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Theobroma - Dogfish Head Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,048 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 2,048
Reviews: 761
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 15.06%
Wants: 207
Gots: 254 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Chile Beer |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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

(Beer added by: slvrmon82 on 03-21-2008)
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Theobroma from Dogfish Head Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 2,048 ratings.