Exit 13 Chocolate Stout | Flying Fish Brewing Company

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Exit 13 Chocolate StoutExit 13 Chocolate Stout

Brewed by:
Flying Fish Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States

Style: Foreign / Export Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
For our sixth stop on our journey to celebrate New Jersey, we travel to Exit 13. This exit is probably best known for it’s view of the Newark airport, but it is also home to the Port of Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal, one of the busiest in the world. Elizabeth was also New Jersey’s original capitol. Many food products come through the port, including the Belgian chocolate we’re using for what we’re calling an import/ export stout.

This fuller “export style” stout gives a sturdy base for the rich chocolate flavor. More than 600 pounds of Belcolade chocolate went into this brew. A mix of imported and domestic malts are highlighted by roastiness from dark wheat. An Irish ale yeast and Pacific Northwest hops combine to create an excellent dessert beer as well as one to share in the cool weather with friends.

Added by jsanford on 11-05-2010

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Ratings: 174 |  Reviews: 106
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3.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a pint glass from a bomber with a nice medium mocha head with nice whispy lacing on the glass.

I pick up some vanillaish aromas in the nose as well dark malts. The flavor is very nice stoutish chocolate and dark malts with a nice medium+ mouthfeel, It finishes easy on the tongue and throat with a semi creamy ending.

This to me is a Great Stout. I've fallen in love with Stouts and Porters this winter past, and even though this is warm (80 degree) mid April day, this is still a fantastic sipper. My hats off to Flying Dog for a great representation of this style of malted bev. ^5

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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 750 bottle into a snifter glass. This is probably 9 months old or so.

A: A deep black color that is thick and non light filtering. A one finger light brown head sits atop the liquid and fades quickly.

S: Chocolate and cocoa mix with the roasted notes to bring out a sweetness on the nose.

T: Loads of milk chocolate and cocoa flavors mix with some roasted flavors up front that melt into some caramel and toffee notes. Some slight woody tones mix with the roasted notes to finish out the beer. Sweetness lingers.

M: Medium, no traces of alcohol but just missing something.

O: Not a bad beer, but not overly complex and actually a little boring. I'd drink it again, but I wouldn't go looking for it.

Overall I love most of the Exit series. One or two have been clunkers, most have been winners and then there is this beer that sits squarely in between.

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3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a sexy opaque black with very, very thin tan head. Nose teases with what would lead me to think a rather sweet milk chocolate. On the palate though, the chocolate is there but more bitter (good way) and a nice roasty character that takes center stage. Roasty malts carry into the finish. Touch of oatmeal. Easy drinking for the ABV.

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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Received a while back, forget who I should thank for it though. Poured 750 ml into CBS snifter.

A- Pours black, with the faintest light around the edges. Dark khaki head on top, pretty thin though. Leaves fast with almost no lace left.

S- Good dark chocolate aroma. Roasted, almost burnt malt smell towards the end. Not much else to it.

T- Very nice roasted, dark chocolate taste. Dominates the taste of the beer, just as you'd like. A tad bitter at the end with a bit of burnt malt flavor. Really the chocolate goes throughout which is what you want from a nice chocolate stout.

M- Almost full body. Moderate carbonation. A little dry.

O- Never had a foreign/import stout. Very solid chocolate stout. Focus on the chocolate and really tasted nice. Very enjoyable beer!

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

a - a noontime shadow in color with a nice frothy, off colored head

s - coffee, better, dark chocolate, some malt

t - not at much chocolate as on the nose, but its there... faded a bit... kinda bitter on the back, but coffee/roasted malt blended with what chocolate that is present makes for a tasty sipper

m - medium body and creamy-smooth textured

0 - pretty good beer... i've enjoyed the exit series!

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Exit 13 Chocolate Stout from Flying Fish Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 174 ratings
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