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Chocolate Avenue Stout | Appalachian Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.83/5
Very Good
79 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by wac9 on 02-16-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,868
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
79
pDev:
9.92%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 79 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of oriolesfan4
3.54/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dmorgan310
3.9/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.18/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.83/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.69/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kegatron
3.74/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +11%

Photo of Slatetank
3.74/5  rDev -2.3%
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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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tdm168
3.51/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.66/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap pour at Red Robin, Hershey, PA The appearance has a dark brown/black body yields an off-white/tan one finger head, lotsa light sediment floating around, light tan lacing slides down. The smell has deep dark chocolate, light coffee and malts come out once the beer warms a bit. The taste is mainly sweet through the chocolate, coffee becomes practically non-present in the taste. The palate is about a medium, comes across sweet and creamy, and has a sweet sticky aftertaste, dry finish, not as sessionable. Overall, this was perhaps closer to a milk/sweet stout because of the sweet complexities that come out in it, however, this was still a good beer that impressed me as I found as I got to the bottom of this one that was real chunks of chocolate floating around. I’d probably get this one again as a dessert.

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3.9/5  rDev +1.8%
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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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jzeilinger
3.73/5  rDev -2.6%
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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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of KTCamm
3.53/5  rDev -7.8%
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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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of EgadBananas
2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

Photo of Kmlund
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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Chocolate Avenue Stout from Appalachian Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 79 ratings
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