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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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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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Ratings: 5,250 |  Reviews: 1,590
Photo of BrewskiBrandon
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of thoglund
4.14/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of alcohline_trip
4.18/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OldDirty
4.97/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of TheHopsman
3.64/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crisis1290
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

There is not much more that needs to be said about this gem, that hasn't been said . This is probably my favorite offering from Southern Tier. Super strong hit of chocolate once we opened the bottle. Our bottles were 15 months old when we cracked them and I am glad we waited. Some what thick ,yet not super chewy, and super smooth for sure. Chocolate, chocolate milk, and fudge notes with some vanilla. As the beer sits at room temp, the alcohol becomes more pronounced and yummy ! This is one amazing product. Although this is a big beer, it is well hidden and could creep up on you before you know it ! If you know what I mean. I love this beer in the 22 oz form !

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Photo of HeartofMiami
3.99/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nobledust
4.04/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of NyBeerBro
4.74/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I love Southern Tier and I love this beer. Choklat is such a wonderful Imperial Stout.

This is a strong Double Imperial Stout, and it has a pronounced chocolate flavor, but it also has a variety of flavors that adds a nice complexity to the beer. Although this is a big beer, it is smooth and really enjoyable to drink. Overall a great double imperial stout, and one I want to drink again.

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Photo of RozzieBoy
4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L - Dark black with thin tan head which dissipated quickly. No lacing.
S - Chocolate hit me from the opening of the bottle. Thought I noticed a rum-like smell, too.
F - Oh, good. Fairly thick and fairly smooth. Nice.
T - The aftertaste hung around a while. Definitely a chocolate kick to it.
O - Glad I got this beer. Definitely want to expand on my stouts and this was a great choice. Chocolate sweetness comes through and the smell remains all the way through.

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Photo of Dreynolds1808
3.76/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of alarmclock314
4.51/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

22oz bottle, dated 12/6/12, 10% ABV. Pours mostly black with a smaller sized dark khaki head. Lots of bittersweet belgian chocolate in the smell with some vanilla, roasted malt, and caramel; great intensity. The taste follows exactly with chocolate, vanilla, roasted malt, caramel, and some very light oxidization; great intensity and very smooth. Some moderate sweetness, bitterness, and dryness comes though. No noticeable alcohol. Average body and lower carbonation for the style. Overall, this 3-3/4 year old bottle was a real treat. Lots of chocolate was present, the flavors were strong, and there was little oxidization. Recommended if you enjoy bitter stouts.

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Photo of bbtkd
3.76/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Southern Tier Choklat Stout, 10% ABV, 65 IBU. Pours thick and black, with 2+ fingers of tan head, decent lacing. Nose is malt and chocolate. Taste is milk, chocolate, and a strong coffee bitter close, a bit tangy. Like their Creme Brulee, I find it overcarbonated which detracts from mouthfeel. Overall just OK, prefer Samuel Smith Organic Chocolate Stout, but like the Sam Smith I pick up some mineral bitterness.

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Photo of nater919
4.34/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tylerstravis
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Save your money and buy quick.

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Photo of Shanty76
4.4/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cuervo_PCB
3.75/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GarbageMan10
4.1/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Chackman151
4.47/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dhoffmann13
4.62/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bryanlindsey12345
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BdM
4.31/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nelby
4.58/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hayden34
3.93/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Furlinator
4.17/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottled on 10/27/15.

Pours opaque near black with a half-inch tan head that quickly disappears completely and leaves no lace. The smell is of milk chocolate, vanilla, earthy hops and a hint of booze. The taste follows with sweet chocolate up front and subtle bitterness on finish. Medium-to-thick texture.

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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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