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Choklat - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Ratings: 3790
Reviews: 1417
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 11.27%


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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zookerman182

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is pitch black with a one finger thick mocha head.
Aroma is a chocolate covered marshmallow.
Best chocolate smelling beer I've tried by far.
Flavor is milk chocolate up front with bittersweet and dark chocolate bitterness on e back end. Super complex for a chocolate beer.
Mouthfeel is thick and creamy, perfectly carbonated.
This is beer chocolate milk. Incredible.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2013 02:28:16 | More by zookerman182
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BastardKing24

Oregon

4.85/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is a beer I have had once b4 reviewing, so I've had limited experience with , but one I will never forget. 22oz bomber from the local beer store in Oregon. 8.99 - very nice price

Appearance is dark black with 1 finger of foam receding to almost nothing, just a spot of bubbles and slight ring. Nice color though, I like my imp stouts jet black.

Smell is amazing! the most chocolate forward smell you can ever experience.
Luscious cocoa and bitter chocolate, dark malt, more chocolate. Did I say cocoa? Oh yeah, lol BIG chocolate, as in hersheys bar or syrup. A hint of cordial cherry, sweetness, just a dessert of a beer.

Taste is the same, HUGE chocolate flavors, sweet, semi sweet, bitter, all hit at the front, middle, and aftertaste of this beer. Very dominating and appetizing to a chocolate lover. Some dark malt lingers around to round out the imperial stout experience. I love it, 5.

Mouthfeel is slightly slick and low carbonation, but its just fine according to my taste buds which are screaming in joy from the flavor.

Overall this is a must try for anyone a fan of chocolate, wine drinkers, hard alc drinkers, anyone who might find this enjoyable should give it a go, its like youngs double chocolate stout on steroids.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2013 04:44:39 | More by BastardKing24
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

4.4/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into a snifter

Appearance – The beer pours a nearly pitch black color with a one finger of creamy-brown colored head. The head fades relatively quickly leaving a foam surface on the top of the brew and a bit of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – With a name like Choklat would suggest, the aroma is super heavy of well… chocolate. The chocolate aroma is really quite delicious and sweet. It has a milk chocolate like smell mixed with some vanilla and a little bit of caramel. Along with the big sweet chocolate smell, there is some roasted malt and lighter coffee smells as well as just a bit of an alcohol booziness.

Taste – The taste begins with a delicious and smooth milk chocolate flavor mixed with vanilla and brown sugar. Some caramel is there as well, with it fading as the taste advances. While the caramel fades more milky and creamy sweetness comes to the tongue keeping the beer very sweet and chocolaty overall. More toward the middle, some lighter coffee flavors start coming to the tongue as well as a roasted malt flavor joining the taste as well. The coffee grows in intensity and is joined by some earthy and woody like flavors. In the end, the lighter bitterness added from the earthy, woody, and coffee flavors mix and balance rather nicely with the sweeter milk chocolate tastes, leaving a very satisfying and rather creamy and smooth sweeter chocolate flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is medium in thickness and creaminess for a beer of 10 % abv. with a carbonation the in on the average side. While both are decent for the style and flavors I would have liked to see a creamier body and a lower carbonation as both would have really allowed all those delicious chocolate flavors to coat the mouth in all the intense flavors.

Overall –The beer is like a sweet milk chocolate bar made into a beer and balanced out with a bit of bittering flavors. This one was super delicious and an amazing desert beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2013 08:08:55 | More by Darkmagus82
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dar482

New York

4.18/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

(Bottle date November, 2012).

The beer comes in a pitch black color with a beautiful mocha/light brown head. A gorgeous beer.

The aroma is of cocoa powder, a sweet chocolate, and a milkiness, even a black cherry fruit flavor.

The flavor follows in the front with a pop of dark fruit (dried plums, dark raisin) and then strongly with lots of bittersweet chocolate, almost like a dark hot cocoa and vanilla. It then moves onto this roasted malt, espresso bean, coffee bitterness, molasses, on the end, maybe even hoppiness. The bitterness compliments the beer quite well. A bit of alcohol bite in the end.

The beer has a luscious mouthfeel and leaves a bit of a stickiness on your lips.

This beer has a good balance between its sweetness and the bitterness on the end. A great dessert beer and one of the best chocolate beers around.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2013 03:32:49 | More by dar482
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darthvohn

Texas

4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Glass Used: Snifter

Appearance: Deep dark brown with no light penetrating. A chocolate milk head dissipating to a
lasting ring. Lacing is excellent.

Smell: Lots of bittersweet chocolate, tootsie roll candy sweetness, and chocolate syrup.

Taste: Bittersweet chocolate, roasted malts, a tinge of cherry and sharp bitterness of unsweetened cocoa at the end.

Mouthfeel: Rich and creamy. Delicious.

Overall: Definitely let this one warm up. Absolutely love the chocolate aroma on this. Would recommend and buy again.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2013 04:10:21 | More by darthvohn
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BB1313

Ohio

4.31/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottled on 11/11/13. 22oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours black with not much light getting though; small khaki head with nice retention and decent lacing. The aromas are pretty roasty. Lots of cocoa malts. Hints of black coffee and some vanilla bean. Subtle hints of almond. The flavors are extremely rich and robust. You get a huge blast of every type of chocolate under the sun. Lots of dark chocolate giving it a roasty bitterness. Lots of milk chocolate giving it a creamy sweetness. More hints of expresso. I'm picking up more subtle hints of almonds. Finishes bitter with a nuttiness to it; there's a subtle warmth. Mouthfeel is full-bodied; smooth with active carbonation. Alcohol goes unnoticed. This is a nice beer to sip on and let warm up. The flavors have alot going on.

This has always been a great example of what Southern Tier is all about. The flavors are much more intense than the nose indicates. It's somewhat unique for the style. They named this one appropriately. It's always an experience. Very enjoyable. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2013 18:13:36 | More by BB1313
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Ieatlambfries

New Jersey

4.63/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured a jet black with a beautiful tan head full of thick bubbles that cling to your lips like a chocolate milk shake.

The smell is dominated by chocolate, which is a good thing! Deep dark cacao aroma, like some one shaved a block of baking chocolate right into the beer.

Big dark chocolate flavors upfront. Sweet condensed milk, milk chocolate, espresso, and liquorice notes. Chocolate and roasted malt back bone with a nice hop finish that balances out all the sweet notes.

Mouthfeel is luxurious. Velvety, and rich. Not too sure this isn't a chocolate malt in disguise.

Overall, an excellent beer. ST managed to really pull off amazingly deep chocolate flavors without the sweetness becoming too cloying or the chocolate tasting artificial. Grab one or five if you can, it's worth it!

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2013 01:08:10 | More by Ieatlambfries
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PaganGourmet

California

5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

IF WILLY WONKA MADE A BEER, THIS WOULD BE IT.
It really is that good. Imagine Sir Guinness of Ireland having a baby with Lady Chocolate of Belgium.
To achieve the optimal serving temperature, take it out of the refrigerator for 10 - 15 before consumption.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2013 06:25:04 | More by PaganGourmet
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Jas45678

Michigan

4.41/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22 ounce bottle into snifter

Pours a nice black with a small mocha head. Smell is definitely chocolate with a hint of coffee. Taste also chocolate all the way. A touch on the sweet side, but not too sweet. Medium body with average to low carbonation. Overall a very good beer, must try for chocolate lovers.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2013 01:47:19 | More by Jas45678
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sleazykeyz

Michigan

4.78/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

If you LOVE chocolate this is for you. Theres no other way to describe this beer. Its chocolate and it makes no apologies. It walks a thin line with being overwhelmingly chocolate, but it walks it so well. It's incredible! Only a few can be had before a nap is needed so be forwarned!

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2013 21:52:26 | More by sleazykeyz
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Kuaff

Alaska

4.71/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I poured Choklat into my snifter. Haha, I like the sound of that. Cellar temperature. I was super-excited to find this stuff.

The head looks like two fingers of mocha foam. Creamy, frothy, and yummy-looking. The body? This is one of those "black as night" beers. Truly.

Now for the aroma... cocoa, milk chocolate, dark chocolate, fudge, chocolate milkshake, freshly-baked chocolate cookies, brownies... I could go on.It's pretty much every awesome chocolate scent that exists. Underneath the ubiquitous amalgamation of delicious chocolate things, I think I might smell a little vanilla and raisins. It is a joy and a privilege to sit here and sniff a snifter-full of this supremely sniffable stout.

The flavor does NOT disappoint. Thoroughly chocolaty in about as many ways as the aroma is. Early on, it tastes like a malty chocolate milkshake, and as the flavor unfolds into the finish, all the fantastic darker chocolate flavors come out. It kind of proceeds from milk chocolate, to semi-sweet chocolate, to bittersweet chocolate, and then finally to a nice bit of bitter and earthy unsweetened chocolate in the aftertaste. It's kind of like eating chocolate chips of all these varieties, one after the other in a progression that increases in chocolate purity. So the longer I wait between sips, the more it gets less sweet and malty, and more bitter and earthy. Have I said the word "chocolate" enough to describe what drinking this is like? Anyway, hops and yeast are just present enough to remind me that this is still indeed a beer, and not a chocolate dessert... or, I should say, not JUST a chocolate dessert. A rich, intense, balanced, smooth, and scrumptiously chocolaty flavor.

It kind of has the consistency of thick hot cocoa, and it's also kind of syrupy. Carbonation is muted and mellow.

A chocolate craving CAN be satisfied by baking a tray of brownies... or one could just drink one of these.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2013 17:26:05 | More by Kuaff
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snaotheus

Washington

4.1/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle split between two large snifters. 282 12 A1P 1447. Boo to Southern Tier for difficult to find and read bottle codes. It was on the bottom, and I had to back light it to notice.

Pours black, no head. No visible carbonation. Looks pretty normal for an imperial stout, which looks tasty. Smell is super chocolatey. Little bit of coffee, little black licorice, a little roasty. And some chocolate.

Taste is sweet (Southern Tier), chocolate, chocolate, roasted coffee, chocolate, more roasty flavors. For once, Southern Tier balanced over-the-top sweetness with an appropriate level of bitterness -- roastiness. It's good.

Mouthfeel is thick with just a hint of grittiness. Overall, this is a very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2013 23:42:37 | More by snaotheus
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TheMultiYeast

Pennsylvania

3.64/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Choklat pours out nearly black with a small tan head. Alcohol legs run along the glass with larger bubbles forming on the outskirts of the head.

Smell is chocolate, a bit of chocolate, then some chocolate. Honestly though, deep cocoa aromas run wild in the aroma but they remain one dimensional. A sweetness prevails at first, then deeper dark, malty aromas fold in.

Taste is a bit more balanced with some roasted bitterness to compliment dark chocolate flavor.

The mix of sweet flavors and medium body make this beer dangerously drinkable.

Overall, a good Imperial Stout but not one I would try again. Good for dessert.

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2013 03:54:11 | More by TheMultiYeast
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Apellonious

North Carolina

4.13/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bomber from Loews Foods 1 pt 6 fl oz

A. - jet black, pours with a small tan head that moves to nothing, no lace at all.

S - chocolate, some dark fruit, mild hops, and more chocolate.

T - similar to the smell, with some faint booze, and some almond/nuts on the finish. Vanilla notes.

M - creamy. Low carbonation.

O - goes down too fast for 10%. Little early in the season for this, but I can see this as a good dessert beer to share as things get colder. As far as chocolate stouts go, this is up there with Youngs.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2013 00:59:34 | More by Apellonious
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle poured into a large snifter. Date of bottling 11/28/11 puts this at almost two years old.

A: Pitch black on the pour. Sandy brown head sputters out after a short moment, but can be revived by agitating the glass with a steady swirl. No real lacing to speak of, just a tiny spot here and there,

S: Loads of bittersweet chocolate, fudgey and chocolatey malts, dark chocolate truffles, and a slight oily hop scent. Perhaps some dark berry esters at the core. Very chocolate-forward and enticing.

T: A boatload of chocolate. Fudge, truffles, bittersweet dark chocolate, chocolate syrup. Slight mocha impression, hint of smoke. Berry esters come out briefly toward the middle. Roasted malts begin to come forward with some flavors of soot and char. Hops add bitterness and perhaps a hint of a 'green' taste. Barely a hint of alcohol. Finishes with a long and decadent syrupy and truffle chocolate taste.

M: Thick in body. Oily and chewy, slightly viscous and coating. Creamy. Low carbonation. Decadent again.

O: A wonderful dessert beer. It would do fine on its own, but when pairing one needs to go big. This is chocolate on top of chocolate, with a brawny body beneath. Cheesecake with lots of fruit and fruit sauce, I think. This is my favorite of the blackwater series to date, and it aged like a dream too.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2013 00:36:15 | More by ryan1788a5
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notchucknorris

California

4.4/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours out a bit thinner than I was expecting, but looks a viscous black once it settles in the glass. A nice one finger mocha head settles down fairly quickly to a light ring around the surface.

S: Smells like I just stuck my head in a tub of Hersheys chocolate syrup. A rich, sweet milk chocolate smell with just a hint of bitterness to the back of it. Cocoa powder, chocolate cake and some oats. I swear I smell oats in here.

T: Opens on a darker, more bittersweet chocolate note than the smell would lead you to believe. Fades into velvety smooth milk chocolate, vanilla and Hersheys syrup in the middle. The finish pulls the sweetness back a bit and brings out some unsweetened baking chocolate, char, roasted malt and earthy hop resin. Texture is silky smooth and complements the sweetness really well.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2013 04:01:45 | More by notchucknorris
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myersk27

Indiana

4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pitch black pour into snifter from 22oz bomber. Khaki head. Tinge of brown around the edges. Mouthfeel is full and slick. Aroma is loaded with chocolate and roasted malt. Heavy on chocolate smells here. Taste is equally loaded. This bottle I have no clue how old it is, but it's very smooth with absolutely zero hint of the 10%abv. This one is probably one of the best chocolate stouts i've had. Milk chocolate heavy throughout with a nice bitter dark chocolate in the finish to bring it all together. really quite fantastic.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2013 01:01:41 | More by myersk27
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fdig23

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -4.2%
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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d1ckvanswype

Florida

4.68/5  rDev +9.9%
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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rangerred

Tennessee

4.29/5  rDev +0.7%
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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mfnmbvp

Illinois

4.2/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle, with bottled on date reading 12/13/12. I've been wanting to try this beer for quite some time now, so I'm excited to finally try it. Expectations are high based upon this beer's current ratings.

Poured into a Firestone Walker pint glass, for lack of a snifter.

A - Aggressive pour yields about two fingers of creamy luscious mocha colored head. Body color is a deep opaque black. No lacing.

S - Oh my god. What a wonderful enchanting aroma. Melted bittersweet chocolate, cocoa nibs, powdery cocoa mix, cream, perhaps a slight hint of vanilla extract. A seriously amazing smelling beer.

T - The taste isn't quite as amazingly epic as the nose, but it is still pretty damn close. Creamy melted chocolate, powdery cocoa nibs, vanilla, burnt brown sugar, and some alcohol heat in the finish.

M - Feel is of smooth and silky milk chocolate creaminess. Dry finish with some sticky, sugary sweetness lingering around.

Overall, definitely one of the best beers I've had from Southern Tier Brewing Co. as of yet. And definitely one of the most intense, chocolatey beers I've ever tried. This beer's big 10.00% abv is definitely noticeable with some alcohol heat, but it goes down smooth and easy. The smell is clearly the most phenomenal part about this beer, almost on par with Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout. However, Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout is by far the superior beer in my opinion. Perhaps a little bit less booze would have done this beer better. A must have beer for all stout enthusiasts.

Southern Tier Choklat ---4/5.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2013 04:26:05 | More by mfnmbvp
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Tonmeister

Georgia

4.05/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

bottle poured in a 16oz glass

Appearance: Pours syrupy; looks dark black with a thick brownish head. I cannot see through the glass.

Smell: an explosion of Chocolate blended with dark roasted malt. It is very sweet to the nose.

Taste: sugary chocolate, sweet dark roasted malt, with a hint of alcohol. Tastes reminds me of an alcohol chocolate milk type beer.

Mouthfeel: syrupy, thick bodied with little carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall, This is a great RIS. Probably one of my favorite stouts right behind Stone's RIS. The name of this stout truly describes the taste. It is a sweet chocolate explosion in my palate and it is very well balanced with the alcohol and the malt flavors.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2013 03:01:49 | More by Tonmeister
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steenface

Florida

4.76/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

This is not only one of my all-time favorite chocolate beers, it's one of my favorite stouts. It's chocolate done right in my opinion, toning down the bitterness that's usually found in stouts, making it incredibly smooth and easy to drink. I recommend aging it for at least a year, as the flavor really blooms and the alcohol mellows out.

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2013 17:34:54 | More by steenface
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macrosmatic

Florida

4.04/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Poured from bomber into an over-sized wine glass.

A: Very dark, essentially black. Opaque with a thin tan head and no visible carbonation.

S: Dark chocolate, cacao, lactose creamy sweetness, and hints of vanilla.

T: Big chocolate flavors (dark and semi-sweet), sweet lactose, hints of coffee flavor from the roasted malt. Roasted bitterness with some chocolatey sweetness into the hang.

M: Thick sticky mouthfeel, heavy body, alcohol noticeable but it doesn't seem "hot". Low carbonation sensation.

O: It delivers what it promises - a big chocolate imperial stout. Plenty of lactose used makes it seems almost like chocolate milk. It is tasty, but maybe the sweetness is little over the top after more than just a glass. A good dessert beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2013 22:36:07 | More by macrosmatic
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LI_PO12

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber into Stout glass 12/21/2012

Appearance- Jet Black small off white head

Aroma- Well as you might think, its a lot of chocolate. Really doesn't smell sweet though, its like unsweetend cacao. There are some roasty malts and a touch of coffee poking through as well

Taste-A lot of chocolate, I've had a few chocolate stouts before and this is by far the most chocolate. It doesn't seem artificial though, nice touch of roast on the end. sweet up front but bitterness comes in and finished keeping it pretty balanced. slight alcohol warmth.

Mouthfeel- Full, thick, creamy, a little low on the carbonation

Overall- I will admit I'm a little biased towards ST, but I liked this beer. Not something I could drink a lot of, but its the best chocolate stout I've had. Awesome for what it is, and you like chocolate it def worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2013 03:12:51 | More by LI_PO12
Choklat from Southern Tier Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 3,790 ratings.