Damon: Dandelion Chocolate
Hill Farmstead Brewery

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Hill Farmstead Brewery
Vermont, United States
Stout - American Imperial
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4.21 | pDev: 6.65%
Apr 03, 2022
Jul 10, 2021
Damon: Dandelion ChocolateDamon: Dandelion Chocolate
Notes: Damon (1993-2004) was our brother—devout and patient in an age of busyness and distraction. In his honor, we offer this version of his namesake imperial stout. We selected three barrels that had aged for nearly two years and conditioned them further atop cocoa nibs from Hacienda Azul in Costa Rica, sourced, roasted, and winnowed by the best bean to bar chocolate company we know: Dandelion Chocolate in San Francisco, Calif.
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4.25 by rodmanfor3 from Vermont on Apr 03, 2022
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3.68/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by GreesyFizeek from New York

This one pours a very dark black color, with a small head, and a little bit of lacing.

This smells like sweet milk chocolate, oily malt, vanilla, and heavy roast.

This honestly was not as good as I figured it would be. The chocolate is sweet and almost oily, and buries the barrel character that is so intrinsic to Damon. There's a bit roasty and ashy bitterness on the back end, too. If there was more barrel here, or less chocolate, this would be better.

This is medium bodied, and very creamy and oily. It's not super drinkable overall.

This was surprisingly messy, considering this brewery. Regular Damon and the various iterations of coffee Damon are all much, much better.

Dec 21, 2021
4.5 by von_kaiser from Connecticut on Oct 22, 2021
4.66 by SadMachine from New Jersey on Oct 09, 2021
4.23 by edthehead from New York on Aug 24, 2021
4.21 by Uconnelmo from Connecticut on Aug 19, 2021
4 by acurtis from New Jersey on Aug 16, 2021
4.12 by StoutSnob40 from California on Aug 15, 2021
Damon: Dandelion Chocolate from Hill Farmstead Brewery
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 8 ratings