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Chocolate Love Stout - Yards Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

143 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 143
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 14.14%
Wants: 8
Gots: 16 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Yards Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
English Stout |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rifugium on 02-15-2012)
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Ratings: 143 | Reviews: 31 | Display Reviews Only:
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wonothesane42

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

04-08-2014 02:09:23 | More by wonothesane42
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KJ2013

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

04-02-2014 15:11:40 | More by KJ2013
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -21.5%

03-31-2014 21:08:24 | More by cjgiant
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

03-26-2014 00:47:52 | More by jpd7374
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kerry4porters

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

03-24-2014 05:13:01 | More by kerry4porters
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crag

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

03-22-2014 16:48:57 | More by crag
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

03-16-2014 02:25:15 | More by ZEB89
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pjkelley82

New York

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

03-15-2014 19:27:17 | More by pjkelley82
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FrankShirley

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

03-09-2014 02:24:40 | More by FrankShirley
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KAP1356

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

03-07-2014 01:35:03 | More by KAP1356
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JKV96

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

03-06-2014 21:38:27 | More by JKV96
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patm185

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

03-05-2014 02:28:32 | More by patm185
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domnalbrecc

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

03-04-2014 15:43:14 | More by domnalbrecc
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Houser

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

03-01-2014 01:33:27 | More by Houser
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y2jrock60

Pennsylvania

3.49/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A- Dark black with a light tan head that leaves moderate lacing.

S- Dark chocolate, cherry, and chalky notes. There is no roasted or vanilla aromas.

T- It tastes like a chocolate covered cherry. Dark chocolate is very prevalent. There is a hint of smoke and burnt wood.

M- Medium bodied with low-moderate carbonation.

O- It's OK, I was expecting more.

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2014 01:23:19 | More by y2jrock60
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Fcip78

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

02-24-2014 02:10:58 | More by Fcip78
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JJStorm

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

02-22-2014 04:31:13 | More by JJStorm
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.86/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served on tap in a pint glass

Appearance – The beer is served deep brown color with a one finger of tan colored head. The head has a good level of retention, slowly fading to leave a fantastic level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is heavy of a milk chocolate aroma mixed with a strong roasted malt smell. Along with these aromas are some notes of a vanilla sweetness as well as some aromas of toffeeanda bit of an earthy smell.

Taste – The taste begins with a more roasted malt flavor mixed with some lighter cocoa flavors upfront. As the flavor advances however, the roasted flavors begin fading ever so slightly with the chocolate sweetening up quite a bit and becoming much more intense. Tons of vanilla and some toffee join the flavor, sweetening the chocolate and producing a sweet chocolate bar flavor. With flavors of cream and a moderate amount of bitter earth also coming to the tongue at the end, one is left with a chocolate ice cream like flavor to be left on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the slightly thicker and creamier side with a carbonation level that is on the lower side. Both were quite nice for the style of the brew and really helped accentuate the sweet chocolate and roasted flavors of the brew.

Overall – A tasty vanilla laden chocolate brew. A rather nice drinker and certainly worth a try if you get a chance.

Serving type: on-tap

02-18-2014 01:28:59 | More by Darkmagus82
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.69/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Dark brown to black ale with little in the form of carbonation. Okay look.

Dark and milk chocolate with lighter toffee notes. English maltiness with a big roast. Cocoa and hints of coffee.

Chocolate, toffee, coffee, roast, and toast. A nice English malt showing with a slight sting of earthy Noble hops. Develops with some musty malt and a light tinniness. Good chocolatey character.

Fairly smooth. Sessionable, but not impressively easy. Has obstacles.

Tasty and nearly fulfilling. I give props.

Serving type: on-tap

02-17-2014 23:12:45 | More by thecheapies
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

02-16-2014 05:34:12 | More by Gatordaddy
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

02-16-2014 04:15:11 | More by WDJersey
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BradC

Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark black with thick head and heavy lacing.

Smells of roasted grain, chocolate, nuts

Tastes of lactose, chocolate, peanut butter and a slight sour finish, not too much chocolate and not too sweet

Moderately carbonated, not too heavy

Overall, good sweet chocolate stout, enough chocolate to be noticed but not take center stage. Roasted grains balance out the chocolate

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2014 00:43:56 | More by BradC
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mvanaskie13

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a growler from The Bottle Shop on Passyunk ave. Poured into a small chalice, color is black, solid, head presents 1/2 inch thick, nice presence, some bubble froth on the glass, and a lingering ring with bubbles.

Smell is sweeter malt, some lactose, some chocolate, some light caramel and roast, moderate hop bitterness but no strong aroma, maybe some earthy malt/hop interplay lingering.

Taste is definitely chocolatey, sweeter malt, kind of hybrid english stout and sweet stout; malt flavors are mostly roast and chocolate, chocolate sweetness is pleasant, strength of brew compenstates well adding a lighter drying note to the brew; hops are present in bittering only, no distinguishable flavor.

Mouthfeel is pleasant, great flavor lingering on the tongue with some presence on the cheeks, solid carbonation level.

Overall, a very nice dryer sweet stout - starts sweet then dries out with the attenuation and bittering hops.

Serving type: growler

02-14-2014 02:25:29 | More by mvanaskie13
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MarkJBurch

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

02-09-2014 01:31:36 | More by MarkJBurch
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Hypersomnia

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

02-08-2014 03:15:16 | More by Hypersomnia
Chocolate Love Stout from Yards Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 143 ratings.