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Choklat - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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4,156 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,156
Reviews: 1,425
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 11.06%
Wants: 387
Gots: 609 | FT: 33
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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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.

fdig23, Jul 22, 2013
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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.

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Choklat from Southern Tier Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 4,156 ratings.