Fudge Bucket
Angry Chair Brewing

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Angry Chair Brewing
Florida, United States
Sweet / Milk Stout
Ranked #35
Ranked #977
4.36 | pDev: 6.42%
May 08, 2022
Jun 16, 2015
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Notes: Sweet stout loaded with Ecuadorian Cacao, and Buddy Brew Coffee.
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Reviewed by DoctorZombies from Florida

4.57/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Released and purchased at the brewery 5/4/22. Poured at 54°. Dark brown brown with ruby edges; dark tan head; poor cap retention; small island of micro dots; solid ring; thin legs. Chocolate fudge nose. Chocolate with vanilla swirl; Oreo cookie dunked in chocolate milk. Medium plus body, not adjuncty; moderate minus carbonation; smooth almost slick tongue coating; no warmth from 10.5% abv. Overall a delicious non-barrel aged pastry stout; I’ve had variations of this beer, but never the base; loads of fudgey chocolate with enough vanilla to give it that Oreo cookie flavor; and the lactose provides the creamy feel. Angry Chair is one of the masters in the craft of pastry stouts, and this base beer is outstanding.
May 08, 2022
Rated: 4.96 by gbiello from Massachusetts

Jun 11, 2021
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Reviewed by Dfeinman1 from Florida

4.62/5  rDev +6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Dark brown, almost black out of the bottle. Taste of tobacco and sweet chocolate permeate. Candy store sweetness and terrific carbonation. Perfect mouthfeel.
Mar 03, 2021
Rated: 4.46 by GaryM6 from New York

Jan 28, 2021
Rated: 4.17 by DucksFan16 from Tennessee

Sep 01, 2020
Rated: 4 by smcel371 from New York

Jun 21, 2020
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Reviewed by macrosmatic from Florida

4.32/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Reviewed from notes. Purchased the 750 mL bottle at the brewery on 3/20/17, and tucked it away in the back of the refrigerator for some reason. Rediscovered and promptly opened on 12/5/19. Poured into an El Catador Barrel-Aged glass.

A: Very dark brown to black, and opaque. The thin tan head recedes quickly to a ring and spotty foam. A low level of visible carbonation.

S: Dark bittersweet chocolate. Dark roasted malts with heavily-roasted coffee. Some tobacco, toffee, and vanilla. But mostly cacao nibs on the nose. Nice – it's chocolatey without being too overly sweet.

T: Dark cacao nibs and bitter (bordering on over-roasted) coffee. Dark roasted malts add to the bitterness – maybe even a touch of char (or "char-adjacent"). No smoke at all though. Notes of vanilla and caramel. A lingering dark mocha – heavy on the chocolate – in the hang, still with some roastiness.

M: A nice heavy and thick body without being cloying at all. The lactose is added beautifully, keeping things nice and creamy. Alcohol flavors are at a minimum. A low amount of carbonation sensation, but it's enough for this beer.

O: Really enjoyable. Sweet and big chocolate and coffee flavors but manages to be (in a sense, or for "style") balanced by the bitter flavors. Dessert sweet but not cloying.
Mar 30, 2020
Rated: 4.04 by hopkrid from Florida

Dec 06, 2019
Rated: 4.94 by PDinunzi from New Jersey

Dec 01, 2019
Rated: 4.53 by HopBelT from Belgium

Oct 03, 2019
Rated: 4.34 by 7irondave from Massachusetts

Jul 04, 2019
Rated: 4 by Winston3737 from Michigan

Jun 22, 2019
Rated: 4.5 by FLBeerGuy from Florida

May 26, 2019
Rated: 4 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands

May 15, 2019
Rated: 4.06 by Griffith from Connecticut

Apr 05, 2019
Rated: 4.55 by themayorkoch from Ohio

Feb 16, 2019
Rated: 4.09 by Kurmaraja from California

Dec 17, 2018
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Reviewed by Treyliff from West Virginia

4.34/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
750ml bottle poured into a snifter

Pours a deep black color with a one-finger creamy khaki head. Smells of very sweet chocolate fudge with lots of sugary tones. Tastes of chocolate fudge, sugar, molasses, & vanilla cream. medium body and carbonation, creamy mouthfeel and finish. Pretty spot on in the description, it tastes like chocolate fudge
Nov 05, 2018
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Reviewed by brentk56 from North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Appearance: Arrives with a fluffy dark tan head capping the fudge colored liquid; impressive lacing

Smell: Chocolate and coffee, with nut tones

Taste: Fudge tones forward with coffee and roast tones building; some nut elements build, through the middle, along with a fruity aspect; the finish has some mild bitterness, a lot of roast and chocolate

Mouthfeel: Thick and creamy with moderate carbonation

Overall: Pretty darn impressive beer here
Aug 24, 2018
Rated: 4.65 by GMan310 from California

Jul 28, 2018
Rated: 3.95 by Gambyt20 from Illinois

Jul 22, 2018
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Reviewed by mcgabb6 from Michigan

4.54/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
Poured an oil black with a dark brown lace. Huge chocolate right up front with a long, Sweet finish. Viscous and decadent. There’s nothing not to like
Jun 24, 2018
Rated: 4.42 by Luscious_Malfoy from Illinois

May 23, 2018
Rated: 4.24 by AngEo from Texas

May 12, 2018
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Reviewed by gcamparone from Rhode Island

4.12/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Poured from a 750mL bottle into an Angry Chair pint glass.

Pours an thick black body with a big brown head that sticks around for a while and reduces to a solid layer leaving spotty lacing.

Aromas are super chocolately with tons of cocoa and some marshmallow, milk chocolate and Hershey’s chocolate syrup.

Taste is also very cocoa-milk chocolate forward, sweet syrupy body, like liquid chocolate with a bittersweet follow through. Aftertaste is chocolate chip cookies and lightly bitter bakers chocolate. Low carbonation.

This was enjoyable, albeit a little one dimensional with the amount of cocoa / chocolate flavors. Definitely a meal in a bottle!
May 11, 2018
Rated: 4.03 by user785335 from Florida

May 02, 2018
Rated: 4.3 by IckyT2012 from Florida

Apr 11, 2018
Rated: 4.39 by sposter4 from Pennsylvania

Feb 17, 2018
Rated: 3.5 by Moses_Malone from District of Columbia

Nov 29, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by Dizzy242 from Massachusetts

Nov 24, 2017
Rated: 4.35 by PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

Oct 22, 2017
Rated: 4.37 by xyz_entropy from Florida

Sep 15, 2017
Rated: 4.34 by lemmy187 from Missouri

Sep 10, 2017
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Reviewed by Stevedore from Oregon

4.26/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
On draft at Angry Chair. Served in a minisnifter. Dark black body, half finger mocha head, short retention, not much lacing. Smell is dark chocolate, tons of chocolate fudge, milk chocolate, a bit of bitter espresso and cocoa nib, a touch of marshmallow sweetness. Flavour follows, essentially chocolate fudge with a bit of cocoa bitterness. It's creamy, smooth with a fuller medium body, appropriately carbonated. Enjoyable beer, though I don't think I could drink more than this taster glass of this in one sitting.
Aug 19, 2017
Rated: 4 by ADTaber from South Carolina

Jun 18, 2017
Rated: 4.5 by YvesB from Belgium

Jun 09, 2017
Rated: 4.54 by CharlesK from Pennsylvania

Jun 07, 2017
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Reviewed by gibgink from Missouri

4.71/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
Pours on the edge of black. Could see some light around the edges as poured. Dark tan head that dissipates quickly. Nice lacing on the glass. Smells sweet malts with a touch of coffee. Taste is best described by the label. The chocolate and coffee merge for a taste profile of fudge. Fairly thick, as the flavor coats your mouth and lingers a while between sips. Really liked this beer.
May 29, 2017
Rated: 4.31 by PrestigeWorldwide from Michigan

May 13, 2017
Rated: 4.5 by Narthax from Texas

Apr 25, 2017
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