72 Imperial Chocolate Cream Stout | Breckenridge Brewery

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72 Imperial Chocolate Cream Stout72 Imperial Chocolate Cream Stout
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72 Imperial Chocolate Cream Stout72 Imperial Chocolate Cream Stout

Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery
Colorado, United States

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by emmasdad on 01-11-2011

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Black with just a small layer of tan head, no lacing.
S - Roasted chocolates, toffee, vanilla, and...licorice, tons of it...
T - Sickly sweet malt, anise, black licorice, vanilla, burnt toffee, a little roasty, chocolate milk.
M - Cloyingly sweet, some alcohol burn.
O - My opinion is semi-biased, I loath licorice with a burning passion, any trace of it, which it is potent in this one, ruins my palate. Aside from that its too sweet, a little boozey, and lacking on balance.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Served in a snifter.

Appearance: Pours a thin dark brown color that in the end looks back with somewhat thin tan head that rose to maybe just a notch under a finger's length.

Smell: Like the description, it smells like a smooth hot cocoa with a blend of caramel.

Taste: Smooth but easily complex with a hit of chocolate and roasted sugars. This is definitely one you save to pair with your dessert.

Mouth: Lightly sticky and smooth. You feel he sweet finish at the end but leaves your quickly.

Overall: Very good beer that exceeded my expectations...Didn't think it was going to be as "sweet" but you adapt very quickly to it. I would pick it up again but to have more than one in a row is a real question to ask yourself. Salud!

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72 Imperial Chocolate Cream Stout from Breckenridge Brewery
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 757 ratings