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Chocolate Love Stout - Yards Brewing Co.

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Chocolate Love StoutChocolate Love Stout

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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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4/5  rDev +4.7%

01-25-2014 11:41:22 | More by StoutItOutLoud
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ChuckAmok

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

11-29-2013 20:41:40 | More by ChuckAmok
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

11-22-2013 22:02:05 | More by chicagoish
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

2.25/5  rDev -41.1%

11-18-2013 01:16:27 | More by MinorThreat
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57md

Pennsylvania

3.38/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a dark brown with ruby edges. The two big fingers of fluffy head dissipate rather quickly except for a thin layer of forth that hangs around for quite some time. The nose was reminiscent of wet cardboard. The body is light even for an English Stout. The chocolate is definitely present along with a touch of sweetness, but the standard stout qualities are simply not present in sufficient amount.

This offering ends with an odd sour note. This is really not that good of an effort.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2013 20:13:45 | More by 57md
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pearljam118

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

10-22-2013 21:53:00 | More by pearljam118
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Dodo2step

Pennsylvania

3.76/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

P- Wegmans in Mechanicsburg

A- dark black opaque color. NIce 3 finger head that is tan and caramel colored. Very simple.

S- chocolate, toffee and caramel notes. They all complement each other well and it is strong in the toffee.

F- A sweet chocolate toffee type of flavor. I get the hints of vanilla which makes this very nice and smooth.

M- smooth and creamy stout that is a medium light bodied stout. I would expect it to be thicker but this is good.

O- great stout....well done.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2013 23:20:15 | More by Dodo2step
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delta490

Virginia

3.48/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- deep black with a creamy cappuccino head. Decent head retention and lacing and the nitro makes the head quite creamy
S- subtle bordering on non existent. Just some slight roast notes
T- the taste is a little more substantial than the aroma would indicate, but it's mostly a subtle roast malt with a hint of an interesting chocolate flavor
M-silky smooth from the nitro head
O- an above average chocolate stout but lacking in any of the depth you'd expect from a stout

Serving type: nitro-tap

10-12-2013 21:50:34 | More by delta490
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sprague808

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

10-12-2013 02:11:48 | More by sprague808
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TomG2751

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

10-08-2013 00:46:56 | More by TomG2751
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New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -28%

10-02-2013 14:38:28 | More by xk6m6m5x
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Stein1274

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

10-02-2013 00:36:17 | More by Stein1274
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dvmin98

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

09-14-2013 12:03:27 | More by dvmin98
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

09-10-2013 01:23:25 | More by ImFlyerThanYou
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

09-01-2013 00:13:42 | More by nmann08
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deg

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

The beer poured dark into a pint glass. Almost completely opaque. A good bit of foam, which was a lighter color than I expected. I couldn't smell anything. There was something there, but it was too faint for me to smell. The taste was good. Strong chocolate. Maybe too strong for some palates, but great for mine. Some cherry notes, a little roasted malt. No alcohol warmth, which for a 6.9% beer is good. I would have preferred a little more malt and roastiness to go with the strong chocolate taste, but since I like chocolate I happily drank the beer. It also had a creamy consistency which was pleasant.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2013 22:16:31 | More by deg
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SGToliver

Washington

4/5  rDev +4.7%

08-22-2013 17:10:34 | More by SGToliver
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philbe311

Pennsylvania

4.09/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - Two finger's worth of lopsided and slightly rocky froth that is tightly packed yet fluffy and dark khaki in terms of color... Modest retention... What's left is a full layer of rich creamy frothy goodness... The color is a sleek glossy ink black that lets no light penetrate... A slight bit of sticky lacing clings to the glass...

S - Dark chocolate right off the bat... Hints of coffee... Caramel... Some lightly roasted malts... Rich and warming... Fairly straight forward, but there is a surprising bit of depth and complexity to this one...

T - Slightly sweet to start... Sweat cream... Vanilla... Caramel... Nougat... Next comes a wave of roasted malts... The dark chocolate doesn't appear for a finish and it only lingers for a bit... A very light kiss of licorice on the finish as well...

M - On the fuller side of medium bodied... Sleek and smooth... Limited carbonation... Somewhat dense... The finish has a slightly chalky texture...

D - An exceptionally drinkable English Stout... I'm a big fan of Yards and this offing only furthers my adoration... Solidly above average in all facets and teetering on exceptional in terms of aroma and flavor... The 6.9% ABV makes this one an easier drinker by stout standards and is something I would indulge in regularly if it came in 12oz bottles instead of bombers... Regardless, do yourself a favor and pick a bottle up next time you see it, you won't regret it...

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2013 01:55:35 | More by philbe311
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-16-2013 19:56:59 | More by Navyhockey
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

08-12-2013 02:48:30 | More by buzzy
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

08-10-2013 23:34:24 | More by jmdrpi
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

08-10-2013 03:58:37 | More by EBeckett3
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Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

08-06-2013 17:29:20 | More by comfortablynirm
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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

07-30-2013 01:52:19 | More by Joshuwutphilly
Chocolate Love Stout from Yards Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 143 ratings.