Arcadia Cocoa Loco | Arcadia Brewing Company

BA SCORE
81
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628 Ratings
Arcadia Cocoa LocoArcadia Cocoa Loco
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
arcadiaales.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This triple chocolate stout is a unique interpretation of the style, combining three different chocolate malts, cacao nibs and 63 percent semi-sweet chocolate, creating a sinfully delicious brew. The addition of blackstrap molasses produces an earthy, caramelized tone in an already complex flavor profile. It's creamy, milkshake-like mouthfeel earns this beer the reputation of being dessert in glass.

Added by schusterbauer on 02-23-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
628
Reviews:
296
Avg:
3.58
pDev:
15.36%
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
47
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 628 |  Reviews: 296
Photo of basaywhat
3.79/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle. Pours black and highly carbonated, with a medium tan head. Aroma is sweet molasses and bitter chocolate. Flavor is very chocolaty with a slight boozy bite, which is a surprise as this is not especially high ABV.

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Photo of jwilcox767
3.87/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours a dark chocolate color.
S - Aroma is slightly sweet with a hint of coconut.
T - Flavor is coconut and chocolate with a sweet finish.
M - Nicely carbonated, but a little to thin for me.
O - Overall this is nice. I'll drink it again but doubt I'll buy it.

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Photo of ajdemma
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Maillard
3.33/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Chackman151
1.81/5  rDev -49.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of alarmclock314
3.32/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, no date. Pours hazy brownish black with a medium sized tan head. Smells of cocoa, vanilla, hops, and spice; low intensity. The taste follows exactly with lightly roasted malt, cocoa, hops, and spice; very straightforward and lacking richness. Thin body and average carbonation for the style. Overall, this has a fairly weak cocoa profile contrary to the name and lacks intensity in general. There are better stout offerings on the shelf.

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Photo of BarryMFBurton
3.74/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of harpus
3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.81/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AGoodStout
3.52/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PhillyJ
1.87/5  rDev -47.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2

The name sucked me in but wow what a disappointment it's more like an over carbonated budlight that someone added chocolate syrup to. Definitely not a stout in the traditional sense. So they added the chocolate syrup to a watered down lager and unfortunately the only thing it did was darken said watered down lager and left a slight cocoa flavor the packaging said molasses and lactose and creamy and etc etc you lied to me and it was expensive like $10 for a 4pk which is what'd id gladly pay for any decent craft beer but not dark watery thin Swiss miss lager. Rant over

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Photo of dag1991
4.74/5  rDev +32.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MaxPowers
3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 10Crumra
3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tsgooch79
2.5/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Hellpop65
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fredmugs
3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of rypkr
3.62/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Looks thin, smells like nothing, tastes okay but redeems itself here by having a slightly peppery taste that I'm not sure wasn't brewed with, and feel was creamy while thin


Overall, pay me to try this again because i won't on my own accord.

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Photo of red94tt
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stevem68
3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark chocolate color. Aroma is slightly sweet with a hint of coconut. Flavor is coconut and chocolate with a sweet finish. Flavor is not too strong but you can tell it's there. Has a solid body to the beer and overall this is nice, not great but still nice.

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Photo of WesMantooth
3.29/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dactrius
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brutaltruth
4.09/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed from the 12 oz bottle in a snifter. This nice stout pours a rich blackish brown with a nice head of khaki foam that subsides to a thick big bubbled ring,. slight layer, and light lacing. Nose of cocoa, cream, subtle dark fruit---almost tropical, and roasted malts. Flavors exceed the nose with almost a coconut milk and cocoa mix, subtle coffee, and roasted malts on all sides. Rich, sumptuous, and darn near perfect carbonation that is medium light on the scale making this a prefect sipper with warming booze on the back and a bitter malt and sweet lactose aftertaste. Excellent for the style. Another great from Arcadia who always impress with their keen attention to quality.

Cheers

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Photo of TX-Badger
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark brown almost black color with khaki colored head. Chocolate, caramel, and roasted notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium to full bodied. Finishes with roast and some cocoa.

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Photo of glass_house
3.68/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Arcadia Cocoa Loco from Arcadia Brewing Company
3.58 out of 5 based on 628 ratings.
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