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Choc Lobster - Dogfish Head Brewery

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Choc Lobster
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BA SCORE
83
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33 Ratings
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Ratings: 33
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 9.76%
Wants: 3
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: prg1976 on 07-02-2012)
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bklippel


4/5  rDev +8.4%

08-01-2014 21:38:28 | More by bklippel
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BeerThursdays

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

07-04-2014 12:05:30 | More by BeerThursdays
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mgr78704

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

06-20-2014 14:49:01 | More by mgr78704
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afsdan

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

05-21-2014 05:12:44 | More by afsdan
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

11-25-2013 00:25:44 | More by XmnwildX12
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

10-22-2013 21:30:47 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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ckollias

Maryland

4/5  rDev +8.4%

Enjoyed this beer at Dogfish head pub in Delaware

A: Pours a dark black hue with no sign of a head.

S: Mild malty old bay aroma with some chocolate notes

T: There is a porter background with chocolate background followed by a seafood flavoring.

M: Medium body and minimal carbonation.

O: Interesting brew – nothing I would have ever thought of - worthy of a try.

10-03-2013 18:48:39 | More by ckollias
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

09-23-2013 15:36:03 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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comfortablynirm

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

08-23-2013 03:55:21 | More by comfortablynirm
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-22-2013 23:33:20 | More by 2dogbrew
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rydev24

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-22-2013 14:28:00 | More by rydev24
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev +5.7%

I had this brewpub exclusive at the pub in Rehoboth served chilled in a snifter.

The color is dark brown almost black with opaque clarity and thin tan ring for head. The smell is very good with dark cocoa and a fresh basil aroma with mild malt sweet scent and light roast. The feel is excellent with semi-dry malt body and creamy yet slightly oily feel from the herbal texture of basil mixed with a yeast accent and mild bitterness with moderate carbonation and low alcohol influence with dry finish.

The taste is unique the most basil flavor I think I have ever had in a chocolate beer - but plenty of dark cocoa in the taste with some dry maltiness and low bitterness and mild malt sweetness backing up the spice and herbal elements. There is some mild crustacean in the ale which is generally perceived as mineral with basil lasting into the pungent and roasted finish. Overall this is a great porter with the adjunct of chocolate and basil providing a complimentary taste that works well with lobster bringing it all together. I was not sure what to expect but this went well with white chocolate cherry bread pudding for dessert.

08-19-2013 17:12:00 | More by Slatetank
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

08-13-2013 07:04:18 | More by GRG1313
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3/5  rDev -18.7%

06-08-2013 02:56:45 | More by ygtbsm94
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seyton

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

04-18-2013 15:54:17 | More by Jason1337
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Skott1123

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

04-13-2013 18:39:32 | More by Skott1123
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

3.94/5  rDev +6.8%

Thanks to Bill for sharing this DFH rarity. This is wicked hodd ta get.

The beer is black with an inch of head. The aroma is roast and chocolate, relatively mild. Additional scents of salt and light spice. This must be the lobster. The flavor is nice. Sea salt and chocolate with a dry finish. Some Irish stout character. Interesting beer.

04-07-2013 16:59:06 | More by Huhzubendah
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Thorpe429

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

04-07-2013 12:53:43 | More by Thorpe429
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

04-06-2013 20:49:23 | More by yourefragile
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Robdrinx

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

04-06-2013 20:04:26 | More by Robdrinx
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DrStiffington

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +8.4%

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Colorado

4/5  rDev +8.4%

04-03-2013 21:14:27 | More by edhaaslovesbacon
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

4/5  rDev +8.4%

02-28-2013 21:28:38 | More by DeutschesBier
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

02-26-2013 15:37:08 | More by waddellc2
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Choc Lobster from Dogfish Head Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.