Decadent Dark Chocolate Ale | Atwater Brewery

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3.72/5
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559 Ratings
Decadent Dark Chocolate AleDecadent Dark Chocolate Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Atwater Brewery
Michigan, United States
atwaterbeer.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ShanePB on 02-02-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,737
Reviews:
124
Ratings:
559
pDev:
15.86%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 559 |  Reviews: 124
Photo of red94tt
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dave2234
3.27/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Z-man
4.18/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamminJay1986
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fscottkey
3.56/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: [4.50] Forms a nice finger of khaki head over a dark brown to black brew. I don't see much light penetration. The bottle lists the ABV (4.5%) and there is a born on notch (10/01/15).

S: [4.00] Dark chocolate and dark fruit aroma. Some marshmallow and vanilla too.

T: [3.25] Charred malts up front. Some vanilla and chalky chocolate flavor in the middle.

M: [3.25] Smooth, with a lo carbonation, but also watery. Hard to build a ton of body at 4.5%

O: [3.50] The nose on this was really promising but the flavor is pretty lacking. Partly under-flavored and partly the chalky feel/taste in the middle.

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Photo of JB62
3.67/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gulli
3.62/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aklude
4.96/5  rDev +33.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Zazzi82
3.17/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GlennBags
4.43/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Phoneguy
3.59/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a goblet a dark chocolate hue with very little head or lacing. Definite chocolate notes in the aroma and flavor and a hint of nuttiness in the slightly dry finish. Mouth feel was somewhat light and refreshing, which made it easy to drink. Overall, a decent beer. This is a beer which would appeal to those who like flavor but not a heavy body in their beer.

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Photo of OKbrew89
3.61/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sposter4
3.85/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TimberSwanson
4.59/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Nomis
3.73/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of warrenslop
4.4/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.76/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mxsluis
3.76/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OtisCampbell007
3.65/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lare453
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: A dense dark brown pour builds a ½” light tan foam collar that descends to a thick film moderately fast.

S: Chocolate and a spice that suggests cinnamon joined by a hint of vanilla.

T: Chocolate, spice, vanilla with malt in the background. The chocolate is sweet with a little spicy astringency in the finish.

F: Very creamy, medium full body and medium carbonation.

O: Like a chocolate truffle in a glass. It’s a bit on the sweet side.

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Photo of Uzarnayme
4.57/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jtempkin
3.86/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of izzyismyrott
3.34/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cnealc
3.98/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Decadent Dark Chocolate Ale from Atwater Brewery
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 559 ratings
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