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Double Chocolate Stout - The Fort Collins Brewery

Double Chocolate StoutDouble Chocolate Stout

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BA SCORE
83
good

338 Ratings
THE BROS
60
poor

(view ratings)
Ratings: 338
Reviews: 193
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.7%


Brewed by:
The Fort Collins Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: russpowell on 01-30-2008)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by darrmitchell:
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darrmitchell


3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark brown with a small tan head without much lace. Smells like most porters with a hint of coffee and chocolate. Taste starts out with a very light metallic coffee and finishes with more of the chocolate and a hint of bitterness. Different at first, but enjoyable once you know what to expect. Nice thick feel with low carbonation and excellent warming. An enjoyable beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2012 02:30:47 | More by darrmitchell
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i liked this stout. Of course, the fact that it was on-tap made a world of difference, as I have found true with most beer tastings. The appearance was dark, it went down smoothly with no bitter aftertaste, and was thoroughly enjoyable. I could detect a slight hint of chocolate, but not enough to say it was a "chocolaty" beer. That 's a good thing; I dislike beers that have flavorings and spices added to them, often to disguise the otherwise uninteresting flavor of the underlying brew. i will seek this one out again, but prefer it on-tap.

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Double Chocolate Stout from The Fort Collins Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 338 ratings.