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Choklat | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by BeerBeing on 12-14-2007

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Photo of cvstrickland
4.64/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It seems anytime the discussion on the Forum drifts into talk of "the world's chocolatiest beer", the first poster to type "Southern Tier Choklat" almost always adds the hopeful phrase, "...end of discussion". Of course, the discourse continues unabated, the ensuing posts on the subject mostly consisting of agreement about the fantastic fudginess that is Choklat-- and whether or not the posters love it or hate it. At any rate, I've finally got my own bottle at cellar temperature and I'm about to investigate the chocohype for myself...

A 22-ounce bomber bottle poured into my Duck-Rabbit snifter yields an ebony body with a twinkle of garnet at the periphery, capped with a finger's thickness of sticky khaki foam. The topping of fine bubbles recedes in short order to a pearly ring that leaves slim legs on the glass and quite a few freckles of lacing scattered about.

The smell is the first indicator that there is a chocolate bomb lurking in my snifter. Rich, dark, with a bit of winey fruit, the cocoa-confection aroma reminds me of the inside of a chocolatier's shop I visited in Brussels many years ago, where a lady was hand-dipping nougats and candied orange wedges in molten dark chocolate and laying them onto waxed paper in neat little rows. From the elixir in my glass wafts that remembered essence of fruity, sugary candies enrobed in Godiva's finest-- liquified and transported through space-time, beamed across the Atlantic and dumped into my glass. Lucky me!

The taste is chocolate-laden, of course, but where to begin at the descriptors? It's a chocolate jailbreak, with a shapeshifting torrent of semisweet morsels, fudge brownies, Bitter baker's chocolate, fruity squashy nibs... Hey! There's the beer! A nice malty... wait where'd it go? Oh, well... chocolate milkshake... Here's an almond Hershey bar, liquefied, Mister! Melt in yo' mouth! Bittersweet Special Dark miniatures... Would you care for a chocolate Dove ice cream bar, sir? Wait, there's something NOT chocolatey...WTF? Vanilla?! Punk! Get your sorry ass outta here! I always think cocoa nibs taste like winter squash... but I could dust it with some Dutch-process and powdered hot-cocoa mix for you... DAY-UMN! Overload...overload...

The whole chocolate family is here, vying desperately for attention, but at the root of the drink is a big bold beer that holds it all together. Underneath the wonderful chocolatiness of it all is a hefty, rich malty backbone that supports the flavor profile of tons of chocolate and a fair amount of hoppy fruitiness with just the right amount of bitterness and dark cereal to keep it all sane.

The drink is medium-bodied and silky-smooth, the gigantic ABV virtually invisible to me. Choklat is a sipper and a wonderful treat on a chilly day, but it isn't just a gimmicky chocolate beer, it is a truly superb stout, too... end of discussion?
Many thanks to Dr. Brad for the bottle!

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Photo of bamadog
4.64/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured out of a 22 oz. bomber into a trusty 16 oz. pint glass...

Appearance: Very dark brown -- about as dark brown as you can get without being black. A one finger tan head was present as well but did not last long at all.

Smell: Sweet chocolate, like Hershey's syrup and a strong presence of alcohol. I pretty much knew what would be coming with the taste.

Taste: Alcohol is easily the most present factor here, followed nicely by the chocolate. One thing I noticed as it went down is that the chocolatey aftertaste made it easier to drink as the alcohol was a little more pungent than I thought it would be.

Mouthfeel: Thicker than it looked from the pour - it was a little sticky and it dried the palate nicely from the alcohol. A very mellow carbonation factor helped make this a very smooth drink.

Drinkability: Great tasting stout with a wonderful effect on the mouth. The only things that would prevent me from making this a session beer is the high ABV and the weight -- it's awfully filling.

This is my first Southern Tier beer and I figure that this is about as great of a start that one can have with a particular brewery. Hats off to them!

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Photo of GameFreac
4.64/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

No date on bottle.

Appearance: Pitch black like any other imperial stout. Looks good.

Smell: Insane chocolate smell as I open the bottle before I even pour it into the pint glass. Smells like straight up Hershey's chocolate syrup with a touch of alcohol.

Taste - Like chocolate milk with a touch of alcohol. Super chocolate, slight hop bitterness to balance. The only thing I don't like is the slight alcohol taste (but I'm picky with this in any beer) but it's barely there.

Mouthfeel: Creamy

Overall: One of my favorite imperial stouts and in my top 10 beers.

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Photo of Phelps
4.64/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Pours an inky black with maroon highlights when held to the light. A cardboard-colored head about half a finger in height caps this treat. It's small, but has some staying power and would probably remain there all night if I let it. A reverse waterfall of carbonation is visible on the sides, slowly making the climb upward.

Sweet baby chocolate! That's a decadent nose. Light, sweet cocoa powder with an enticing oakiness and some dark fruit flavors. Some mint, even. That's it: this is like an after-dinner Andes mint. Alcohol heat blasts through the nostrils. I'd tell you how it tastes if I could stop taking giant whiffs.

The flavors from the nose follow precisely in the taste. In fact, this is probably the truest nose-to-taste flavors ratio I've ever experienced in a beer. Bittersweet dark fudge and cocoa nibs, with a slight espresso bitterness that grips the sides and back of the tongue. The oakiness of quality red wine and the fruitiness of purple grapes hold court as well. Spicy Chinook and Willamette hops add a pepper bite and balance incredibly with the other flavors here -- this is a BEER.

Carbonation is a little high, but met with a chewy, silky mouthfeel. Satisfyingly full-bodied. Despite what alcohol I could pick up in the nose, I'm tempted to call Southern Tier to make them fix this ABV label. Eleven percent is obscene; I pick up about zero percent. The booze is incredibly well-hidden.

I've chocolate before, and I've had beer before. I've even had chocolate beer before. But NEVER have I experienced such an incredible blending of the flavors of each. Choklat doesn't just combine chocolate and beer; it takes the best characteristics of each and takes them to new heights. Bravo, Southern Tier.

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Photo of JohnnyS17
4.64/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Tasted from a snifter

A - Very deep brown/black, no light breaks through this murky beast. I got very little head when poured from a bottle.

S - Dark chocolate aroma that reminds me of being in a chocolate store. A very sweet and thick smell with the faintest of alcohol.

T - Deep Choklat taste that lasts. A roasty malt finish with a slight bite, but not as much as would be expected for a high ABV.

M - Silky smooth, full bodied, and thick.

D - This would be a great beer to unwind with or couple with a nice dessert.

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Photo of biegaman
4.64/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Batch 01.

A post-dusk sky that is dark but not colourless. The beer is indeed quite black and quite opaque, but not insistently so as to not allow any highlighting. Brief dashes of maroon show the beer is far from listless. The initially bountiful head slowly dissipates but an impressive capping persists as does a tan outline rather accented for a beer of this strength.

The aroma establishes one thing first and foremost and that is that this beer - and its name - is being straightforward. This is chocolate. We could debate between whether it smells more like chocolate fondue or hot fudge or perhaps even just plain old bitter cocoa beans but it does not matter. This smell is stunning, it is radiant, it is superb. I have already bit in hook, line and sinker and made sure it is firmly fixed in and hitched to my mouth.

First taste will make that line firm - that hook is anchored in and it will not be going anywhere until all 650ml of this stout has disappeared. This is not the 'impression' of chocolate that you'd find in Russian Imperials or other stouts - this simply IS chocolate. You can nevermind notes of coffee, or vanilla, or licorice, or roast malts - this is a massive clump of melted chocolate and it could not taste any better than just the way it does.

A good Swiss chocolate comes to mind, as does a rich Belgian truffle. In smell it is like taking freshly baked chocolate chip cookies from the oven but in taste it is like coating a gooey brownie in chocolate fondue and hot fudge syrup. It is every permeation of chocolate known to man. Most accurately, perhaps, the flavour is that of a very bitter, bitter, bitter and dark, dark, dark cocoa. All this chocolate tastes authentic and exquisite yes, but the bitterness resounds at a tremendous magnitude as result.

And it may very well be too much if the taste should end there - but it doesn't. Flavours linger and by the end some sweetness kicks in. While it seems to go through the motions - from cocoa bean, to baker's block, to bubbly fondue, to rich decadent truffle - nowhere along the way is any of the staggering 11% introduced. Some beers go well with dessert, some may be rich enough to serve as dessert itself. That is certainly true for Choklat, although to call it simply 'a dessert beer' would be shortchanging the brewers.

Southern Tier seem to have one tool in their toolbox - a hammer. Like all their big beers, this is a humongous colossus of flavour and is brewing magnificence! The entire 'Black Water' series (which to date also includes the Oat, the Jah*va, and Creme Brulee) are all tremendous, stunning, damn near erotic beers but this must be my favourite. None of this has been embellished because frankly, it needs no embellishment: this is pure chocolaty decadence.

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Photo of AdamBear
4.64/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A-very black with a nice tan head, no lacing

S-really thick bittersweet chocolate. medium strength

T-comes in with real smooth, strong but not over powering chocolate malts. ends with a slight alcohol burn then a good after-taste of dark roasted chocolate malts that sadly doesn't last. this stout is well brewed but seems to be a little more subtle than the other Southern Tier stouts. I expected it to be a little more pronounced.

M-very heavy, low to medium carbonation with a slightly dry finish

D-its a really good but there are a lot of good stouts out there and this wasn't just doesn't stand as tall, even compared to some of the other Southern Tier stouts. I did enjoy the whole glass through and the high ABV wasn't too apparent.

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Photo of erikm25
4.64/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a tinted dark chocolate brown with just the slightest burnt crimson hue. Viscous and sludgy like melted brownies. Hershey's chocolate syrup and motor oil poured into a glass. A dark mocha and caramel frothy head. Decent retention. Little to no lacing. However, this is no surprise considering what a syrupy delight this beer appears to be.

S: Amazing rich milk chocolate aroma. If you melted the finest dark chocolate bars into a bowl and poured it over chocolate ice cream. A slight touch of bourbon towards the back of the nose. Chocolate syrup and fudge scents dominate throughout this beer. I have never had a beer that smells exactly as the name states.

T: Literally a chocolate mousse dessert in a bottle. A liquefied and luxurious buttery cocoa confection. Roasted sweet dark chocolate with powered cocoa sprinkled on top. Creamy molasses and brown sugar mixed with chocolate liquor. Pure and creamy decadence. Little hints of caramel and vanilla. However, chocolate is the main attraction. Quite frankly I cannot think of any more synonyms for chocolate that will do this justice.

M: Medium to heavy bodied with a smooth richness that is quite impressive. Sweet, fluffy, and chewy.

D: This beer is beyond drinkable if you like chocolate. Southern Tier has really impressed me by bringing another over the top beer. I would love to drink this everyday but much like anything this divine it should be enjoyed in moderation. The Mayans were onto something in more ways than one.

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Photo of Spectre
4.64/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A.Black with a tan head. Leaves a lot of lace around the glass.

S.Honestly smells like Nestlé Quick. Pure scent of sweet chocolate.

T.Milk Chocolate. Absolutely no flavor of alcohol.

M.Thick and smooth, goes down too fast to consume slowly.

Overall this is an incredible stout. I can see how some people would hate considering it doesn't taste like beer in any way but its still great.

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Photo of jtierney89
4.65/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Wow, the smell the smell the smell on this god damn beer. Smells immediately as you open. Smells like chocolate syrup, chocolate milk, and mocha coffee. It's heavenly

as for the uninteresting part it pours an immense black color with a tan head.

Creamy, chocoholic and sensational. Carbonation is very low but the beer is incredibly smooth and velvety. There's definitely big chocolate flavors as well as touches of caramel and cream. Hops present themselves just enough to make this thing a cloyingly sweet malt bomb. (It's not cloying in the least) It's dessert in a bottle, much like south tiers crem brulee. This is god damn delicious.

Heavenly. and 10% abv? good night ya'll

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Photo of TexIndy
4.65/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Got in a trade with johnnnniee - many thanks! Poured from a 22oz bomber into a snifter per the label instruction. No date on it but since it had the clear stick-on label I know it is the 2008 release. It was black in color even against the light. No sign or carbonation and no lacing. It had a small brown head that very quickly evaporated into the thinnest of collars.

The aroma was amazing. Very heavy on the chocolate - choc syrup like. Only issue is that there wasn't much beyond the chocolate to offset it a bit. The chocolate was great but could have used a little something else. The taste was exceptional. Again, heavy on the chocolate but not much beyond that. Needed some more traditional stout flavor to compliment it. Still outstanding but just misses being perfect. Mouthfeel was also excellent. Heavy, creamy, chewy.

Overall, an outstanding beer that I highly recommend. Worthy of the high ranking and hype. Gotta find some more of this to drink now and to age for later. Would be a big player in my fridge if avail here.

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Photo of breyton490
4.65/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Jet black, clear, tan head that quickly dissipated

Smell: Dark chocolate, hint of alcohol, smelled like I stuck my head in a bag of chocolate bars...

Taste: Nice chocolate notes, good bitterness, roast

Mouthfeel: Thick, creamy, low carbonation, smooth

Drinkability: At 11% ABV, I cant pound these, but a 22oz bottel sipped in a tulip glass over an hour or so was just right.

This is a beer I will be buying many more off to have during the cold NE winter.

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Photo of lessthanhadley
4.65/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Dark black beer, no light comes through when held up to the light. A nice tan head upon the pour and a thin lacing remains throughout.

S: Smells of chocolate with a hint of alcohol, plain and simple, no real other words to explain it.

T: Taste like chocolate syrup mixed with hops as my father who has no interest in beer at all put it. As unsophisticated as that sounds I think its actually pretty spot on so I am going to go with it.

M: Lightly carbonated, somewhat bitter to the tongue (as should be expected from a beer this heavy on chocolate)

D: A deffinite dessert/post dinner sipper beer.

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Photo of Gosox8787
4.65/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Presentation: Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass in parts. Label says this is brewed with Belgian bitterweet chocolate.

Appearance: Opaque black with some dark ruby brown edges. Pours a one finger beige head with very little retention. Receds quickly into a thin lacing around the edge.

Aroma: Rich cocoa bean notes hit first, but they are not bitter. There actually is lingering sweetness throughout the aroma. Some underlying caramel notes also make their way through. Overall impression of the aroma is just a powerful chocolate profile with sweet undertones.

Taste: Dark chocolate and cocoa bean notes dominate the palate upfront. Chocolate bitterness soon moves on the palate and is complimented by some bitter hop notes. Slighty bitter, but surprisingly clean finish. Very well balanced between sweetness and bitterness. The ABV also does not stand out or detract from the beer.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied feel overall. Smooth and creamy with a nice bite from carbonation on the back end.

Drinkability: With the ABV not standing out, and the flavors being well balanced, I find this incredicly drinkable for a stout of this strength. Still definitely a sipper.

Overall, a really impressive and flavorful chocolate stout. Definitely the best chocolate stout I have had and one of Southern Tier's best. Just incredibly rich and complex well maintaining nice balance. A nice desert beer as well.

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Photo of abuliarose
4.65/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoying from a pint glass. The beer pours a rich dark chocolate color with a fair-sized, coffee foam-colored head that begins to regress. Smells immediately like a fountain chocolate soda and iced hot chocolate with undertones of caramel and malt. Tastes...

To be frank, this beer tastes delicious. I would have it for dessert over a chocolate milk shake any day. The first taste is sweet chocolate and malt, followed by bittersweet flavors of darker chocolate, roasted malt and hops, all packaged in a light carbonation. It goes down smooth and rich, leaving little lacing. As it warms a little, the aroma takes on undertones of dates and grilled fig. Despite the amazing taste, though, I think it's the smell of candy store chocolate that keeps me sipping.

My hat's off to southern tier for brewing such a tasty offering.

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Photo of NCoastWineBeer
4.65/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I just picked this up for 8.99 and could not wait to try this new blackwater series
Pours a very solid black, with little head that recedes to a thin lace.
This smells like fresh cocoa, i have never smelled a chocolate stout like this before.
The taste is very chocolatey, smooth aftertaste. The alcohol is hidden quite well, i am definately going to drink this whole bomber with ease. This reminds of the tommyknocker cocoa porter, but this is much more drinkable in my opinion. Great beer for the winter season!!!

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Photo of evanforbeer
4.66/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a velvety, syrupy jet black with tan head,

smell- rich milk chocolate, think hot chocolate/ Swiss Miss. a touch of licorice and wood

taste- Chocolate bar up front, pure hot chocolate. I've never tasted such an overtly chocolately beer-- and it's very, very good. Vanilla, a touch of black licorice. Mildly sweet, but then emerge notes of oak, some dark fruits (fig and some cherry), and slightly bitter but lush roasted barley. Finishes with dark chocolate, dark roasted barley and a touch of hop citrus. The tongue is coated with the roasted flavors and warmth of the booze.

Feel- velvety with some bite from the roasted barley and hops. Booze is detectable but fairly mellow. Not very heavy-bodied

overall- For a long time I never gave this a chance. I was certainly pleasantly surprised when I got this on tap after a few other beers I wanted had been kicked. I am very impressed with the richness of the chocolate, while maintaining its balance and not being overly sweet and displaying a great overall flavor profile. Fantastic brew

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Photo of comfortablynumb1
4.66/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Big thanks to Commis for hooking me up with this one. Thanks again Matt!

08 bottle

Poured from a bomber into a Cigar City pint glass...

A - Pours black with a one finger tan head. Head retention is decent at best, and there is only a small amount of lace to be had...

S - Lots of sweet chocolate notes come through. Also pick up a hint of coffee and some roast. Chocolate definitely dominates though...

T - Chocolate, roasted barley, and sweet caramel. This one is deliciously sweet and chocolate is center stage. A definite dessert beer. Abv is very well hidden. Do not pick up any heat from this at all. Delectable...

M - Thick and creamy with a moderate amount of carbonation. Perfect mouthfeel for the style...

O - WOW! I had high expectations for this one, and they were all exceeded. Definitely looking foward to getting my hands on a few more of these. If you are a fan of big beers and chocolate; then this one is for you. Southern Tier brewed a world class beer here...


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Photo of Beginner2
4.66/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I tend not to indulge in the chocolate beer scene, but glad I did here.
Looks inviting, but the smell lets me know that chocolate belongs in this ale.
The taste is on the bitter, oily side; but balanced. (That's the way I like my coffee, too.)
Mouthfeel? Smooth and totally unaware that this is 11%.
Try this beer if you want to get to Chocolate Heaven.
And if you want to go back again, buy two bottles.

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Photo of reebtaerG
4.66/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a 10oz short wide mouth glass at Lures

A-Deep black with a thin light khaki head. The head dissipates leaving a ring. Some bubbles and lacing

S-Nose is amazing, with loads of milk chocolate,with vanilla, roasted malt, and caramel

T-The flavor is the same. Very sweet and milk chocolately

M-well balanced silky to the tongue

O-great chocolate stout not to sweet doesn't have to be a dessert beer. It's great to just sip and take your time like you would with a big bar of Hersey chocolate eating each little block at time.

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Photo of Aberration
4.67/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tried this one at the Armsby Abbey in Worcester, MA. Very dark with a deep brown head. Rich beer, great for sipping. Thick and robust with an intense chocolate taste.

Getting the choklat as my last beer of the night was certainly a good idea, it was like a fantastic desert to top off the night!

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Photo of scootny
4.67/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Super dark black brown. Light brown head with a decent amount of lacing. Actually quite a bit considering the abv. Smell is Hershey park meets beer waterfall. Taste is thick rich chocolate syrup on top of fudge brownies. Mild hops are earthy and leafy but I'd be lying if I said you really notice them. Yes the bittering balances the intense sweetness artfully while keeping you focused on the malt and chocolate core of the beer but c'mon, it's all about the sweets here. Feel is full and thick. Smooth carbonation is spot on and keeps your tongue from being smothered by the almost syrupy consistency of this wonderfully over the top beer. Like heavy velvet your tongue is enveloped in comfort. For something so strong it goes down like a shake at your favorite diner. Love it out of a bottle this just takes it to the next level.

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Photo of kmo1030
4.67/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

this beer a very dark brown, with not too much a of a head, and what is there, doesn't stick around for long.
the aroma is well, quality dark chocolate. tiny hints of dark fruit here and there, along with a faint grainyness, but chocolate dominates.
phew... this is like downing rich liquid chocolate cake. it's got this amazing fudgy cake-y quality that's just fantastic. i personally didn't take anything else away flavor-wise, but if this isn't a chocolate stout i don't know what is... the funny thing about it is that it's not overpowering, it maintains some sort of chocolatey balance, with what i'm not sure, but it keeps itself in check very well.
it's full bodied with adequate carbonation, enough to keep it from being syrupy.
a beautiful beer that drinks like you wouldn't believe for such a hefty stout. i highly encourage you to try this in any form you can find it. i actually passed this up in a bottle recently, but on a whim gave it a shot when i saw it on tap, and i was blown away.

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Photo of grub
4.67/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

sampled on tap at coles in buffalo, ny jan 5/08.

pours deep brown, nearly black, with a big dense brown head. the head drops slowly and leaves a bit of spotty lace behind.

aroma is great. huge blast of milk and dark chocolate. bit of alcohol. hit of peanut. bready malt.

taste is excellent. huge blast of milk and dark chocolate balanced against a solid stout backing. great roast. bittersweet chocolate. bread and biscuit malt. medium bitterness level. light coffee character. bit of very mild grapefruit and pine hop presence too. light warming alcohol, with nearly no other trace.

mouthfeel is good. low well integrated carbonation level. medium large body. super smooth.

drinkability is great. alcohol is very well hidden. great balance between the chocolate and the stout, and both still have lots of depth to keep them interesting. this is one top notch beer.

too often flavoured beers end up one dimensional and both the base and flavour added don't stand up, causing the whole thing to fail. this one is definitely an exception. the layers and depth to the chocolate character were great and kept you going back for more. along with that, a solid and smooth stout with a nice malty depth pulled you in too. i'm already looking forward to spending an evening this winter enjoying a nice fire in the fireplace and sipping on the bottle i picked up.

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Photo of Luvzsurfrz
4.67/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle shared by TJensen3618.

A: Pours dark (brown/black) with an amazing frothy, tan head that takes some time to dissipate.

S: Smells overwhelmingly like a dark chocolate Hershey bar, both sweet and roasty. One of the best smelling beers I've come across.

T: Tastes like an amazingly rich chocolate bomb that explodes in your mouth. Also, notes of cocoa and mocha, that become more malty as you drink it.

M: Less creamy, a little more dry as is consistent with the darker chocolate taste. Goes down smooth, great aftertaste.

O: Overall, is as credible as its' reputation. Lived up to the hype. I cannot wait to get my hands on another bottle!

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Choklat from Southern Tier Brewing Company
4.27 out of 5 based on 5,162 ratings.
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