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Chocolate Indulgence Stout - Brewery Ommegang

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,166 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,166
Reviews: 687
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.86%
Wants: 68
Gots: 76 | 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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Danobold

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-24-2014 02:09:25 | More by Danobold
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ninjembro

Pennsylvania

3.71/5  rDev -2.6%

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.

O: Not what I expected at all, but still an enjoyable beer. At the pricepoint, not sure if I'd get it again, but I'm not disappointed with the purchase.

06-17-2014 00:07:16 | More by ninjembro
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.74/5  rDev -1.8%

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.

Overall, my first tastes of this beer cold from fridge were good. As it came to temp, the nose improved, but the taste actually started to weaken in my mind. This is a decent beer, but nothing great. I definitely wouldn't grab it if looking for a sweeter, dessert beer. But for a darker, Belgian style ale, it's worth a taste.

06-14-2014 01:40:43 | More by cjgiant
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Jofroi

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-12-2014 22:14:28 | More by Jofroi
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.81/5  rDev 0%

Poured from bottle into a snifter

Appearance – The beer pours an almost pitch black color with a one finger of tan colored head. The head has a fantastic level of retention, slowly fading to leave a good level of lacy islands on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is heaviest of a cola aroma with a good showing of molasses and caramel. A dark chocolate aroma is there, but is overall rather light being complemented by some aromas of cream aroma. Some other darker malt smells and a little bit of a dark fruit smell of fig and prune round out the overall smell.

Taste – The taste begins with a sweeter dark roasted malt flavor with the sweet being mostly of a dark fruit consisting of plum and fig along with a big chocolate flavor. As the taste advances the fruit flavors fade all while a milk chocolate flavor, with hints of vanilla and cream, take its place. Some molasses flavors also join the tongue as the taste advances to the end, bringing an even higher level of sweetness to the brew. While the sweetness increases, the roastedness increases as well with, more roasted malt and a tiny bit of char coming to the tongue. In the end, with a little bit of earth that comes to the tongue, one is left with a quite sweet and smooth chocolate flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the average side with a carbonation level that was a bit on the higher side. The body could have likely been a bit thicker with a carbonation level that would be better slightly on the lower side. After the beer sat and the carbonation dwindled some the feel was better, but overall it needed a bit more thickness.

Overall – The taste and look were quite nice –big and dark with a nice chocolate flavor, but the aroma and feel were just OK. Overall a nice beer to try, but not really worth the big bottle price of over $10.

06-11-2014 01:03:25 | More by Darkmagus82
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amano_h

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-10-2014 02:39:12 | More by amano_h
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IAmHollywood13

Ohio

3/5  rDev -21.3%

06-09-2014 19:11:29 | More by IAmHollywood13
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JimmyAloysius

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

06-09-2014 01:53:39 | More by JimmyAloysius
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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

4/5  rDev +5%

06-07-2014 22:16:55 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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Getalegup

Texas

4/5  rDev +5%

06-04-2014 04:10:43 | More by Getalegup
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5%

06-02-2014 03:24:52 | More by DaPan
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heysuz

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

06-01-2014 13:11:51 | More by heysuz
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brittanylicious

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

06-01-2014 13:11:49 | More by brittanylicious
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mattboyer182

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

06-01-2014 03:44:21 | More by mattboyer182
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PappyVans

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-28-2014 07:51:41 | More by PappyVans
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Pleasure

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-26-2014 01:26:15 | More by Pleasure
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ZEB89

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

05-26-2014 01:03:14 | More by ZEB89
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NJBeer265

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

05-22-2014 18:32:10 | More by NJBeer265
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afsdan

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-22-2014 03:50:33 | More by afsdan
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utfiero

Texas

3/5  rDev -21.3%

Color- dark onyx. Head is thick and huge tinted mocha.

Aroma- deep roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, and hints of smoked meat.

Taste- The name is not accurate. Starts deeply roasted with clean charcoal notes in the middle finishing with lingering burnt coffee and 90% dark chocolate notes. Not a chocolate indulgence by any stretch of the imagination. Just an average Belgian style stout.

Poured from 750 ml corked bottle into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted on 2/2/2014.

05-19-2014 17:19:36 | More by utfiero
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

05-19-2014 11:13:19 | More by thatoneguymike
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-18-2014 13:14:09 | More by tbryan5
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jgunther71

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5%

05-15-2014 13:10:08 | More by jgunther71
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modidia

New York

4/5  rDev +5%

05-13-2014 22:14:51 | More by modidia
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krome

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5%

05-13-2014 14:40:31 | More by krome
Chocolate Indulgence Stout from Brewery Ommegang
86 out of 100 based on 1,166 ratings.