Chocolate Avenue Stout | Appalachian Brewing Company

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Chocolate Avenue StoutChocolate Avenue Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Appalachian Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
abcbrew.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Winter

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Added by wac9 on 02-16-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
77
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
10.43%
 
 
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Ratings: 77 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of MikeWard
3.04/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

12oz bottle into a pint glass. no freshness dating.

first off, this one was a bit lively when i poured it, and i lost half of it to overflow.

black and brown body. small tan head. some lacing. a lot of sediment laying on the bottom of the glass.

aroma seemed a bit off. quite heavily roasted malt, no chocolate notes.

again, mostly heavily roasted malt on the taste, no chocolate.

mouth a bit above medium, slightly burnt and bitter on the finish.

overall, possibly a off bottle, but i didnt much care for this. will re-review if i have again and its greatly different.
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Photo of joshautry
2.44/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Dodo2step
3.51/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A- black with a quarter finger brown head that leaves a wavy lacing on the pint.

S- cocoa powder and chocolate malt

F- dark chocolate with sweet cocoa powder. Malts are bitter.

M- lingering chocolate malts with a coating of cocoa powder.

O- an average chocolate stout. not as sweet as i would like but average nonetheless.

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Photo of Ryften
3.7/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Boone757
3.83/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tuowl74a
4.1/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chicagoish
3.74/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tdm168
3.51/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tone77
3.9/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of chocolate, coffee. Taste is the same, coffee, chocolate, neither is overpowering, some smoke, mild bitterness at the finish. Feels creamy in the mouth and overall is a smooth and tasty stout worth trying.

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Photo of jzeilinger
3.73/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap.
A - Pitch black pour with a thin toffee lacing ring and chunks of light colored yeast falling into the glass from the bottom of the bottle.

S - Smokey, charcoal, roasted and burnt chocolate.

T - Dark roasted chocolate and smokey burnt presence. Permeated with dark chocolate roast.

M - Light medium body, lingering chocolate roast sweetness and bitterness.

O - A decent, easy drinking stout.

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Photo of Kegatron
3.74/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KTCamm
3.53/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

4/21...pours dark black, thin head of brown foam. Strong coffee roaster nose. Thin mouthfeel, dark chocolate burst of flavor, fast finish. Slight bitter. light bodied, enough flavoring to stay interesting. Overall, so so.

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Photo of MikeyOwls
3.07/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EvoRich
4.04/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dmorgan310
3.9/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Furley80
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SawDog505
3.74/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bmeehan
3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is a beer that tastes more like coffee than chocolate. It's good, but I'm not a coffee drinker, so it's not something I loved so much as I respectfully appreciated.

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Photo of jschwamb
3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MacMalt
3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Rojada1988
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LXIXME
4.18/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DrBier
3.69/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Slatetank
3.74/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I purchased this bottle at Wegmans enjoyed chilled in a stout glass.

The color is almost black with medium tan head with opaque clarity and fine bead with wavy lace pattern and good head retention. The smell is relatively high in chocolate aroma with some coffee/chocolate malt mocha type aroma with slight caramel sweet scent and nutty malty smell. The feel is very high in carbonation which dissipates slightly with medium sweetness with light dark malt bitterness and a dry almost ashy texture as it finishes.

The taste is moderately roasty with a mild chocolate taste on entry with light yeast flavor with slight mineral and dry black malt in the taste adding bitterness from mid taste into the finish with relatively dry cocoa flavor throughout. This is a decent stout-very well made with nice complimentary flavor of chocolate. A good stout for when on a budget or if you aren't looking for an imperialized chocolate stout.

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Chocolate Avenue Stout from Appalachian Brewing Company
3.74 out of 5 based on 77 ratings.
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