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Theobroma - Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

774 Reviews
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Reviews: 774
Hads: 2,190
Avg: 3.78
pDev: 15.34%
Wants: 257
Gots: 363 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
Delaware, United States | website

Style | ABV
Chile Beer | 9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: slvrmon82 on 03-21-2008

Theobroma is a celebration of chocolate, the food of the gods.

This Ancient Ale is based on chemical analysis of pottery fragments found in Honduras that revealed the earliest known alcoholic chocolate drink used by early civilizations to toast special occasions.

The discovery of this beverage pushed back the earliest use of cocoa for human consumption more than 500 years to 1,200 B.C. As per the analysis, Dogfish Head's Theobroma (translated into "food of the gods") is brewed with Aztec cocoa powder and cocoa nibs (from our friends at Askinosie Chocolate), honey, chilies and annatto (fragrant tree seeds).

It's light in color, not what you expect from your typical chocolate beer (not that you'd be surpised that we'd do something unexpected with this beer!).

8 IBU
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Theobroma from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 774 ratings.