Chocolate Indulgence Stout - Brewery Ommegang
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Reviews by Teleweizen2:
3.88/5 rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25
A - pours a deep opaque black. Rigorous pour yields a thick milk chocolate foam. Leaves some streaks of lacing on the glass as is slowly dissipates.
S - aroma is soft yet rich. Notes of cacao, carob and slightly roasty malt. Comes through more like multigran toast. Yeast adds notes of raisins and mild white peppercorns.
T - grainy toasty flavors up front. Light touch of sugery sweetness. Deep dark chocolate flavors. Carob and cacao. Even a wisp of coffee creating a mocha note in the center. Some dark dried fruit character on the backend mostly raisin with maybe a hint of dates. Slightly peppery finish with a tinge of alcohol heat which lingers.
M - medium bodied. Slightly watery texture. High carb.
O - they should change the name to dark chocolate indulgence. I love that it is a desert beer but on the drier side. Tons of chocolatey character but not cloyingly sweet. Great stuff.
Serving type: bottle
09-08-2013 02:48:17 | More by Teleweizen2
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4.45/5 rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Undated bottle at 50 degrees into snifter
Aroma of chocolate
Head large (7 cm), light brown, creamy, slowly diminishing to 2 mm layer
Lacing good – reticulum covering most of glass, bubbles varying in size
Body dark brown, opaque
Flavor begins with chocolate and slight alcohol flavor; no hops, no diacetyl.
Palate medium, creamy, soft carbonation
This is an excellent chocolate stout, of which I usually keep a couple bottles around. The appearance is very appealing – large, creamy head and good lacing atop a deliciously dark brew, topped by the alluring aroma of chocolate. The flavor is chocolaty and delicious, with only the slight taste of alcohol detracting from the pleasure. Overall, a very exquisite brew.
Serving type: bottle
06-27-2014 01:22:29 | More by Ozzylizard
Chocolate Indulgence Stout from Brewery Ommegang
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