Choklat (Blackwater Series) | Southern Tier Brewing Company

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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

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Added by BeerBeing on 12-14-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,250
Reviews:
1,590
Avg:
4.27
pDev:
10.77%
 
 
Wants:
495
Gots:
1,112
For Trade:
38
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Packaged Sept. 2014, enjoyed late Feb 2015.

Appearance: Pitch black, Cuban with a tan colored head good lacing.

Aroma: Fairly intense notes of cocoa powder, and milk chocolate. Substantially less tootsie roll than memory serves.

Flavor: Comes across more as black chocolate, with a sharper roast, and what I'm thinking is a touch of grassy hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied and velvety.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours black-black, darker than a black steer's tookus on a moonless prairie night. With some beers you have to get your nose in the glass in order to properly smell what you're cooking with. Not so with Choklat - it hits you as soon as the beer hits the glass. Chocolate, obviously. Dark, bitter, straight-from-the-Swiss-Alps chocolate - this isn't messing around.

Taste is really over-the-top - no points for subtlety here - but that's the idea. It's like you're drinking a big, hoppy, bitter IPA mixed with chocolate milk. The hops are noticeable but surprisingly well-masked. It's rich, creamy, smooth in the mouthfeel and incredibly drinkable. Points off for being a bit too bitter on the finish - and that's coming from someone who has never met a dark chocolate that was too bitter. I would have liked to see a more gentle, let-'em-off-the-hook finish - I could see this as a nightcap beer and that's about it. A solid effort for the style - definitely worth checking out.

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Choklat (Blackwater Series) from Southern Tier Brewing Company
4.27 out of 5 based on 5,250 ratings.
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