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Choklat (Blackwater Series) | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Choklat (Blackwater Series)Choklat (Blackwater Series)
BA SCORE
4.26/5
Outstanding
5,285 Ratings
Choklat (Blackwater Series)Choklat (Blackwater Series)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company
New York, United States
southerntierbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerBeing on 12-14-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#706
Reviews:
1,598
Ratings:
5,285
pDev:
10.8%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
499
Gots:
1,126
Trade:
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Ratings: 5,285 |  Reviews: 1,598
Photo of dlos
4.52/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Black dark rich looking pour with foamy tan head that didn't linger long. Moderate lacing. Strong chocolate and roasty malts on the nose and the mouth follows with vanilla, caramel and a sweet taste, a true dessert beer. Very easy to drink this smooth full bodied beer!

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Photo of EdwardAbbey
3.78/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Well, they weren't kidding when they called this a dessert beer. Those with sensitive palates, particularly to a sugary sweetness (or chocolate), might strongly object to this one, but it's tasty enough as long as you know what you're in for. But please bear in mind, for the love of God, this beer *is* dessert, not something which should accompany it. Don't go on a suicide mission.

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Photo of kongfuzi
4.61/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Best chocolate stout I've had. Small head.

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Photo of BeerAndFilm
4.14/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of briancathy
4.43/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brewtalthrone
4.11/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Romartin
3.48/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a snifter from a 12oz bottle.
L. Dark opaque coffee, half finger brown head disappearing fairly quickly.
S. Defenitly not strong, cocoa, hints of caramel, vanilla, malt
T. Slightly bitter chocolate, hints of barley, caramel, smoky. Very fullfilling
F. Creamy, soft on the pallet, light on carbonation.
O. Great dessert beer, definitely enjoy this breweries blackwater series.

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Photo of HotDogBikeRide
4.85/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Looks magnificent, brown foamy head with a rich black body. Smell: the smoothest molasses, roasted overtones.
Taste. Sublime, i like mine on the cold side a tad but that caramel drizzle really starts to blend into the malty, licorice, creating a chocolate medley.

Incredibly enjoyable. Bought for my girl but I couldn't resist

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Photo of CanCusherKen
4.33/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gruves33
4.43/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of robrio89
4.39/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ale_addin
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wjbent
3.93/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MakeBeerGreatAgain
3.8/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of StormAles
4.7/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of justinm4bama
4.67/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Johnct
2.92/5  rDev -31.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Shortbox81
4.55/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jwilcox767
4.28/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A - Dark brown, almost opaque pour. Less than a finger of head that stuck around.
S - Lots of roasted chocolate of course, mild roasted malt and coffee.
T - Muted sweetness with chocolate and roasted barley/malt up front. It's all very smooth and the alcohol is very well incorporated.
M - Full bodied, with a good amount of bitterness, low amount of carbonation.
O - This is another valiant attempt at a chocolate beer. The Blackwater Series is pretty solid, but the Chokolat 'angle' is just a selling point. It's a good stout overall and I'll drink it again, but not worth seeking out.

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Photo of Jgolka
5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of OldeGolde
4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Wow, well this one is a chocobomb for sure! I'd like to second the other reviewers - it's well-rounded, chocolatey but not overly sweet, and has a thick n delicious mouthfeel. However, I'd like to add that the hops, malt, and barley really shine here too, making the flavor quite complex and leaving me with what I would say is tobacco flavor on the end. Yes, tobacco is the perfect way to put it! Cigar, roasty dark chocolate, a little bit of milk sugar, and a bitter deposit that hangs around on the back of the tongue.

Roommate Mike's Quick Sip: "chocolate tree bark"

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Photo of petrusek23
4.66/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PDinunzi
4.87/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BamfBacon
4.17/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmaskell33
3.99/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Choklat (Blackwater Series) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.26 out of 5 with 5,285 ratings
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