

07-16-2013 20:51:01 | More by leroybrown10
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OptionParalysis

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

07-16-2013 16:50:40 | More by OptionParalysis
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d1ckvanswype

Florida

4.68/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bomber into a stemless wine glass.

A: Good Lord, it's like motor oil with latte foam. When poured slowly and from a decent height one can elicit a thick, long lasting chocolate milk brown foam, but it still disappears rather fast, I'm assuming from being 10%abv.

S: Of course there's huge amounts of milk chocolate, dark chocolate, bittersweet chocolate, semisweet chocolate, 70% cacao and darker chocolates with burnt toasty notes, a hit of sweet, creamy vanilla, a touch of nondescript spice, a smidge of alcohol and roasted malts. But what blows me away is the very distinct smells of chocolate covered banana and dark chocolate covered jelly rings. WOW.

T: Every type of previously listed chocolate assaults the palate, followed by a big bittersweet smack of super dark chocolate and earthy hoppiness. This turns into an unsweetened cocoa flavor that fades into warming booziness that tickles the tongue with spice. Fantastic, not overburdeningly sweet. I want to bourbon barrel or rum barrel age this.

M: Very full and viscous, bordering on chewy, which turns into a drying cocoa powdery feel across the tongue, and a nice little zing from the booze and carbonation.

O: Quite possibly one of the finest chocolate stouts I've ever had, every one after this has a very high bar to reach.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2013 02:24:14 | More by d1ckvanswype
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IPAIsaac

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-15-2013 02:36:33 | More by IPAIsaac
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Jonbw

Mississippi

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

07-14-2013 23:39:43 | More by Jonbw
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Funhausen

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

07-14-2013 17:53:56 | More by Funhausen
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Lambocalrisien

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

07-14-2013 11:56:49 | More by Lambocalrisien
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alex_hart

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-14-2013 05:45:56 | More by alex_hart
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Stephanieha

California

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

07-14-2013 04:30:28 | More by Stephanieha
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rangerred

Tennessee

4.29/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a snifter out of a 22oz bomber.

Pours pitch black with just a small dark tan head that fades fairly quickly to a ring around the edge of the glass.

The aroma on this beer is just heavenly. Full of milk chocolate and cocoa along with some lightly roasted coffee. It smells very sweet whick has me just a little bit concerned about what the taste holds.

The flavor isn't nearly as mind-blowing as the aroma but it is still quite nice. Milk chocolate up front but followed by more roast than what I picked up on in the aroma. Cocoa nibs, light chocolate, and burnt toast round out the flavors. Bitterness is on the high side but it helps to balance out the immense sweetness.

Overall, an excellent beer and one of the best Imperial Stouts that use chocolate to a great extent. Not too sweet and an wonderful dessert beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2013 02:42:30 | More by rangerred
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Phillyz

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-13-2013 18:58:37 | More by Phillyz
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Pers

New York

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-13-2013 07:15:04 | More by Pers
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-13-2013 04:09:43 | More by ZEB89
Choklat from Southern Tier Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 4,078 ratings.