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Harpoon Chocolate Stout - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
82
good

738 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 738
Reviews: 270
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 15.75%
Wants: 15
Gots: 36 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Harpoon Chocolate Stout is brewed with an abundance of chocolate malt and a touch of chocolate.

40 IBU

(Beer added by: Brad007 on 10-24-2008)
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Photo of Act25
3.78/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This beer has no business being consumed cold. Needs to be at cask temperature. Cold it would receive lower rating.

A – A deep brown, near black, with a tan, two finger, dense head. Only bit of lacing on a chalice glass named Stella.

S – The aroma is the best part. Prominent, dry, with mix of chocolate and a roasted malt smell. Also a caramel machiatto coffee with cinnamon, vanilla and cream. Almost egg nog.

T – Follows the sweet milk chocolate and caramel macchiato with a moderate roasted flavor. These sweet flavors are the base upon which float char, roast, dry stout flavors, so it's a neat balance once it warms up. Very original, and more chocolate, and Starbucks, than most, say Brooklyn, etc.

F – Reviewers found this beer thin, but I'd say it's medium and it's fine. Nothing to write home about.

O –I wanted to ding this as a light weight when I drank it cold, but letting it warm made it very enjoyable, and original, a neat mix of a lot of chocolate and caramel coffee with a dry roast stout base.

Act25, Sunday at 01:20 AM
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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

I like this more than most. It has a very pronounced sweet chocolate taste. Nice desert beer.

bluehende, Oct 03, 2014
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2.08/5  rDev -42.5%

Review from notes:

Appears a dark brown color that is slightly see through when held to the light.

Smells of roasted barley, light coffee, not too much chocolate on the nose.

Taste is a bit too mellow. Can't really pull out the chocolate. More of just a roasty taste.

Mouthfeel is too thin for the style.

Overall a disappointment.

TWStandley, Aug 13, 2014
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Harpoon Chocolate Stout from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
82 out of 100 based on 738 ratings.