Chocolate Rain | The Bruery

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BA SCORE
4.54/5
2,703 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States
thebruery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 18.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Black Tuesday with Vanilla Bean & Cocoa Nibs.

2011: 18.5% ABV
2012: 19.5% ABV
2013: 18.0% ABV
2014: 18.5% ABV
2015: 18.4% ABV
2016: 19.7% ABV
2017: 19.6% ABV

Added by mikedashg on 10-28-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#70
Reviews:
344
Ratings:
2,703
pDev:
9.47%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2,593
Gots:
1,005
Trade:
133
HISTOGRAM
 
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4.11/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Viperman1316
4.52/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mandypants11
4.75/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of vicinandp
4.25/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of psumjl269
5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of OnePuttBlunder
4.96/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of ChiCubs78
4.75/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Klourie
4.68/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of lateralundertow
4.37/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of prtwin2a
4.85/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.01/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of rabbott2
4.71/5  rDev +3.7%
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4.75/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.49/5  rDev -1.1%
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4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
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5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Rockjocknroll
4.68/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2014 Vintage. Still super boozy as to be expected but the malt bill tackles the ethanol with flair. Plenty of bourbon and chocolate fountain on the nose. Sweet vanilla bourbon, turbinado sugar, molasses, and dark chocolate (the good kind) in the taste. The mouthfeel is about as viscous as you can imagine and breathes out ethanol. Delicious and in need of many more years in the bottle.

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4.54/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.75/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.54/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Chocolate Rain from The Bruery
Beer rating: 4.54 out of 5 with 2,703 ratings
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