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Chocolate Indulgence Stout - Brewery Ommegang

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1,137 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,137
Reviews: 687
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.86%
Wants: 64
Gots: 71 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 09-27-2007)
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4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured this belguin dark ale come stout into my Ommegang tulip glass.

The appearance is dark and stout like with plum hues around the edge of the glass. There is considerable head that dies off to strong skim of fine bubbles across the top of the beer.

The aroma is subtle chocolate with some roasted notes and a hint of raisin.

This is a complex beer for taste. Smooth chocolate hits the tongue first followed by some hints of spicy yeast and plum. This is not just a chocolate beer it is like a milk chocolate drop with sweet spicy like plum filling. The aftertaste is abruptly dark chocolate bitter with a hint of roasted coffee. A wholly pleasant experience.

I had expected a more syrup like consistency yet the mouthfeel is thin yet coating which does well for this beer.

A very drinkable beer that I had suspected to be a dessert beer. Chocolate Indulgence is however a beer for any occasion.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2011 22:29:14 | More by jorg2619
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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.

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Picked this up on the way home one day as I was just looking for something new to try, and have been in a stout mood lately. I'm not overly fond of Ommegang offerings usually, but decided I'd give this one a try. Overall, it did not disappoint.

A: Pitch black with a small tan head.

S: The weakest property of this beer. Has a very bitter chocolaty scent, but not in a good way.

T: Does not follow the nose. The chocolate is very subtle, and the beer is very smooth.

M: Very light. Isn't overbearing, and sits very well.

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Beer is dark ruby brown, with decent edge head, with minimal lacing. I really don't get much from the smell, there is a light chocolate hint over a raisiny backbone. The chocolate becomes more prevalent as it warms.

The taste is stronger, following the nose on the fruit end, but with more power behind it. Raisin and plum, with a light Belgian-banana hint. The chocolate is mostly missing, in my opinion. I get it in some tastes near the end, in others I miss it completely. Maybe I'm off tonight.

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06-14-2014 01:40:43 | More by cjgiant
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Chocolate Indulgence Stout from Brewery Ommegang
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