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Chocolate Indulgence Stout | Brewery Ommegang

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Chocolate Indulgence StoutChocolate Indulgence Stout

Brewed by:
Brewery Ommegang
New York, United States

Style: Belgian Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Chocolate Indulgence offers a thick tan head of foam resting atop of the rich onyx-hued liquid. The aroma immediately speaks of dark chocolate and dark malts. The gentle herbal notes of perle hops compliments the darker aroma notes, making the beer fully savory to all the senses.

Added by BeerBeing on 09-27-2007

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Photo of RixBeer
4.11/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark almost black in color, creamy brown head, Smells of cocoa rather than chocolate. The head leaves some nice lacing and there's a lot of sticking to the sides as you drink this beer. You can taste some bitter sweet and semi sweet chocolate along with a large amount of cocoa. This beer is very smooth and has next to no bitterness except a tiny bit at the end. Tiny bit of roasted coffee in the after taste. Overall a great brew I had it out of the bottle and on tap at the brewery on it's release day. I don't know after the first I had another bottle with a friend. At 7%ABV I think this could use a little mellowing from cellering to smooth it out a bit more.

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Photo of Gmann
4.23/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured out of a 750ml corked and caged bottle that came with a nice Ommegang goblet. The color is very near black, the only brown I could see was when I held it straight against a light source and then it was only on the outer most edges. The tan head is thick and leaves some nice lacing. The smell is of semi-sweet chocolate, perhaps a touch of smoke. The taste is of powdery cocoa, bitter chocolate, carob, light roasted coffee and a metallic twang. I pick up a very slight fruitiness every now and again. The feel is silky smooth and well bodies; the metallic aftertaste is a bit undesirable. Great brew, great chocolate flavors mixing well with the roasted malt. Definitely a sipper, hard to finish off the 750 ml.

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Photo of TheMuffinMan
4.12/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

shared a bottle at union jacks pub glenside with fellow staffer and 2 patrons. chocolate isnt over the top .... great stout with nice mouthfeel. perfect abv. good balance for this type of brew.i usually cant take a 250z. of imperial stout to the head until 'round xmas time.. but this was quite easy (with friends).will try it on draft next.

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Photo of Sammy
3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at Cole's at $9 a pint. Mike, you are the best at getting stuff like this in. Deep chocolate, I expected to sip but it went down quicker. Lots of lace and full mouthfeel. Bitter finish and more bitter baking chocolate edge aftertaste, rather than sweet or bittersweet. I must have again..for dessert.

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Photo of JoeyBeerBelly
3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle, served in a goblet.

A - black as night with a foamy tan head that thinned out some, leaving lots of lacing on the glass.

S - cocoa aroma is strongest, faint aromas of malt and yeast are also there.

T - good tasting brew, chocolate is there, but not overpowering. Sweet tastes of roasted malt and cocoa. Some yeastiness is evident on the swallow.

M - full bodied and mildly carbonated.

D - a dessert beer, for sure. Enjoyable brew at 7%abv, but too heavy to have more than 1 or 2 glasses of.

Final Note: Happy 10th Anniversary Ommegang, keep up the good work!

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Chocolate Indulgence Stout from Brewery Ommegang
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 1,305 ratings
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